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Foundation Begins 19th Concert Season in September
New 2017–2018 season at Armstrong Auditorium includes 10 performances.

EDMOND—The Armstrong International Cultural Foundation begins its 19th performing arts series on September 14 with the Oklahoma City Ballet. The event at Armstrong Auditorium will kick off the foundation’s 2017-2018 season. Tickets are available at ArmstrongAuditorium.org.


September 14

Stravinsky’s Firebird and Copland’s Rodeo

Oklahoma City Ballet

The metro’s ballet company presents Stravinsky’s work, re-choreographed by its artistic director, Robert Mills, and revives Agnes de Mille’s classic of American ballet.


November 9

Two to Tango

Christopher O’Riley and Pablo Ziegler

O’Riley, pianist and host of radio showcase From the Top appears with Ziegler, a Latin Grammy-winning pianist, each playing a Hamburg Steinway.


November 28

Journey Across Europe

Ray Chen, Violinist

Winner of two of the world’s top violin competitions (Queen Elizabeth and Yehudi Menuhin), Chen also has more than 2 million followers on Soundcloud.


January 16, 2018

Night Flight Over Water

Béla Fleck, Banjo
Brooklyn Rider

Legendary banjo virtuoso Béla Fleck teams up with the inventive and versatile string quartet Brooklyn Rider.


January 29, 2018

Best of Russian Ballet Gala

Moscow Festival Ballet

Returning to Armstrong Auditorium for the fourth time, the troupe presents elements of Paquita, “Kingdom of the Shades,” La Bayadere, Dying Swan and more.


January 30, 2018

Romeo and Juliet and Best of Tchaikovsky

Moscow Festival Ballet

Shakespeare’s play, set to the music of Tchaikovsky and the choreography of Petipa. Second half includes scenes from Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker.


February 20, 2018

Stepping Out

Dublin Irish Dance

World-champion Irish step dancers, along with an eight-member traditional Irish band and vocalist. The troupe has toured the world performing shows including Riverdance.


March 15, 2018

An Evening With Brahms

Staatskapelle Weimar

German orchestra founded in 1491 on its first-ever tour of North America. Historically associated with musicians such as Johann Hummel, Franz Liszt and Richard Strauss.


April 19, 2018

Abraham

Herbert W. Armstrong College Choral Union

The life of the biblical patriarch, presented in a modern, accessible performance involving college and Philadelphia Church of God singers as well as an orchestra.


May 10, 2018

A Legend Lives On

Glenn Miller Orchestra

The most popular big band in the world, now in its seventh decade, appears in one of its 300 live performances a year and presents its unique jazz sound.