Strauss

National Concert Hall

Dublin, Ireland – March 31st 2023

A life in three episodes: summer splendour from Richard Strauss, autumnal reflection from Mozart, and Bartók’s orchestral showcase moving from winter chill to spring-like ebullience. Alexander Shelley and Ireland’s National Symphony Orchestra are joined by soloist Andreas Ottensamer.

Colorado

Denver, Colorado, USA – March 12th 2023

Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra, Anna Clyne’s Midnight Hour and Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez with soloist Pablo Sainz Villegas are on the programme for Alexander’s return to Colorado Symphony

Colorado

Denver, Colorado, USA – March 11th 2023

Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra, Anna Clyne’s Midnight Hour and Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez with soloist Pablo Sainz Villegas are on the programme for Alexander’s return to Colorado Symphony

Colorado

Denver, Colorado, USA – March 10th 2023

Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra, Anna Clyne’s Midnight Hour and Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez with soloist Pablo Sainz Villegas are on the programme for Alexander’s return to Colorado Symphony

Gewandhaus

Leipzig, Germany – March 5th 2023

Alexander Shelley and the MDR Sinfonieorchester explore music by Dora Pejacavic, Richard Strauss and Alban Berg in this concert at the Gewandhaus Leipzig

Hayes Hall, Naples

Naples, Florida, USA – January 27th 2023

Alexander Shelley returns to Naples Philharmonic alongside regular collaborator Gabriela Montero, who performs her own Latin Concerto, and music by Emilie Mayer and Beethoven.

Hayes Hall, Naples

Naples, Florida, USA – January 26th 2023

Alexander Shelley returns to Naples Philharmonic alongside regular collaborator Gabriela Montero, who performs her own Latin Concerto, and music by Emilie Mayer and Beethoven.

Konzerthaus, Berlin

Berlin, Germany – January 1st 2023

Celebrate the change of year with Alexander and the Konzerthausorchester at one of Europe’s most beautiful venues. Featuring Ravel’s La Valse and Bolero, Gershwin’s American in Paris and Tchaikovsky’s Rococo Variations with cellist Daniel Müller-Schott.

Konzerthaus, Berlin

Berlin, Germany – December 31st 2022

Celebrate the change of year with Alexander and the Konzerthausorchester at one of Europe’s most beautiful venues. Featuring Ravel’s La Valse and Bolero, Gershwin’s American in Paris and Tchaikovsky’s Rococo Variations with cellist Daniel Müller-Schott.

London, United Kingdom – November 22nd 2022

Alexander Shelley and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra delves into fairytale worlds with two selections of theatrical music, from Fauré and Mendelssohn as well as Ibert’s Flute concerto with the RPO’s own Principal Flute, Emer McDonough.

Dunedin

Dunedin, New Zealand – October 16th 2022

Alexander Shelley and New Zealand Symphony are joined by vocalist Whirimako Black for Phillip Glass’s seminal Lodger Symphony gined orchestral versions of his own songs.

Shayne Carter

Dunedin, New Zealand – October 15th 2022

Alexander Shelley and New Zealand Symphony collaborate with one of New Zealand’s most talented and distinctive singer-songwriters. Best known as the frontman of seminal Dunedin band Straitjacket Fits, don’t miss this one-of-a-kind collaboration that weaves Carter’s favourite moments from the ‘classical’ canon with reimagined orchestral versions of his own songs.

Shayne Carter

Christchurch, New Zealand – October 8th 2022

Alexander Shelley and New Zealand Symphony collaborate with one of New Zealand’s most talented and distinctive singer-songwriters. Best known as the frontman of seminal Dunedin band Straitjacket Fits, don’t miss this one-of-a-kind collaboration that weaves Carter’s favourite moments from the ‘classical’ canon with reimagined orchestral versions of his own songs.

Dunedin

Dunedin, New Zealand – October 14th 2022

Alexander Shelley returns to New Zealand Symphony with soloist Gabriela Montero playing Mozart alongside Brahms’s 1st Symphony and a world premiere of music by Gillian Whitehead

Wellington NZ

Wellington, New Zealand – October 1st 2022

Alexander Shelley returns to New Zealand Symphony with soloist Gabriela Montero playing Mozart alongside Brahms’s 1st Symphony and a world premiere of music by Gillian Whitehead

Auckland Town Hall

Auckland, New Zealand – September 30th 2022

Alexander Shelley returns to New Zealand Symphony with soloist Gabriela Montero playing Mozart alongside Brahms’s 1st Symphony and a world premiere of music by Gillian Whitehead

Toronto

Kingston, Canada – February 14th 2023

Alexander and the NAC Orchestra return to Kingston’s Isabel Bader Hall with their program featuring Barbara Assiginaak’s new Concerto gross, Jake Heggie’s new song cycle and Brahms’s 4th Symphony.

Toronto

Toronto, Canada – February 11th 2023

Alexander and the NAC Orchestra return to Toronto’s Roy Thomson Hall with their program featuring Barbara Assiginaak’s new Concerto gross, Jake Heggie’s new song cycle and Brahms’s 4th Symphony.

Ottawa, Canada – February 10th 2023

Alexander and the NAC OrcThis evening’s concert by the NAC Orchestra hosts an exhilarating meeting of artistic minds, each at the top of their game. Canadian composer and NAC Orchestra creative partner Barbara Assiginaak’s new work, Concerto grosso, is the first in a 3-part cycle featuring different combinations of instruments, celebrates NACO’s own brilliant ensemble playing. Acclaimed Canadian baritone Joshua Hopkins makes his Southam Hall solo debut to perform a powerful work written expressly for him that conveys the tragedy of lives needlessly lost. Songs for Murdered Sisters is an NAC and Houston Grand Opera co-commissioned song cycle, conceived as both a fully orchestrated piece for voice and symphony orchestra, and as a chamber piece for voice and piano, based on original poetry by Canadian author Margaret Atwood. Music by Jake Heggie, best known for his operas Dead Man Walking and It’s a Wonderful Life, embraces and builds on the passion of Atwood’s powerful words.

Ottawa, Canada – February 9th 2023

Alexander and the NAC OrcThis evening’s concert by the NAC Orchestra hosts an exhilarating meeting of artistic minds, each at the top of their game. Canadian composer and NAC Orchestra creative partner Barbara Assiginaak’s new work, Concerto grosso, is the first in a 3-part cycle featuring different combinations of instruments, celebrates NACO’s own brilliant ensemble playing. Acclaimed Canadian baritone Joshua Hopkins makes his Southam Hall solo debut to perform a powerful work written expressly for him that conveys the tragedy of lives needlessly lost. Songs for Murdered Sisters is an NAC and Houston Grand Opera co-commissioned song cycle, conceived as both a fully orchestrated piece for voice and symphony orchestra, and as a chamber piece for voice and piano, based on original poetry by Canadian author Margaret Atwood. Music by Jake Heggie, best known for his operas Dead Man Walking and It’s a Wonderful Life, embraces and builds on the passion of Atwood’s powerful words.

Hilary Hahn

Ottawa, Canada – January 19th 2023

Alexander and the NAC Orchestra are delighted to welcome violinist Hilary Hahn, one of her generation’s finest musicians, back to Southam Hall to perform Antonín Dvořák’s Violin Concerto, a work that has charmed performers and audiences around the world since its first performance.

Hilary Hahn

Ottawa, Canada – January 18th 2023

Alexander and the NAC Orchestra are delighted to welcome violinist Hilary Hahn, one of her generation’s finest musicians, back to Southam Hall to perform Antonín Dvořák’s Violin Concerto, a work that has charmed performers and audiences around the world since its first performance.

Sphere

Ottawa, Canada – September 24th 2022

The second symphonic concert of the Sphere Festival honours the voice of Mother Nature with music dedicated to the critical ecological milestones our planet faces, including two works from ground-breaking female composers Anna Clyne and Outi Tarkiainen.

Marion Newman

Ottawa, Canada – September 22nd 2022

The NAC Orchestra honours the Earth and the perseverance of life against increasingly difficult odds by performing works from three very different composers: Outi Tarkiainen, Max Richter and Alexina Louie

Bruce Liu

Ottawa, Canada – September 9th 2022

Alexander and the NAC Orchestra are joined by piano sensation Bruce Liu to open their 2022/2023 season. Tone poems by Richard Strauss are featured alongside Rachmaninov’s Paganini Variations