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LSO 2013-2014 Season

Spring 2014 Concert

Sunday, April 27, 2014, 4:00 pm, Hill Auditorium
Adrian Slywotzky, Music Director
Free Admission, no tickets require
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Program:

In the Steppes of Central Asia
– Borodin

October, Op. 131– Shostakovich

Symphony No. 2 – Rachmaninoff

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Winter 2014 Concert

Sunday, Jan 19, 2014, 4:00 pm, Hill Auditorium
Adrian Slywotzky, Music Director
Free Admission, no tickets required

Program:

Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage
– Mendelssohn

La Mer – Debussy

Symphony No. 2 – Brahms


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Past Concerts:

Spring 2013 Concert

Sunday, April 28, 2013, 4:00 pm, Hill Auditorium
Oriol Sans, Music Director
Free Admission, no tickets required

Program:

Ma mere l'oye (Mother Goose)
– Maurice Ravel

Pictures at an Exhibition – Modest Mussorgsky

Horn Concerto No. 1 – Richard Strauss
Featuring Neil McKay, tuba, LSO Concerto Competition winner

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Winter 2013 Concert

Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, 7:30 pm, Hill Auditorium
Oriol Sans, Music Director
Free Admission, no tickets required

Program:

Festive Overture
– Dmitri Shostakovich

Flute Concerto No. 1 – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Featuring Amy Porter, U-M Professor of Flute, School of Music, Theatre & Dance

Symphony No. 1 in D Major – Gustav Mahler

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Spring 2012 Concert

Thursday, May 3, 2012, 7:30 pm, Hill Auditorium
Oriol Sans, Music Director
Free Admission, no tickets required

Program:

The Hebrides
– Felix Mendelssohn

Fountains of Rome – Ottorino Respighi

Overture to The Flying Dutchman – Richard Wagner

Symphony No. 6, op 68, in F Major (Pastorale) – Ludwig van Beethoven

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Winter 2012 Concert

A celebration of the opening of U-M's new Children’s & Women’s Hospital

Guest soloist Jourdan Urbach, violin
Sunday, January 22, 2012, 4:00 pm, Hill Auditorium
Oriol Sans, Music Director
Free Admission, no tickets required

Program:

The Chairman Dances– John Adams

Onegin Polonaise – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Zigeunerweisen – Pablo de Sarasate

La gioconda (Dance of the Hours) – Amilcare Ponchielli

Danse Macabre – Camille Saint-Saëns

Red Cape Tango – Michael Daugherty

Danzón No. 2 – Arturo Márquez

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Spring 2011 Concert

Thursday, 8:00 p.m., April 21, 2011, Hill Auditorium
Oriol Sans, Music Director and Conductor
Elim Chan, Assistant Conductor
Free Admission, no tickets required

Program:

Egmont Overture – Ludwig van Beethoven

Cello Concerto, Mov. 1 – Antonín Dvořák
Featuring Adrienne Cheng, LSO Concerto Competition winner

Ritirata Notturna di Madrid – Luciano Berio

Three-Cornered Hat (Suite No. 1) – Manuel de Falla

Rapsodie Espagnole – Maurice Ravel

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Winter 2011 Concert

Sunday, January 23, 2011, 4:00 pm, Hill Auditorium
Kenneth Kiesler, guest Conductor
Oriol Sans, Music Director
Free Admission, no tickets required

Program:

Symphony No. 2, "Resurrection" –
Gustav Mahler

With guest LSO Choir, featuring U-M faculty soloists Carmen Pelton & Melody Racine

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Spring 2010 Concert

Sunday, April 25, 2010, 2:00 pm, Hill Auditorium
Robert Boardman, Music Director and Conductor
Free Admission, no tickets required

Program:

Voyage, for strings – John Corigliano

Piano Concerto No. 5, "Emperor", Mov. 1 – Ludwig van Beethoven
Featuring Cathy Twu, LSO Concerto Competition winner

Symphony No. 5 in E Minor – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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Winter 2010 Concert

Sunday, January 10, 2010, 4:00 pm, Hill Auditorium
Robert Boardman, Music Director and Conductor
Free Admission, no tickets required

Opening Remarks by James O. Woolliscroft
Dean, U-M Medical School

Fanfare for the Common Man – Aaron Copland

Symphony No. 4, Mov. III, "From Greenland's Icy Mountains"– Charles Ives

The American Suite – Antonín Dvořák

Sing of Michigan, All Over Again, My Michigan – William K. Brehm

Symphony No. 2, Mov. I "Totenfeier" – Gustav Mahler

Rainbow Body – Christopher Theofanidis

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Spring 2009 Concert

Sunday, April 26, 2009, 4:00 pm, Hill Auditorium
Mark Latham, Music Director and Conductor
Free Admission, no tickets required

Opening Remarks by Dr. Robert Kelch
U-M Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs

Canzona duodecimi toni – Giovanni Gabrielli

Violin Concerto No. 3 in B Minor, third movement – Camille Saint Saëns
Featuring Michael Hsu, M.D.
LSO Concerto Competition winner

Conducted by Christopher Rountree, Assistant Conductor

Ninth Symphony in D Minor, Op. 125 – Ludwig van Beethoven
with special guest LSO Choir, the Livingston County Chorale and vocal soloists Leonora Green, Kristin Eder, Jesse Enderle and Steven Tompkins from the U-M Vocal Arts program
Reed Criddle, Choral Conductor

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Winter 2009 Concert

Sunday, January 11, 2009, 4:00 pm, Hill Auditorium
Mark Latham, Music Director and Conductor

Introduction by James Shayman, M.D.
U-M Associate Vice President for Research, Health Sciences
Professor of Internal Medicine and Pharmacology, Medical School

Promenade Overture – John Corigliano
Variations on a Theme by Haydn – Johannes Brahms
Symphony No. 12 in E Major – Joseph Haydn
Symphony No. 12 in D Minor (The Year 1917) – Dmitri Shostakovich

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LSO REPERTOIRE

May 2008 Asclepius by Michael Daugherty, Suite from "Billy the Kid” by Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber's Adagio for Strings, and Ottorino Respighi's Pines of Rome and Fountains of Rome. Clinton Smith, music director

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January 08 – Ludwig van Beethoven’s Egmont OvertureAllegro non troppo from Symphonie Espagnole by Edouard Lalo, featuring concerto competition winner Trina Stoneham, and Gustav Holst's The Planets, Op. 32. Clinton Smith, music director

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April 2007 – Benefit for C.S. Mott Children's Hospital and the Ronald McDonald House Within a Hospital. Fanfare from Also Sprach Zarathustra by Richard Strauss, Franz von Suppe’s Poet and Peasant Overture, two pieces with guest soloist 13-year-old Jourdan Urbach: Violin Concerto No. 5, Op. 37 by Henri Vieuxtemps, Carmen Fantasie by Pablo de Sarasate. Also Peer Gynt Suite by Edvard Grieg, and William Tell Overture by Giacchino Rossini. Clinton Smith, music director

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January 2007Russian Easter Overture by Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23, featuring soloist Clinton Smith, Camille Saint-Saëns’ Symphony No. 3 in C Minor, op. 78 ("Organ"). Clinton Smith, music director

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May 2006 – Aaron Copland's "Fanfare for the Common Man,” Joan Tower’s “Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman No. 1” , Tommaso Vitali’s Chaconne in G minor for violin, organ and strings, featuring Concerto Competition winner Tugsu Armstrong, and Symphony No. 6 in B minor, op. 74, by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky. John Goodell, music director

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January 2006"An Orkney Wedding, with sunrise” by Peter Maxwell Davies, featuring bagpipe soloist Ewan MacPherson, “A Christmas Dance (Sir Roger de Coverly)” by Frank Bridge, and Symphony No. 3, op. 56 by Felix Mendelssohn. John Goodell, music director.

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May 2005 – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's overture from The Magic Flute, Mozart’s Horn Concerto No. 4 in E flat, first movement featuring concerto Competition co-winner Matt Shevrin, Violin Concerto, second movement by Jean Sibelius, featuring Concerto Competition co-winner Giant Lin, Finlandia by Sibelius, and two works by Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring, and El Salon Mexico. John Goodell, music director

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January 2005 –  Symphony No. 29 in A Major by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Symphony No. 1, “Titan,” by Gustav Mahler. John Goodell, music director

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May 2004Consecration of the House (Die Weihe des Hauses) by Beethoven, Jean Sibelius' Violin Concerto, first movement, featuring Concerto Competition winner Kent Rice, Mussorgsky's “Pictures at an Exhibition,” arranged by Ravel. Laura Jackson, music director

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January 2004 – Antonin Dvorak’s Symphony No. 6 in D Major, Mozart’s Symphony No. 25, and Mikhail Glinka's Ruslan and Ludmila: Overture. Laura Jackson, music director

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April 2003 – Aaron Copland's Ceremonial Fanfare, Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Maurice Ravel's Pavane pour une infant defunte, and Peter Illyich Tchaikovsky's Fantasy Overture to "Romeo and Juliet" . Laura Jackson, music director

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January 2003Concert suite from “Idomeneo” by Mozart, Polovetsian Dances from “Prince Igor” by Alexander Borodin, Danse Macabre by Camille Saint Saens and the Firebird Suite 1919 by Igor Stravinsky. Laura Jackson, music director

April 2002 – Samuel Barber's Canzonetta for Oboe and Strings, featuring Concerto Competition winner Doug Weaver; Aaron Copland's Letter from Home; Leonard Bernstein's Overture to "Candide", and Johannes Brahms' Symphony No. 2, Op.73. Mitchell Williams, Music Director

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January 2002Roman Carnival Overture by Hector Berlioz, the suite Pelleas et Melisande by Gabriel Faure, and Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5. Mitchell Williams, Music Director

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May 2001Overture to the Barber of Seville by Gioacchino Rossini, Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5, and the Piano Concerto in F Major by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, with special guest artist Louis Nagel. Mitchell Williams, Music Director

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January 2001 (LSO premiere) –  Johannes Brahms' Academic Festival Overture, Claude Debussy's Prelude to "The Afternoon of a Faun" and Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 7. Mitchell Williams, Music Director

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