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ORCHESTRA DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Here's the VIDEO LINK of our Wednesday, September 27 UISO concert at Hancher!

https://music.uiowa.edu/about/live-stream-concert-schedule

CURRENT SCHEDULES

WEEKLY REHEARSAL SCHEDULE

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

WEEK OF October 16, 2017

SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

MONDAY (10/16)

     3:30- SECTIONALS:   

WEDNESDAY (10/18)

     3:30- Sibelius w Dr. Miller

     4:00- Schumann w Dr. Tsachor

FRIDAY (10/20)

     3:30- Adams

     4:00- Debussy

    *4:20- Sibelius w Dr. Miller (CHANGED 10/19! 10 minutes earlier)

     4:40- Schumann: III (Strings only)

CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

TUESDAY (10/17)

     1:30- Rossini

     1:55- Boieldieu

THURSDAY (10/19)

     1:30- Mozart Symphony no. 31


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

                     ---------------------

Symphony no. 7, A major --- Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)     (38”)

           2 2 2 2 – 2 2 T                                                                          (87”)


Tuesday, October 3, 2017: 9:30 & 11 am 4th Graders Concerts (VOXMAN)

"Jupiter" (from The Planets) --------- Gustav Holst/Leidig arr.               (6”)

           2 1 2 1 - 2 3 3 1, T+2

Trepak & Waltz of the Flowers from the Nutcracker, with dancers --------- P.I. Tchaikovsky

           Suite: 3 3 3 2 - 4 2 3 1, T+1, harp

Disney Movie Tunes: "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" (Lion King) &

"Somewhere Out There" (American Tale)   

           Strings, piano, +perc

           Maya Bassuk, soprano ---  (UI voice major)   

Hoe Down from Rodeo ------------------------- Aaron Copland        (3”)

           strings only

Tambourin Chinois ------------------------------ Fritz Kreisler                       (4”)

           0 2 2 2 - 2, T+1, harp

                          Katya Moeller, violin ---- (7th grader at Northwest)

William Tell Overture (Allegro) ----------- G. Rossini/Lehmeier               (12”)

           2 2 2 2 - 4 3 2 1, T+(3)

                                                                                                                      

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

                     ---------------------

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

                     ---------------------

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

                     ---------------------

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+3, harp                                                (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) (Dr J) (8”)

            2 2 2 3+ - 4 2 0 0 T

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

            2 2 2 2 – 2 2 T+3                                               

                        --------------------

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)

            1 1 1 1 - 1 1, 1 perc, piano four hands

 

Sunday, December 3, 2017

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

            2*2 2 2 – 2 2 1, 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

                        --------------------

+ 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

                        --------------------

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)

            1 1 1 1 - 1, continuo

 

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

Two Elegiac Melodies, op. 34 ------- 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

sung-han@uiowa.edu

String Librarian
Qianli He, Orchestra TA

qianli-he@uiowa.edu