Symphonie Fantastique

Ken Lam, guest conductor Nathaniel Lee, trombone [Click on the title for a preview] DEBUSSY  Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun (1894) 11′ ALBRECHTSBERGER  Trombone Concerto (1759) 18′ BERLIOZ  Symphonie fantastique (1830) 52′   Nathaniel Lee’s appearance has been underwritten by the Davidson Guest Artist Fund.   About the Program An iridescent flute solo […]

Mozart and Shostakovich

Benjamin Rous, conductor [Click on the title for a preview] MOZART  Overture to Don Giovanni (1787) 7′ UVA Concerto Competition Winner – TBA SHOSTAKOVICH  Symphony No. 9 in E-flat major, Op. 70 (1945) 27′ ABOUT THE PROGRAM Claiming that he wrote the overture to Don Giovanni – one of the greatest operas of all time […]

Academic Festival

Benjamin Rous, conductor Nicole Mitchell, flute JoVia Armstrong, percussion Free Bridge Quintet [Click on the title for a preview] BERNSTEIN  Overture to West Side Story (1957) 5′ D’EARTH  Concerto for Quintet and Orchestra (2006) MITCHELL  Flight for Freedom (2011) 15′30″ BURTNER  Threnody (2015) 7′ ARMSTRONG  “Creation”, “Embryo”, “Birth” (2021) 16′ RAVEL  Boléro, arr. Rous (1928/2024) 15′ […]