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University of Maryland Wind Orchestra

Michael Votta, Jr., conductor

Repertoire 2008-2011


Thursday, December 8, 2011

Friday, December 9, 2011

“Love and Death”


Johannes Brahms:  Serenade No. 2

John Corigliano:  Symphony No. 3 (Circus Maximus)



Friday, October 28, 2011

Friday, November 4, 2011



Toru Takemitsu:  Signals from Heaven:  Day Signal

Reynaldo Hahn:  Le Bal de Beatrice d’Este

Toru Takemitsu:  Signals from Heaven:  Night Signal

Igor Stravinsky:  Symphonies of Wind Instruments (1947 version)

Karel Husa:  Apotheosis of This Earth

J.S. Bach:  Mein Jesu, was für Seelenweh,  BWV 487



Thursday, September 29, 2011

“Music from Prague”


Lubos Fiser:  Report

Robert Kurka:  Suite from “The Good Soldier Schweik”

Krommer:  Partita, Op. 69

Karel Husa:  Music for Prague 1968



Friday, May 5, 2011


Roberto Sierra/Scatterday:  “Tumbao” from Symphony No 3 (“La Salsa”) - Mark Scatterday, conductor

Olivier Messiaen:  Colors of the Celestial City - Jonathan Caldwell, conductor


Friday, April 1, 2011

“Where the Wild Things Are”


Lawrence Moss:  Room Music (World Premiere)

Olivier Messiaen:  Oiseaux Exotiques - Rita Sloan, piano

Michael Torke:  Adjustable Wrench

Colin McPhee:  Concerto for Wind Orchestra - David Wayck, conductor



Friday, February 18, 2011

 “Torn Canvases”


Igor Stravinsky:  Octet

Matthew Tommasini:  Three Spanish Songs (2005) - Erin Passamore, soprano

Matthew Tommasini:  Torn Canvases (2009)

Michael Torke:  Overnight Mail



Thursday, December 9, 2010

Friday, December 10, 2010

Saturday, December 11, 2010


“Wild Rides”


John Corigliano:  Two Tarentellas

     1.  from Gazebo Dances

     2.  from Symphony No. 1

Jennifer Higdon:  Percussion Concerto - Chris Rose, percussion

Carols Surinach:  Paeans and Dances of Heathen Iberia

Florent Schmitt:  Dionysiaques, Op. 62 



Friday, November 2, 2010

“Music of the Night”


W. A. Mozart:  Serenade, K. 388 (“Nacht-musique”)

Sofia Gubaidulena:  The Hour of the Soul

Gustav Mahler:  Um Mitternacht (from Ruckert-Lieder)

Guusje and Puck Ingen Housz:  Sleepless Slumber

Henri Dutilleux:  Timbres, espace, mouvement, ou la nuit étoilée



Saturday, October 2, 2010

“Winds of Change”


Richard Strauss:  Suite in Bb, Op. 4

Joseph Schwantner:  Sparrows - Linda Mabbs, soprano

John Adams:  Grand Pianola Music



Thursday, May 6, 2010



David Lang:  Are You Experienced? - Steve Dumaine, tuba; Kendal Sparks, narrator

Richard Strauss:  Symphony for Winds (1945)



Friday, March 26, 2010 (Berg only with UMSO)

Saturday, March 27, 2010


“Friendship, Love and a World:  The Two Viennese Schools”


Ludwig van Beethoven:  Rondino, Op. Posth.

Alban Berg:  Kammerkonzert - James Stern, violin; Audrey Andrist, piano

Wolfgang Mozart:  Serenade, K. 375



Friday, February 19, 2010

“The Sound of Light”


Igor Stravinsky:  Symphonies of Wind Instruments (1920 version)

Robert Gibson:  The Sound of Light (world premiere)

Kazimierz Machala:  Concerto for Horn, Winds and Percussion - Gregory Miller, horn

Oliver Messiaen:  Et Exspecto Resurrectionem Mortuorum



Thursday, December 10, 2009


Gunther Schuller:  Symphony for Brass and Percussion

Georges Enesco:  Dixtour

Edgard Varese:  Ameriques

Friday, December 11, 2009

Kaleidoscope of  Bands

Florent Schmitt:  Dionysiaques, Op. 52



Friday, November 6, 2009

“American Masters:  The Road Less Travelled”


Ned Rorem:  Sinfonia

Alan Hovhaness:  Return and Rebuild the Desolate Places - Chris Gekker, trumpet

Jennifer Higdon:  Fanfare Ritmico

John Adams:  Grand Pianola Music



Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009


Carter Pann:  Slalom

JacobTV (Jacob ter Veldhuis): Tallahatchie Concerto - Connie Frigo, saxophone

Aaron Copland:  Appalachian Spring (chamber version)



Thursday, May 7, 2009


W.A. Mozart:  Serenade in Bb ("Gran Partita"), K. 361 (version 1)

Largo; Allegro



Tema con variazioni

Igor Stravinsky:  Concertino for 12 Instruments

W.A. Mozart:  Serenade in Bb ("Gran Partita"), K. 361 (version 2)

Largo; Allegro


Menuetto:  Allegretto

Allegro molto


Thursday, April 2, 2009

In conjunction with Frederick Fennell Memorial Conducting Masterclass


Paul Hindemith:  Konzertmusik, Op. 41 - Mark Scatterday,  conductor

Richard Wagner: Trauermusik, WWV 73 - Donald Hunsberger,  conductor

Arnold Schoenberg:  Chamber Symphony , Op. 9

Paul Hindemith:  Septet

Paul Hindemith:  Symphony in Bb - Richmond Sparks,  conductor



Friday, February 20, 2009


Igor Stravinsky:  Eight Instrumental Miniatures

Dana Wilson:  Calling, ever calling - Mark Hill, oboe

Astor Piazolla:  Liebertango

Gustav Holst:  Hammersmith - John Wakefield,  conductor

Jules Strens:  Danse Funambulesque



Friday, February 27, 2009

Guest Artists: Imani Winds


Igor Stravinsky:  Eight Instrumental Miniatures

Astor Piazolla:  Liebertango



Thursday, December 11, 2008


Willem Van Otterloo:  Serenade for Brass and Percussion

Joseph Schwantner:  and the mountains rising nowhere

Camille Saint Saëns:  Orient et Occident

Antonin Dvorak:  Serenade, Op. 44



Friday, November 7, 2008



W.A. Mozart:  The Magic Flute (arr. for octet by Heidenreich)

Jean Francaix:  Homage a l’ami Pappageno

Two German Marches

--Ludwig van Beethoven:  March No. 1 (“Geschwindmarsch”)

--Paul Hindemith:  Parapharse of Beethoven’s “Geschwindmarsch”

Leo Brouwer:  Cancion de Gesta



Thursday, October 2, 2008


Jacques Casterede:  Fanfare for Lafayette

Willem van Otterloo:  Sinfonietta

Christopher Theofanides:  I wander in a dream of my own making

Richard Strauss:  Serenade, Op. 7

Verne Reynolds:  Scenes Revisited



May 8, 2008


Reynaldo Hahn:  Le Bal du Beatrice D’Este

Walter Hartley:  Concerto for 23 Winds

Darius Milhaud:  La Creation du Monde

Jacques Casterede:  Divertissment d’Ete

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