The 2017-2018 Season opens with special guest artist Tim Fain performing Portland-based composer Kenji Bunch’s Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra and Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor. The program closes with Brahms' Symphony No. 1 in C minor.
Jazz musicians Clairdee, Ken Peplowski, Greg Goebel, Dave Captein, and Gary Hobbs will join the Walla Walla Symphony for an evening of jazz and the American popular song, featuring works by Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Benny Goodman and more!
Mark and Maggie O’Connor are back with the whole band! This program will feature a wondrous mixture of Christmas carols, fiddling, bluegrass and other traditional American music.
With daring maneuvers, amazing displays of contortion, flexibility, and control, the Peking Acrobats are masters of agility and grace and their gravity defying acts will be accompanied by musicians skillfully playing traditional Chinese instruments.