The partnership between Sir James MacMillan and the SCO goes back decades and has resulted in many remarkable new works. None has taken the world so much by storm as the percussion concerto Veni, Veni, Emmanuel. It has been performed hundreds of times since its 1992 premiere and remains a thrilling experience live: a superb, celebratory
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So many wonderful soloists in this concert! Each of Ginastera’s 12 Variaciones puts different orchestral players in the spotlight, making a kind of kaleidoscopic spectacular.

Journey to Begin will contemplate global human connectedness through travel and dissect the motives and realities of people who must leave their home. This concert will feature many new works, including the world premiere of two WPCS-commissioned pieces “Through the Wildernesses of Worlds” written by Ed Frazier Davis and “The Baths of the Western Stars” By Tabes
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