Music

 

AMHERST SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

2014-2015 CONCERT SEASON

VIENNA: CITY OF MUSIC, CITY OF DREAMS

MARK LANE SWANSON, Music Director & Conductor

BENJAMIN MULLER '14, Assistant Director

PLEASE NOTE: programs subject to change

PLEASE CONSULT www.amherstsymphonyorchestra.com for most current information

ALL CONCERTS IN BUCKLEY RECITAL HALL, ARMS MUSIC CENTER, AMHERST COLLEGE

 

SEASON PREVIEW CONCERT: WELCOME AMHERST COLLEGE CLASS OF 2018!

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2014 at 8pm

Johann Sebastian Bach (arr. Stokowski): Toccata & Fugue in D minor

Johann Strauss, Jr.: An den schonen blauen Danube (On the Beautiful Blue Danube)

Richard Strauss: Suite from the opera Der Rosenkavalier (Knight of the Rose), excerpt

Gustav Mahler: Symphony #3 in D minor, movement II: Tempo di menuetto

Johannes Brahms: Symphony #2 in D major, op. 73, movement IV: Allegro con spirito

 

SIGNATURE SERIES #1: "THE THREE B's": BACH, BEETHOVEN & BRAHMS

FAMILY WEEKEND AT AMHERST COLLEGE: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2014 at 8pm

Johann Sebastian Bach (arr. Stokowski): Toccata & Fugue in D minor

Ludwig van Beethoven: Concerto for Piano & Orchestra #4 in G major, op. 58 (Albert Yu '15, solo)

Johannes Brahms: Symphony #2 in D major, op. 73

 

SIGNATURE SERIES #2: RICHARD STRAUSS AT 150

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2014 at 8pm

Richard Strauss: Vier letze lieder (Four Last Songs) (Chelsea Hart, soprano, soloist)

Richard Strauss: Suite from the opera Der Rosenkavalier (Knight of the Rose)

 

SIGNATURE SERIES #3: MOZART'S GREAT MASS IN C MINOR

SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 2015 at 8pm

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mass in C minor ("Great"), K. 427

with the Amherst College Choral Society, Mallorie Chernin, Director

 

SIGNATURE SERIES #4: MAHLER'S THIRD SYMPHONY

SATURDAY, APRIL 11, 2015 at 8pm

Gustav Mahler: Symphony #3

 

SEASON FINALE: CELEBRATING THE AMHERST COLLEGE CLASS OF 2015!

SATURDAY, MAY 2, 2015 at 8pm

Robert Schumann:Concerto for Piano & Orchestra in A minor, op. 54 (Diana Chou '15, solo)

Edvard Grieg: Concerto for Piano & Orchestra in A minor, op. 16 (Albert Joo '15, solo)

and other soloists & works TBA