Aha! With Alastair: Episode 5 - Montgomery, Neiman, and Tchaikovsky

Sep 24, 2021

Alastair Willis, music director of the South Bend Symphony Orchestra, preparing to host an episode of the podcast, "Aha! With Alastair."
Credit Tom Labuzienski / WVPE

Live music is back! “Aha with Alastair” is back!

Alastair Willis, music director of the South Bend Symphony Orchestra, says "I don’t know about you, but after such a challenging past 18 months, the power of live orchestral music means even more to me now."

The orchestra opens its season on Saturday, September 25 th, at 7:30 PM and Sunday, September 26 th, at 2:30 PM at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center at Notre Dame with a sparkling program of Jessie Montgomery, Adam Neiman and Pyotr Ilych Tchaikovsky.

This episode, Alastair delves into the three pieces of music that are on the first Jack M. Champaigne Masterworks concert this season: Jessie Montgomery’s Starburst, Adam Neiman’s Concerto for Piano and Strings, and Tchaikovsky’s Serenade.