2019- 2020 SEASON

 

 

20 June 2019

Erie Philharmonic

Summer Soiree Chamber Orchestra Concert

Faure               Masques et bergamasques

Grainger          Irish Tune from County Derry

Mozart            Piano Concerto No. 21 (II)

                                    Nathan Hess, piano

Rossini            Overture to Il Signor Bruschino

Elgar                Salut d’Amour

Kreisler            Liebesfreud

                                    Ken Johnston, violin

Saint-Saens     Cello Concerto (II)

                                    Erica Snowden-Rodriguez, cello

Weber             Bassoon Concerto (III)

                                    Laura Koepke, bassoon

Haydn              Symphony No. 82 ‘The Bear’ (IV)

29-30 June 2019

Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra

Summer Outdoor Concerts

29 June Fort Ligonier

30 June St. Clair Park, downtown Greensburg

18 July 2019

Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra

Rolling Rock C.C.

Warlock           Capriol Suite

Holst                St. Paul’s Suite

Mozart            Eine kleine Nachtmusik

Vivaldi             Excerpts from the Four Seasons

Grainger          Irish Tune from County Derry

31 July 2019

Lakeside Symphony Orchestra 

Dvořák             Violin Concerto

                                    Jinjoo Cho, violin

Tchaikovsky     Symphony No. 4

 

1 August 2019

Lakeside Symphony Orchestra

Youth Concert

Meet the Orchestra

Tchaikovsky     Symphony No. 4

Dvořák            Violin Concerto (III)

                                    Jinjoo Cho, violin

Britten             Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra 

                                    Michael Shirtz, narrator

 

 

3 August 2019

Lakeside Symphony Orchestra

Verb Ballets

Mendelssohn  Symphony No. 4

Albinoni           Adagio

Bizet                Carmen Suites 1 & 2

 

6 August 2019

Lakeside Symphony Orchestra

Part                 Fratres

Haydn              Sinfonia Concertantnte

                                    James Braid, violin

                                    Allison Braid Olsen, cello

                                    Lorraine Dorsey, oboe

                                    Julia Budd Stuneck, bassoon

Elgar                Enigma Variations

 

8 August 2019

Lakeside Symphony Orchestra

Youth Concert

Musicalympics

 

9 August 2019

Lakeside Symphony Orchestra

Frank Sinatra Tribute with Steve Lippia

 

13 August 2019

Lakeside Symphony Orchestra

Mozart            Symphony No. 25 in g minor

Rodrigo           Concierto de Aranjuez

                                    Colin Davin, guitar

Strauss            Rosenkavalier Suite

 

16 August 2019

Lakeside Symphony Orchestra

Saint-Saëns     Piano Concerto No. 2

                                    Angelin Chang, piano

Brahms           Symphony No. 1

 

 

15 September 2019

BlueWater Chamber Orchestra

Temple Tifereth-Israel, Beechwood, OH

 

Dello Joio        Meditations on Ecclesiastes

Glick                A Klezmer’s Wedding

                                    Amitai Vardi, clarinet

Dvořák           Serenade for Strings

 

5 October 2019

Erie Philharmonic

Ravel               Alborada del gracioso

Beethoven       Piano Concerto No. 1

                                    Andrew Tyson, piano

Shostakovich   Symphony No. 5

 

8 October 2019

Duquesne Symphony Orchestra 

Hovhaness      And God Created Great Whales

Grieg               Piano Concerto

                                    David Allen Wehr, piano

Sibelius           Symphony No. 2

12 October 2019

Westmoreland Symphony 

Tchaikovsky     Polonaise from Eugene Onegin          

Prokofiev         Violin Concerto No. 2

                                    Alexi Kenney, violin

Shostakovich   Symphony No. 5

19 October 2019

Erie Philharmonic

Aretha Franklin Tribute

22 October 2019

Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra

Musicalympics Youth Concerts 

25 October 2019

Duquesne Chamber Orchestra

Hillman Cancer Center

Schumann       Overture, Scherzo, Finale

Mozart            Symphony No. 35 ‘Haffner’

Duquesne Symphony Orchestra 

25 October 2019

Duquesne Chamber Orchestra

Hillman Cancer Center

Schumann       Overture, Scherzo, Finale

Mozart            Symphony No. 35 ‘Haffner’

12 November 2019

Dvořák            Carnival Overture

Copland           Quiet City

                                    Chad Winkler, trumpet

                                    Max Blair, English horn

Strauss            Death and Transfiguration

16 November 2019

Erie Philharmonic

Beethoven      Leonore Overture No. 3

Meyer              Concerto for Double Bass

Bottesini         Concerto for Double Bass

                                    Edgar Meyer, double bass

Respighi          Pines of Rome

 

20-21 November 2019

Erie Philharmonic

Musicalympics

Youth Concerts

 

23 November 2019

BlueWater Chamber Orchestra

Schumann       Overture, Scherzo and Finale

Adès                Three Studies from Couperin

Tchaikovsky     Violin Concerto

Jinjoo Cho, violin

 

7 December 2019

Erie Philharmonic

Holiday Concerts

 

8 December 2019

Duquesne Chamber Orchestra

Vaughan Williams      Fantasia on Greensleeves

Corelli                          Christmas Concerto

Handel                        Excerpts from Messiah

 

13-22 December 2019

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh

Three Rivers Ringers

Christopher Sanders, baritone

Ashley Brown, soprano

Holiday Concerts

 

18 January 2020

Erie Philharmonic

Hanson           Symphony No. 5 ‘Sinfonia Sacra’

Torke               Sky; Concerto for Violin and Orchestra

                         Co-commission

                                     Tessa Lark, violin

Copland           Our Town

Bernstein        Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

 

1-2 February 2020

BlueWater Chamber Orchestra 

Saint-GeorgesSymphonie Concertante op. 13

                                    Ken Johnston, violin

                                    Emily Cornelius, violin

Beethoven       Ah, Perfido!

                                    Laura Pedersen, soprano

Mozart            Symphony No. 40

8-9 February 2020

Erie Philharmonic

E.T. the Extraterrestrial Full Motion Picture with Orchestra

11 February 2020

Duquesne Symphony Orchestra 

Ellington          Black, Brown, and Beige

Mussorgsky     Scenes from Boris Godunov

                                    Guenko Guechev, bass-baritone

Stravinsky        Firebird Suite 1919

15 February 2020

Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra

Stravinsky        Pulcinella Suite

Saint-Saëns     Piano Concerto No. 2

                                    Maxim Lando, piano

Mozart            Symphony No. 40 in g minor

21, 28 February 2020

Duquesne Chamber Orchestra

Bartok             Rumanian Folk Dances

Delius             On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring

Haydn             Symphony No. 104 'London'

7 March 2020

Erie Philharmonic

Verdi               Ballet Music from Macbeth

Debussy         Three Transcriptions for Trumpet and Orchestra

Fung                Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra

                                    Mary Elizabeth Bowden, trumpet

Dvorák             Symphony No. 8

14 March 2020

Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra

Stanford          Irish Rhapsody No. 1

CPE Bach         Flute Concerto in d minor

                                    Lorna McGhee, flute

Schumann       Symphony No. 1 ‘Spring’

21 March 2020

Erie Philharmonic

Rodgers and Hammerstein Tribute

28-29 March 2020

West Virginia Symphony

E.T. the Extraterrestrial Full Motion Picture with Orchestra

4 April 2020

Erie Philharmonic

Zhou Tian        Rise (co-commission)

Beethoven       Symphony No. 9 

                                Amy Shoremount - Obra, soprano

                                Joan Peitscher, mezzo-soprano

                               Wesley Lawrence, tenor

                                Mark Steven Doss, bass

21 April 2020

Duquesne Symphony Orchestra

Auerbach        Icarus

Debussy          Premiere Rhapsodie

                                   Harold Gomez Montoya, clarinet

Berlioz             Symphonie fantastique

22 April 2020

Erie Philharmonic

@ Edinboro University

Verdi                Ballet Music from Macbeth

Glick                A Klezmer's Wedding

Dvorak            Symphony No. 9 'From the New World'

25 April 2020

Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra

An Evening at the Opera: Viva Italia!

1-2 May 2020

BlueWater Chamber Orchestra

Cleveland Chamber Choir

Walker            The Golden Harp

Tann                With the Heather and Small Birds

Fauré               Requiem


 

20 June 2020

Erie Philharmonic

Beat Beethoven 5 K Race

Beethoven Symphony No. 5

 

 

2017-18 Season

27 July 2017

Rochester Philharmonic

Temple B’rith Kodesh

Verdi               Overture to Nabucco

Puccini             Intermezzo from Manon Lescaut

Saint-Saens     Bacchanale from Samson and Delilah

Mendelssohn  Symphony No. 4 ‘Italian’

 

28 July 2017

Rochester Philharmonic

Inlet, NY

 

26 August 2017

Erie Philharmonic

Perry Square

Holst                St. Paul’s Suite

Grainger          Irish Tune from County Derry

Beethoven       Symphony No. 5

 

23 September 2017

Erie Philharmonic

A Night on Broadway with Lisa Vroman

 

24 September 2017

Asheville Symphony

Beethoven       Piano Concerto No. 5 ‘Emperor’

                                    Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano

Liszt                 Les Preludes

R-Korsakov      Capriccio espagnole

 

3 October 2017

Duquesne Symphony Orchestra

Brahms           Variations on a Theme by Haydn

Falla                Three-Cornered Hat Suite 2

Shostakovich   Symphony No. 9

 

7 October 2017

Erie Philharmonic

Barber             Overture to the School for Scandal

Beethoven       Triple Concerto

                                    Elena Urioste, violin

                                    Nicholas Cannelakis, cello

                                    Michael Brown, piano

Brahms           Symphony No. 1

12-14 October 2017

Rochester Philharmonic

Tchaikovsky    Swan Lake Suite

Ravel               Mother Goose  Suite

Brahms          Symphony No. 2

 

21 October 2017

Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra

Delius              On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring

Bruch               Violin Concerto No. 1

                                    Simone Porter, violin

Brahms           Symphony No. 1

 

28 October 2017

Erie Philharmonic

All That Jazz with the Brubeck Brothers Quartet

 

4 November 2017

Erie Philharmonic

Part                 Fratres

Shostakovich   Cello Concerto No. 1

                                    Narek Hakhnazaryan, cello

Strauss            Also Sprach Zarathustra

 

5 November 2017

Duquesne University Symphony

Britten             Four Sea Interludes

Franck             Symphonic Variations

                                    David Alan Wehr, piano

Sibelius           Symphony No. 1

 

11-12 November 2017

BlueWater Chamber Orchestra

Ravel               Le Tombeau de Couperin

Barber             Knoxville, Summer of 1915

                                    Laura Pedersen, soprano

Schubert          Symphony No. 2

 

2 December 2017

Erie Philharmonic

Holiday Concerts

                        Daniel Cabanillas, tenor

                        Erie Philharmonic Chorus

 

9-10 December 2017

Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra

Laurel Ballet

Tchaikovsky     The Nutcracker

 

 

16-17 December 2017

Erie Philharmonic

Erie Ballet

Tchaikovsky     The Nutcracker

 

31 December 2017

Asheville Symphony

Saint-Saens     Bacchanale from Samson et Delilah

Wieniawski     Violin Concerto No. 2

                                    Isabelle Durrenberger, violin

Orff                 Carmina Burana

                                    Asheville Symphony Chorus

                                    Elizabeth Caballero, soprano

                                    Daniel Curran, tenor

                                    Corey McKern, baritone

 

27 January 2018

Erie Philharmonic

Britten             Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes

Rodrigo           Fantasia para un gentilhombre

                                    Sharon Isbin, guitar

R-Korsakov      Scheherazade

 

10-11 February 2018

Duquesne Chamber Orchestra and Opera

Handel             Alexander’s Feast (staged)

 

17 February 2018

Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra

Debussy           Clair de lune

Beethoven       Piano Concerto No. 1

                                    Andrew Tyson, piano

Puccini             I crisantemi

Mendelssohn  Symphony No. 4 ‘Italian’

 

20 February 2018

Duquesne Symphony Orchestra

Liszt                 Mazeppa

Purse               Cello Concerto (world premiere)

                                    Adam Liu, cello

Schumann       Symphony No. 3 ‘Rhenish’

 

10 March 2018

Erie Philharmonic

Beethoven       Piano Concerto No. 4

                                    Alec Chien, piano

Bernstein        Chichester Psalms

Beethoven       Choral Fantasy

                                    Erie Philharmonic Chorus

                                    Allegheny College Choir

 

17 March 2018

Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra

Copland          Appalachian Spring Suite

Gliere              Concerto for Horn

                                    William Caballero, horn

Smetana         Ma Vlast

 

24 March 2018

Erie Philharmonic

Fantasy’s Greatest Hits

 

7 April 2018

Erie Philharmonic

Prokofiev         Symphony No. 1 ‘Classical’

Bach                Piano Concerto in g minor

Glass               Piano Concerto No. 3 (co-commission)

Ravel               Daphnis et Chloe Suites 1 & 2

 

14 April 2018

Erie Philharmonic

Erie Playhouse

Bernstein        Candide

 

22 April 2018

Portland Symphony Orchestra

Rodgers and Hammerstein on Broadway

Lisa Vroman, soprano

 

24 April 2018

Duquesne Symphony Orchestra

Hanson            Symphony No. 5 ‘Sinfonia Sacra’

TBD                 Concerto Competition Winner

Rachmaninoff Symphonic Dances

 

28 April 2018

Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra

Bizet                Symphony in C

Corigliano        Elegy

Faure               Requiem

 

13 May 2018

Portland Symphony Orchestra

Tchaikovsky     Swan Lake Suite

Glazunov         Violin Concerto

                                    Chee Yun, violin

Rachmaninoff Symphonic Dances

7 August 2018

Lakeside Symphony Orchestra

Vivaldi             La Tempesta di Mare Concerto

Saint-Saens     Introduction and Rondo Cappricioso

Rimsky-Korsakov  Scheherazade

17 September 2016

Asheville Symphony

Tchaikovsky     Suite from Sleeping Beauty

Tchaikovsky     Francesca da Rimini

Tchaikovsky     Violin Concerto

                                    Jennifer Koh, violin

24 September 2016

Erie Philharmonic

Beethoven       Symphony No. 5

 

24 September 2016

Erie Philharmonic

Music of Sting and The Police

1 October 2016

Westmoreland Symphony

Rossini Overture to William Tell

Arutiunian       Concerto for Trumpet

                                    Brandon Ridenour, trumpet

Dvořák             Symphony No. 8

2 October 2016

Duquesne Symphony Orchestra

Ravel                Rhapsodie espagnole

Diamond         Symphony No. 4

Beethoven       Symphony No. 3 ‘Eroica’

15 October 2016

Erie Philharmonic

Stravinsky       Petrushka (1947)

Glazunov         Violin Concerto

                                    Ken Johnston, violin

Tchaikovsky     Suite from Swan Lake

22 October 2016

Asheville Symphony

Saint-Saëns     Danse Macabre

Schmitt            La Tragédie de Salomé

Brahms            Concerto for Violin and Cello

                                    Jason Posnock, violin

                                    Alistair MacRae, cello

                                   

25 October 2016

Westmoreland Symphony

Young Person’s Concerts

Devin Lai, violin

Jason Brandt, guest meteorologist

Stormchasers!

29 October 2016

Erie Philharmonic

Halloween Tribute with music of Danny Elfman

6 November 2016

Fresno Philharmonic

Beethoven       Egmont Overture

Shostakovich   Cello Concerto No. 1

                                    Amit Peled, cello

Saint-Saëns     Symphony No. 3 ‘Organ’

                                   

12 November 2016

Erie Philharmonic

Salieri              Sinfonia Veneziana

Mozart            Flute Concerto in G

                                    Demarre McGill, flute

Rossini Overture to William Tell

Beethoven       Symphony No. 8

13 November 2016

Duquesne Symphony Orchestra

Janacek           Sinfonietta

Mozart            Horn Concerto No. 3

                                    Mark Houghton, horn

Tchaikovsky     Symphony No. 2

15 November 2016

Erie Philharmonic

Young People’s Concerts

Moshi Tang, violin

Tom Atkins, guest meteorologist

Stormchasers!

19 November 2016

Asheville Symphony

Copland           Our Town

Copland           Billy the Kid

Diamond         Symphony No. 4

Gershwin        Rhapsody in Blue

                                    Conrad Tao, piano

3-4 December 2016

Erie Philharmonic

Holiday Concerts

Erie Philharmonic Chorus

Kate Neubert-Lecher, soprano

10-11 December 2016

Westmoreland Symphony

Tchaikovsky     The Nutcraker

17 December 2016

Westmoreland Symphony

Holiday Concert

All-Star Chorus of Westmoreland County

Kate Neubert-Lechner, soprano

31 December 2016

Asheville Symphony

Beethoven       Symphony No. 9

Asheville Symphony Chorus

                                    Danielle Pastin, soprano

                                    Kirstin Chavez, mezzo-soprano

                                    Rolando Sanz, tenor

                                    Steven Condy, bass

15-16 January 2017

Württembergische Philharmonie

Gershwin         Cuban Overture

Mintzer            Rhythm of the Americas

                                    Clair-Obscur Saxophone Quartet

Rachmaninoff  Symphonic Dances

21 January 2017

Erie Philharmonic

Smetana         The Moldau from Má Vlast

Bartók             Piano Concerto No. 3

                                    Soyeon Kate Lee, piano

Sibelius           Symphony No. 2

23 January 2017

Duquesne Symphony Orchestra

Opera Gala

Music of Donizetti, Puccini, Verdi

28 January 2017

Westmoreland Symphony

Haydn              Symphony No. 101 ‘The Clock’

Elgar                Cello Concerto

                                    Cicely Parnas, cello

Maxwell Davies  An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise

5-6 February 2017

Staatsorchester Darmstadt

J.C. Bach          Sinfonie in g minor

Rachmaninoff Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

                                    Joseph Moog

Ligeti               Atmosphères

Janacek           Sinfonietta

11 February 2017

Mussorgsky     Night on Bald Mountain

Shostakovich   Piano Concerto No. 2

                                    Inon Barnatan, piano

Ponchielli        Dance of the Hours from La Gioconda

Stravinsky        Firebird Suite (1945)

18 February 2017

Nürnberger Symphoniker

Copland           Quiet City

Higdon             Percussion Concerto

                                    Alexej Gerrasimez, percussion

Beethoven       Symphony No. 3 ‘Eroica’

26 February 2017

Duquesne Symphony Orchestra

Faure               Pelleas et Melisande Suite

Hindemith       Symphonic Metamorphoses

Dvořák             Symphony No. 7

4 March 2017

West Virginia Symphony Orchestra

Barber             Overture to the School for Scandal

Tchaikovsky     Rococo Variations

                                    Julie Albers, cello

Beethoven       Symphony No. 5

11 March 2017

Erie Philharmonic

Beethoven       Piano Concerto No. 5 ‘Emperor’

                                    Emanuel Ax, piano

Mahler            Symphony No. 4

                                    Sari Gruber, soprano

15 March 2017

Asheville Symphony

Young People’s Concerts

Mozart            Magic Flute Overture

Mendelssohn  Piano Concerto No. 1

                                    Christopher Tavernier, piano

23 Skidoo        Mozartistic

Britten             Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra

                                     

19 March 2017

Asheville Symphony

Asheville Amadeus Finale Concert

Midori, violin

Asheville Symphony Chamber Chorus

Stravinsky        Dumbarton Oaks Concerto

Mozart            Symphony No. 35 ‘Haffner’

Faure               Pavane

Mendelssohn Violin Concerto

 

25 March 2017

Westmoreland Symphony

Glinka              Overture to Russlan and Ludmilla

Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3

                                    Orion Weiss, piano

Tchaikovsky     Symphony No. 2

 

1 April 2017

Erie Philharmonic

Disney Classics with Jenny Oaks Baker

 

8 April 2017

Erie Philharmonic

Bach/Elgar      Fantasia and Fugue in c minor

V Williams      Dona Nobis Pacem

                                    Caludia Rosenthal, soprano

                                    Brian Vu, Baritone

Saint-Saëns     Symphony No. 3 ‘Organ’

                                   

 

22 April 2017

Asheville Symphony

Debussy           Petite Suite

Chopin             Piano Concerto No. 2

                                    Soyeon Kate Lee, piano

Franck             Symphony in D

 

 

25 April 2017

Duquesne Symphony Orchestra

Bach/Elgar      Fantasia and Fugue in c minor

Brahms           Schicksalslied

Nielsen            Concerto for Flute

                                    Xin Peng, flute

Gershwin        An American in Paris

 

28-30 April

Detroit Symphony

Rodgers and Hammerstein Tribute

Lisa Vroman, soprano

Brent Barrett, baritone

 

13 May 2017

Asheville Symphony

Mozart             Violin Concerto No. 3

                                    Yevgeny Kutik, violin

Mahler            Symphony No. 1 ‘Titan’

 

20 May 2017

Westmoreland Symphony

Beethoven       Symphony No. 9

24 May 2017

Bamberg Symphony

Milhaud          Creation of the World

Golijov            Deaths of the Angel

Ravel               Le Tombeau de Couperin

​Barber            Adagio for Strings

Copland         Appalachian Spring

Daugherty     Flamingo