The Oklahoma City Philharmonic and Music Director Alexander Mickelthwate. Photo by Shevaun Williams.

In Monday’s (1/22) Journal Record (Oklahoma City), Lillie-Beth Brinkman writes, “The Oklahoma City Philharmonic is looking forward to hosting world-renowned violinist Midori, Pink Martini, music of Abba and Tina Turner and an organ symphony for POPS and Classics shows in its upcoming 2024-2025 season, the organization announced … The new season … features a diverse array of eight productions in the Classics series and six in the Chickasaw Nation POPS series…. Alexander Mickelthwate, OKCPHIL’s music director, introduced the upcoming Classics shows: ‘Opening Night with Midori’ on Sept. 21; ‘The Organ Symphony’ featuring Cameron Carpenter … ‘From the Highlands’ (including Scottish music and bagpipes) … ‘Dichter Plays Grieg’ featuring Misha Dichter on piano and Gerard Schwartz as guest conductor; ‘Symphonies East and West’ with Arjun Verma on sitar; ‘Sarah Chang Returns’ … the world premiere of the ‘American Indian Symphony’ on April 19, 2025 by music artist Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate, a Chickasaw Nation citizen and flautist, pianist and composer … and ‘An Alpine Symphony’ … Executive Director Brent Hart introduced the new season’s POPS shows … Coming up as part of this season is a POPS evening with the ensemble Mariachi Los Camperos … and POPS Bravo Broadway.”