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Brevard Philharmonic presents “Christmastime in Brevard”

Brevard Philharmonic presents “Christmastime in Brevard”

The Brevard Philharmonic will once again deck the halls of the Porter Center at Brevard College. Join us for the joyous musical celebration of the season, “Christmastime in Brevard.”  This concert is the perfect holiday tradition for the entire family. Be a part of it all and get your tickets now! Program will include: Holiday favorites from Anderson, Tchaikovsky, and more with the Transylvania Choral... Read More
Emanuel Ax in Recital

Emanuel Ax in Recital

Last at the Brevard Music Center in 2004, Grammy Award-winning pianist Emanuel Ax comes to Brevard Music Center for a rare recital performance on the Parker Concert Hall stage as part of the 2022/23 season. Ax was born in Lviv, Poland, and in addition to his role at The Juilliard School as piano faculty, performs in recital and with major symphony orchestras around the world. He appears regularly at the BBC Proms, Blossom Festival, Edinburgh Festival, Hollywood Bowl, Mostly Mozart Festival, the Tanglewood Festival, and Ravinia Festival, among many others. Frequent chamber music performance collaborators include Isaac Stern, Yo-Yo Ma, and Young Uck Kim. Emanuel Ax received Grammy Awards in 1985 and 1986 for recordings of Brahms and Beethoven with Yo-Yo Ma, was the winner of the first Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Competition, the Michaels Award of Young Concert Artists, and the Avery Fisher Prize. This special performance with pianist Emanuel Ax at Parker Concert Hall is not to be... Read More
Italian Night: Mike Guggino and Barrett Smith

Italian Night: Mike Guggino and Barrett Smith

Mike Guggino and Barrett Smith, both members of the Grammy Award-winning band Steep Canyon Rangers, have been performing traditional Italian folk music on the mandolin and guitar for nearly two decades. When Mike and Barrett are touring with the band, they host “Italian Night” performances at local restaurants, music venues, and house concerts. Over the years, these widely popular events have provided them with the perfect setting to develop their own unique musical expression of these exotic, Italian folk... Read More

An Evening with Cole Porter

A glorious tribute to Cole Porter, the gifted composer and lyricist known for songs like “Night and Day” and acclaimed Broadway musicals including Anything Goes and Kiss Me, Kate.

Season Finale: Mahler 3

Scored for large orchestra, women’s and children’s choruses, and mezzo soloist, Mahler’s Third Symphony is a work of magnitude that has been said to transcend nature, man, and God through the pure dramatic force of his music.

Symphonie Fantastique

Symphonie fantastique is an epic for a huge orchestra rumored to have been at least partially written under the influence of opium and recognized by many through its popular use in films. As a part of BMC’s American Voices Festival, Keith Lockhart conducts Chadwick’s “Jubilee” and Randall Goosby performs Florence Price’s rhapsodic Violin Concerto No.... Read More

Sleeping Beauty + Boléro

The romantic and enchanting music of Sleeping Beauty embodies Tchaikovsky’s mastery of orchestration and melodic line. Ravel’s most well-known work Boléro builds suspense from a simple theme and relentless rhythmic structure until the pent-up tension is released perfectly in a glorious burst of musical... Read More

Transfigured Night

Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night) is Arnold Schoenberg’s earliest important work. Inspired by Richard Dehmel’s poem of the same name, and influenced by a meeting with the woman who would later become his wife, this fin de siècle String Sextet embodies the rich harmonic and chromatic textures of late German... Read More

Mozart’s Musical Joke

Mozart breaks all the rules in this hilarious work for a string quintet and two French horns. Was he making fun of bad composers and incompetent musicians, or mocking those who adhered a little too close to the conventions of the time? Either way, Mozart entertains with a delightful piece that never takes itself too... Read More

Soloists of Tomorrow

Always the not-to-be-missed concert of the season! Celebrate BMC’s mission and the next generation of classical musicians as our most talented young students are showcased. Winners of the prestigious Jan and Beattie Wood Concerto Competition will be featured, as well as the student composition winner from... Read More