2014-15 Season: RAPTURE

SCANDAL AND SEDUCTION
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 • 7:30pm • Eisenhower Auditorium

James Lyon, Violin
An evening full of comic intrigue, romantic lyricism and tantalizing tales of seduction.
 
BARBER:  Overture to The School for Scandal, Op. 5
BRUCH:  Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV:  Scheherazade, Op. 35

 

TIN PAN ALLEY TO TINSELTOWN  (Symphonic Pops Concert)
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 • 7:30pm • Eisenhower Auditorium

Music by America’s great songsmiths, from Tin Pan Alley and Broadway to Hollywood.

CHASE (arr.):  Broadway Tonight!
COHAN (arr. Lewis):  Give My Regards to George
BERLIN (arr. Ades):  Irving Berlin, A Symphonic Portrait
PORTER (arr. Whitney):  Cole Porter Salute
GERSHWIN (arr. Bennett):  Selections from Porgy and Bess
WILLIAMS (arr.):  Hooray for Hollywood
LOESSER (arr. Custer):  Music from Guys and Dolls
KANDER (arr. Ricketts):  Medley from Chicago
HERMAN (arr. Lang):  Selections from La Cage aux Folles
RODGERS (arr. Bennett):  South Pacific, Symphonic Scenario

 

BEETHOVEN 3-4-5
Thursday, December 11, 2014 • 7:30pm • Mt. Nittany Middle School Auditorium

Steven Herbert Smith, Piano
All-Beethoven program, featuring three of the master’s greatest works.
 
BEETHOVEN:  Leonore Overture No. 3, Op. 72b
BEETHOVEN:  Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58
BEETHOVEN:  Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67

 

REMARKABLE KIDS  (Family Concert)
Sunday, January 25, 2015 • 4:00pm • Mt. Nittany Middle School Auditorium

Mark Ballora, Narrator
Ann Keller Young Soloist Competition Winner
A program for the entire family, including the story of a boy with remarkable musical talents, compositions by great musical prodigies, and the winner of our annual young soloist competition.
 
ELLIOTT:  The Remarkable Farkle McBride (Story by John Lithgow)
Works by MOZART, MENDELSSOHN, ROSSINI and others

 

PASSION UNBOUNDED
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 • 7:30pm • Eisenhower Auditorium

Lisa O. Bontrager, Horn
Post-Romantic works of soaring passion and deep conviction.
 
SIBELIUS:  Finlandia, Op. 26
SIBELIUS:  Valse triste, Op. 44, No. 1
GLIÈRE:  Horn Concerto in B-flat major, Op. 91
SIBELIUS:  Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39

 

SPANISH IMPRESSIONS
Saturday, April 25, 2015 • 7:30pm • Eisenhower Auditorium

José Ramón Méndez, Piano
Amanda Silliker, Mezzo Soprano
Flamenco rhythms and jasmine-scented nights from sunny Spain.
 
RAVEL:  Alborada del gracioso [Morning Song of the Jester]
FALLA:  Noches en los jardines de España [Nights in the Gardens of Spain]
FALLA:  El sombrero de tres picos [The Three-Cornered Hat]

 

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You may order your season tickets through the brochure.  
Single tickets to concerts at Eisenhower Auditorium
may be purchased by calling 1-800-ARTS-TIX.
Please call NVS office (814-231-8224) for tickets to our concerts
at Mt. Nittany Middle School
 

 We look forward to seeing you in the audience!