Overture Magazine - 2015-2016 Season March-April 2016 - Page 3

contents Departments 2 ) Letter from the President & CEO 4 ) In Tempo: News Of Note { 6 ) BSO Live: Calendar of Events 12) Orchestra Roster 38 ) Honor Roll 44 ) Impromptu: Lisa Steltenpohl, Principal Viola Music makers Joan Tower’s piece is one of the BSO’s Centennial Celebration Commissions. 10 Program Notes 13) Brahms’ German Requiem March 4, 5 & 6 18) All-Beethoven March 11, 12 & 13 4 23) Yuri Temirkanov Returns 8 March 17, 18 & 19 26) Broadway Divas March 31, April 1, 2 & 3 28) Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess April 8, 9, 10 32) Mahler’s Symphony No. 5 April 14 & 15 35) Variations on a Rococo Theme April 29, 30 & May 1 Features 8)  Bowing Down to Porgy by Martha Thomas Director Kwame Kwei-Armah holds the American classic in high esteem. 10) Cracking the Concert Hall by Christianna McCausland New works by women composers counter inequality in the orchestral world. On the Cover Women conductors and composers are paving the way in a historically male-dominated orchestral world. Be Green: Recycle Your Program! Please return your gently used program to the Overture racks in the lobby. Want to keep reading at home? Please do! Just remember to recycle it when you’re through. March– April 2016 | O v ertur e 1