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2016-2017 Season Programming Information


September 28 at 7:30 p.m.

Hancher Auditorium

UI Symphony Orchestra
"The Phoenix" Overture  (World Premiere)--------------Ching-Chu Hu
Symphony No. 2 (Resurrection)----Gustav Mahler
                      Michele Crider, Soprano  (UI alumna)
                        (Mezzo soloist, TBA)
*String alumni being invited back to perform in UISO

October 6 at 7:30 PM

Location TBA (part of German Celebration)
UI Chamber Orchestra
"Rosamunde" Overture ------------- Franz Schubert


October 9 at 3 pm

Concert Hall

UI Chamber Orchestra

"Rosamunde" Overture ------------Franz Schubert

Overture to "A Midsummer Night's Dream". -----Felix Mendelssohn
Concerto for 4 pianos --- J. S. Bach
          Featuring UI piano faculty (Huckleberry, Lecouna, Nosikova, Tschor)
 "Histoire du Soldat" Suite -----------Igor Stravinsky
          Katie Wolfe, violin                     Volkan Orhon, bass
          Jorge Montilla, Clarinet            Benjamin Coelho, bassoon
         Amy Schendel, trumpet            Jonathan Allen, trombone
         Daniel Moore, percussion        Eric Forsythe, narrator                  
October 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Concert Hall
 Symphony Orchestra
Fanfare Overture (World Premiere) --- Ching-Chu Hu
Consecration of the House (Die Weihe des Hauses)-----Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 1 for Organ ---Alexandre Guilmant
Symphony No. 3 (Organ)--Camille Saint-Saens
                  Gregory Hand, organ
*First performance on Klais Organ
December 1, at 7:30 p.m.
Concert Hall
UI Symphony Orchestra and Choirs
      Timothy Stalter, conductor 
Choral Fantasy ------Ludwig van Beethoven
    Uriel Tsachor, piano
Mass in A-flat, D. 678 ----- Franz Schubert


December 4 at 3 p.m.
Concert Hall
UI Chamber Orchestra
"Egmont" Overture----------Ludwig van Beethoven
Pastorale de ete -------------Arthur Honegger
Dances of Galanta -----------Zoltan Kodaly
Symphony No. 4 (Italian) ---Felix Mendelssohn
February 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Hancher Auditorium
UI Symphony Orchestra
Symphony No. 5 (Reformation) ----Felix Mendelssohn
Dumbarton Oaks Concerto ---Igor Stravinsky
     Nicole Esposito, flute  Jorge Montilla, clarinet   Benjamin Coelho, bassoon
Katharine Goeldner, mezzo soprano   (UI alumna)
 L'oiseau de Feu (Firebird) Suite, 1919 ------Igor Stravinsky


March 5 at 3 p.m.
Concert Hall
UI Chamber Orchestra
Marchen von der Schonen Melusine, op. 32  ------Felix Mendelssohn
Appalachian Spring ---------------------------------------Aaron Copland
Concerto for Violin and piano -- Felix Mendelssohn
        Almita Vamos, violin, Ksenia Nosikova, piano


March 29, (Hancher)
Hancher Auditorium
UI Symphony Orchestra
March Hongroise ("La Damnation of Faust") ----------Hector Berlioz 
Symphony No. 5, op. 47, D minor ----Dmitri Shostakovich
Piano Concerto No. 2, C minor---Sergei Rachmaninoff
                    Ksenia Nosikova, piano

April 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Concert Hall
UI Symphony Orchestra
 Benefit concert honoring James Dixon
Waltz for Betz  for English horn and strings --------------James Grant
                  Courtney Miller, English horn
"Nimrod" from ENIGMA VARIATIONS ----- Edward Elgar
Symphony No. 5, Movements III and IV ------ Jean Sibelius
Piano Concerto No. 1, op.23, B-flat minor ------Piotr I. Tchaikovsky
    Gerhardt Zimmerman, conductor: Garrick Ohlsson, pianist
*Zimmerman and Grant are UI SOM alumni
April 21, 23 7:30p.m.
Hancher Auditorium: Opera
UI Chamber Orchestra
"Pirates of Penzance"  --------------Gilbert & Sullivan
April 30 at 3 p.m.
Concert Hall
UI Chamber Orchestra
UI student Concert/Aria winners


Contact Information

Orchestra website

School of Music, University of Iowa

Dr. William LaRue Jones, Director of Orchestral Studies
153 MW

Philip Rudd, Orchestra Manager
165 MW
(319) 335-1631

Questions about parts:

Head Librarian
SungZin Kim, Orchestra TA 

Wind Librarian
HoYin Kwok, Orchestra TA

String Librarian
Hisham Groover, Orchestra TA





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