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WEEKLY REHEARSAL SCHEDULE

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

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2019-2020 Season Programming Information

University of Iowa Symphony Orchestra

Fall/Spring 2019-2020 Concert Schedule and Repertoire

All Concerts 7:30 pm, unless otherwise indicated

Professor David Becker, Sung Han <SH>, Fernanda Lastra <FL>, Megan Maddaleno <MM>, Simon Zerpa <SZC>, Conductors

Please note all pieces listed with an asterisk will be conducted by the above indicated conducting student.


FALL SEMESTER, 2019:

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 –Voxman (11 Rehs, 1 Dr. Reh)

Mon., Sept. 23, 2019: 3:30-5:30 p.m.-Dr. Reh, Voxman

Tues., Sept. 24, 2019: 7:00-9:30 p.m.-Dr. Reh., Voxman

*Rimsky-Korsakov, Capriccio Espagnol, op.34 < FL: movt’s 1,2,3> < SZC: movt’’s 4,5>

3 (2 Piccs), 2(EH) +2+2, 4+2+3+1, Timp.+5, Harp, Strings



(15')



D. Gompper, Moonburst

2(Picc)+2 +1 +1 Bass Cl+ 2, 2 +2 +1 Trbn+1 Bass Trbn, Timp +

3 Perc., Hp, Strings

(12')

*Ginastera, Four Dances from Estancia, op. 8a “Malambo” <MM>

2 (2Pccs) + 2 +2 +2, 4-2-3-1, Timp+ 6, Pn, Strings

(4')


Mussorgsky/Ravel, Pictures at an Exhibition

3(2 Piccs)+3(EH)+2+1 B.Cl+ 2 Fgs+1C.Fg, Alto Sax, 4+3+3+1, Timp+5, 2 Hp (need only 1), Cel (covered by perc), Strings

(35')

Wednesday, October 2, 2019-Voxman (2 Reh. In Concert Hall)

Sept. 27 and 30, 2019: UISO Rehearsals in Voxman

9:30 and 11:00 a.m.

“Symphony Goes to School ”-4tTH Grade Youth Concert.

 Bach, Toccata and Fugue in d minor

     Professor Gregory Hand




(1')


R. Strauss, Also Sprach Zarathustra. op. 30 < SZC>

    3+3+2+1 Eb Cl+2 Fgs., 1 C Fg,       4 +3 +3+ 1,     Timp+3,   Strings

(2')

Holst/Leidig, “Jupiter” from The Planets < SZC>

     2+1+2+1,    2+3+3+1,   Timp,+2,     Strings

(5')

*Tchaikovsky, Nutcracker Ballet Suite, op. 71a < FL>

      Russian Trepak

      Waltz of the Flowers –with cuts

      3+3+3+2,     4+2+3+1,    Timp +2,   Hp,   Cel,    Strings

(6')

*Disney Movie Tunes: < FL>

    Lopez, “Let It Go” from Frozen

    Horner, “Somewhere Out There” from An American Tail

    Ericka Barloon, Soprano (UI)

    Strings, piano, percussion(set) 


(3')

(4')

*Copland, Hoe-Down from Rodeo < MM >

     Strings

(4')

Saint-Saens, Cello Concerto Nr 1, op. 33, a minor < Prof. Becker>

Movement I Adam Zeithamel, soloist

2+2+2+2,      2+2,       Timp,       Strings

(5')

Johann Strauss,Sr., Radetzky March, op. 228 < Prof. Becker>

    A student from each audience will be selected by the teachers

     to conduct the UISO).

    1 Picc+2+2+2+2,     4+2+3+1,   2 Perc,   Strings

(3')

*Rossini/Lehmeier, Allegro/Finale to the William Tell Overture < SH >

    2+2+2+2,    4+3+2+1,      Timp+3,    Strings


(3')

Wednesday, October 30, 2019-Voxman (10 Rehs., 1 Dr. Reh.)

Mon., Oct. 28, 2019: 3:30-5:30-Dr. Reh., Voxman

Tues., Oct 29, 2019: 7:00-9:30 p.m.-Dr. Reh., Voxman

Guest Faculty Soloist: Professor Anthony Arnone, cello

*Beethoven, Symphony Nr. 5, op. 67, c minor < SZC: movt’s 1,2> < MM: mov’ts 3,4>

  3(Picc)+2+2+2+C.Fg,     2+2+3,     Timp,    Strings



(31')

*R. Wagner, Rienzi Overture, WWV 49 < FL>

  3(Picc)+2+2+2 +1C.Fg,     4+4+3+1,    Timp+4,   Strings

(12')

M. Daugherty, “Tales of Hemingway” for Cello and Orchestra (2015)

  2(Picc)+1+1 EH+2+1+1 C.Fg,     2+2+2,   Timp+2,   Hp,  Strings

(28')

Wednesday, December 4, 2019: Choral/Orchestra Masterwork Concert

Mon., Dec. 2, 2019: 7:00-9:30 p.m.-Dr. Reh., Hancher

Tues. Dec. 3, 2019: 7:00-9:30 p.m.-Dr. Reh., Hancher

     (Hancher Auditorium) (9 Rehs., 2 Dr. Rehs.) , 7:30 p.m.

 Mozart, Mass, K427, C Minor (The Great)-Levin Ed.

1+2+0+2     2+2+3+0     Timp, Organ    Strings (reduced Celli/ Bass)

UI Combined Choirs

Dr.Timothy Stalter, Conductor




(55')

December 9 and 11, 2019:

3:30-5:00 p.m.

*Read /Record UI Student original compositions and orchestrations-

AND /OR: Read Standard Orchestral Repertoire (If time permits)

Collaboration with the UI Composition Department, Professor David Gompper

Movt’s selected from:

Dvorak, Symphony No. 8, op. 88, G Major (movt’s 1,4)  -MM, SH

     2(Picc)+2(EH)+2+2,       4+2+3+1,    Timp,    Strings

Sibelius, Symphony No. 2, op.43, D Major-SZC, FL (mov’ts 1,4)  SZC, FL

2+2+2+2,     4+3+3+1,    Timp.,    Strings 






Wednesday, February 26, 2020-Voxman (9 Rehs., 1 Dr. Reh)

Mon., Feb.24, 2020: 3:30-5:30 p.m.-Dr. Reh., Voxman

Tues., Feb. 25, 2020: 7:00-9:30 p.m.-Dr. Reh., Voxman

Faculty Guest Soloist: Professor Scott Conklin, violin

 *M. Torke, Javelin < MM>

3(Picc)+2+1EH+2 Cls+1EbCl+1 B.Cl+ 2,   4+3+3+1,   Timp+3,   Hp, Strings

(9')


Ching-chu Hu, “Glaciers Red: Vistas Veiled”, Concerto for Violin (world premiere)

  2(Picc)+2(EH)+2+2    2+2+2+1    Timp+3 Perc    

(27')

Tchaikovsky, Symphony Nr 6, op74, b minor (“Pathetique”)

   3(Picc)+2+2+2     4+2+3+1,    Timp+2,    Strings

(46')

Wednesday, March 25, 2020-Voxman (8 Rehs., 1 Dr. Reh)

Mon., March 23, 2020: 3:30-5:30 p.m.-Dr. Reh., Voxman

Tues., March 24, 2020: 7:00-9:30 p.m.-Dr. Reh., Voxman

Faculty Guest Soloist: Professor Gregory Hand, organ

Glinka, Overture to Russlan and Ludmilla < SH>

2+2+2+2+1 C Fg,         4+2+3+1( double Trbn. 3)      Timp,      Strings

(5')


Poulenc, Concerto in g minor for Organ

Strings, and Timpani (22’)

(22')

*Brahms, Symphony Nr. 4, op.98, e minor < SZC: movt’s 1,2> < FL: movt’s 3,4>

 2(picc)+2+2+2+1 C Fg,      4+2+3,    Timp+1   Strings

(39')

Wednesday, April 29, 2020-Voxman (13 Rehs., 1 Dr. Reh)

Mon., April 27, 2020: 3:30-5:30 p.m.-Dr. Reh.-Voxman

Tues., April 30, 2020: 7:00-9:30 p.m.-Dr. Reh., Voxman

Faculty Guest Soloist: Professor Nicole Esposito

 *Revueltas, Sensemaya for Orchestra –<FL>

    2Picc+2 +2+1EH+ 2 +1Eb Cl+1 B Cl+ 3 Fgs,       4+4+3+1,    

    Timp+3,   Pn,   Cel,  Strings


 

(7')


Daugherty, “Trail of Tears” for Flute and Orchestra

  No W/W,      2+2+2,      Timp+2,    Hp,   Strings

(24')

Stravinsky, Petrushka (1947)

   3(Picc)+2+1EH+3(B.Cl)+2 +1 C.Fg,       4+3+3+1,   Timp+3,    Hp,  Cel,    Pn,   Strings

(34')

May 4/6, 2020: Voxman/2400 3:30-5:00 p.m.

*Read/Record UI Student original compositions and orchestrations-

AND OR: Read Standard Orchestral Repertoire (If time Permits)

Collaboration with the UI Composition Department, Professor David Gompper

Movt’s selected from:

Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet, Suite No, 2 ( mov’ts 1,2,5,7)-- FL, MM

1 Picc+2+2+1EH+2+1 B Cl+2 Fgs+1 C Fg,   1 Tenor Sax,       4+3+3+1,   Timp+2,   Hp,   Pn/Cel,    Strings

Hanson, Symphony No. 2,op.30 ( Romantic) (movt’s 1,4)—SH,SZC

 1 Picc+2+2+1 EH+3(C Fg),     4+3+3+1,   Timp+2,      Strings



 

University of Iowa Opera Orchestra 

Fall/Spring 2019 - 2020

Note from Professor Becker: The UI Artist Instrumental Faculty will select performers from the UISO to perform the two UI Operas. I have requested that both Operas only use solo string players. These Opera musicians will be excused from all UISO rehearsals during the Opera production period. They will then rejoin the UISO after the Opera production to perform the next UISO concert. I will also try to give them a couple extra free days, following the Opera Production. These string players will rejoin the UISO in the back of their sections. I hope that this compromise arrangement will guarantee quality Orchestras for the Opera, provide the important Opera educational experience for the students, and also consider the health and well-being of these students.

October 11,12,13, 2019: UI Opera Production (4 Orch. Rehs.,

1 Sitzprobe, 3 Dr. Rehs, 3 Perfs) CCPA: 7:30/2:00 p.m.

Peter Brooks, “Tragedy of Carmen”

Professor Bill Theisen, UI Director of Opera

Professor Wayne Wyman, Conductor

Fernanda Lastra, Graduate Student Assistant Conductor

1 Fl, 1 Ob, 1 Cl, 1 Fg; 1 Hn, 1 Trpt, 1 Trbn; 1 Perc.; 1 Pn; 1 Hp

Solo Strings (1-1-1-1-1)

Opera Orchestra rehearsals will be during regular UISO rehearsal

times (3:30-5:30) in another room with Professor Wyman.

Sept. 18,20,27,30,2019—7:00-9:30 p.m.—Room 0151

Sitzprobe: Oct. 2,2019, 7:00-10:00 p.m.

Dress Rehearsals: October 7,8,9,2019, 7:00-10:00 p.m. (CCPA)

Performances: Oct. 11,12,13, 2019

Spring Semester, 2020 (4 Orch. Rehs, 1 Sitzprobe,

2 Dr. Rehs, 5 Performance) CCPA: 7:30/2:00 p.m.

Adam Guettel, “The Light in the Piazza”

Professor Bill Theisen, Director of UI Opera

Professor David E. Becker, Conductor

Graduate Student Assistant Conductor- TBA in the Fall

Reed I: Cl, Ob, EH (two players?); Reed II: Fg, C.FG- ( one player ?); Guitar, Mandolin; 1 Perc.; 1 Pn/Celesta; 1 Hp; Strings: 3 violins, 1 Cello, 1 Bass

March 30, 2020: 7:00-9:30 p.m.—Opera Orchestra Rehearsal—Room 0151

Wednesday, April 1, 2020:7:00-9:30 p.m. –Opera Orchestra Rehearsal--Room 2451

Saturday, April 4, 2020: 1:00-3:30 p.m.—Room 2451

Monday, April 6, 2020: 7:00-9:30 p.m.--Opera Orchestra –Room 0151

Sitzprobe: April 8, 2020, 7:00-10:00 p.m.-Room 0151

Dress Rehearsals: April 13,14, 2010, 7:00-10:00 p.m.

Performances: April 15,16,17,18,19, 2020



University of Iowa Chamber Orchestra 

Fall/Spring 2019 - 2020

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

Professor Becker, Sung Han, Fernanda Lastra, Megan Maddaleno & Simón Zerpa, conductors

Please note all pieces listed with an asterisk will be conducted by a Conducting Student.

Professor Becker, Interim Director of Orchestral Studies


Sunday, October 6, 2019 (UICO) (11 Rehs)

Oct. 1 and 3, 2019: 1:30-2:20 p.m.-UICO Dr. Rehs., Voxman

Guest Faculty Soloist: Amy Schendel, Trumpet; Kathrine Wolfe, Violin

 *Haydn, Symphony Nr. 6, D Major (Le Matin) < MM:movt’s 1,2> < SH: movt’s 3,4>

1+2+0+1,     2+0+0+0     Harpsichord    Strings

(24')

J.K.J.Neruda,Trumpet Concerto

Strings, Harpsichord 

(15')

John Williams, Three Pieces from Schindler’s List

        “Theme from Schindler’s List”

       “Jewish Town”

       “Remembrances”

        3(2 Alto Fls)+1+1 EH+ 3(B. Cl)+2,  1+0+0+0,  Harp, Celeste, Strings 

(15')

*Respighi, Gli uccelli (“The Birds”) < SZC>

2(Picc)+1+2+2,     2+2+0+0,    Harp,   Celeste,   Strings    

Ricordi Ed.

(19')

Sunday, November 17, 2019 (AUSO /UICO) (12 Rehs)

Nov. 12,14, 2020: 1:30-2:20 p.m.-UICO Dr. Rehs. In Voxman

*Mendelsohn, Symphony Nr. 5, op 107, D Major < MM:movt’s 1,2> < BB: movt’s 3,4> (“Reformation”)

   2+2+2+2+1 CFg,     2+2+3-1,    Timp.,   Strings

(27')

*Stravinsky, Pulcinella Suite (1949) < FL>

    Solo String Quintet (Principals)

    2(Picc)+2+0+2,     2+1+1+0),      Strings

(24')



Sunday, March 1, 2020 (UICO)(12 Rehs)

Feb. 25 ,27, 2020: 1:30-2:20 p.m.-UICO Dr.Rehs. in Voxman

Faculty Guest Soloist: Stephen Swanson, Baritone

*Rossini, Overture to The Barber of Seville < SH>

   1 Picc+1+2+2+2;        2+2+3+0,     Timp +1,     Strings



(8')


Copland, Old American Songs

   1(Picc)+1+2+1,      2+1+1+0,   Harp ,   Strings

(20')

*Faure, Pelleas et Melisande Suite, op. 80 <FL>

    2+2+2+2,      4+2+0+0,    Timp,   Harp,   Strings

(18')

*Mozart, Symphony Nr.35, K.385, D Major (“Haffner”) < SZC: movt’s 1,2> < MM movt’s 3,4>

   2+2+2+2,        2+2+0+0,      Timp,    Strings

(18')

Sunday, May 3, 2020 (UICO/AUSO) ( 15 Rehs)

April 28,30,2020:1:30-2:20 p.m.-UICO Dr. Reh., Voxman

AUSO (30’ max.)—Repertoire TBA

UI Student Concerto Finalists (One or two Concertos—TBA on November 9, 2019)


*If time permits, some “Reading of Standard Orchestral Repertoire SessionsMAY be scheduled with the UICO including repertoire below that time will not allow for performance. 

*Schubert, Symphony Nr. 8, D. 759, b minor (“Unfinished”) (25’)< SH::movt. 1> < FL:movt. 2>

   2+2+2+2,       2+2+3+0,    Timp,    Strings

*Ravel, Pavane pour une infant defunte (Pavane for a Dead Princess) (6’)<MM>

   2+1+2+2,   2+0+0+0,    Harp,   Strings  

*Prokofiev, Classical Symphony, op. 25—Symphony Nr. 1 (15’)< FL:movt’s 1,2> < SZC: movt’s 3,4>

   2+2+2+2,   2+2+0+0,    Timp,   Strings

*Brahms, Variations on a Theme of Haydn, op. 56a (17’)< SZC:Vars. 1-4  > < FL:Vars 5-Finale  >

    1 Picc+2+2+2+1 C Fg),        4+2+0+0,      Timp+1,       Strings  

*Tchaikovsky, Serenade for Strings, op. 48, C Major (28’)< MM: movt’s 1,2> < SH: movt’s 3,4>

    Strings





All-University String Orchestra

2019-2020 Concert Schedule and Repertoire

3 pm Concerts in Voxman Concert Hall


Sunday, November 17, 2019-UICO /AUSO

Oct. 28, 2019: 6:30-8:00 p.m.-AUSO Dr. Reh., Voxman

Nov. 11, 2019: 6:30-8:00 P.m.-AUSO Dr. Reh., Voxman

Mozart, Divertimento Nr.3, F Major, K. 138 <SZC>

     1.Allegro

     2. Rondo-Presto


(6')



C. Gruselle, Scenes from the Emerald Isle <SH>

(5')
Villa-Lobos, Bachianas Brasileiras Nr. 5, A 389 for String Orchestra by John Krance <FL>(7')

Bloch, Concerto Grosso for String Orchestra and Piano Obligato < FL>

       1.Prelude

(4')

Bartok, Rumanian Folk Dances for String Orchestra by Willner < MM>

(6')


Sunday, May 3, 2020-UICO/AUSO—UI Student Concerto Program

April 27, 2020: 6:00-8:30 p.m.-AUSO Dr. Reh., Voxman

Soon Hee Newbold, Perseus <SH>


(7')

Haydn, Kindersymphonie, Hob.II:47, C Major (“Toy Symphony”) < MM>

      I.Allegro

      III.Finale: Allegro

(7')

Copland, Quiet City for Trumpet and String Orchestra < SZC>

      (Trumpet and EH from UICO)

(10')

Geoffry Wharton, Hoedown for String Orchestra < MM>

(5')


Contact Information

Orchestra website

School of Music, University of Iowa

David Becker, Interim Director of Orchestral Studies 2019-2020: 4100 Voxman

beckerd22@gmail.com

Simón Zerpa, Orchestra Manager: 4415 Voxman

music-orchestra@uiowa.edu

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

Attendance Records

Sung Han, DMA Candidate

sung-han@uiowa.edu