Past Concerts

2017-2018 Concert Program:

Family concert: Friday, September 15th, 8PM, William and Mary Hall

Vaughan Williams: The Wasps

Halloween concert: Friday, October 27th, 8PM, Commonwealth Auditorium, Sadler Center

Dimitri Shostakovich, Symphony No.12
Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Wasps
Michael Mauldin, Petroglyphs

Student Concerto Competition: Sunday, November 19th, 11AM – 2PM, Ewell Recital Hall

Fall concert: Friday, December 8th, 7:30PM, PBK

Max D’Ollone, Lamento
Vincent D’Indy, Fantasy on French Popular Themes, Op.31, ft. Sherie Aguirre, soloist

George Bizet, L’Arlesienne, Suite No.1 and 2

Winter concert: Thursday, March 1st, 7:30PM, PBK

Student Concerto Competition Winner:

Lizzy Crotty, Saint-Saens’ Cello Concerto (1st Mvt)

Hope Wright, Dittersdorf’s Harp Concerto (1st Mvt)

Hans Gal, Serenade for strings, op.46
Felix Mendelssohn, Symphony No.5

Tour: March 23rd – 25th (Concert on Saturday, March 24th, at North Carolina University-Chapel Hill with Tonu Kalam)

Spring concert: Sunday, April 29, 4PM

Arturo Marquez, Danzon No.2
Joaquin Rodrigo, Concerto de Aranjuez,  ft. Tim Olbrych, soloist
Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Capriccio Espagnol, op.34
Maurice Ravel, Rapsodie Espagnole


Halloween concert: (Friday Oct. 28, 8pm, Commonwealth Auditorium Sadler)

M. Mussorgsky, Khovantchina Overture (Arjun Malhotra, conducting student)

C. Saint-Saëns, Danse Macabre 
M. Mussorgsky, Night on the Bald Mountain
A. Caplet, The Masque of Red Death 
J. Holbrooke, The Raven, op.25

Fall concert: (Friday Dec. 2, 7:30pm, PBK)
W.A. Mozart, The Marriage of Figaro, overture (Arjun Malhotra, conducting student)

W.A. Mozart, The Marriage of Figaro, opera excerpts with WM voice students

J. Massenet, Meditation from Thaïs (Rachael Stambaugh, soloist)
G. Bizet, Carmen Suites, Suites No.1 and No.2

Winter concert: (Thursday March 2, 7:30pm, PBK)
F. Delius, A Walk to the Paradise Garden (Emily Chrisman, conducting student)
Student Concerto Competition Winner:

K. Kay, Pulsar (Composition Competition Winner)
M. Bruch, Scottish Fantasy in Eb Major, op.46 (Matthew Wang, soloist)
L.V. Beethoven, Symphony No.4

Tour: Paris, France May 16-24 (two performances at Eglise de la Madeleine and Elgise Saint-Germain-des-pres)

Spring concert: (Sunday April 30, 4pm)
W.A. Mozart, Overture to Idomeneo (Emily Chrisman, conducting student)

C. Saint-Saëns, Symphony No.3, op.78
M. Duruflé, Requiem, op.9


Halloween concert: (Friday Oct. 30, 8pm, Commonwealth Auditorium Sadler)
Gershwin, Overture to Girl Crazy 
Copland, An Outdoor Overture 
Gould, Spirituals 
Copland, Appalachian Spring
Bernstein, Three Dances from On the Town

Fall concert: (Friday Dec. 04, 7:30pm)
R. Quilter, Where the Rainbow Ends 
M. Mauldin, Dreams of the Child of Light, (James Pellerite, soloist)
G. Fauré, Pavane
J. Guridi, 10 Melodias Vascas

Winter concert: (Thursday March 3, 8pm, PBK)
G. Butterworth, a Shropshire Lad Rhapsody
G. Butterworth, The Banks of Green Willow 
Student Concerto Competition Winner:

C. Brumby, Scena for English Horn (Emily Harmon, soloist)
A. Borodin, Symphony No2, B minor

Performance at Duke University, March 18.

Spring concert: (Sunday May 1, 4pm, PBK)

Lalo, Scherzo in D minor
Tchaikovsky, Rococo Variations (Neal Cary, soloist)
Brahms, Symphony No4, E minor


Halloween concert: (Friday Oct. 24, 8pm and 26, 4pm, Commonwealth Auditorium Sadler)
P.I. Tchaikovsky, 1812 Overture
P.I. Tchaikovsky, Marche Slave
M. Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition

Fall concert: (Friday Dec. 05, 8pm)
P. Dukas, Fanfare pour preceder la Peri
B. Hulse, Questa rosa novella, Celine Mogielnicki, Soprano
G. Puccini, O Mio Bambino Caro, Celine Mogielnicki, Soprano
C. Debussy, Petite Suite
S. Prokofiev, Peter and the Wolf
I. Humperdinck, Hansel und Gretel Overture

Winter concert: (Thursday March 5, 8pm)
Student Concerto Competition Winners:

C. Saint-Saëns, Piano Concerto No.2, G minor, op.22 (Lily Li, soloist)

M. Bruch, Romance in F Major, op.85 (Cassandra Holmes, soloist)
J. Haydn, Concerto in C Major, Hob. VIIg:C1 (Emily Harmon, soloist)

G.F. Bristow, Symphony No.2 “Jullien”

Performance at the Kennedy Center, Terrace Theater, Friday April 3, 7:30pm

Spring concert: (Thursday April 30, 8pm)
H. Tomasi, Ballade for Saxophone and Orchestra (Gary Louie, soloist)
R. Strauss, Death and Transfiguration


Halloween concert: (Thursday Oct. 27)
R. Addinsell, Warsaw concerto, (Christine Niehaus, soloist)
B. Hermann, Psycho, suite for strings
R. Vaughan-Williams, Prelude to 49th Parallel
J. Williams, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Jurassic Park, E.T., Star Wars Suite
J. Goldsmith, Star Trek

Fall concert: (Friday Dec. 06)
J. Strauss, Die Fledermaus, overture and opera excerpts with WM voice students
P.I. Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker suite No. 1, op. 71a

Winter concert: (Thursday Feb. 27)
H. Rabaud, La procession nocturne
Student Concerto Competition Winners:

C. Debussy, Premiere Rhapsodie, (Arjun Malhotra, soloist)

E. Elgar, Concerto for cello, E minor, op. 85 (John Anderson, soloist)
F. Schubert, Unfinished Symphony, B minor, D. 759


Performance at the University of Pittsburgh, Saturday March 22.

Spring concert: (Sunday April 27, 4pm)
S. Rachmaninov, Concerto for piano No. 2, C minor, (Maria Yefimova, soloist)
A. Dvoràk, New World Symphony, E minor, op. 95