2017-2018 Season

POPS Concert: 

Sunday, September 3, 2017
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 11, 2017   
8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium   

Symphonic Paradigms: Mozart and Beethoven

MOZART: Symphony No. 35 in D Major, K.385, “Haffner” (1782)                

BARTÓK: Two Portraits, Op 5 (1907-11)

Hsiao-Mei Ku, violin

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93 (1812)  

Concert II : 

Wednesday, December 6, 2017   
8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium   

Symphonic Paradigms: Brahms

WAGNER: Overture to The Flying Dutchman (1840-41)

BACH: Keyboard Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, BWV 1052

Cicilia Yudha, piano

BRAHMS: Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68 (1855-1876)

Concert III : 

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium   

Music for Friends

MENDELSSOHN: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage, Op. 27 (1828)

BRITTEN: Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings, Op. 31 (1943)

Timothy Culver, tenor

Nicholas Kenney, horn

ELGAR: Variations on an Original Theme "Enigma," Op. 36 (1899)

Concert IV : 

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium   

“American Masters”

 In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Leonard Bernstein

BERNSTEIN: Overture to Candide (1956)

LISZT: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Major

Jerry Chia-Rui Chang, piano; 2017-18 Duke Concerto Competition winner

WALKER: Lyric for Strings (1946) 

COPLAND: “The Tender Land,” Suite from the Opera (1958)