Welcome 2016 - 2017 Season

Monday, May 1st at 7:30 PM




Alon Goldstein, Piano Soloist 

Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra
Kevin Hekmatpanah, conductor






Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 3 in D Major, Op. 29 Polish
Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No.1 in G Minor, Op. 25 

Venue: Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox

Alon Goldstein is one of the most original and sensitive pianists of his generation, admired for his musical intelligence, dynamic personality, artistic vision and innovative programming. He has played with the Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Baltimore, St. Louis, Dallas, Houston, and Vancouver symphonies as well as the Israel, London, Radio France and Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestras, under the baton of such conductors as Zubin Mehta, Herbert Blomstedt, Vladimir Jurowski, Rafael Frübeck de Burgos, Peter Oundjian, Yoel Levi, Leon Fleisher and others...Read More

Ticket Information:

Ticket prices for general admission is $14 and $10 for seniors and non-GU students. This performance is free to GU faculty, students and staff. Tickets are either available by calling (509) 624-1200, by visiting the ticket office at Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, or ordering them through Tickets West. 


The Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra is excited to present its 2016–2017 Season!


The orchestra is beginning its twenty-second season with Music Director, Kevin Hekmatpanah. It has a long tradition as one of the finest orchestras in the region and its repertoire contains some of the most demanding pieces in orchestral music. The orchestra performs regularly at the acoustically outstanding and historic Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox.

Highlights for the current season include international soloists:

Cho-Liang Lin, Violin Soloist

Amit Peled, Cello Soloist

Winners of the Young Artist Concerto/Aria Competition

Alon Goldstein, Piano Soloist


The orchestra has featured soloists of national and international distinction, including soprano Arianna Zukerman; pianists Simone Dinnerstein, Awadagin Pratt, Navah Perlman and Natasha Paremski; violinists Kurt Nikkanen, Tim Fain, Giora Schmidt, Kyung Sun Lee, Elmira Darvarova and Jinjoo Cho; and cellists Amit Peled and Daniel Gaisford. The Gonzaga Symphony also hosts the prestigious Young Artists' Concerto and Aria Competition, giving Gonzaga students the opportunity to solo with the orchestra.











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