Recent Concerts

2017-18

Order and Chaos - May 19, 2018
Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto no. 1
    Jamie Shaak, piano
Igor Stravinsky: Rite of Spring

The Sacrificial Youth - May 5, 2018
Johannes Brahms: Violin Concerto
    Phoenix Avalon, violin
Igor Stravinsky: Rite of Spring

The Magic Flute - April 21-22, 2018
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Die Zauberflöte

Discovery Concert - April 11, 2018
Gregory Smith: Orchestra Games
John Williams: Star Wars, The Force Awakens
John Williams: ET Adventures on Earth

La Traviata - March 22 & 24, 2018
Guiseppe Verdi: La Traviata

The Final Frontier - March 10, 2018
John Williams: Force Awakens Suite
John Williams: Star Wars Suite
John Williams: ET Adventures on Earth
Jerry Goldsmith: Star Wars Tribute (arr. Brian Laguardia)
Jerry Goldsmith: Alien
Richard Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra 

Composing the End - February 17, 2018
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony no. 6 “Pathetique”
Franz Liszt: Piano Concerto 1
    Cody Garrison, piano
Jonathan Bingham: Quaternity (premiere)

Bohemian Rhapsodies - February 10, 2018
Antonín Dvořák: Symphony no. 8 in G
Antonín Dvořák: Cello Concerto
    Kelcey Howell, cello
Mason Bates: Warehouse Medicine from B-sides

The Nutcracker - December 16, 2017
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker (complete)

Shakespeare’s Potion - November 18, 2017
Felix Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (complete)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Romeo & Juliet Fantasy Overture
Elizabeth Anne Comninellis - Rose Deep (premiere)

From Austria to America - November 10, 12, 2017
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no. 2
Aaron Copland: Clarinet Concerto
    Jason Richard Olney, clarinet
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Bassoon Concerto
    Daniel Nester, bassoon

Who Killed Classical Music? (Family Concert) - October 28, 2017
Spoon: Can I Sit Next to You
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Symphony no. 6 “Pathetique”
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Symphony no. 4
Franz Schubert: Symphony no. 8 “Unfinished” 
Antonio Vivaldi: Four Seasons Summer & Winter
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no. 6 “Pastorale”
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Romeo & Juliet Fantasy Overture
John Williams: E.T. Adventures on Earth
Aaron Copland: Hoe Down from Rodeo
Mason Bates: Warehouse Medicine from The B-Sides

Of Gods & Men - October 21, 2017
Gustav Holst: The Planets
Jonathan Bingham: Dichotomy (premiere)

Maestro: Solti Competition - October 5 & 9, 2017
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony no. 36 “Linz”
Frédéric Chopin: Piano Concerto no. 2
    Boros Misi, piano
Bedřich Smetana: Prodaná nevěsta Overture
    
Death of the Symphony - September 30, 2017
Johannes Brahms: Symphony no. 4
George Gershwin: Piano Concerto in F
    Dongni Xie, piano
Jonathan Sokol: Every of the Time (premiere)

Destiny Fulfilled - September 16, 2017
Johannes Brahms: Symphony no. 1
Richard Strauss: Four Last Songs
    Lauren Sawyer, soprano

2016-17

Salute to the USA July 2-3, 2017
Leonard Bernstein: Candide Overture
Aaron Copland: Hoe Down from Rodeo
George Gershwin: An American in Paris
Morton Gould: American Salute
Brian Laguardia: Variatons on Shenandoah
Gioachino Rossini:  William Tell Overture
John Philip Sousa: Semper Fidelis March
John Philip Sousa: Stars and Stripes Forever
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
John Williams: Star Wars Suite
John Williams: Summon the Heroes 

Dreams of the Future - May 19-20, 2017
Hector Berlioz: Hungarian March from Damnation of Faust
Jonathan Bingham: Episode (Premiere)
Hector Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique, Op. 14

Marriage of Figaro - May 11-13, 2017
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - le nozze di Figaro

Classical Case of Mixed Emotion (Children’s Concert) - April 19, 2017
Edvard Grieg: In the Hall of the Mountain King from Peer Gynt
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Abduction from the Seraglio Overture
Samuel Barber: Adagio for Strings
John Williams: Star Wars Main Title
Igor Stravinsky: Rite of Spring
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no. 5
Gustav Holst: Mars from The Planets
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no. 8
John Williams: Harry Potter & the Sorcerer’s Stone
Jeremy Zuckerman: Legend of Korra

Day of Reckoning - April 8, 2017          
Hector Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique
Franz Liszt Totentanz
    Cody Garrison, Piano
Elizabeth Anne Comninellis: As Lightning Flashes (premiere)

Mystery of the Enigma - March 31, 2017
Edward Elgar: Pomp & Circumstance March no. 1
Pierre Max Dubois: Concerto for Alto Saxophone
    Nicholas May, saxophone
Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations, Op. 36

Clash Of Titans - February 24, 2017
Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony no. 3 “Scottish”
Nino Rota Divertimento Concertante
    Paul Erhard, bass
Sebastian Laskowski: Kinetospheric Exploitation (premiere)

Eastern Powers - February 17, 2017          
Dmitri Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 77     Phoenix Avalon, violin
Modest Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

European Vacation - January 27-28, 2017      
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat major, K. 364     Tracy LaGuardia, violin; Heidi Snyder, viola
Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A major, Op. 90 (Italian)

Miracle of the Seasons - December 9, 2016
Samuel Barber: Die Natali (Chorale Preludes for Christmas), Op. 37
Giovanni Gabrieli: Sonata pian ‘e forte
Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 96 in D major (The Miracle)
Johann Strauss, Jr.: An der schönen blauen Donau (On the Beautiful Blue Danube), Op. 314
Leroy Anderson: Sleigh Ride
Leroy Anderson: Christmas Festival

Prague, I Love You - November 19, 2016
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony no. 38 “Prague”
Bill Douglas: Songs & Dances
    Ingrid Anderson, oboe
Johann Sebastian Bach: Double Violin Concerto
    Yin-Feng Keynes Chen & Phoenix Avalon, violins

Great Masters - November 4-5, 2016
Franz Schubert: Symphony in C major "Great"
Johannes Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn

Steal This Concert: A Lesson in Musical Borrowing and Imitation
Family Concert - October 29, 2016
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no. 1
Lady Gaga: Telephone
John Williams: Jaws
Michael Kamen: Robin Hood Prince of Thieves Overture
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Bastien und Bastienne Overture
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no. 3 “Eroica”
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no. 5
Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony no. 4
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Pas de deux from Nutcracker
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Magic Flute Overture
Gioachino Rossini: Barber of Seville Overture
J.C. Bach: Sinfonia in D major, opus 18 no. 4
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro Overture
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony no. 25
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony no. 40
John Williams: E.T. Adventures on Earth
John Williams: Star Wars
Erich Wolfgang Korngold: King’s Row
Taylor Swift: Shake it Off

Beethoven's Shadow - October 22, 2016
Franz Schubert: Symphony in B minor "Unfinished"
Johannes Brahms: Double Concerto for Violin & Cello
    Sarah Off, violin; Mathieu D’Ordine, cello

Sword of Fate - September 23-24, 2016
Richard Strauss: Death and Tranfiguration
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no. 5 in C minor

Fate Knocks, Symphony Rocks: September 17, 2016
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no. 5 in C minor
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini
    Daria Kiseleva, piano

2015-16

Mozart Requiem & God in Disguise - May 20-21, 2016
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem
Lars-Erik Larsson: God in Disguise 

Sacred Structures - May 13, 2016
Anton Bruckner: Symphony 4 “Romantic”
Edgar Girtain: Symphony 2 “An American Pastoral

Nature’s Voice - May 7, 2016
Jean Sibelius: Symphony 3
Antonín Dvořák: Cello Concerto, Silver Ainomäe, Cello
Jonathan Sokol: Everything All At Once (premiere)

Animated Orchestra - Children’s Concert - April 12, 2016
Gregory Smith: The Animated Orchestra
Edgar Girtain: Symphony 2 “An American Pastoral”
Anton Bruckner: Symphony 4 “Romantic”

Fate’s Celebration - March 18, 2016
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony 4
Alberto Ginastera: Harp Concerto, Rachel Knight, harp

Party at Tchaikovsky’s - March 12, 2016
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Suite
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto, Phoenix Avalon, violin

Celestial Waters - February 12 & 15, 2016
Claude Debussy: La Mer
Johannes Brahms: Violin Concerto
    Gregory Walker, violin

Birth of Innovation - February 5, 2016
Johannes Brahms: Symphony 2
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto 20, Toku Kawata, piano

Holiday Fireworks - December 11, 2015
George Frederic Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks
Anatol Liadov: Eight Russian Folk Songs
Otto Nicolai: Merry Wives of Windsor Overture
Sergei Prokofiev: Overture on Hebrew Themes
Chip Davis: Stille Nacht
Singalongs and Carols
 
La Bohème - November 19 & 21, 2015
Giacomo Puccini: La Bohème
 
Tales from the North - November 6, 2015
Jean Sibelius: Symphony no. 5
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite no. 1
 
Classical Case of Mixed Emotion - Family Concert, October 31, 2015
Samuel Barber: Adagio for Strings
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Abduction from the Seraglio Overture
Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt (In the Hall of the Mountain King)
Modest Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain
Gustav Holst: Planets (Mars) 
John Williams: Start Wars
Ramin Djawadi: Game of Thrones
Jeremy Zuckerman: Legend of Korra

Scottish Rite Series: Beethoven & Grieg - October 10, 2015
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no. 9
Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite no. 1
 
Boulder Dynasties - October 3, 2015
Antonín Dvořák: Symphony no. 7
Beethoven Triple Concerto, Oswald Lehnert II, violin, Doris Pridonoff-Lehnert, piano, Oswald Lehnert III, cello
 
New World Discoveries - September 18, 2015
Antonín Dvořák: Symphony no. 9
Samuel Barber: School for Scandal Overture
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Five Mystical Songs, Tom Kittle, baritone
 
2014-15

Beethoven's Message - May 15, 2015
Ludwig van Beethoven: Beethoven Symphony no. 9
Edgar Girtain, End of Humanism (premiere)
 
Love's Arrow - May 7 & 9, 2015
Georges Bizet: Carmen

Mr. Smith's Bowl of Notes - Children’s Concert - April 14, 2015
Gregory Smith: Mr. Smith’s Bowl of Notes
Manuel de Falla: Three Cornered Hat
 
Musical Rapture - March 28, 2015
Johannes Brahms: Symphony no. 3
Joaquín Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez, Nicolò Spera, guitar
Nathan Hudson: Approaching Rapture (premiere)
 
Song of the Night - March 20, 2015
Gustav Mahler: Symphony no. 7
Vladimir Cosma: Concerto for Euphonium & Orchestra, Steven Vaughan, euphonium
 
A Titanic Journey - February 21, 2015
Gustav Mahler Symphony no. 1
Ernest Chausson: Poème, Phoenix Avalon, violin
 
Dances of Love - February 14, 2015
Leonard Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
Richard Strauss: Rosenkavalier Waltzes
Manuel de Falla: Dances from Three Cornered Hat, Ravel Bolero
 
Let It Snow - December 12, 2014
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony no. 1 "Winter Dreams”
Johann Strauss: Tritsch-Tratsch
Johann Strauss: Thunder & Lightning Polkas
Malcolm Arnold: Holly & Ivy
 
Out of the Darkness - November 22, 2014
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no. 4
Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring for 13 Instruments
 
Boulder International Opera Competition - November 15, 2014
Operatic Arias from Puccini, Bizet & Mozart

Ballet Russes - November 7, 2014
Igor Stravinsky: Petroushka (1947)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Suite
Edgar Girtain: Isolation, Day 253 (premiere) Phoenix Gayles, soprano  
 
Mystery of the Enigma, October 25, 2014
Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations
Ludwig van Beethoven Coriolan Overture
Johannes Brahms: Prelude & Fugue in G minor, Devon Howard, organ
 
Curious Case of the Mysterious Maestro, October 25, 2014
Khan Ductore battles Sherlick Helms for the elusive secret behind Edward Elgar's Enigma Variations

Passionate Collisions, September 20, 2014
Jean Sibelius: Symphony no. 1
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto 2, Toku Kawata, piano
Jonathan Sokol: What Trees May Speak (premiere)
 
Freedom Reigns, September 26, 2014
Jean Sibelius: Symphony 2
Jean Sibelius: Violin Concerto, Andrew Sords, violin
Ennio Morricone: Gabriel’s Oboe

2013-14
 
Secret Agents of Change, May 17, 2014
Tom Hagerman, Mark McCoin & Max Bernstein: Music for Found Piano-Harp & Strings
Claude Debussy: Rhapsodie, Deborah Marshall, clarinet
Ludwig van Beethoven Leonore Overture no. 3
Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony 5
 
Political Animals at the Farmers Market, May 10, 2014
Gioachino Rossini: William Tell Overture
Béla Bartók: Rumanian Folk Dances
Johannes Brahms: Hungarian Dances
Ludwig van Beethoven: Leonore Overture
 
Love's Arrow: Highlights from Carmen, May 9, 2014
Georges Bizet: Carmen
 
Animated Orchestra - Children’s Concert, April 8, 2014
Gregory Smith: The Animated Orchestra
Brian Laguardia: Movie Music
Georges Bizet: Carmen Suites
 
Classic Traditions, March 14, 2014
Johannes Brahms: Symphony 2
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto, Josiah Hamill, violin

Organ-ic Orchestra, February 15, 2014
Camille Saint-Saëns: Symphony with Organ
Felix Mendelssohn: Violin Concert, Phoenix Avalon, violin
Gioachino Rossini: Overture to William Tell
 
Made in America, February 7, 2014
Aaron Copland Appalachian Spring Suite
George Gershwin: American in Paris
Leonard Bernstein: Candide Overture
 
Bridges to Heaven, December 7, 2013
Gustav Mahler: Symphony 4
Gustav Mahler: Songs of a Wayfarer
Austin Wintory: Convergence for Soprano & Orchestra (premiere) 
Teresa Castillo, soprano
 
The Soldier’s Tale, December 4, 2013
Igor Stravinsky: L’Histoire du Soldat
 
Medieval Games, November 8, 2013
Carl Orff: Carmina Burana
 
Mayhem on Canyon Boulevard - Kids Concert, October 26, 2013
Murder Mystery Spoof-tacular
 
Deaf Man’s Dysfunctional Dance, September 21, 2013
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony 7
Richard Wagner: Overture to Meistersinger
Loretta Notareschi: Balance & Swing (premiere)
Béla Bartók:  Rumanian Folk Dances
 
The Empire Returns, October 11, 2013
Igor Stravinsky: The Firebird Suite (1919)
Camille Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto no. 5 “Egyptian” Jamie Shaak, piano, 
Hector Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture

2012-13

The Magnificent Orchestra, May 10, 2013
Gustav Mahler: Symphony no. 1 “Titan”
Johannes Brahms: Academic Festival Overture
George Gershwin: Lullaby for Strings

Celebrations of Spring, May 17, 2013
Robert Schumann: Symphony 1 “Spring”
Franz Joseph Haydn: Te Deum for Empress Marie Therese
Anton Bruckner: Psalm 150
Johann Sebastian Bach (arr. Joachim Raff): Chaconne 

Spring Masterworks, March 23 - 24, 2013
Antonín Dvořák: Symphony 5 in F major
Johann Sebastian Bach (arr. Joachim Raff): Chaconne
Gustav Mahler:Songs of a Wayfarer, Tom Kittle, baritone

Soundscapes of America, March 15 - 16, 2013
Antonín Dvořák: Symphony 9 “From the New World”
Samuel Barber: Adagio for Strings
Gregory T.S. Walker: Concerto for Cyber Guitar & Orchestra 

Français Fantastique, February 8, 2013
Claude Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Fawn
Georges Bizet: L’Arlésienne: Suite No.1
Hector Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique

Nature’s Realm, November 30, 2012
Jean Sibelius: Symphony 5
Austin Wintory: Woven Variations from Journey
Jean Sibelius: Swan of Tuonela
Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite no. 1 

John Denver Tribute, November 3, 2012
with the John Adams Band 

The Three D’s, November 13, 2012
Dvorak’s Wind Serenade, Opus 44

Season Opener, October 5, 2012
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony 5
Ottorino Respighi: Fountains of Rome
Ottorino Respighi: Aria for Strings Leonard Bernstein: Overture to Candide

Fate Knocks, October 13, 2012
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no. 5 in C minor
Max Bruch: Violin Concerto no. 1 in G minor, Phoenix Avalon, violin
Hector Berlioz: Le Corsaire 

2011-12

Season Finale, May 12, 2012
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no. 3 “Eroica”
Antonio Vivaldi: Four Seasons (for Electric Violin), Gregory Walker, violin
Gregory T.S. Walker: Dreamcatcher for Electric Violin & Orchestra 

Brahms Resurrected, May 18 - 19, 2012
Johannes Brahms: A German Requiem
Austin Wintory: Inter (world premiere)

Romantic Celebrations, April 22, 2012
Anton Bruckner: Symphony no. 4 “Romantic”
Joaquín Turina: La Procesión del Rocío
Pablo de Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen

Transcendental Metamorphosis, March 31, 2012
Johannes Brahms: Symphony no. 4
Arvo Pärt: Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Brittan
Charles Ives: Unanswered Question
Conrad Kehn: Playgrosso (world premiere)

Heroism Reborn, February 17, 2012
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no. 3
Dmitri Shostakovich: Piano Concerto no. 2
Giovanni Gabrielli: Sonata piano e forte
Chip Michael: Invisible Heroes (world premiere)
George Frederick Handel: Siroe, re di persia 

Kid’s Concert at the Santa Fe Children’s Museum, December 11, 2011
Johannes Brahms: Serenade no. 1
Mark O’Connor: Appalachia Waltz

Santa Fe Youth Symphony Winter Concert, December 7, 2011
Edward Elgar: Serenade for Strings
Johannes Brahms: Serenade no. 1
Mark O’Connor: Appalachia Waltz

Seasons of Change, November 18, 2011
Johannes Brahms: Serenade no. 1
Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring (13 instruments)
Mark O’Connor: Appalachia Waltz
Ricardo Iznaola: Vocalise, Patrick Sutton, Guitar

Benefit Concert featuring Mark O’Connor, October 15, 2011
music performed and composed by
Mark O’Connor

Journeys of Rebirth, October 14-15, 2011
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Toward the Unknown Region
Francis Poulenc: Gloria
Johannes Brahms: Nänie
Johannes Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn
Austin Wintory: Gray Rain

2010-11

Antonin Dvorak’s 9th Symphony “New World” (Movement III)
also on program: Mozart’s Turkish Violin Concerto & 
Barber’s Meditation & Dance of Vengeance from Medea
July 2011

“St. Gaudens in Boston Common” from
Charles Ives: Three Places in New England
Johannes Brahms: Symphony no. 3
Maurice Ravel: La Valse
July 2011

Transcending Cultural Compasses
Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade
Arturo Marquez: Danzon no. 2
Gregory T.S. Walker: Song of the Untouchable (premiere) 
Colin Thurmond: Concierto de Pampas for Guitar & Percussion (premiere)
May 2011

Symphonic Shamans: Paving Paths of Joy
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no. 9 “Choral”
Ozie Cargile: Song for Humanity (premiere)
March 2011

8th Annual Red Dress Concert featuring Rockapella
Leonard Bernstein: Overture to Candide
Jean Sibelius: Finlandia
Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol
Arturo Marquez: Danzon no. 2
music Rockapella
February 2011

European Sojourn: Infusing Folk with Classical
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violin Concerto no. 5 “Turkish”
Ralph Vaughan Williams: English Folk Song Suite
Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol
Jean Sibelius: Finlandia
Holiday Singalongs
December 2010

Blood, Sweat & Tears: Creative Journeys
Johannes Brahms: Symphony no. 1
Franz Schubert: Mass no. 2 in G major
Chip Michael: Exchanging Glances (premiere)
November 2010

Humble Beginnings and Surprise Endings
music of Haydn (Symphony no. 90), Mozart (Symphony no. 32), Beethoven (Symphony no. 1) & Chip Michael (You Can’t Catch Rabbits with Drums, US premiere)
October 2010

Dances, Marches and Serenades,
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenade “Gran Partita” 
Richard Strauss: Wind Serenade
Igor Stravinsky: The Soldier’s Tale
July 2010

2009-10

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

2008-09

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)
 
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