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AMHERST SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

2014-2014 CONCERT SEASON

http://www.amherstsymphonyorchestra.com

MARK LANE SWANSON, Music Director & Conductor

ROBERT FLYNN '13, Assistant Director

 

UPCOMING CONCERTS: "A SEMESTER OF SECOND SYMPHONIES"

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 13, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. (note earlier start time).:  AMERICANA!!!

BERNSTEIN, BARBER & CHARLES IVES' SECOND SYMPHONY

Leonard Bernstein: Overture to Candide

Samuel Barber: Adagio for Strings

Charles Ives: Symphony #2

 

SATURDAY, May 3, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.: ALL-BEETHOVEN

Ludwig van Beethoven: Overture to Fidelio

Ludwig van Beethoven: Romance #1 in G major for Violin & Orchestra (Abigail Gray '13, soloist)

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony #2 in D major

 

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PAST CONCERTS THIS SEASON:

VIVA VERDI!  A Bicentennial Tribute to Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
& WELCOME TO THE AMHERST CLASS OF 2017!
Saturday evening, September 28, 2013 at 8:00 p.m.
 
Program to include music from NABUCCO, MACBETH, LA TRAVIATA, RIGOLETTO, DON CARLO, AIDA, OTELLO & MESSA DA REQUIEM
 
Featuring artists from The Ohio State University School of Music Opera & Lyric Theater
A. Scott Parry, director
 
Chelsea Hart, soprano
Olga Christina Perez Flora, mezzo soprano
Benjamin Bunsold, tenor
Brian Hupp, baritone
 

SATURDAY, November 2, 2013 at 8:30 p.m.: BICENTENNIAL TRIBUTE TO RICHARD WAGNER

Richard Wagner/Loren Maazel: Der Ring des Nibelungen: a Symphonic Synthesis

preconcert talk at 7:30 p.m. in Arms Music Center Room 3 (Professor Christian Rogowski)

 

SATURDAY, December 7, 2013 at 8:00 p.m.: CENTENNIAL TRIBUTE TO BENJAMIN BRITTEN

Arvo Part: Canto in Memorium Benjamin Britten

Benjamin Britten: Serenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings (William Hite, tenor, Laura Klock, horn)

Benjamin Britten: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

preconcert talk at 7:00 p.m. in Arms Music Center Room 3 (Assistant Professor Jeffers Engelhardt & Visiting Valentine Professor of MusicMitchell Morris)

 

SATURDAY, March 8, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.: RACHMANINOV'S SECOND SYMPHONY

 Piotr Tchaikovsky: Polonaise from "Eugene Onegin"

Piotr Tchaikovsky: Melodie from "Souvenir d'un lieu cher" (Benjamin Boatwright '14, violin soloist)

Sergei Rachmaninov: Symphony #2 in E minor

 

 

 

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