2015-16 Concert Season: Infinite Inspiration
FATEFUL ENCOUNTERS: Sunday, September 27, 2015 • 4:00pm
Mt. Nittany Middle School Auditorium | Elizabeth Lyon, Violoncello | Fateful encounters of the musical kind.
LISZT: Mephisto Waltz No. 1
HAYDN: Cello Concerto in C major, Hob. VIIb:1
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36
MUSIC AND THE MOVIES: Sunday, November 1, 2015 • 4:00pm
Mt. Nittany Middle School Auditorium | Symphonic Pops Concert
Music inspired by movies… and vice versa!
MEDITERRANEAN HOLIDAY: Tuesday, January 26, 2016 • 7:30pm
Eisenhower Auditorium | Max Zorin, Violin | Tour of the Mediterranean, featuring music from Italy, France and Spain.
BERLIOZ: Le carnaval romain, Op. 9 [Roman Carnival Overture]
SAINT-SAËNS: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 28
MASSENET: Méditation from Thaïs
SARASATE: Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20 [Gypsy Airs]
RESPIGHI: Fontane di Roma [Fountains of Rome]
RESPIGHI: Pini di Roma [Pines of Rome]
DR. SEUSS AT THE SYMPHONY: Sunday, February 21, 2016 • 4:00pm
Bellefonte Area Middle School Auditorium | Family Concert | Mark Ballora, narrator | Ann Keller Young Soloist Competition Winner
Program for the entire family, including a work inspired by Dr. Seuss,
plus the winner of our annual young soloist competition.
PALOMO: The Sneetches (Story by Dr. Seuss)
REMAINDER OF PROGRAM TBA
FROM THE NEW WORLD: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 • 7:30pm
Eisenhower Auditorium | Christopher Guzman, Piano | The evolution of America’s musical identity, from Dvořák to jazz.
COPLAND: An Outdoor Overture
GERSHWIN: Piano Concerto in F major
DVORAK: Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95, From the New World
GERMAN ROMANTICS: Sunday, April 17, 2016 • 4:00pm
Mt. Nittany Middle School Auditorium | Anthony J. Costa, Clarinet | Romantic works by great German masters of the 19th century.
WAGNER: Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
WEBER: Clarinet Concerto No. 1 in F minor, Op. 73
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98