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Classical arts in New Orleans in fall 2017

Concerts, symphonies and more


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Sept. 22

Old American Songs and Spirituals

The LPO program includes music from The Threepenny Opera, Scott Joplin, Aaron Copland and spirituals.

Orpheum Theater


Sept. 27

From Cuba to New Orleans

Pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine and violinist Chloe Kiffer perform.

L'Entreprot, 527 Julia St.;


Sept. 28

Synthesis: Music for Piano and Electronics

Justin Snyder and Richard Snow perform works by Pierre Charvet, Stephen Montague, Charles Dodge and others.

Marigny Opera House


Outside the Bachs: Wilkins Returns

The LPO performs works by Mozart, Bach and Poulenc.

Orpheum Theater


Oct. 13-14

Evening at the Cinema

LPO performs Tchaikovsky's suite from Swan Lake, Bock works from Fiddler on the Roof and works from Verdi, Strauss, Beethoven and others.

Oct. 13: Columbia Theatre, 200 E. Thomas St., Hammond
Oct. 14: Our Lady of Lourdes, 400 Westchester Blvd., Slidell


Oct. 17

Pacifica String Quartet

Guitarist Sharon Isbin joins the quartet for this performance.

Tulane University, Dixon Hall; (504) 895-0690;


Oct. 19

Schubert's Winterreise

Tenor Brenden Patrick Gunnell is accompanied by pianist Hendrik Heilmann.

Marigny Opera House


Oct. 19-20

Beethoven Violin Concerto

LPO performs Beethoven's Violin Concerto, Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 5 Reformation and Adamo's Overture to Lysistrata.

Oct. 19: JPAC
Oct. 20: Orpheum Theater


Oct. 21

Sunset Symphony

LPO performs a free outdoor concert on the lakefront.

Lakeshore Drive, Mandeville


Oct. 27

Prieto Conducts Dvorak 7

LPO performs Dvorak's Symphony No. 7, Shostakovich's Cello Concerto No. 1 and Bartok's suite from The Miraculous Mandarin.

Orpheum Theater


Oct. 29

Un Petit Souvenir

LPO presents the chamber music concert featuring Mozart's Clarinet Quintet in A Major and Tchaikovsky's Souvenir de Florence.

Temple Sinai, 6227 St. Charles Ave.


Nov. 3 & 5

Star Wars and Beyond

LPO performs film score composer John Williams' work from Star Wars, Superman, Indiana Jones and Harry Potter films.

Orpheum Theater


Nov. 5

Nocturne XV

Pianist Spencer Myer performs at the fundraiser for the Musical Arts Society of New Orleans.

Ritz-Carlton, 921 Canal St.;


Nov. 6

Finckel, Sussmann and Neubauer String Trio

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center's David Finckel, Arnaud Sussman and Paul Neubauer perform.

Tulane University, Dixon Hall(504) 895-0690;


Nov. 16-18

Tchaikovsky's Pathetique and Strauss' Horn Concerto

LPO performs Tchaikovsky's Sym- phony No. 6 "Pathetique," Richard Strauss' Horn Concerto No. 1 and Mendelssohn's Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage.

Nov. 16 & 18: Orpheum Theater
Nov. 17:
First Baptist Church, 16333 Highway 1085, Covington


Nov. 30-Dec. 2

Yuletide Celebration

The LPO and local student choirs perform holiday classics.Nov. 30: Pontchartrain Center, 4545 Williams Blvd., Kenner

Dec. 1: Columbia Theatre, Hammond
Dec. 2:
Our Lady of Lourdes, 400 Westchester Blvd., Slidell


Dec. 5

Brown, Urioste, Canellakis Piano Trio

Pianist Michael Brown, violinist Elena Urioste and cellist Nicholas Canellakis perform.

Tulane University, Dixon Hall(504) 895-0690;


Dec. 8

Baton Rouge Early Vocal Ensemble

The group sings Christmas carols and sacred music.

Marigny Opera House


Dec. 9-10

Orpheum Holiday Spectacular

LPO is joined by The 610 Stompers and special guests for the holiday show.

Orpheum Theater


Dec. 10

Handel's Messiah

New Orleans Symphony Chorus performs the holiday classic.

Orpheum Theater


Dec. 14-15

Baroque Christmas

LPO performs Handel's Messiah

Dec. 14: Orpheum Theater
Dec. 15:
First Baptist, 16333 Highway 1085, Covington

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