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ASO’s Winter Dreams Festival

January 26 @ 8:00 am - February 6 @ 5:00 pm

ASO’s Winter Dreams Festival
A series of concerts and conversations exploring Russian music and culture.
Alabama Humanities Foundation, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, co-sponsors the Winter Dreams Festival

*All talks are free and open to the public.

Concertmaster & Friends: Russian Moods:
January 26, 2016 | 7:30 pm
Sponsored by Dr. Sandra H. Gianturco and Dr. William A. Bradley

Carlos Izcaray Conducts Tchaikovsky:
January 29 & 30, 2016 | 8:00 pm
Coffee Concert: Carlos Izcaray Conducts Tchaikovsky:
January 29, 2016 | 11:00 am
Concert Comments*: Music in Cultural Context
January 29 & 30, 2016 | 7:00 pm
Led by Dr. Howard Irving, Professor of Music History, Department of Music in the College of Arts and Sciences at UAB

Concert on January 29 sponsored by Jemison Investment Company
Coffee Concert sponsored by The Ann and Harrison Blair Foundation
Coffee Concert: Concert Comments sponsored by The Gloria Narramore Moody Foundation

“The Influence of Classical Music on the Visual Arts: An Afternoon with renowned Russian artist Marc Chatov”*
February 2, 2016 | 1:30 pm | Portraits, Inc.- FREE

Discussion*: Russian Music, Literature, and Cultural Interpretation:
February 2, 2016 | 7:00 pm | Altamont School – FREE
Randall Law, Ph.D, Associate Professor of History
Chair, Lupton Academic Area, Birmingham-Southern College

Winter Dreams Russian Art Exhibition & Reception at Beverly McNeil Gallery & Portraits, Inc.
February 4, 2016 | 5:30 – 8:00 pm – FREE
Join us for a special Russian art exhibition, “Winter Dreams” inspired paintings by gallery artists, and a live concert by an ASO quartet. (The art show will run through the month of February.)

Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2:
February 5 & 6, 2016 | 8:00 pm
Concert Comments*: Politics, Culture, and Composition
February 5 & 6, 2016 | 7:00 pm
Led by Dr. Yakov Kasman, Professor of Music, Department of Music in the College of Arts and Sciences at UAB

Concert on February 5 sponsored by Brasfield & Gorrie
Concert on February 6 sponsored by Doctors for the ASO and Johnson + Sterling, Inc.


January 26 @ 8:00 am
February 6 @ 5:00 pm


Alabama Symphony Orchestra


Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center
1200 Tenth Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35294 United States
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