Sound Edge Festival

presented by Medical Properties Trust

The Sound Edge Festival is the southeast’s premier exploration of creative ways to enjoy, perform, and present orchestral music in a contemporary setting. This year, the festival includes three electrifying concerts.


Piazzolla's Tango Sensations

Raul Jaurena, Grammy award-winning bandoneon player, Maestro Izcaray, ASO musicians, and friends celebrate the music of the "world's foremost composer of tango music," Astor Piazzolla.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 @ 7:30pm

UAB's Alys Stephens Center

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Philip Glass' Symphony No. 3

Philip Glass’ Symphony No. 3 is an unforgettable soundscape exploring tension and relaxation. Martin Kennedy will be featured as the 2018-2019 Sound Investment Composer. 

Thursday, November 1, 2018 @ 6pm

UAB's Alys Stephens Center

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Steve Vai

Vai's visionary approach transcends any musical genre, and it provides a sound world with infinite possibilities, one that matches perfectly with a full symphony orchestra.

Friday, November 2, 2018 @ 8pm

UAB's Alys Stephens Center

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Check out our Spotify Playlist of selections from the 2018 Sound Edge Festival!