Attention classical music enthusiasts, fans of professional ballet, and anyone who appreciates a terrific performance: SPAC has announced the 2020 lineup for their classical season so check out the details and mark your calendar!
Resident Companies Return to SPAC With an Exciting Lineup
The New York City Ballet, the Philadelphia Orchestra, and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center return this summer with a robust season of new and classic works, including a celebration of the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth.
Here’s a general breakdown of when the resident companies will be performing:
- July 14 to 18: New York City Ballet
- August 5 to 22: Philadelphia Orchestra
- August 9 to 25: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
The New York City Ballet residency highlights include three SPAC premieres, a program dedicated to 20th century masters, the full-length story ballet Swan Lake, and a Balanchine and Robbins Gala program.
The Philadelphia Orchestra season comprises 13 SPAC premieres with Beethoven 2020 serving as the residency’s highlight. This season-long celebration of Beethoven includes an unprecedented four-night traversal of all nine symphonies alongside four New York Premieres by contemporary composers.
And the Chamber Music Society of the Lincoln Center will be at the Spa Little Theater as they celebrate Beethoven, his influences, and the composers inspired by his work. Their lineup includes 19 works that have never been performed by CMS at SPAC.
A Classic Film + Symphony Music = An Exceptional Evening
For you Potterheads who enjoyed Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in concert last summer in conjunction with the film you can prepare for Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban this August.
“SPAC’s ambitious and artistically inspiring 2020 programming continues our effort to bring significant contemporary works and iconic classics that have never been performed at SPAC to our stage, while also presenting a record number of works by female composers throughout the season,” Elizabeth Sobol, President and CEO of SPAC, said in a statement.