"South Dakota Symphony Concert"

South Dakota Symphony Music Director David Delta Gier and SDSO Board member David Xenakis discuss the upcoming season.

 

SD Symphony Music Director David Gier and SDSO Board Member David Xenakis discuss upcoming events at the South Dakota Symphony and the Novemebr 21st Concert featuring Magdalena Modzelewska, second principal violinist. Magdalena performs with the percussion section in Lou Harrison's Suite for Violin and American Gamelan, while Zarina Stepanova, a Sioux Falls native and graduate of the Eastman School of Music, showcases the music of Mozart.

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"South Dakota Symphony - October 3rd Concert"

South Dakota Symphony Music Director David Delta Gier and SDSO Board member David Xenakis discuss the upcoming season and give concert insights for the October 3rd concert repertoire: Brahms - Symphony No. 3, Reich - Clapping Music, and Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 3 featuring soloist Adam Golka, 2009 Max I. Allen Classical Fellow, and one of today's most promising young pianists.

 

 

"South Dakota Symphony - April 25th"

David Xenakis and South Dakota Symphony Music Director David Gier discuss the up-coming concert... PUCCINI'S OPERA, TURANDOT.

Based on an ancient fable set in China, Puccini’s Turandot tells of one woman’s journey from cold isolation to love and features the tenor aria “Nessun Dorma” that Pavarotti made famous.
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"South Dakota Symphony - March 14th"

David Xenakis and South Dakota Symphony Music Director David Gier discuss the up-coming concert...the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra performance of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6 “Pastorale.” This concert also features soprano Kathryn Wright, bringing her impeccable tone and dramatic interpretation to the orchestra. .
Repertoire:
Beethoven - Symphony No. 6 (Pastorale)
Jarrett - autumn too long
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"South Dakota Symphony - Feb. 21st"

The South Dakota Symphony will perform the annual Mahler Symphony Concert February 21st. David Xenakis and Meastro David Gier give insight to Mahler as a conductor and a composer...

 

 

 

The February 21st concert will be a performance of the Mahler Symphony #3. Xenakis and Gier preview the unique structure and scope of the the work...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"South Dakota Symphony - Jan 24/25"

 

Music Director Delta David Gier and David Xenakis provide insite into the composers, and their work, as the preview the music program for the January 24th-25th concert. The first half of the music program is the Symphony's peformance of the Corigliano - Symphony No. 2. Click here to watch the video.

 

In the Second half of the program guest artist Alessio Bax, one of the world’s most established young talents, performs the Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 18 in C minor with the orchestra. Click here to watch the video.

 

 

"SD Symphony Concert Insights"

 

David Gier and David Xenakis discuss the music program for the January 10th Concert in the South Dakota Symphony Classical Series. In this concert, American concert artist Julie Ann Smith brings her dramatic presence on the Harp to the SDSO. And the Concert program will include music of Ginastera: Variaciones concertantes Op. 23 and Concerto for Harp; and Britten: Lachrymae (Reflections on a Song of Dowland) Op. 48a and Four Sea Interludes from "Peter Grimes"

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"South Dakota Symphony Chamber series" and "Tchaikovsky"

 

The South Dakota Symphony String and Wind ensembles "South Dakota Symphony Chamber series" concert season provides an entirely different music experience through our the concert season. SDSO Board members David Xenakis and Dean Chadwell talk about the season and ticket promotions available to concert goers.
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The second concert of the classical series and first of the matinee series performances are scheduled for October 25th and 26th at the Washington Pavillion in Sioux Falls. David Xenakis and Music Director Delta David Gier have a preview of the concert program that includes the Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4. They also introduce you to guest violinist Charles Rex and guest cellist Christopher Rex who will be featured during the concert program.

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"The Anatomy of a Symphony Season"


David Xenakis and David Geir discuss the planning and process behind a season of classical music for the South Dakota Symphony and talk about the highlights ahead for the 08/09 season.
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"Insights for the Pops Concert Saturday September 20"

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"Insights for the Classics series concert September 27th"

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David Xenakis talks "Contermporary Muisic " with Delta David Gier
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SD Symphony Feb. 23rd Concert of the Mahler Symphony
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David Xenakis talks "Sibelius" with Delta David Gier
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David Xenakis talks "Tosca" with Delta David Gier
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David Xenakis interviews Delta David Gier

 

David Xenakis and Symphony Music Director Delta David Gier discuss the music program for the Classical concert October 13th and 14th, 2007...Beethoven Symphony No3 "Eroica" and the Libermann Piano Concerto.
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David Xenakis and Symphony Music Director Delta David Gier discuss the new String Quartet partnership between the South Dakota Symphony and Augustana College.
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“It’s such a joyful experience that takes you away from ordinary life. It really renews my spirit and gives me something to look forward to.”

 
– Yvonne Doss,

Symphony Subscribers since 2006

 

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