C o n c e r t s

 

2015-16

 

July 12, 2015

UMWO

 

“Collage”
World Associaiton of Symphonic Bands and Ensembles International Conference

California Theater, San Jose, CA, 8 PM

 

WA Mozart (1756-1791):  Overture to “The Magic Flute” (1791, arr. Mathius Blomhert)

Mike Forbes:  The Grumpy Troll (Craig Potter, tuba)

Arvo Pärt (b. 1935):  Fratres (1977, arr. Beat Briner 1990)

Edgard Varese:  Density 21.5 (Caroline Rohm, flute)

Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951):  Chamber Symphony, Op. 9 (1906)

Paul Lansky (b.1944):  Comix Trips (2008)

Gaspar Cassadó:  Preludio-Fantasia from Suite for Solo Cello (Erin Snedecor, cello)

Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992):  Libertango (composed 1974, arr. Jeff Scott, 2009)

 

 

October 10, 2015

UMWO


"Bruckner Mass In E Minor"

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, 8 PM

 

Walter Hartley:  Concerto for 23 Winds

David Amram:  Concerto for Horn and Wind Orchestra (Gregory Miller, horn)

Anton Bruckner:  Mass in E Minor

 

 

October 16, 2015

UMWE


"Dances with Gods"

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, 8 PM

 

Clifton Williams:  Symphonic Dance #3 (“Fiesta”)

Johannes Brahms: Chorale Preludes  (arr. Guenther/Boyd)

Jess Turner:  Concertino Cabocolo  (Kathie Trahan, flute)

J.S. Bach/Hunsberger:  Passacaglia and Fugue in C Minor

Jules Strens:  Danse Funambulesque

 

 

November 8, 2015

UMWO


"Are You Experienced?"

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, 4 PM

 

JJ.P. Sweelinck – Variations on “Mein junges Leben hat ein End”J

Karel Husa:  Apotheosis of this Earth

JDavid Lang:  Are You Experienced?  (Craig Potter, tuba)

Arthur Muelemans: Symphony No. 4 (1935)

 

 

 

December 6, 2015

UMWO &  UMWE


"Bridges to the Future"

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, 4 PM

 

Richard Strauss:  Sonatina for Winds  (1943)

Olivier Messiaen:  Oiseaux Exotiques  (Rita Sloan, piano)

William Schuman:  George Washington Bridge

Ingolf Dahl:  Sinfonietta

Percy Grainger:  Children’s March

John Phillip Sousa:  The Black Horse Troop

 

 

February 27, 2016

UMWO


"Stravinsky and Friends"

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, 8 PM

 

Igor Stravinsky:  Symphonies of Wind Instruments (1947)

Igor Stravinsky Piano Concerto  (Mayron Tsong, piano)

Percussion Concerto TBA  (Lee Hinkle, soloist)

Steven Mackey:   Premiere TBA  (2016)

 

 

 

March 4, 2016

UM Wind Ensemble


"Emblems"

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, 8 PM

 

Karel Husa:  Al Fresco

Claude Debussy/Hunsberger:  Hommage a Rameau

Joseph Schwantner:  Recoil

Aaron Copland:  Emblems

 

 

 

April 22, 2016

UM Wind Ensemble


"West Side Story"

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, 8 PM

 

Leonard Bernstein:  Overture to Candide

Aaron Copland:  El Salon Mexico

Leonard Bernstein:  Symphonic Dances from “West Side Story”

 

 

May 6, 2015

UMWO

 

"Operatic Winds"

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, 8 PM

 

Dove:  Figures in the Garden

W.A. Mozart:  The Magic Flute (with singers, staging and direction from the Maryland Opera Studio)

 

 

 

2014-15

 

August 15, 2014

Beijing Wind Orchestra
Symphonic Dances from "West Side Story"

National Theater, Beijing, China, 8 PM

 

October 11, 2014

UMWO
"Sounds as Written"

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, 8 PM

 

Sigur Ros/Vickerman:  Ara Batur

Antonin Dvorak:  Serenade, Op. 44 

Baljinder Sekhon:  Double Percussion Concerto (2014) -Lee Hinkle and Robert McCormick, soloists

Andre Previn: Premiere (2014)

 

October 17, 2014

UM Wind Ensemble
"Characters"

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, 8 PM

 

Christopher Stark:  Augenblick

Malcolm Arnold:  Scottish Dances

Percy Grainger:  Colonial Song

William Schuman:  New England Triptych

 

November 7, 2014

UMWO
"Looking Forward / Looking Back"

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, 8 PM

 

JS Bach/Hunsberger:  Prelude and Fugue in Eb (“St. Anne”), BWV 552 

Alvin Singleton:  Premiere TBA (2014)

WA Mozart:  Serenade in Eb, K. 375 - 20

Chen Yi:  Dragon Rhyme (2007)

 

November 21, 2014

UM Wind Ensemble
"Fanfare, Fugue, Fiestas"

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, 8 PM

 

Frank Ticheli:  Pacific Fanfare

JS Bach:  Fantasia and Fugue in C Minor

Leonard Bernstein:  Profanation from Symphony No. 1 

H. Owen Reed:  La Fiesta Mexicana

 

December 5, 2014

UMWO
"1923:  It was a very good year"

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, 8 PM

 

Edgard Varese:  Octandre (1923)

Jean Sibelius:  Symphony No. 6, Op. 104 (1923) 

Igor Stravinsky:  Octet (1923) 

Darius Milhaud:  La Creation du Monde (1923)

Florent Schmitt:  Dionysiaques (1913, rev. 1923)

 

February 21, 2015

New Jersey All-State Band

New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 3 PM

 

Program TBA

 

February 27, 2015

UMWO
"Reykjavik, Los Angeles, New Orleans"

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, 8 PM

 

Jonsi (Jon Por Birgisson) / Vickerman:  Jonsi Music

Kolnidur (Coal-black)

Hengilas (Padlock)

Go do

Donald Crockett:  Dance Concerto (2013)-Paul Cigan, soloist

James Syler:  Storyville

James Syler:  Minton’s Playhouse

 

March 6, 2015

UM Wind Ensemble
"Symphony in Bb"

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, 8 PM

 

Dmitri Shostakovich:  Festive Overture

Jess Turner:  Concertino Caboclo-Kathie Trahan, soloist

Gordon Jacob:  William Byrd Suite

Paul Hindemith:  Symphony in Bb

 

March 27, 2015

UMWO

"Rememberings"

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, 8 PM

 

Arthur Muelemans: Symphony No. 4 (1935) 

Jan Mayerowitz:  Three Comments on War (1964)

 

 

April 1, 2015

UM Wind Ensemble
"West Side Story"

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, 8 PM

 

Leonard Bernstein:  Overture to Candide

Aaron Copland:  El Salon Mexico

Leonard Bernstein:  Symphonic Dances from “West Side Story”