Albany Symphony Orchestra – David Allen Miller, Conductor

Strike Zones (Music of Joan Tower)
NAXOS 8.559902
Joan Tower: Strike Zones
Evelyn Glennie Percussion
Joan Tower: Still/Rapids
Blair McMillen Piano
Christopher Theofanidis – Concertos
Albany Troy 1816
Christopher Theofanidis – Violin Concerto
Chee Yun, Violin
Christopher Theofanidis – Viola Concerto
Richard O’Neill, Viola

GRAMMY AWARD 2021 – Best Classical Instrumental Solo Performance

Michael Torke: Sky
Albany TROY1784

GRAMMY NOMINATION 2020 – Best Classical Instrumental Solo Performance

Sky, concerto for violin
Tessa Lark (violin); Albany Symphony; David Alan Miller (conductor)
Grammy Nomination – Best Classical Instrumental Solo 2020

West, concerto for bassoon
Peter Kolkay (bassoon); Albany Symphony; David Alan Miller (conductor)

South, concerto for oboe
Ryan Roberts (oboe); Albany Symphony; David Alan Miller (conductor)

East, concerto for clarinet
Weixiong Wang (clarinet); Albany Symphony; David Alan Miller (conductor)

“Of Rage and Remembrance”

A documentary film about the creation of John Corigliano’s Symphony #1. This features performance of the work by the Albany Symphony Orchestra. Director Gerald Herman.

First Screening May 31, 2019

Michael Daugherty: Dreamachine – Trail of Tears – Reflections on the Mississippi

featuring Grammy Award-winning percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie, flutist extraordinaire Amy Porter, and Carol Jantsch, the remarkable principal tuba of The Philadelphia Orchestra

Aaron Jay Kernis: Simple Songs
Albany TROY1690

Simple Songs
Talise Trevigne, soprano
Two Songs: Love and Spirit
Talise Trevigne, soprano; Aaron Jay Kernis, piano

TSONTAKIS, George: Anasa / True Colors / Unforgettable

(Krakauer, E. Berlin, Luosha Fang, Eunice Kim, Albany Symphony, D.A. Miller)
NAXOS/American Classics
One of NPR’s Top Ten Classical Discs of 2017!

Michael Torke: Three Manhattan Bridges
Albany TROY1643
Albany Symphony Orchestra

Michael Torke: Three Manhattan Bridges for Piano and Orchestra, August 2016
Joyce Yang, Piano
Michael Torke: Winter’s Tale for Cello and Orchestra
Julie Albers, Cello

Christopher Rouse: Seeing, Kabir Padavali
Naxos 85597
Albany Symphony Orchestra

Seeing – with Orion Weiss, Piano
Kabir Padvali – with Talise Trevigne

Grammy Nomination 2014 – Best Vocal Performance

Aaron Jay Kernis: Three Flavors
Naxos 8559799
Albany Symphony Orchestra

Three Flavors for Piano and Orchestra – with Andrew Russo, Piano

John Harbison: The Great Gatsby Suite
Albany TROY1545
Albany Symphony Orchestra

John Harbison – The Great Gatsby Suite
John Harbison – Darkbloom: Overture for an Imagined Opera
John Harbison – Closer to My Own Life
Mary Mackenzie, Soprano

John Corigliano – Conjurer/Vocalise
Albany Symphony Orchestra
Principal Trumpet

with Evelyn Glennie, Percussion and Hila Plitman, Soprano

Grammy Winner 2014 – Best Classical Instrumental Solo

George Tsontakis: Mirologhia
Albany Symphony Orchestra

George Tsontakis – Mirologhia Colin Currie, Percussion
George Tsontakis – October
George Tsontakis – Violin Concerto #1
Cho-Liang Lin, violin

Michael Torke: Strawberry Fields
Ecstatic ER092208
Albany Symphony Orchestra

Michael Torke – Strawberry Fields (Opera)

Morton Gould – Interplay
Albany TROY1174
Albany Symphony Orchestra

Morton Gould – American Symphonette No. 2
Morton Gould – Concerto for Orchestra
Morton Gould – Interplay (American Concertette No. 1)
Findlay Cockrell, piano

Orchestral Music
Albany TROY591
Albany Symphony Orchestra

Nikolai Lopatnikoff – Festival Overture
Robert Helps – Concerto No. 2 for Piano & Orchestra
Alan Feinberg, piano
Robert Kurka – Symphony No. 2, Op. 24
Virgil Thomson – Filling Station

Two American Piano Concertos
Albany TROY441
Albany Symphony Orchestra

Allen Shawn – Piano Concerto
Ursula Oppens, piano
Benjamin Lees – Piano Concerto No. 2
Ian Hobson, piano
Paul Creston – Dance Overture

Orchestral Works
Albany TROY566
Albany Symphony Orchestra

William Schuman – Credendum
William Schuman – Symphony No. 4
William Schuman – Concerto for Piano and Orchestra
John McCabe, piano

Vincent Persichetti – Symphonies 3, 4 & 7
Albany TROY771-72
Albany Symphony Orchestra

Vincent Persichetti – Third Symphony, Op. 30
Vincent Persichetti – Fourth Symphony, Op. 51
Vincent Persichetti – Seventh Symphony (Liturgical), Op. 80

Paul Creston – Violin Concerto No. 2, Symphony No. 4
Albany TROY737
Albany Symphony Orchestra

Paul Creston – Janus, Op. 77
Paul Creston – Concerto No. 2 for Violin and Orchestra, op. 78
Gregory Fulkerson, violin
Paul Creston – Symphony No. 4

Morton Gould – Symphony No. 2
Albany TROY605
Albany Symphony Orchestra

Steven Stucky – Son et Lumière
John Harbison – Cello Concerto
David Finckel, cello
Morton Gould – Symphony No. 2

Gould & Harris – Symphonies
Albany TROY515
Albany Symphony Orchestra

Roy Harris – Symphony No. 2
Morton Gould – Symphony No. 3

George Lloyd – Cello Concerto
Albany TROY458
Albany Symphony Orchestra

George Lloyd – Cello Concerto
Anthony Ross, cello
George Lloyd – Orchestral Suite No. 1 from The Serf

Don Gillis – Light Classics
Albany TROY390
Albany Symphony Orchestra

Don Gillis – Symphony “x” (The Big D)
Don Gillis – Shindig

John Harbison – Orchestral Works
Albany TROY390
Albany Symphony Orchestra

John Harbison – The Most Often Used Chords
John Harbison – Symphony No. 3
John Harbison – Flute Concerto
Randolph Bowman, flute

Brutal Reality
Albany TROY354
Albany Symphony Orchestra

Evan Chambers – Concerto for Fiddle, Violin and Orchestra
Jill Levy, violin; Nollaig Casey, fiddle
Kamran Ince – Fest for Chamber Ensemble and Orchestra
Present Music Ensemble

Roy Harris – Great American Ninth
Albany TROY350
Albany Symphony Orchestra

Roy Harris – Memories of a Child’s Sunday
Roy Harris – Symphony No. 9

Sierra Boggess, Janet Dacal, Morgan James, Constantine Maroulis, Christiane Noll, Brian Charles Rooney, and Amick Byram, plus Irish singer Cathie Ryan and Dan Webb, in collaboration with the Albany Symphony’s rock-chamber ensemble, Dogs of Desire conducted by David Alan Miller. Also featured are guests Eric Rigler on uilleann pipes and guitarist Joel Hoekstra.