Season Schedule

2016-2017/2017-2018

 

JULY/AUGUST 2016: THE RAVINIA FESTIVAL
ASSOCIATE CONDUCTOR for the CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA RESIDENCY
Highland Park, IL

Highlights: MAHLER SYMPHONY #2 – James Levine, conductor
(OFF STAGE BANDA CONDUCTOR)

Chicago Tribune Lifestyles Blog

 

SEPTEMBER 17, 2016: PEORIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Civic Center Theater (Peoria, IL)

RAMSEY LEWIS: CONCERTO FOR JAZZ TRIO AND ORCHESTRA
CLASSICAL WORKS: TBA:
JAZZ WORKS: TBA

Ramsey Lewis, piano
Ramsey Lewis Quartet

 

SEPTEMBER 24 & 25, 2016: OJESP: ORQUESTRA JOVEM DO ESTADO
SALA SAO PAULO (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
THEATRO POLYTEAMA (Jundiai, Brazil)

JOHN ADAMS: SHORT RIDE IN A FAST MACHINE
AARON COPLAND: APPALACHIAN SPRING
MAX BRUCH: VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 1 in G MINOR
Catherine Cho, violin
LEONARD BERNSTEIN: SYMPHONY #1 “JEREMIAH”
Naomi O’Connell, mezzo soprano

 

OCTOBER 22, 2016: PEORIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Grace Presbyterian Hall (Peoria, IL)

FELIX MENDELSSOHN: HEBRIDES OVERTURE
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: PIANO CONCERTO #1
Harmony Zhu, piano
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART: SYMPHONY NO. 40 IN G MINOR

 

NOVEMBER 19, 2016: PEORIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Civic Center Theater (Peoria, IL)

MIKHAIL GLINKA: RUSLAN AND LUDMILLA OVERTURE
DIMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH: CELLO CONCERTO NO. 1
Richard Hirschl, cello
PETER ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY: SYMPHONY NO. 4 in F MINOR

 

JANUARY 22, 2017: PEORIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Civic Center Theater (Peoria, IL)

GERSHWIN’S MAGIC KEY
Classical Kids LIve!
GEORGE GERSHWIN: RHAPSODY in BLUE
Will Martin, piano
GEORGE GERSHWIN: AN AMERICAN in PARIS

 

FEBRUARY 11, 2017: PEORIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Civic Center Theater (Peoria, IL)

RICHARD RODGERS/OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II: SOUTH PACIFIC OVERTURE
GEORGE GERSHWIN: THE MAN I LOVE
Sylvia McNair, soprano
GEORGE GERSHWIN: ‘S WONDERFUL
Sylvia McNair, soprano/Kevin Cole, piano
GEORGE GERSHWIN: CONCERTO in F
Kevin Cole, piano
JEROME KERN: JEROME KERN MEDLEY
Kevin Cole, piano
COLE PORTER: SO IN LOVE
Sylvia McNair, soprano
FREDERICK LOEWE/ALAN JAY LERNER: I COULD HAVE DANCED ALL NIGHT
Sylvia McNair, soprano
COLE PORTER: EV’RYTIME WE SAY GOODBYE
Sylvia McNair, soprano

 

March 11, 2017: PEORIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Civic Center Theater (Peoria, IL)

JOAQUIN TURINA: DANCES FANTASTICAS
MANUEL DE FALLA: NIGHTS IN THE GARDENS OF SPAIN
Jorge Federico Osorio, piano
MAURICE RAVEL: PIANO CONCERTO FOR THE LEFT HAND
Jorge Federico Osorio, piano
MANUEL DE FALLA: THREE CORNERED HAT

 

APRIL 29, 2017: PEORIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Civic Center Theater (Peoria, IL)

JOHANNES BRAHMS: VIOLIN CONCERTO in D MAJOR
Arnaud Sussmann, violin
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: SYMPHONY #3 IN E-FLAT MAJOR, “EROICA”

 

MAY 7-9, 2017: SOUTH CAROLINA GOVERNOR’S SCHOOL for the ARTS and HUMANITIES
Residency (Greenville, SC)

 

MAY 20, 2017: JUILLIARD PRE-COLLEGE ORCHESTRA
Peter Jay Sharp Theater (New York, NY)

CHRISTOPHER THEOFANIDIS: AS DANCING IS TO ARCHITECTURE
PAUL DUKAS: THE SORCERER’S APPRENTICE
PETER ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY:  VARIATIONS ON A ROCOCO THEME
soloist TBD
JOHANNES BRAHMS: SYMPHONY #2 IN D MAJOR

 

JUNE 3, 2017: PEORIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Shrine Mosque Theater (Peoria, IL)

ANTONIO VIVALDI: CONCERTO FOR TWO VIOLINS in A MINOR
Francesca Anderegg & George Stelluto, violin
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH: CANTATA #51 JAUCHZET GOTT IN ALLEN LANDEN
Josefien Stoppelenburg, soprano
GEORG FRIDERICH HANDEL: GLORIA in B-FLAT MAJOR
Josefien Stoppelenburg, soprano
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH: ORCHESTRAL SUITE #3

 

JUNE 18, 2017: MILWAUKEE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
RAVINIA FESTIVAL (Highland Park, IL)

LA LA LAND – LIVE IN CONCERT
Film Score Performed with the Movie

 

JULY/AUGUST 2017: THE RAVINIA FESTIVAL
ASSOCIATE CONDUCTOR for the CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA RESIDENCY
Highland Park, IL

 

AUGUST 16/17, 2017: TBD

LA LA LAND – LIVE IN CONCERT
Film Score Performed with the Movie

 

2017-2018

  

SEPTEMBER 23, 2017: PEORIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Civic Center Theater (Peoria, IL)

LEONARD BERNSTEIN: CANDIDE OVERTURE
JOHANNES BRAHMS: PIANO CONCERTO NO. 1 IN D MINOR, Op 15
Jorge Federico Osorio, piano
MODEST MUSSORGSKY: PICTURES AT AN EXHIBITION (Ravel)

 

OCTOBER 21, 2017: PEORIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Civic Center Theater (Peoria, IL)

LA LA LAND – LIVE IN CONCERT
Film Score Performed with the Movie

 

NOVEMBER 19, 2017: PEORIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Grace Presbyterian Hall (Peoria, IL)

EDWARD ELGAR: SERENADE FOR STRINGS, Op. 20
ERNEST BLOCH: CONCERTO GROSSO #1
Orion Weiss, piano
PETER ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY: SERENADE FOR STRINGS, Op. 48

 

DECEMBER 19, 2017: PEORIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Shrine Mosque Theater (Peoria, IL)

PETER I. TCHAIKOVSKY: SYMPHONY #1 IN G MINOR, Op. 13 “Winter Dreams”
ANTONIO VIVALDI: “WINTER” FROM THE FOUR SEASONS
Marcia Henry-Liebenow, violin
RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: FANTASIA ON GREENSLEEVES
ERNEST BLOCH: CONCERTINO for FLUTE, VIOLA, and STRINGS
RICHARD WAGNER: SIEGFRIED IDYLL
VICTOR HELY-HUTCHINSON: A CAROL SYMPHONY

 

JANUARY 13, 2018: PEORIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Civic Center Theater (Peoria, IL)

TIME FOR THREE: PROGRAM TBA

  

FEBRUARY 10, 2018: PEORIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Civic Center Theater (Peoria, IL)

MAX BRUCH: VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 1 in G MINOR, Op. 26
Marcia Henry Liebenow, violin
OTHER WORKS TBD
The Brazillionaires

 

March 10, 2018: PEORIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Grace Presbyterian Hall (Peoria, IL)

SAMUEL BARBER: ADAGIO for STRINGS
SAMUEL BARBER: CAPRICORN CONCERTO
SAMUEL BARBER: KNOXVILLE SUMMER of 1915
vocalist TBD
AARON COPLAND: APPALACHIAN SPRING

 

APRIL 28, 2018: PEORIA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Civic Center Theater (Peoria, IL)

FELIX MENDELSSOHN: SYMPHONY NO. 4 in A MINOR, Op. 90
GIUSEPPE MARTUCCI: LA CANZONI DEI RICORDI
Naomi O’Connell, soprano
OTTORINO RESPIGHI: PINES OF ROME

 

JULY/AUGUST 2018: THE RAVINIA FESTIVAL
ASSOCIATE CONDUCTOR for the CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA RESIDENCY
Highland Park, IL