Season 88A Journey Through Time and Space
Holst’s The Planets: Live in Motion – October 7, 2023
Journey through the cosmos from the historic Temple Theatre as Maestro Fouad Fakhouri conducts your Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra in a space-themed concert featuring John Williams’ Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Nielsen’s Helios Overture, Rouse’s Phaethon, and Holst’s beloved The Planets, featuring a synchronized overhead projection including footage from NASA.
Holiday Superstars – December 12, 2023
Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra continues our 20-year tradition of Holiday Pops by bringing together three of our most prolific local guest vocalists in one unforgettable holiday celebration. Join us in The Temple Theatre as Maestro Fouad Fakhouri conducts your Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra along with guest vocalists Todd Michael Hall, Amy Petty, and Sharrie Williams in a celebration of Saginaw’s own Holiday Superstars.
Tchaikovsky’s Masterpieces: An Evening With Alessio Bax – February 3, 2024
World famous pianist Alessio Bax, winner of the Hamamatsu International Piano Competition, the Leeds International Pianoforte Competition, the Martin E. Segal Award, The Andrew Wolf Chamber Music Award, and as featured in NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts, joins your Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Fouad Fakhouri, to play Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in a tribute to the masterpieces of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, featuring Tchaikovsky’s ‘Cossack Dance’ and Symphony No. 4 in F minor.
Spirit and Virtuosity: With Garikoitz Mendizabal – March 30, 2024
Virtuoso Txistulari Garikoitz Mendizabal visits from Madrid to play the Txistu with your Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Fouad Fakhouri, in a celebration and display of spirit and virtuosity featuring Wagner’s Tannhäuser Overture, Hakim’s Concerto Pour Txistu, Martinez Campos’ Karibu Peponi and Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra.
Star Trek (2009): The Future Begins – April 27, 2024
Go where no one has gone before. Experience J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek film in The Temple Theatre with your Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra playing the film score by Michael Giacchino live to the film, conducted by Maestro Fouad Fakhouri.