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CURRENT SCHEDULES

WEEKLY REHEARSAL SCHEDULE

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

SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Thanks for all your hard work this year, have a great Summer!

CHAMBER ORCHESTRA 

SUNDAY (5/5) 12:30 pm Dress Rehearsal Onstage!

3 pm- Concert Start Time (AUSO on 1st half)

~3:40 pm- UICO on 2nd Half: Mahler (26'), then Saint-Saëns (24')


That's it! Have a wonderful Summer break. -Sam signing out

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 (Band & Orchestras)



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, March 14: Iowa Tour (1 day run-out to Red Oak)

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')

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

        2 2 2 2 – 4 2 3, T

            Ksenia Nosikova, piano

-intermission
(28')

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

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

(23')

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')

  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

-intermission

(25')

  Symphonic Metamorphosis – Paul Hindemith (1895 – 1963)

        3+ 3+ 3+ 3+ – 4 2 3 1 T4

(21')

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')

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

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

       0 2 0 0 – 2

             Christine Rutledge, Viola

             Volkan Orhan, Double Bass



(16')

Sunday, March 3, 2019 (Voxman)


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

       1 2 0 2 – 2

   -intermission

(28')

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

       0 2 0 0 – 2

             Christine Rutledge, Viola

             Volkan Orhan, Double Bass

(16')

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

        Strings

                    Kenneth Tse, Saxophone

(18')

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

Kindertotenlieder – Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)

*Eberhard Klocke reduced instr: 1/picc., 1/eh, 2(Bb/A, bass/Bb/A), 1/contra - 1, harp, violin, viola, bass

(orig:) 2+picc, 2+e.h. 2+b.cl 2+contra – 4, Timp+, celesta, harp, strings

                 Norah Wolfe, countertenor

Piano Concerto no. 2 in g – Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)

     2 2 2 2 – 2 2, timp+

            Bogyeong Lee, piano



(26')



(24')


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 (MM)
(5'30")
Irish Tune from Country Derry – Percy Grainger/Sandra Dackow (SZ)
 (4')
Seven Scottish Airs Gustav Holst/Bob Philips (FL)(6'30")
Libertango Astor Piazzolla/James Kazik (SZ) (4')


Contact Information

 

Orchestra website

School of Music, University of Iowa

David Becker, Interim Director of Orchestral Studies 2019/20
beckerd22@gmail.com

@uiowa.edu address coming soon
4100 Voxman

Simón Zerpa, Orchestra Manager

music-orchestra@uiowa.edu
4415 Voxman

Questions about parts:

Head Librarian

Fernanda Lastra, Orchestra TA

fernanda-lastra@uiowa.edu

Wind Librarian
Adrián Gómez, Orchestra TA

@uiowa.edu address coming soon

String Librarian

Megan Maddaleno, Orchestra TA

megan-maddaleno@uiowa.edu