2017/2018 Season

 

June 15, 2017, Mexico City, Mexico: Orquesta de Cámara de Bellas Artes: Telemann: "Austria" and the Final Chorale from Klingende Geographie, Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik, Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht (1943 version)

 

June 18, 2017, Mexico City, Mexico: Orquesta de Cámara de Bellas Artes: Telemann: "Austria" and the Final Chorale from Klingende Geographie, Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik, Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht (1943 version)

 

June 25, 2017, Quincy, Washington: Yakima Symphony Orchestra--Summer Sunday Symphonies; Cave B for Beethoven: Coriolan Overture, Consecration of the House Overture, Overture to Leonore No. 3, Symphony No. 5

 

July 23, 2017, Quincy, Washington: Yakima Symphony Orchestra--Summer Sunday Symphonies; The Force of Destiny: Verdi: La forza del destino Overture, Mascagni: Prelude & Siciliana from Cavalleria rusticana, Mascagni: Intermezzo from Cavalleria rusticana, Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4

 

August 20, 2017, Quincy, Washington: Yakima Symphony Orchestra--Summer Sunday Symphonies; Pure Genius: Mozart & Mendelssohn: Mozart: Symphony No. 35 "Haffner", Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 "Scottish"

 

September 16, 2017, Yakima, Washington: Yakima Symphony Orchestra--Pops Series; Mexican Celebration with Mariachi Champaña Nevín: Smith, arr. Damrosch: The Star-Spangled Banner, Marquez: Danzon No. 2, Sierra & Martinez, arr. Nevin: El viajero, Carillo, arr. Nevin: Javier Solis - Coplas, Nevin, arr.: México de joropo, Dominguez: Perfidia, Martinez, arr. Nevin: Gitanilla, Nevin: La Fuerza del Mariachi, Ponce, arr. Nevin: Gavota e Intermezzo, arr. Nevin: Venezuela la bella, Pérez, arr. Nevin: Nereidas, Fuentes: Sabes una cosa, Los Lobos, arr. Nevin: La canción del mariachi (Ay mi morena), Cantoral, arr. Nevin: El triste, Fuentes & Nevin, arr.: Cielito lindo huasteco, Galindo, arr. Nevin: Fiestas Patrias Popurrí: Viva México, Possible Encore: Vargas, arr. Nevin: La negra

 

September 23, 2017, York, Pennsylvania: York Symphony Orchestra--Pops Series; Classical Night Fever with Motor Booty Affair: Smith, arr. Damrosch: The Star-Spangled Banner, Strauss: Introduction to Also Sprach Zarathustra, Get Down Tonight, September, Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now, Love’s Theme/Can’t Get Enough of Your Love, 70s TV Themes Medley, Heaven Must Be Missing an Angel, December, 1963 (Oh What a Night), Disco Inferno, 5th of Beethoven, Chic Medley, Dancin’ Queen, Car Wash, 70s Movie Themes Medley, Night Fever, Stayin’ Alive/You Should Be Dancin’, Village People Medley, Heaven Knows

 

September 29, 2017, Denver, Colorado: Denver Philharmonic Orchestra;

Oktoberfest: Bach: Concerto for Violin & Oboe in C Minor, BWV 1060 (Katherine Thayer, Violin; Hideki Machida, Oboe from the Bavarian Philharmonic Orchestra), Schubert: Magnificat with the Colorado Repertory Singers; Dr. Kyle Fleming, Director and Emily Morris, Soprano; Jennifer DeDominici, Mezzo-Soprano; Kevin Gwinn, Tenor; Nicholas Navarre, Bass, Brahms: Symphony No. 2

 

October 7, 2017, Yakima, Washington: Yakima Symphony Orchestra--Classical Series; The Austrian Empire: Mozart: Symphony No. 35 "Haffner", Schubert: Magnificat with the Yakima Symphony Chorus; Justin Raffa, Chorusmaster, Brahms: Symphony No. 2

 

October 10, 2017, Denver, Colorado: Lamont Symphony Orchestra;

Opening Night: Beethoven: Egmont Overture, Strauss: Duet Concertino (Jeremy Reynolds, Clarinet; Martin Kuuskmann, Bassoon), Brahms: Symphony No. 2

 

October 14, 2017, York, Pennsylvania: York Symphony Orchestra--Classical Series; Prost! A Toast to Oktoberfest and Yorktoberfest; Introducing our new concertmaster, Denise Dillenbeck: Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3 (Denise Dillenbeck, Violin), Schubert: Magnificat with the York Symphony Chorus; Dr. Kathleen Shannon, Chorusmaster, Brahms: Symphony No. 2

 

October 21, 2017, Munich, Germany: Bayerische Philharmonie & Chor (Bavarian Philharmonic & Chorus); Traiger: Prayers Without Words (Lawrence Golan & Elle Li, Solo Violins), Schubert: Magnificat (Lawrence Golan, Conductor), Mozart: Requiem (Mark Mast, Conductor)

 

October 28, 2017, Yakima, Washington: Yakima Symphony Orchestra--Pops Series; Halloween Spooktacular with the Yakima Symphony Chorus; Justin Raffa, Chorusmaster: Webber, arr. Custer: Selections from Phantom of the Opera, Webber, arr. Lojeski: "Masquerade" from Phantom of the Opera, Williams: "Devil's Dance" from Witches of Eastwick, Schwartz, arr. Ricketts: Highlights from Wicked, Pickett & Capizzi, arr. Phillips: Monster Mash (Featuring Justin Raffa on Lead Vocal), Saint-Saëns: Danse macabre, Meyer: Día de los Muertos, Williams, arr. Chinn: "Double Trouble" from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Mussorgsky/Rimsky-Korsakov: Night on Bald Mountain, Jenkins: "Dies irae" from Requiem

 

November 2 & 3, 2017, Denver, Colorado: Lamont Symphony Orchestra with the Lamont Opera Theatre; A Night at the Opera: Verdi: La forza del destino Overture, Verdi: Un Ballo in Maschera Act 3, Scene 1 Finale "Qual è dunque l'eletto?" (2 Sopranos, Baritone, 2 Basses), Delibes: Lakme Flower Duet "Sous le dome epais" (Soprano, Mezzo) (Hisham Bravo Groover, Conductor), Mozart: La Clemenza di Tito "Ah perdona al primo affetto" (Soprano, Mezzo) (Renee Gilliland, Conductor), Mozart: Don Giovanni Finale (from entrance of Commendatore to the end) (Bass, Bass-Baritone, Baritone, Men’s Chorus), Offenbach: Tales of Hoffman Barcarolle (Soprano, Mezzo, and Chorus) (Hisham Bravo Groover, Conductor), Gounod: Faust Final Trio "Alerte! Alerte!" (Bass, Soprano, Tenor, Chorus), Gershwin, arr. Bennett: Porgy & Bess; A Symphonic Picture, Mozart: The Magic Flute Act 1, No. 1 "Zu Hilfe!" (Tenor, Soprano, Soprano, Mezzo), Donizetti: L’Elisir d’Amore Act 2, Scene 4 "Saria possibile" (Mezzo or Soprano and Women’s Chorus) (Renee Gilliland, Conductor), Puccini: La Boheme Act 2 Finale ("Quando men vo" until the end) (Principals and Chorus)

 

November 11, 2017, Yakima, Washington: Yakima Symphony Orchestra--Classical Series; The American Dream: Berlin, arr. Healey: God Bless America (Retired Navy Captain, Reverend Monsignor John A. Ecker, Narrator), Lowden, arr.: Armed Forces Salute (Reverend Monsignor John A. Ecker, Master of Ceremonies), Gershwin, arr. Bennett: Porgy & Bess; A Symphonic Picture, Boyer: Ellis Island; The Dream of America

 

November 17, 2017, Denver, Colorado: Denver Philharmonic Orchestra;

O Beautiful: Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man, Gershwin, arr. Bennett: Porgy & Bess; A Symphonic Picture, Boyer: Ellis Island; The Dream of America (with Actors from Cherry Creek Theatre)

 

November 25, 2017, York, Pennsylvania: York Symphony Orchestra--Pops Series; Holiday Pops Spectacular with the York Symphony Chorus; Dr. Kathleen Shannon, Chorusmaster and the Gettysburg Children's Choir; Dr. Brent Talbot, Artistic Director: Stephenson, arr.: Holiday Overture, Wendel & Trani: Christmas Through Children's Eyes, Williams: “Somewhere in My Memory” from Home Alone, Wendel, arr.: Little Bolero Boy, Tchaikovsky: “March” from The Nutcracker, arr. Shaw & Bennett: The Many Moods of Christmas, Suite No. 2 (Includes: O Sanctissima; Joy to the World; Away in a Manger; Fum Fum Fum; March of the Kings), Holcombe, arr.: Festive Sounds of Hanukah, Handel: “Hallelujah Chorus” from The Messiah, Anderson: Sleigh Ride, Amundson: Angels’ Dance, Rush: Angels in the Snow, Stephenson, arr.: A Holly Jolly Sing-Along!

 

December 2 & 3, 2017, Yakima, Washington: Yakima Symphony Orchestra--Pops Series; Holiday Pops Spectacular with the Yakima Symphony Chorus; Justin Raffa, Chorusmaster, Yakima Valley Concert Choir; Steven Slusher, Director, Yakima Children's Choir; Anne Chapman, Nicola Blink, Directors: Stephenson, arr.: Holiday Overture, Wendel & Trani: Christmas Through Children's Eyes, Williams: “Somewhere in My Memory” from Home Alone, Wendel, arr.: Little Bolero Boy, Tchaikovsky: “March” from The Nutcracker, arr. Shaw & Bennett: The Many Moods of Christmas, Suite No. 2 (Includes: O Sanctissima; Joy to the World; Away in a Manger; Fum Fum Fum; March of the Kings), Holcombe, arr.: Festive Sounds of Hanukah, Handel: “Hallelujah Chorus” from The Messiah, Anderson: Sleigh Ride, Amundson: Angels’ Dance, Rush: Angels in the Snow, Stephenson, arr.: A Holly Jolly Sing-Along!

 

December 8-10, 2017, Tucson, Arizona: The Tucson Regional Ballet Company with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra; Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker (4 Performances)

 

December 15 & 16, 2017, Denver, Colorado: Denver Philharmonic Orchestra; Holiday Cheer! with the Colorado Repertory Singers; Dr. Kyle Fleming, Director and the Young Voices of Colorado; Jena Dickey, Director: Stephenson, arr.: Holiday Overture, Wendel & Trani: Christmas Through Children's Eyes, Williams: “Somewhere in My Memory” from Home Alone, Wendel, arr.: Little Bolero Boy, Tchaikovsky: “March” from The Nutcracker, arr. Shaw & Bennett: The Many Moods of Christmas, Suite No. 2 (Includes: O Sanctissima; Joy to the World; Away in a Manger; Fum Fum Fum; March of the Kings), Holcombe, arr.: Festive Sounds of Hanukah, Handel: “Hallelujah Chorus” from The Messiah, Anderson: Sleigh Ride, Amundson: Angels’ Dance, Rush: Angels in the Snow, Stephenson, arr.: A Holly Jolly Sing-Along!

 

January 20, 2018, York, Pennsylvania: York Symphony Orchestra--Classical Series; When in Rome: Tchaikovsky: Capriccio italien, Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No. 1 in G Minor (Roberto Plano, Piano; Gold Medal Winner of the Cleveland International Piano Competition), Respighi: Fountains of Rome, Respighi: Pines of Rome

 

February 3, 2018, Yakima, Washington: Yakima Symphony Orchestra--Classical Series; South of the Border: Gershwin: Cuban Overture, Piazzolla, arr. Desyatnikov: The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires (David Kim, Violin; Concertmaster of the Philadelphia Orchestra), Moncayo: Huapango, Galindo: Sones de Mariachi, Villa-Lobos, arr. Krance: "Ária" from Bachianas brasileiras No. 5 (string orchestra version), Ginastera: Four Dances from Estancia

 

February 8, 2018, Denver, Colorado: Lamont Symphony Orchestra; Puccini: Intermezzo from Act III of Manon Lescaut (Renee Gilliland, Conductor), Grøndahl: Trombone Concerto (Scott Bean, Trombone), Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5

 

February 17, 2018, York, Pennsylvania: York Symphony Orchestra--Classical Series; South of the Border featuring Mariachi Champaña Nevin: Marquez: Danzon No. 2, Gershwin: Cuban Overture, Villa-Lobos, arr. Krance: "Ária" from Bachianas brasileiras No. 5 (string orchestra version), Ginastera: Four Dances from Estancia, Galindo: Sones de Mariachi, Hernández & Nevin: Concerto for Mariachi and Orchestra, Mvt. I, Nevin, arr.: Mexico de joropo (a medley for Mariachi and orchestra consisting of Mexico de noche, La fuente, La bikina and Tu nombre me sabe a hierba, Moncayo: Huapango (Mariachi with orchestra), Possible Encore: Traditional, arr. Nevin: El Son de la negra (Mariachi with orchestra)

 

February 24, 2018, Yakima, Washington: Yakima Symphony Orchestra--Pops Series; The Magical Music of Harry Potter: Williams: Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone Suite for Orchestra, Williams: Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets Suite for Orchestra, Williams, arr. Lopez: Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban Concert Suite, Doyle & Williams, arr. Brubaker: Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire Concert Suite, Hooper & Williams, arr. Lopez: Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix Concert Suite, Hooper, arr. Brubaker: Harry Potter and The Half-Blood Prince Concert Suite, Desplat, arr. Lopez: Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows - Part 1 Suite, Desplat & Williams, arr. Brubaker: Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows - Part 2 Suite

 

March 2, 2018, Denver, Colorado: Denver Philharmonic Orchestra;

Smilin' Isles: Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 "Scottish", Davey: The Brendan Voyage (Dirk Mewes, Uilleann Pipes)

 

March 6, 2018, Denver, Colorado: Lamont Symphony Orchestra; Adams: Lollapalooza (Hisham Bravo Groover, Conductor), Concerto TBD (DU Honors Competition Winner), Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 "Scottish"

 

March 10, 2018, York, Pennsylvania: York Symphony Orchestra--Classical Series; Celtic Celebration: Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 "Scottish", Davey: The Brendan Voyage (Jerry O'Sullivan, Uilleann Pipes)

 

March 17, 2018, Yakima, Washington: Yakima Symphony Orchestra--Classical Series; Celtic Celebration: Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 "Scottish", Davey: The Brendan Voyage (Jerry O'Sullivan, Uilleann Pipes)

 

April 7, 2018, Yakima, Washington: Yakima Symphony Orchestra--Classical Series; When in Rome: Tchaikovsky: Capriccio italien, Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No. 1 in G Minor (Roberto Plano, Piano; Gold Medal Winner of the Cleveland International Piano Competition), Respighi: Fountains of Rome, Respighi: Pines of Rome

 

April 19-22, 2018, Denver, Colorado: Lamont Opera Theatre & Symphony Orchestra; Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (4 performances)

 

April 27, 2018, Yakima, Washington: Yakima Symphony Orchestra--Student Concert: Williams: “Harry's Wondrous World” from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf

 

April 28, 2018, Yakima, Washington: Yakima Symphony Orchestra--Pops Series; Classical Night Fever with Motor Booty Affair: Strauss: Introduction to Also Sprach Zarathustra, Get Down Tonight, September, Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now, Love’s Theme/Can’t Get Enough of Your Love, 70s TV Themes Medley, Heaven Must Be Missing an Angel, December, 1963 (Oh What a Night), Disco Inferno, 5th of Beethoven, Chic Medley, Dancin’ Queen, Car Wash, 70s Movie Themes Medley, Night Fever, Stayin’ Alive/You Should Be Dancin’, Village People Medley, Heaven Knows

 

May 5, 2018, York, Pennsylvania: York Symphony Orchestra--Classical Series; Back in the U.S.S.R.: Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5, Prokofiev: Alexander Nevsky Cantata with the York Symphony Chorus; Dr. Kathleen Shannon, Chorusmaster and Katherine Pracht, Mezzo-Soprano

 

May 12, 2018, Yakima, Washington: Yakima Symphony Orchestra--Classical Series; Back in the U.S.S.R.: Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5, Prokofiev: Alexander Nevsky Cantata with the Yakima Symphony Chorus; Justin Raffa, Chorusmaster

 

May 19, 2018, York, Pennsylvania: York Symphony Orchestra--Classical Series; American Classics: Lowden, arr.: Armed Forces Salute, Bernstein: Overture to Candide, Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, Copland: Appalachian Spring, Gershwin, arr. Bennett: Porgy & Bess; A Symphonic Picture

 

May 24, 2018, Denver, Colorado: Denver Philharmonic Orchestra; Russ-keys: Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 (Fei-Fei Dong, Piano), Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5

 

May 31, 2018, Denver, Colorado: Lamont Symphony Orchestra; Season Finale with the Lamont Chorale, Women’s Chorus, and Men’s Choir; Dr. Catherine Sailer and Dr. Kyle Fleming, Directors: Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3 "Organ Symphony" (Daniel Romero, Organ), Mozart: Requiem (Süssmayr completion) (Catherine Sailer, Conductor)

 

June 9, 2018, York, Pennsylvania: York Symphony Orchestra--Pops Series; The Magical Music of Harry Potter: Williams: Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone Suite for Orchestra, Williams: Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets Suite for Orchestra, Williams, arr. Lopez: Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban Concert Suite, Doyle & Williams, arr. Brubaker: Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire Concert Suite, Hooper & Williams, arr. Lopez: Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix Concert Suite, Hooper, arr. Brubaker: Harry Potter and The Half-Blood Prince Concert Suite, Desplat, arr. Lopez: Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows - Part 1 Suite, Desplat & Williams, arr. Brubaker: Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows - Part 2 Suite