Orchestra

Symphony Orchestra - Repertoire

Tentative Repertoire for 2014-2015 Season

NOTE: Dr. Mahave-Veglia will conduct both orchestras during the
Fall Semester 
while Dr. Duitman is on sabbatical.

 

OCTOBER 11, 2014 String Leadership Day

Purcell,  The Fairy Queen (Chamber Orchestra Strings)

Dvorak, Serenade for Strings, mvts 1 & 5 (Massed Orchestra)

 

OCTOBER 15, 2014 Concert

Bruch, Kol Nidrei with guest artist Joseph Johnson, cello (2 2 2 2 - 4 2 3 0 - tmp - hp - strings)

Purcell, The Fairy Queen (Chamber Orchestra Strings)

Mendelssohn, Symphony No. 5 in D Major (2 2 2 3 - 2 2 3 1 - tmp - strings)

 

NOVEMBER 14-16, 2014 GVSU Opera at Wege Theater

Mozart, Magic Flute (an hour-long reduction scored for string quintet and 6 winds)

 

NOVEMBER 22, 2014 Concert

Marcello, Oboe Concerto (Chamber Orchestra Strings with Prof. Vavrikova)

Mozart, Overture to "The Magic Flute" (2 2 2 2 - 2 2 3 0 - tmp - strings)

de Falla, The Three Cornered Hat, Suite 2 (3 3 2 2 - 4 3 3 1 - tmp+5 - hp -pf/cel - strings)

Revueltas, Sensemaya (4 3 4 4 - 4 4 3 1 - tmp+5 - strings)

Wagner, Prelude to "The Meistersinger" (3 2 2 2 - 4 3 3 1 - tmp+2 - strings)

 

JANUARY 30 - FEBRUARY 8, 2015 GVSU Musical

Company (Pit orchestra of 12 wind and percussion players)

 

FEB 19, 22, 2015 UAC Concert in Cook-DeWitt Center and Central Reformed Church

Schubert, Mass in G (Chamber Orchestra Strings accompany UAC)

 

FEBRUARY 25, 2015 Concert

Glinka, Ruslan and Ludmilla (2 2 2 3 - 4 2 3 0 - tmp - strings)

Prokofiev, Lieutenant Kije (3 2 2 2 - 4 3 3 1 - 3 perc - hp - pf/cel - strings)

Schubert, Symphony No. 5 in Bb Major (1 2 0 2 - 2 0 0 0 - strings)

 

APRIL 18, 2015 Concert

Berlioz, Roman Carnival Overture (2wpic  2wEhn 2 2 - 4 4 3 0 - timp+3 - strings)

Cassler, The Turtle Dove (3 2+Ehn 2+Bcl 2 - 4 2 3 1 - hp - strings)

TBA, Concerto Winner

Marques, Danzon No. 2 (2 2 2 2 - 4 2 3 1 - tmp+3 - pf - strings)

 

Past Seasons

2014

Ibert, Concertino da Camera

Dvorak, Symphony No. 9

Bartok, Danse Villageoise from Two Pictures

Haydn, Symphony 100

Grieg, Huldigungs Marsch

 

2013

Kapp, Symphony No. 2

Copland, An Outdoor Overture

Schubert, Symphony 8

Beethoven, Egmont Overture

Verdi, Overture to 'La forza de destino'

Parry, An English Suite

Beethoven, Symphony No. 5

Berlioz, Hungarian March

Alcalde, Der Mondbach 2

Mozart, Aria from 'Titus'

Lehar, Aria from 'Merry Widow'

Bizet, Carmen Suite No. 2

 

2012

Haydn, Symphony No. 104

Obson, Lord Nelson Overture

Elgar, Nimrod from Enigma Variations

Holst, Jupiter from The Planets

Martin, Ballade for Flute

Tomasi, Concerto for Alto Saxophone

Opera Arias and Choruses

Arensky, Variations on a Theme by Tchaik.

Wiren, Serenade

Dvorak, Slavonic Dances op. 46

Delius, Walk to the Paradise Garden

Boccherini, Concerto for Cello in G

Schubert, Symphony No. 3

Hanson, Symphony No. 2

 

2011

Copland, Buckaroo Holiday

Bizet, L’Arlesienne Suite No. 2

Sibelius, Violin Concerto 

Nielsen, Prelude to Act II of ‘Saul and David’

Barber, Violin Concerto, mvt 1

Borodin, Polovetsian Dances

Sibelius, Finlandia

Dello Joio, Lyric Fantasies

Dvorak, Symphony No. 8

Bloch, Concerto Grosso No. 1

Brahms, Symphony No. 2

Gade, Echoes of Ossian

 

2010

Gluck, Nagina’s Nemesis

Khachaturian, Three Dances from ‘Gayne’

John Williams, Prayer for Peace

Persichetti, The Hollow Men

Richard Strauss, Death and Transfiguration

Haydn, Trumpet Concerto in Eb, mvt 1

Handel, Ombra mai fü from ‘Xerxes’

Saint-Saëns, Cello Concerto No 1 in a minor, mvt 1

Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 4 in f minor

Verdi, Nabucco Overture

Enesco, Rumanian Rhapsody No. 1

Beethoven, Symphony No. 8

Mozart, Overture to ‘Idomeneo’

Suk, Meditation on an Old Bohemian Chorale

Larsson, Concertino for Trombone and Strings

Stravinsky, Firebird Suite (1919)

 

2009

Berlioz, Roman Carnival Overture

Brahms, Concerto for Violin and Cello

Marquez, Danzón No. 2

Cassler, The Turtle Dove

Cuthbert, Scenes from a Role-Playing Game

Corigliano, Voyage for String Orchestra

Mozart, Flute Concerto in G, mvt 1

Krommer, Clarinet Duo Concerto, mvt 1

Kodály, Háry János

Beethoven, Consecration of the House Overture

Fauré, Pavane

Mascagni, Intermezzo from’ Cavalleria Rusticana’

Brahms, Hungarian Dances No. 5

Dvorak, Symphony No. 6

Mozart, Overture to ‘Titus’

Prokofiev, Lieutenant Kije

Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor 

 

2008

Beethoven, Egmont Overture

Khachaturian, Adagio from ‘Spartacus’

Dvorak, Suite in A (“American”)

Copland, An Outdoor Overture

Bizet, Patrie! Overture

Mozart, Symphony No. 32

Schubert, Symphony No. 8  (“Unfinished”)

Mussorgsky, Night on Bald Mountain

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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