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Concert
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2016-2017 Season

POPS Concert: 

Sunday, September 4, 2016
6:00 PM
East Campus Quad

A variety of classic American pop tunes along with popular movie soundtracks arranged for a symphony orchestra

Concert I : 

Wednesday, October 5, 2016  
8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium   

A Fall Season of Musical Shakespeare

(in celebration of the greatest writer’s inspiration in the realm of music during the year of the 400th anniversary of his death)

“Berlioz and the Bard”

NICOLAI: Overture to The Merry Wives of Windsor, (1847)                

BERLIOZ: La Mort de Cléopâtre, (1829)                  

featuring Coraine Tate, soprano

BERLIOZ: Aria: “Je vais le voir,” from Béatrice et Bénédict (1862)  

featuring Caroline Bergan, soprano

BERLIOZ: Roméo et Julliett (symphonie dramatique), Op. 17 

(With participation by members of the Antic Shakespeare Company directed by Jay O’Berski)

Concert II : 

Wednesday, December 7, 2016  
8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium   

A Fall Season of Musical Shakespeare

(in celebration of the greatest writer’s inspiration in the realm of music during the year of the 400th anniversary of his death)

HAYDN: Symphony No. 92 in G Major, “Oxford” (1789)           

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Serenade to Music, for sixteen soloists and orchestra              

Words by Shakespeare from The Merchant of Venice assembled and directed by David Heid

Music by William Walton (1902 – 1983) from the scores written for Lawrence Olivier’s Shakespeare films:

WALTON: Two Pieces for Strings from Henry V, (1944) 

WALTON: Funeral March from Hamlet, (1948)

WALTON: A Shakespeare Suite from Richard III, (1955)

WALTON: Prelude from Richard III

(With participation by members of the Antic Shakespeare Company directed by Jay O’Berski)

Concert III : 

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium   

ROSSINI: Overture to La Gazza Ladra, (The Thieving Magpie) (1817)     

COPLAND: Concerto for Clarinet and String Orchestra, With Harp and Piano, (1948)

            Jimmy Gilmore, clarinetist

MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90, “Italian” (1833)

Concert IV : 

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium   

Shakespearean Transformations

"Senior Night"

PURCELL: “The Gordian Knot Untied,” Suite for Strings, (1691)  

BERNSTEIN: Symphonic Dances from “Westside Story”

GRIEG: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16 (first movement)

featuring 2016-17 concerto competition winner Ian Levitan