NITTANY VALLEY SYMPHONY 2017-2018 Season  

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Music: The Universal Language

 
 
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VIRTUOSO/VARIATION

Sunday, November 5, 2017, 4:00pm • Eisenhower Auditorium

Max Zorin, violin

Violin virtuosity and orchestral variations

BLACHER: Orchestra Variations on a Theme of Paganini
PAGANINI: Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major, Op. 6
TCHAIKOVSKY: Theme and Variations from Suite No. 3 in G major, Op. 55


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THE STORY OF BABAR: FAMILY CONCERT

Sunday January 28, 2018, 4:00pm • Bellefonte Area High School Theatre

Helen Manfull, Narrator
Ann Keller Young Soloist Competition Winner

A program for the entire family featuring a piece for narrator and orchestra, plus the winner of our annual young soloist competition.

FUČÍK: Entrance of the Gladiators, Op. 68
STRAVINSKY: Circus Polka
POULENC: The Story of Babar, the Little Elephant
Remainder of program TBA


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MUSIC WITHOUT BORDERS

Sunday, March 25, 2018, 4:00pm • Eisenhower Auditorium

Christopher Guzman, piano

A diverse world, united by the power of music

COPLAND: El Salón México
PROKOFIEV: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major, Op. 26
BORODIN: Symphony No. 2 in B minor


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THE END OF ROMANTICISM

Sunday, April 29, 2018, 4:00pm • Mt. Nittany Middle School Auditorium

Ted Christopher, baritone

Love, death and transcendence at the end of the Romantic era

WAGNER: Prelude and Liebestod [Love-Death] from Tristan und Isolde
MAHLER: Kindertotenlieder [Songs on the Death of Children]
WAGNER: Siegfried's Funeral March from Götterdämmerung
R. STRAUSS: Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24 [Death and Transfiguration]


Past Concerts:

GALLIC GRANDEUR

Sunday, September 24, 2017, 4:00pm • Bellefonte Area High School Theatre
Kim Cook, violoncello
French masterworks from the late 19th century
FAURÉ:  Suite from Pelléas et Mélisande, Op. 80
LALO:  Cello Concerto in D minor
FRANCK:  Symphony in D minor


2017-18 SEASON BROCHURE:

 
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 WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU IN THE AUDIENCE!


Past Concert Seasons:
2016-2017
2015-2016
2014-2015