Gateway Chamber Orchestra
Clarksville, TN – Tickets are on sale now for the Gateway Chamber Orchestra’s 10th Anniversary Season – Inspiration Abounds.
The four-concert Masterworks Series will explore composers that have shaped the Gateway Chamber Orchestra (GCO) over the past decade, culminating with a new festival dedicated to Franz Joseph Haydn in April. Internationally acclaimed soloists are scheduled to perform, including Los Angeles Philharmonic principal clarinet Boris Allakhverdyan.
Join the GCO for a classical musical experience that will surprise and entertain as you listen to some of the most noteworthy musicians in the Southeast. This season begins with a slate of American originals, and the following concerts feature other GCO favorites, including Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
“The 2018-2019 season is a celebration of our first 10 years,” said Gateway Chamber Orchestra Music Director Gregory Wolynec. “Each program will take a closer look at composers and works that have shaped our identity with prominent American composers, fascinating works from the Second Viennese School, as well as Mozart and Haydn. This is a celebration of the music that has launched our orchestra!”
In addition to the Masterworks Series, the Gateway Chamber Orchestra offers two special events, including a family-friendly concert in honor of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday with a special reading by celebrated author Anna Celenza and the holiday favorite Winter Baroque. A new Spring 2019 event will be announced soon and promises to be unlike any other in the GCO’s history.
Season ticket packages for the Masterworks Series plus the Bernstein concert and Holiday Baroque (six concerts) begin at $40.00 for students, $48.00 for military and $81.00 for adults. Season tickets for the Masterworks Series only (four concerts) begin at $30.00 for students, $36.00 for military and $60.00 for adults. Family packages are available as well. The Gateway Chamber Orchestra performs at’s George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall, with events typically held on Sunday afternoons.
For more information or tickets, go to www.gatewaychamberorchestra.com  or call 931.444.6240. Season tickets are on sale now. Individual concert tickets will be available August 6th.
The GCO is a nationally-recognized cultural institution committed to enriching lives through innovative concerts, distinctive recordings and inspiring educational programs. Conducted by Gregory Wolynec, the GCO performs in two permanent homes – the Mabry Concert Hall on the campus of Austin Peay State University in Clarksville and The Franklin Theatre in Franklin.
American Originals with Boris Allakhverdyan
Sunday, September 23rd, 7:30pm.
Cristina Spinei – Clarinet Concerto
Aaron Copland – Clarinet Concerto
Aaron Copland – Quiet City
Philip Glass – Symphony No. 3
This concert of American favorites brings together the works of Cristina Spinei, Aaron Copland and Philip Glass. It marks the first full line-up of American composers in the GCO’s history, featuring clarinetist Boris Allakhverdyan of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
Sunday, November 4th, 4:00pm
Anton Webern – Langsamer Satz
Alban Berg/arr. Alfred Bartles – Sonata, Op. 1
Arnold Schoenberg – Chamber Symphony, Op. 9
The GCO transports you to Vienna for a truly memorable musical experience. Explore the transformation of classical tonality in the 20th century with works by Arnold Schoenberg and his pupils as you discover these beautiful pieces by masters of the Second Viennese School.
Sunday, January 27th, 4:00pm.
Richard Strauss – Serenade, Op. 7
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Symphony No. 36 Linz
Pyotr Ilych Tchaikovsky – Orchestral Suite No. 4 Mozartiana
Our lineup of beloved treasures features three renowned composers – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Richard Strauss and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Enjoy the stunning strains of the symphony penned for the Austrian town of Linz, while Serenade, Op. 7 and the Mozartiana suite serve as a tribute to Mozart’s influence on two later master composers.
Sunday, April 7th, 4:00pm.
Program to be announced
The GCO’s final concert of the season is a celebration of the music of Franz Joseph Haydn, composer of 106 symphonies. Nuanced performances of works by Haydn have appeared in every season of the GCO and have defined the orchestra’s sound and approach.
Bernstein at 100 with Anna Celenza
Sunday, October 7th, 3:00pm.
Leonard Bernstein – Music from West Side Story
Noted author Anna Celenza returns with an original script to celebrate Bernstein’s 100th birthday! This program is preceded by a children’s craft activity and instrument “petting” zoo at 2:00pm.
Sunday, December 2nd, 3:00pm.
Performance will be held at Madison Street United Methodist Church. Join the GCO for Baroque classics and the annual holiday sing-along.
Spring 2019 New Event
Season Ticket Pricing
Complete season packages (includes six concerts) begin at:
Type Cost Qty $ Total
Adult $81.00 | Student $40.00 | Military $48.00 | Family $201.00
Masterworks Series season packages (includes four concerts) begin at:
Adult $60.00 | Student $30.00 | Military $36.00 | Family $150.00