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Calendar 2015-2017


2015     Sep   Oct   Nov   Dec  
2016     Jan   Feb   Mar   Apr   May   Jun  
      Jul   Aug   Sep   Oct   Nov   Dec  
2017     Jan   Feb   Mar   Apr   May  

Orchestra:  
Robert Franz
 
September 2015

September   25, 26
Boise Philharmonic
Classics
Verdi, Aida: Chorus “Gloria all’egitto”
Mendelssohn, Symphony No. 4 “Italian”
Verdi, Overture to La Forza del Destino
Verdi, Trovatore: Anvil Chorus
Verdi, Nabucco: “Chorus of Hebrew Slaves”
Borodin, Polovtsian Dances
 
October 2015

October   3
Windsor Symphony Orchestra
Masterworks
Debussy, Petite Suite
Ravel, Piano Concerto in G
Jeff Smallwood, Gorbasew Variations “World Premiere”
Bizet, Symphony in C
David Jalbert, piano
October   6, 7
Houston Symphony
Education
Explorers “Music in the Clouds”
Middle School “Holocaust”
October   16, 17
Boise Philharmonic
David Biedenbender, Dance the Dream Awake
Jim Cockey, The gift of the Elk
Dvorak, Symphony No. 8
Joseph Firecrow, Native American Flute
October   20, 21
Houston Symphony
Education
Explorers “Music in the Clouds”
Middle School “Holocaust”
October   23-25
Windsor Symphony Orchestra
Pops
Firesound
October   26-28
Houston Symphony
Education
Explorers “Music in the Clouds”
October   31
Houston Symphony
Family
Ghostbusters and Ghouls
 
November 2015

November   14, 15
Windsor Symphony Orchestra
Intimate Classics
Haydn, Symphony No. 85 “La Reine”
David Carovillano, Classical Follies for String Orchestra
Haydn, Symphony No. 82 “L’Ours”
November   17, 18
Houston Symphony
Education
Explorers “Music in the Clouds”
November   28, 29
Windsor Symphony Orchestra
Masterworks
Glenn Buhr, Akasha
Vivaldi, Four Seasons
Beethoven, Symphony No. 6 “Pastorale”
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
 
December 2015

December   4-6
Windsor Symphony Orchestra
Messiah
December   11, 12
Boise Philharmonic
Holiday Pops
December   18, 20, 21
Victoria Symphony Orchestra
Messiah
 
January 2016

January   10
Phoenix Symphony
Family
Schoolhouse Rock
January   15-17
Phoenix Symphony
Pops
Human Nature
January   22, 23
Boise Philharmonic
Classics
Jessie Montgomery, Banner
Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 4
Beethoven, Symphony No. 2
Spencer Myer, piano
January   30
Windsor Symphony Orchestra
Masterworks
Puccini, La Boheme
 
February 2016

February   2, 3
Houston Symphony
Education
Explorers “Music in the Clouds”
February   6, 7
Windsor Symphony Orchestra
Intimate Classics
Jim Smallwood, Pat and Emilia (Chamber Opera)
February   10
Houston Symphony
Educators Concert
Glinka, Overture to Russlan and Ludmilla
Grieg, Piano Concerto
Mendelssohn, Symphony No. 3 “Scotch”
Ben Hoang, pianist
      Winner of the 2015 Houston Symphony Concerto Competition
February   13, 14
Windsor Symphony Orchestra
Pops
Latin Fever
February   16, 18, 23, 24
Boise Philharmonic
Education
“Musical Tour of America”
February   26, 27
Boise Philharmonic
Classics
Shan-Yuan, Dance of the Yao People
Smetana, Moldau
Griffes, Pleasure Dome of Kubla Kahn
Lan-Kui Han, Qilian Rhapsody for Pipa and Orchestra
Debussy, La Mer
Chunglu Wu, pipa
 
March 2016

March   5
Windsor Symphony Orchestra
Masterworks
Sibelius, Pelleas and Melisande
Martinu, Toccata e Due Canzoni
Brahms, Serenade No. 2
HNM Dance Company
March   11, 12
Boise Philharmonic
Classics
Mozart, Overture to Don Giovanni
Tchaikovsky, Suite No. 4 “Mozartiana”
Mozart, Requiem
March   26
Houston Symphony
Family
Superheroes at the Symphony
March   30, 31
Windsor Symphony Orchestra
Education
“Creating Stories and Music”
 
April 2016

April   1
Windsor Symphony Orchestra
Education
“Creating Stories and Music”
April   2, 3
Windsor Symphony Orchestra
Pops
Broadsway
April   6-8
Windsor Symphony Orchestra
Education
High School Program
April   8
Windsor Symphony Orchestra
Side-by-Side concert with WSYO
April   15, 16
Boise Philharmonic
Classics
Smetana, Moldau (BPYO seniors)
Brahms, Violin Concerto
Borodi, Symphony No. 2 in B minor
Jennifer Frautschi, violin
April   23, 24
Windsor Symphony Orchestra
Intimate Classics
Mozart, Ave Verum Corpus
Mozart, Symphony No. 29
Grieg, Holberg Suite
Mozart, Regina Coeli, K. 127
April   30
Windsor Symphony Orchestra
Masterworks
Tchaikovsky, Suite No. 4 “Mozartiana”
Walton, Viola Concerto
Mozart, Symphony No. 38 “Prague”
Roman Kosarev, viola
 
May 2016

May   5, 7
Houston Symphony
Family
Dreams Can Come True
 
June 2016

June   1, 8-10, 14
Houston Symphony
Wagner, Ride of the Valkyries
Tchaikovsky, Romeo and Juliet
Gershwin, Summertime
Puccini, Un Bel Di from Madame Butterfly
Huang An-Lun, Saibei Dance from Saibei Suite No. 2, Opus 21
Ziegler, Pablo, Rojotango
Prokofiev, Waltz & Midnight from Cinderella
Rossini, Largo al Factotum
Badelt, arr. Ricketts, Pirates of the Caribbean
June   17
Houston Symphony
Paul Huang, violin
Mendelssohn, Hebrides Overture
Bruch, Scottish Fantasy
Brahms, Symphony No. 1
 
July 2016

July   9
Houston Symphony
Epic Tales
Wagner, Ride of the Valkyries
Tyzik, Wizard of OZ Suite
Williams, Theme from Jurassic Park
Huang An-Lun, Saibei Dance from Saibei Suite No. 2, Opus 21
Prokofiev, Waltz & Midnight from Cinderella
Rossini, Overture to Barber of Seville
Badelt, arr. Ricketts, Pirates of the Caribbean
Williams, Harry’s Wondrous World
July   12, 13
Houston Symphony
Wagner, Ride of the Valkyries
Tchaikovsky, Romeo and Juliet
Gershwin, Summertime
Puccini, Un Bel Di from Madame Butterfly
Huang An-Lun, Saibei Dance from Saibei Suite No. 2, Opus 21
Ziegler, Pablo, Rojotango
Prokofiev, Cinderella’s Waltz & Midnight
Rossini, Largo al Factotum
Badelt, arr. Ricketts, Pirates of the Caribbean
July   18-30
Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival
Elgar, Sospiri
Eads, Emerson, Mass (World Premiere)
Saint Saens, Symphony No. 3, “Organ”
 
August 2016

August   28
Houston Symphony
Program TBD
 
September 2016

September   24
Windsor Symphony Orchestra
Charles-Richard Hamelin, piano
Smetana, Moldau (With WSYO)
Chopin, Piano Concerto No. 2
Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 5
September   30
Phoenix Symphony Orchestra
Bravo Broadway
 
October 2016

October   1
Phoenix Symphony Orchestra
Bravo Broadway
October   6
Houston Symphony
Creating Stories and Music
Strauss, Til Eulenspiegel
Rossini, Overture to William Tell
Rossini, Overture to La Gazza Ladra
October   7
Houston Symphony
Hocus Pocus
Program TBD
October   11
Houston Symphony
Mussorgsky, arr.Ravel, Pictures at an Exhibition
October   15
Houston Symphony
A Magic Carpet Ride
Program TBD
October   21-23
Windsor Symphony Orchestra
Glenn Buhr, Symphony No. 2
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 4
Saint-Saens, Carnival of the Animals
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 2
October   25
Houston Symphony
Creating Stories and Music
Strauss, Til Eulenspiegel
Rossini, Overture to William Tell
Rossini, Overture to La Gazza Ladra
October   26
Houston Symphony
Mussorgsky, arr. Ravel, Pictures at an Exhibition
October   29, 30
Windsor Symphony Orchestra
Bravo Broadway with Doug LeBrecque
 
November 2016

November   2, 3
Phoenix Symphony Orchestra
Creating Stories and Music
Daugherty, Oh, Lois! from Metropolis Symphony
Rossini, William Tell Overture
Rossini, Barber of Seville Overture
November   5
Phoenix Symphony Orchestra
Prokofiev, Peter and the Wolf
Menken, Suite from Lion King
November   12
Corpus Christi
Symphony Orchestra
Changlu Wu, pipa
Maidana, J, Amerindia
Ravel, Mother Goose Suite
Han, Qilian Rhapsody
Mendelssohn, Symphony No. 3, “Scottish”
November   19
Windsor Symphony Orchestra
Yolanda Bruno, violin
Beethoven, Leonore Overture No. 3
Pal, Jordan, “Into the Wonder”
Beethoven, Violin Concerto
November   22
Houston Symphony
Creating Stories and Music
Strauss, Til Eulenspiegel
Rossini, Overture to William Tell
Rossini, Overture to La Gazza Ladra
November   26-28
Victoria Symphony
Pal, Jordan, On the Double
Chopin, Piano Concerto No. 2
Dvorak, Symphony No. 7
Pavel Kolesnikov, piano
November   30
Houston Symphony
Creating Stories and Music
Strauss, Til Eulenspiegel
Rossini, Overture to William Tell
Rossini, Overture to La Gazza Ladra
 
December 2016

December   3
Houston Symphony
12 Days of Christmas
December   6
Houston Symphony
Creating Stories and Music
Strauss, Til Eulenspiegel
Rossini, Overture to William Tell
Rossini, Overture to La Gazza Ladra
December   16-18
Windsor Symphony Orchestra
Holiday Pops
 
January 2017

January   13-15
Phoenix Symphony
Savor the Symphony
 
February 2017

February   4
Windsor Symphony Orchestra
Jarrett McCourt, tuba
Rossini, Il Turco in Italia
Milhaud, Le Beouf sur le Toit
Plau, Arild, Concerto for tuba and strings
Schubert, Symphony No. 3
February   11
Kentucky All-State Orchestra
Kentucky Music Educators Association
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet (Excerpts)
Tchaikovsky, Romeo and Juliet
Bernstein, Overture to West Side Story
February   15, 16
Houston Symphony
Opposites Attract
Glinka, Overture to Russlan and Ludmilla
Brahms, Haydn Variations
Berlioz, Roman Carnival Overture
February   18
Houston Symphony
Mardi Gras Menagerie
February   21
Houston Symphony
Opposites Attract
Glinka, Overture to Russlan and Ludmilla
Brahms, Haydn Variations
Berlioz, Roman Carnival Overture
 
March 2017

March   22, 23
Windsor Symphony
High School Side by Side Concerts
Program TBD
March   24-26
Windsor Symphony Orchestra
A Night in Vienna
 
April 2017

April   1
Windsor Symphony Orchestra
Mendelssohn, Overture to Midsummer Night’s Dream
Estacio, John, Light Eternal
Bernstein, Candide Suite
April   5-7
Windsor Symphony Orchestra
Canada 150 Celebration
Lavallee, O Canada
Mussorgsky, Night on Bald Mountain
Strauss, Blue Danube
Quesnel, Joseph, Overture to Colas and Colinette
Macdowell, Finale: Village from Suite No 2
Claude Champagne, Danse Villageoise
Henry Willan, Overture to an Unwritten Comedy
Malcolm Forsyth, Finale: The Dance from Atayoskewin
April   14, 15
Phoenix Symphony
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
April   21-23
Windsor Symphony Orchestra
Lillian Scheirich, violin
Telemann, Water Music Suite
Mendelssohn, Violin concerto in d
Handel, Water Music Suite No. 2
Haydn, Symphony 59 “Fire”
April   26
Houston Symphony
High School Concerto Competition Winner
Brahms, Variations on a Theme by Haydn
Rachmaninov, Paganini Variations
Debussy, La Mer
April   29
Houston Symphony
Dr. Seuss at the Symphony
 
May 2017

May   6
Windsor Symphony Orchestra
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Willan, Healy, Poem for Strings
Brahms, Symphony No. 4
May   12-14
Phoenix Symphony
Music of John Williams
May   23, 24
Houston Symphony
Creating Stories and Music
Strauss, Til Eulenspiegel
Rossini, Overture to William Tell
Rossini, Overture to La Gazza Ladra