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Orchestral Ensembles

CURRENT SCHEDULES

WEEKLY REHEARSAL SCHEDULE

(Schedules, rosters, and repertoire will also be posted on the bulletin board outside Voxman 2400)

SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

TUESDAY (10/23) Onstage Voxman: concert order

7 pm- Rodriguez

7:30 pm (or earlier) Tomasi

Break by 8 pm (possibly earlier)

8:15 pm- Brahms (though please be here ready by 8, in case we’re ahead of schedule)

WEDNESDAY (10/24) Concert Hall Stage, Voxman

7:30 pm- Concert: Rodriguez, Tomasi, intermission, Brahms

FRIDAY (10/26)

NO REHEARSAL! Thanks for all your hard work so far this semester.

Please be prepared for Monday's first rehearsal with Dr. Stalter.

CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

THURSDAY (10/25)

1:30 pm- Brahms

1:55 pm- Hindemith: mvt 1, strings only

TUESDAY (10/30)

1:30 pm- Mendelssohn

1:50 pm- Brahms

THURSDAY (11/1)

1:30 pm- Haydn

1:55 pm- Hindemith


2018-2019 Season Programming Information

University of Iowa Symphony Orchestra

Fall/Spring 2018-2019 Concert Schedule and Repertoire

All Concerts 7:30 pm, unless otherwise indicated

Dr. William LaRue Jones, conductor

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 (Hancher)

Das Lied von der Erde – Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)

       3+ 3+ 3++ 3+ – 4 3 3 1 T3 2hps cel

            Katharine Goeldner, mezzo soprano

            Dennis Petersen, tenor

    + vocal encores:

La Traviata (Brindisi)   Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)

         1+1 2 2 2 - 4 2 3 1. T Bs.Dr

Die Fledermaus (No. 11 finale) - Johann Strauss, Jr. (1825-1899)

1+1 2 2 2 - 4 2 3 0 T+ Snare, tri


(63')





(3')


(3')



Wednesday, October 24 (Voxman Concert Hall)

  Mosaico Mexicano – Arturo Rodriguez (1976 -      )

       3+ 3+ 3++ 2 – 4 3 3 1, T5, Hp


(12')

  Divertimento Corsica – Henri Tomasi (1901-1971)

       Strings and Harp

             Courtney Miller, Oboe

            Jorge Montilla, Clarinet

            Benjamin Coelho, Bassoon

-intermission

(12')

   Symphony No. 1 – Johannes Brahms (1833 – 1897)

       2 2 2 3+ – 4 2 3 0 T

(45')

Wednesday, November 28: "War and Peace"

UISO & Choirs (Hancher) Dr. Timothy Stalter, conductor

  Mass in Time of War – Franz J. Haydn (1732-1809)

       Soli SATB

        1 2 2 2 – 2 2 T

-intermission



(45')

   The Armed Man: Mass for Peace – Karl Jenkins (1944 - )

       Solo Soprano

        2 picc  2 EH 2BsCl  2 CFG – 4 3 3 1 T5

(70')


Saturday/Sunday, February 16/17: Iowa High School Honors Festival (Choir, Band & Orchestras)



Saturday, February 16 UI SoM Showcase Concert, (6:30 pm?) (Voxman)

  Rhapsody for Orchestra – Yuzo Toyama (1931 - )

       2+ 2 2 2 – 4 3 3 1 T5 Hp


 (8')

Wednesday, February 27 (Hancher)

  Rhapsody for Orchestra – Yuzo Toyama (1931 - )

       2+ 2 2 2 – 4 3 3 1 T5 Hp


 (8')

  Southern Scenes: Double Concerto for Flute & Pipa – Chen Yi (b.1953)

       2+ 2 2 2 – 4 2 3 1 3Perc

          Linda Chatterton, Flute

          Gao Hong, Pipa

-intermission

(15')

  Symphony No. 5 – Piotr Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)

        3+ 2 2 2 – 4 2 3 1 T

(50')

Thursday/Friday, March 14/15: Iowa Tour

Wednesday/Thursday, March 27/28: Chicago Tour


Tuesday, March 26 (Hancher Concert)
Wednesday, March 27 (Chicago Orchestra Hall Concert)

  Appalachian Spring – Aaron Copland (1900-1990)

         2+ 2 2 2 – 2 2 2, T3, Hp, Pno

(25')

  Symphony No. 1 (Afro-American) – William Grant Still (1895-1978)

        3+ 3+ 4+ 2 – 4 3 3 1, T3, Hp, Cel, Banjo

-intermission

(23')

  Piano Concerto no. 1, in f# minor, op. 1 (1919 revised version) - Sergei Rachmaninov (1873-1943)

        2 2 2 2 – 4 2 3 1 T

            Ksenia Nosikova, piano

(28')

Wednesday, May 1 (Voxman)

   Die Fledermaus Overture – Johann Strauss, Jr. (1825 – 1899)

        2+ 2 2 2 – 4 2 3 0 T2


 (9')

  Huapango – Jose Moncayo (1912 – 1958)

        3+ 2 3+ 2 – 4 3 3 1 T5 Hp

 (8')

  Symphonic Metamorphosis – Paul Hindemith (1895 – 1963)

        3+ 3+ 3+ 3+ – 4 2 3 1 T4

-intermission

(21')

  Concerto for Piano #4, Op. 44, C minor – Camille Saint-Saens (1835 – 1921)

        2 2 2 2 – 2 2 3 0 T

              Lorraine Min, Piano

(25')

University of Iowa Chamber Orchestra 

Fall/Spring 2018 - 2019

All Concerts 3:00 pm – Voxman Concert Hall (unless otherwise noted)

Dr. Jones, Sung Han, Fernanda Lastra, Megan Maddaleno & Simón Zerpa, conductors

Dr. William LaRue Jones, Director of Orchestral Studies


Sunday, October 7, 2018 (Voxman)

La Scala di Seta Overture – Giacomo Rossini (1792-1868) (SH)

       1+ 2 2 1 – 2


 (7')

   Pelleas and Melisande, Op. 46 – Jean Sibelius (1865-1957) (SZ)

        1+ 1+ 2 2 – 2 T

(25')

  Siegfried Idyll – Richard Wagner (1813-1883) (FL)

        1 1 2 1 – 2 1

(18')

  Three Latin-American Sketches – Aaron Copland (1900-1990) (MM)

        1+ 1 1 1 – 0 1  1Perc Pno

(11')



Sunday, December 2, 2018 (Voxman) - UICO + AUSO

Armida  Overture – Franz J. Haydn (1732-1809) (MM)

       1 2 0 2 – 2


 (7')

Midsummer Nights Dream:  Nocturne – Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) (SH)

       2 2 2 2 – 2

 (6')

   Es ist ein Ros‘ entsprungen – Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) / Earl Scott (FL)

        2 0 1 1

 (6')

   Spielmusik, Op. 43, #1 – Paul Hindemith (1895-1963) (SZ)

        2 2 0 0 – 2 Fl  2 Ob

 (7')

Sunday, March 3, 2019 (Voxman)

  Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Furies – Christoph W. Gluck (1714-1787)

       0 2 0 1 – 2


 (5')

  Symphony no. 5 – Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

       1 2 0 2 – 2

(27')

   Sinfonia Concertante – Karl D. von Dittersdorf (1739-1799)

       0 2 0 0 – 2

             Christine Rutledge, Viola

             Volkan Orhan, Double Bass

(16')

   Concerto for Alto Sax – Pierre M. Dubois (1930-1995)

        Strings

                    Kenneth Tse, Saxophone

(17')

Sunday, May 5, 2019: Concerto/Aria Competition Concert (+ AUSO)

Symphonies des chambre - Darius Milhaud

  + Concerto/Aria Winners

     Repertoire tbd November (after concerto competition)



All-University String Orchestra

2018-2019 Concert Schedule and Repertoire

3 pm Concerts in Voxman Concert Hall


Sunday, December 2, 2018 - AUSO + UICO


Symphony #5, Mvts. 3 & 4 – F. Mendelssohn/Palmer (SH)
(5'30")
Yumiweeus – Richard Meyer (MM) (6')
The Elements – Richard Meyer (FL)
(7'30")
Petrushka – Igor Stravinsky/Andrew Dabczynski (SZ)
(5'30")


Sunday, May 5, 2019 AUSO + UICO


Enigma Variations – Edward Elgar/Todd Parrish(5'30")
Irish Tune from Country Derry – Percy Grainger/Sandra Dackow (4')
Seven Scottish Airs Gustav Holst/Bob Philips(6'30")
Libertango Astor Piazzolla/James Kazik (4')


Contact Information

 

Orchestra website

School of Music, University of Iowa

Dr. William LaRue Jones, Director of Orchestral Studies
william-jones@uiowa.edu
4100 Voxman

Sam Stapleton, Orchestra Manager
music-orchestra@uiowa.edu
4415 Voxman

Attendance

Megan Maddaleno, Orchestra TA

megan-maddaleno@uiowa.edu

Questions about parts:

Head Librarian

Fernanda Lastra, Orchestra TA

fernanda-lastra@uiowa.edu

Wind Librarian
Sung Han, Orchestra TA

sung-han@uiowa.edu

String Librarian

Simón Zerpa, Orchestra TA

simon-zerpacarballo@uiowa.edu