January 25, 2020
Joan Ellison, vocals
“To say ‘Joan lit up the stage’ is to use a cliché, but that’s why the phrase was coined to begin with. She did just that as she sang the Garland tunes with heartfelt spirit and a warm, vibrant sound — she is a gem! The audience fell in love at frst sight and song.”
- Eric Benjamin, Conductor and Composer
We welcome guest conductor Michael Berkowitz to the podium.
March 7, 2020
Shake off your winter melancholy with Mozart! In addition, we welcome Spring with Benjamin Britten’s Simple Symphony which he composed between December 1933 and February 1934. This program features the ASO’s own Margaret Tung. We welcome guest conductor Raphael Jiménez to the podium.