2008-10 Seasons

Carmina and the King, May 2010
Carl Orff: Carmina Burana
Gregory T.S. Walker: uneasy sits the king (premiere)

Songs of Scandinavia, March 2010
Edward Grieg: Piano Concerto, Stephen Fiess, piano
Jean Sibelius: Symphony no. 2

Valentine’s Day Family Concert
Romeo and Juliet, the Montagues and Capulets, February 2010
Sergei Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet Suite no. 2
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture
Robert Schumann: Piano Concerto
Felix Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto in G minor
Muzio Clementi: Sonatine

Christmas Concert: Sleepers Wake! Thy Kingdom Come, December 2009
Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata no. 140 (Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme)
George Frederick Handel: Messiah

Celebration of Latin America, November 2009
Jose Moncayo: Huapango
Arturo Marquez: Danzon no. 2
Manuel Chabrier: España
Joaquín Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez, Javier de los Santos, guitar
Emmanuel de Falla: Three-Cornered Hat (Three Dances)

Brahms, Dvorak & Jesus, October 2009
Johannes Brahms Violin Concerto, Rebekah Durham, violin
Antonín Dvořák: Symphony No. 8
Andrew Lloyd Webber: Overture to Jesus Christ Superstar

Russian Masters, May 2009
Aram Khachaturian: Waltz & Gallop from Masquerade
Alexander Scriabin: Piano Concerto, Aldo Ragone, piano
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony no. 5 in E minor

New Music! Composers Concert, April 2009
Colin Thurmond: Tatras (premiere)
Malcolm Lynn Baker: Rising (premiere)

Mendelssohnmania, March 2009
Felix Mendelssohn: Elijah

An Evening of Grace, February 2009
Christopher Theofinidis: Raga (premiere)
Antonio Vivaldi: Summer from The Four Seasons
Ernest Chausson: Poeme, Rebekah Durham, violin
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony no. 36 "Linz" in C major
 
Family Fun Concert, February 2009
Gioachino Rossini: Overture to La gazza ladra (The Thieving Magpie)
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto no. 3 in C minor, op. 37
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 21 in C major
Dmitri Kabalevsky: Piano Concerto no. 3 in D major
Jaques Offenbach: Orpheus in the Undeworld: Overture
Georges Bizet: Suites from Carmen
 
A Tribute to Black Pioneers in Performance, January 2009
Ruggero Leoncavallo: Il Prologo; “Si, Puo” from I Pagliacci
   Darnell Ishmel, Baritone
Camille Saint-Saëns: “Mon coeur s’ouvre à ta voix” from Samson et Dalila
    Lucia Bradford, Mezzo-Soprano

Holiday Favorites, December 2008
Johann Strauss II: Die Fledermaus Overture
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Suite
Antonio Vivaldi: Winter from The Four Seasons, Rebekah Durham, violin
Leroy Anderson: Christmas Festival & Sleigh Ride; Sing-alongs
 
Saint Vrain Valley All-District Orchestra Festival, November 2008
Richard Wagner, excerpts from Die Meistersinger
 
Latin Adventures and Winter Dreams, November 2008
in collaboration with Alternatives for Youth
Daniel Brito: Orchestral Poem (premiere)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony no. 1 (Winter Dreams)
Manuel de Falla: El sombrero de tres picso (Three-Cornered Hat): Suite no.2
Alberto Ginastera: Four Dances from Estancia
 
MI5 Denver Arts Week, November/December 2008
Carolyn Elerding: The Sharper the Thorn (premiere)
Thomas Osborne: Second Day Nothing (premiere)
Christopher Theofinidis: Raga (premiere)
 
Halloween Family Concert, October 2008
Johann Sebastian Bach: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
Batman TV Theme Song
 
The Singing Soul, October 2008
Jennifer Higdon: blue cathedral
Franz Schubert: Symphony no. 8 in B minor (Unfinished)
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto no. 3 in D minor, Katie Mahan, piano