Lawrence Golan, Conductor
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2013-2014 Season
 
September 14, 2013, Yakima, Washington: Yakima Symphony Orchestra--Pops Series; Simply Sinatra: All the greatest hits of Frank Sinatra, starring Steve Lippia; Dorsey, arr. Holcombe: Song of India, Arlen, arr. Riddle: I’ve Got the World on a String, Coleman & Leigh, arr. Jones: The Best is Yet to Come, Cahn & Van Heusen: All the Way, Berlin & May: Cheek to Cheek, Coleman & Leigh, arr. Riddle: Witchcraft, Drake, arr. Vanacore: It Was a Very Good Year, Porter, arr. Riddle: I’ve Got You Under My Skin, Kern & Fields, arr. Riddle: The Way You Look Tonight, Sondheim: Send in the Clowns, Kay & Gordon: That’s Life, Bernstein: "Times Square 1944" from On the Town, Rodgers & Hart, arr. Riddle: The Lady is a Tramp, Distel & Reardon, arr. Friedlander: The Good Life, Cahn & Van Heusen, arr. May: Come Fly With Me, Rodgers & Hammerstein, arr. Riddle: I Have Dreamed, Howard, arr. Riddle: Fly Me to the Moon, Cahn & Styne, arr. Stordahl: Saturday Night, Mann & Hilliard: In The Wee Small Hours of the Morning, Loesser & May, arr. Friedlander: Luck Be a Lady, Anka, arr. Cahn: Let Me Try Again, Anka, Francois, & Revaux, arr. Costa: My Way, [Possible Encore: Kander & Ebb, arr. Costa: New York, New York]
 
September 28, 2013, Yakima, Washington: Yakima Symphony Orchestra--Classical Series; Verdi & Wagner Bicentennial Celebration; Gayla Blaisdell, Soprano; Torrance Blaisdell, Tenor; Yakima Symphony Chorus; Dr. Scott Peterson, Chorusmaster: Wagner: Overture to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Verdi: "Se quel guerrier io fossi!"/"Celeste Aida" from Aida [Tenor], Verdi: "La donna è mobile" from Rigoletto [Tenor], Wagner: "Dicht, teure Halle" (Elisabeth's Greeting) from Tannhäuser [Soprano], Verdi: "Va pensiero" (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves) from Nabucco [Chorus], Verdi: "Teco io sto"/"Non sai tu"/"O qual soave brivido" from Un ballo in maschera [Soprano/Tenor Duet], Wagner: "Freudig begrüssen wir die edle Halle" (Arrival of the Guests; March and Chorus) from Tannhäuser [Chorus], Verdi: Overture to La forza del destino, Verdi: "Timor di me?"/"D'amor sull'ali rosee" from Il Trovatore [Soprano], Wagner: "Mein lieber Schwan!" (Lohengrin's Farewell) from Lohengrin [Tenor], Wagner, arr. Humperdinck: Dawn & Siegfried's Rhine Journey from Götterdämmerung, Verdi: "Vedi! le fosche notturne" (Anvil Chorus) from Il Trovatore [Chorus], Wagner: "Das süsse Lied verhallt"/ “Wie hehr erkenn' ich uns’rer Liebe Wesen!”/“Atmest du nicht mit mir die süssen Düfte?” (Bridal Duet) from Lohengrin [Soprano/Tenor Duet], Verdi: "Libiamo" (Brindisi) from La Traviata [Duet with Chorus]
 
October 4, 2013, Denver, Colorado: Denver Philharmonic Orchestra; New Beginnings; Boyer: New Beginnings, Brubeck: Concerto for Bass Trombone and Orchestra (Daniel Morris, Bass Trombone) (1991) (Colorado premeiere), Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 "New World"
 
October 26, 2013, Yakima, Washington: Yakima Symphony Orchestra--Sinfonietta Series; Yakima Symphony Chorus; Dr. Scott Peterson, Chorusmaster: Día de los Muertos: Meyer: Día de los Muertos, Rodrigo: Fantasia para un gentilhombre (Fantasia for a Nobleman) (Abel Garcia Ayala, Guitar), Stephenson: Two Brothers, for Narrator and Orchestra [Chamber Orchestra Version] (2013) (Washington Premiere; co-commissioned by the Yakima Symphony Orchestra), Fauré: Requiem
 
November 9, 2013, Yakima, Washington: Yakima Symphony Orchestra--Classical Series; Music from Fantasia; with members of the Central Washington University Symphony Orchestra; Dr. Nikolas Caolie, Director: Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 “Pastorale”, Dukas: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring
 
November 15, 2013, Denver, Colorado: Denver Philharmonic Orchestra; Inauspicious Beginnings; Beethoven: Fidelio Overture, Barber: Violin Concerto (James Buswell, Violin), Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5
 
November 23, 2013, York, Pennsylvania: York Symphony Orchestra; Inauspicious Beginnings; Beethoven: Fidelio Overture, Barber: Violin Concerto (James Buswell, Violin), Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5
 
December 8, 2013, Yakima, Washington: Yakima Symphony Orchestra--Pops Series; Christmas Pops Spectacular; Yakima Symphony Chorus; Dr. Scott Peterson, Chorusmaster, Yakima Valley Community College Salsa Band; David Blink, Director: Williams: “Merry Christmas, Merry Christmas” from Home Alone, Snesrud, arr.: Christmas Traditions, Ramírez-Velázquez, arr. Bugli: Rumores (Nativity Song), Christmas Selections: YVCC Salsa Band, Traditional, arr, Sowash: What Child is This?, Tchaikovsky: “Waltz of the Flowers” from The Nutcracker, Herman, arr. Wendel: We Need A Little Christmas, Wendel: Caribbean Sleigh Ride, Handel: “Hallelujah Chorus” from The Messiah, Anderson: Sleigh Ride, Christmas Selections: YVCC Salsa Band, Arrangement for Salsa Band and Orchestra, Stephenson: A Holly Jolly Sing-Along!
 
December 13-15, 2013, Tucson, Arizona: Tucson Regional Ballet Company; Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker (4 Performances)
 
December 18, 2013, Portland, Maine: Portland Ballet Company; Tchaikovsky, orch. Golan: The Nutcracker (2 Performances)
 
January 18, 2014, Westminster, Colorado: Adams County Honors Orchestra; Handel: Concerto Grosso Op. 6, No. 5 Mvts. 5 & 6, Hofeldt: The Gift, Newbold: Fantasía Española
 
January 25, 2014, Yakima, Washington: Yakima Symphony Orchestra--Sinfonietta Series; Mozart, Mendelssohn, Martin & Merlot! A delightful assortment of music accompanied by a sampling of Merlots from Yakima Valley’s finest wineries: Mozart: Overture & Ballet Music from Idomeneo (featuring the Mid-Columbia Ballet), Martin: Concerto for Seven Wind Instruments (featuring the YSO's principal wind players), Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 1 in C Minor
 
February 8, 2014, Yakima, Washington: Yakima Symphony Orchestra--Pops Series; Say it with Music; A Symphonic Tribute to Great American Pops Composers: Sousa: The Washington Post, Foster, arr. Moses-Tobani: Stephen Foster Gems, George M. Cohan Medley: Cohan, arr. Ryden: Give My Regards to Broadway, Cohan, arr. Ryden: Over There, Cohan, arr. Gordon: Star Spangled Spectacular, Berlin, arr. Ades: Irving Berlin: A Symphonic Portrait, Porter, arr. Whitney: Cole Porter Salute, Gershwin, arr. Whitney: An American In Paris Suite, Carmichael, arr. Nestico: Hoagy Carmichael: An American Treasure, Rodgers & Hammerstein, arr. Moss: A Salute to Rodgers & Hammerstein, Anderson, arr. Custer: Leroy Anderson Favorites, Mancini, arr. Custer: A Tribute to Henry Mancini, Horner, arr. Moss: James Horner: Hollywood Blockbusters, Williams, arr. Lavender: A Tribute to John Williams, [Possible Encore: Sousa: The Stars and Stripes Forever]
 
February 13, 2014, Denver, Colorado: Lamont Symphony Orchestra; Richard Stoltzman, Clarinet: Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man, Lutoslawski: Dance Preludes, Bacon: Remembering Ansel Adams, Bruckner: Symphony No. 7.

Left: Richard Stoltzman and Lawrence Golan after "Remembering Ansel Adams"
Middle: Lawrence Golan and Michael Adams (son of Ansel Adams)
Right: Golan, LSO, Bruckner 7

 
February 14, 2014, Denver, Colorado: Denver Philharmonic Orchestra; Young Love; Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty Suite, He & Chen: The Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto (Linda Wang, Violin), Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet Suite No. 2
 
March 1, 2014, Yakima, Washington: Yakima Symphony Orchestra--Classical Series; Gold Medalist Meets the Great Emperor: Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 “Emperor” (Alexander Schimpf, Piano), Schubert: Symphony No. 8 in C Major “Great”
 
March 13, 2014, Denver, Colorado: Lamont Symphony Orchestra; Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine (Jason Ethridge, Conductor), Weber: Clarinet Concerto No. 2 in E-flat Major (Julian Bohorquez, Clarinet), Brahms: Symphony No. 3, Mahoney: Echo Variations; Brahms 3.1 (2014) (World Premiere, Commissioned by the Lamont Symphony Orchestra)
 
March 15, 2014, Yakima, Washington: Yakima Symphony Orchestra--Pops Series; Clarinet Monsters, starring Jeff Brooks; Music of Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw and much, much more!
 
April 4, 2014, Denver, Colorado: Denver Philharmonic Orchestra; New Formations and Mysterious Mountains: Mussorgsky/Rimsky-Korsakov: Night on Bald Mountain, d'Indy: Symphony on a French Mountain Air (Joshua Sawicki, Piano), Hovhaness: Mysterious Mountain; Symphony No. 2, Nytch: Formations; Symphony No. 1 (2013) (Denver Premiere, Co-Commissioned by the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra)
 
April 11, 2014, Yakima, Washington: Yakima Symphony Orchestra Fundraiser
 
April 17-20, 2014, Denver, Colorado: Lamont Opera Theatre Production; Mozart: Don Giovanni
(4 Performances)
 
April 26, 2014, Yakima, Washington: Yakima Symphony Orchestra--Classical Series; Mozart: Don Giovanni
 
May 2, 2014, Yakima, Washington: Yakima Symphony Orchestra--Student Concert; Stephenson: Compose Yourself! An interactive and educational composition for young audiences (2 Performances)
 
May 17, 2014, Yakima, Washington: Yakima Symphony Orchestra--Classical Series; World War I Centennial: Three Wartime Masterpieces: Griffes: The Pleasure Dome of Kubla Kahn, Bloch: Schelomo (John Marshall, Cello), Holst: The Planets
 
May 23, 2014, Denver, Colorado: Denver Philharmonic Orchestra; New Frontiers: Daugherty: “Krypton” from the Metropolis Symphony, Hovhaness: Celestial Fantasy, Holst: The Planets
 
May 29, 2014, Denver, Colorado: Lamont Symphony Orchestra with the Lamont Chorale & Women’s Chorus, Catherine Sailer, Director; Lamont Men’s Choir, Kyle Flemming, Director); Season Finale:
A concert in celebration of the University of Denver at 150, Richard Strauss at 150, and the retirement of Professor Richard Slavich Strauss: Don Quixote (Richard Slavich, Cello); Faure: Requiem (Catherine Sailer, Conductor)

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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