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Orchestral Ensembles

 ORCHESTRA DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

CURRENT SCHEDULES

WEEKLY REHEARSAL SCHEDULE

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

WEEK OF AUGUST 21, 2017

SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

MONDAY & TUESDAY - Auditions

WEDNESDAY - Rehearsal 1


CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

THURSDAY - Rehearsal 1

 

2017-2018 Season Programming Information

University of Iowa Symphony Orchestra

Fall/Spring 2017-2018 Concert Schedule and Repertoire

All Concerts 7:30 pm

Dr. William LaRue Jones, conductor

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 (HANCHER)

Capriccio Italien ------- Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)              (15”)

          3+ 2+ 2 2 – 4 4 3 1 T+3, harp

Clarinet Concerto ------- Aaron Copland (1900–1990)                       (18”)

           Strings, harp, piano

                       Jorge Montilla Moreno, Clarinet

Fantasia on an Ostinato ------- John Corigliano (1986-  )                   (16”)

           3+ 3 3 3+ - 4 4 3 1 T+4, piano, harp

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Symphony no. 7, A major --- Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)     (40”)

           2 2 2 2 – 2 2 T                                                                          (89”)

                                                                                                                      

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 (VOXMAN)

Short Ride in a Fast Machine --- John Adams (1947-   )                       (4”)

           4+ 3+ 4 4+ - 4 4 3 1 T+3

Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune --- Claude Debussy (1862-1918)    (10”)

           3 3+ 2 2 – 4 1perc, 2harps

The Swan of Tuonela ------- Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)                        (8”)

           0 1 1+ 2 – 4 0 3 0 T+1, harp

                       Courtney Miller, English Horn

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Piano Concerto in A minor ------- Robert Schumann (1810-1856)        (31”)

           2 2 2 2 – 2 2 T                                                                           (53”)

                       Uriel Tsachor, Piano                                                               


Wednesday, November 29, 2017 UISO with Choir (HANCHER)

           Dr. Stalter, conductor

Messa di Gloria ------- Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)                           (45”)

           2 2 2 2 – 4 2 3, T, harp

Stabat Mater ------- Giuseppe Verdi (1886-1897)                                 (12”)

           3 2 2 4 – 4 3 4 0, T+1, harp


Wednesday, February 28, 2018 (HANCHER)

Romeo and Juliet ------- Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)             (19”)

          3 3 2 2 – 4 2 3 1 T+2, harp

Butterfly Lovers Concerto ------- Chen Gang/He Zhanhao                    (27”)

           2 2 2 2 – 4 2 3 0 T+3, harp, piano

                       Goh Suk Liang, Erhu

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Piano Concerto no. 2, op. 102 --- Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)    (20”)

           3+ 2 2 2 – 4 T SD                                                                      (66”)

                       Ksenia Nosikova, Piano                                                         


Wednesday, March 28, 2018 (HANCHER)

Danzon no. 2 ------- Arturo Marquez (1950-   )                                     (10”)

           2+ 2 2 2 – 4 3 3 1 T+3, piano

Concerto for 2 Pianos no. 10, Eb Major --- W.A. Mozart (1756-1791)  (24”)

           0 2 2 2 – 2 2 0 0 T

                       Réne Lecuona & Alan Huckleberry, Piano

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Brian Stokes Mitchell                                                                          (45+”)

                                                                                                              (79”)

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 (VOXMAN)

Overture to Candide ------- Leonard Bernstein (1918 -1990)                  (5’)

           3 2 4 3 - 4 2 3 1 T+5, harp

Blumine ------- Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)                                             (8”)

           2 2 2 2 - 4 1. T, harp

Organ Symphony, op. 42bis ----- Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)    (24”)

          2 2 2 2 – 4 4 3 1 T+2

                      Gregory Hand, Organ

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Symphony no. 1 ‘Titan’ ------- Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)                   (53”)

          4+ 4+ 4+ 3+ - 7 4 3 1 2T, 3harps                                                (90”)



University of Iowa Chamber Orchestra 

Fall/Spring 2017-2018

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

Dr. William LaRue Jones, Director of Orchestral Studies

Sunday, October 1, 2017

King Stephen Overture --- Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) (QH)   (8”)

            2 2 2 3+ - 4 2 0 0 T

Symphony no. 100 ‘Military’ - Josef Haydn (1732-1809) (SS I, II)        (24”)

            2 2 2 2 – 2 2 T+3                                                (SRH: III, IV)

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Symphony no. 1, C — Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826) (Dr J)       (25”)

            1 2 0 2 – 2 2 0 0 T                                                                  (57")


October 13, 14, 15  Opera    Coralville Center for the Performing Arts

The Medium ------- Gian Carlo Menotti (1911-2007)

*(Orchestration TBA)

 

Sunday, December 3, 2017

L’Italiana in Algeri Overture --- Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868) (QH)   (9”)

            1 2 2 2 – 2 2 T

La Calife de Bagdad - François-Adrien Boieldieu (1775-1834) (SRH)  (8”)

            2+ 2 2 2 – 2 T+3

Symphony no. 31 ‘Paris’ ----- W.A. Mozart (1756-1791) (SS)              (18”)

            2 2 2 2 – 2 2 0 0 T

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+ AUSO


Sunday, March 4, 2018         Yang Li – Guest Conductor

Symphony no. 2, Bb major, D125 ------ Franz Schubert (1797-1828)  (29”)

            2 2 2 2 – 2 2 0 0 T

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Konzert für zwei Fagotte ----- Christian Ludwig Dietter (1757-1822)   (20”)

            0 2 0 0 – 2 0 0 0

                        John Miller & William Jones, Bassoons

 

April 13, 14, 15  Opera    Coralville Center for the Performing Arts

Così Fan Tutte ------- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

*(Orchestration TBA)

 

Sunday, April 29, 7:30 pm 2018

Concerto/Aria Competition Winners TBA

+ AUSO


All-University String Orchestra

2017-2018 Concert Schedule and Repertoire

Voxman Concert Hall

Dr. William LaRue Jones, Director of Orchestral Studies

Sunday, December 3,  2017, 3 pm

Divertimento, K. 136 ------- W. A. Mozart (1756-1791) (QH)                (13”)

Capriol Suite ------- Peter Warlock (1894-1930) (SS)                          (10")

Sinfonietta ------- Harold Genzmer (1909-2007) (SRH)                       (10”)

 

Sunday, April 29,  2018, 7:30 pm

Heart Wounds / Last Spring ------- Edward Grieg (1843-1907) (QH)     (9”)

Christmas Concerto --- Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1718) (SRH)             (13”)

Andante Cantabile ---- Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) (SS)      (10")

   and/or

“Nuages” (Nocturnes) ------- Claude Debussy, arr. S. Stapleton (SS)   (8”)

 


Contact Information

 

Orchestra website

School of Music, University of Iowa

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

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

Questions about parts:

Head Librarian
Derek Barnes, Orchestra TA
Derek-Barnes@uiowa.edu 

Wind Librarian
Sung Ryung Han, Orchestra TA

___@uiowa.edu

String Librarian
Qianli He, Orchestra TA

___@uiowa.edu