Upcoming Events


01.25.18 & 01.26.18 - Shreveport Symphony Discovery Concerts - "The Orchestra Moves"

RiverView Theater, Shreveport, LA
Maestro Michael Butterman will lead students in an exploration of how composers create musical movement using motifs, melodies, steps, leaps, dynamics, and orchestration. Students in grades 3-5 can sing or play along with the SSO on recorders or string instruments.

01.27.18, 7:30 PM - Shreveport Symphony: The Great C Major
RiverView Theater, Shreveport, LA
Michael Butterman, conductor
GULDA  Cello Concerto             
John-Henry Crawford, cello
SCHUBERT Symphony No. 9, “Great C Major”

02.01.18 & 02.02.18 - Boulder Philharmonic Discovery Concerts - "Reach for the Stars"
Macky Auditorium, Boulder, CO
Michael Butterman, conductor
This year's Reach for the Stars program offers an exciting space exploration theme in honor of NASA’s – and the Boulder Phil’s – 60th anniversary. The program explores concepts of history, courage and innovation, while featuring some of the very best and most engaging orchestral music ever written!

02.03.18, 2 PM and 7:30 PM - Boulder Philharmonic: Cirque Goes to the Movies
with Cirque de la Symphonie
Macky Auditorium, Boulder, CO
Michael Butterman, conductor

02.24.18, 7:30 PM - Shreveport Symphony: Erich Bergen from Jersey Boys
RiverView Theater, Shreveport, LA
Michael Butterman, conductor

03.04.18, 2 PM - Boulder Philharmonic: "Reach for the Stars" Community Concert
Macky Auditorium, Boulder, CO
Michael Butterman, conductor
Free and open to the public - registration required
Join Michael Butterman and the Boulder Phil for this free family-friendly concert. Featuring a space exploration theme in honor of NASA’s – and the Boulder Phil’s – 60th Anniversary, the program explores concepts of history, courage, and innovation while featuring some of the most engaging orchestral music ever written. The concert will also feature an instrument petting zoo, provided by HB Woodsongs.

03.13.2018 through 03.16.2018, 10:15 AM -  Rochester Philharmonic Intermediate Concerts - "Express Yourself"
Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, Rochester, NY
Michael Butterman, conductor

03.16.2018 & 03.17.2018, 8 PM -  Rochester Philharmonic: Celtic Celebration with Cathie Ryan
Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, Rochester, NY
Michael Butterman, conductor
The original lead singer with Irish music sensation Cherish the Ladies, Cathie Ryan brings her endearing charm and wit to the RPO for this special engagement.

03.25.18, 7:30 PM - Shreveport Symphony: Choral Spectacular
RiverView Theater, Shreveport, LA
Michael Butterman, conductor
RIMSKY KORSAKOV  Russian Easter Overture     
BERNSTEIN  Chichester Psalms         
with Centenary College Choir and Prisma Vocal Ensemble
HOVHANNES  Psalm and Fugue for String Orchestra     
COPLAND  Suite from The Tender Land


04.07.18, 7:30 PM - Boulder Philharmonic: A Song for Swans
Macky Auditorium, Boulder, CO
Michael Butterman, conductor
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS  The Lark Ascending

with Charles Wetherbee, violin, and Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble
SIBELIUS  Symphony No. 5
PROKOFIEV  Violin Concerto No. 2
Stefan Jackiw, violin

04.15.18, 2 PM - Rochester Philharmonic Sunday Matinee Series: Anderson & Roe (& Butterman) Play Mozart
Hochstein Performance Hall, Rochester, NY
Michael Butterman, conductor and pianist
Greg Anderson & Elizabeth Joy Roe, pianists    
FAURÉ  Masques et bergamasques                
MOZART  Concerto No. 7 in F Major for Three Pianos
POULENC  Concerto for Two Pianos in D Minor
VARIOUS  Anderson & Roe piano arrangements   

04.28.18, 7:30 PM - Boulder Philharmonic: West Side Story - Bernstein at 100
Macky Auditorium, Boulder, CO
Michael Butterman, conductor

BERNSTEIN   West Side Story in concert
a collaboration with Central City Opera and choirs

05.05.18, 7:30 PM - Shreveport Symphony: Season Finale
RiverView Theater, Shreveport, LA
Michael Butterman, conductor
STRAUSS, JR.  Overture to Die Fledermaus         
KORNGOLD  Violin Concerto         
Philippe Quint, violin
BRAHMS  Symphony No. 4

05.16.18 through 05.19.18 - Rochester Philharmonic: Tiny Tots Concerts
Various locations, Rochester, NY
Michael Butterman, conductor

05.20.18, 2 PM - Rochester Philharmonic OrKIDStra Series: Classical Kids - Beethoven Lives Upstairs
Hochstein Performance Hall, Rochester, NY
Michael Butterman, conductor

05.21.18, 2 PM - Rochester Philharmonic: 100th Anniversary of America's National Parks
Hochstein Performance Hall, Rochester, NY
Michael Butterman, conductor

06.03.18, 2 PM - Rochester Philharmonic Sunday Matinee Series: Schumann's Fourth
Hochstein Performance Hall, Rochester, NY
Michael Butterman, conductor
Juliana Athayde, violin
W. Peter Kurau, horn
BUTTERWORTH  The Banks of Green Willow                    
ETHEL SMYTH  Concerto for Horn, Violin and Orchestra            
SCHUMANN  Symphony No. 4

06.08.18 through 06.14.18 - Pennsylvania Philharmonic: West Side Story in Concert
Michael Butterman, conductor
June 8, 7:30 PM - Science Center Theatre at Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, PA
June 10, 2 PM - State Theatre for the Arts, Easton, PA
June 14, 7:30 PM - The Pullo Center, Penn State York Campus, York, PA

Celebrate Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday with a complete performance of West Side Story