Past Seasons

2016-2017 (season page)
 

Fall

Dvořák - Symphony No. 8 in G Major
Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto no. 1 in F-sharp minor

Winter

Devienne - Concerto No. 8, mvt. 1 (Kelsey Beisecker, flute)
Corey Hable - "Der Schwan" (Gabby Crolla, mezzo-soprano)
Mozart - "Padre, germani, addio!" (Sam Foulk, soprano)
Rimsky-Korsakov - Trombone Concerto, mvt. 1 (Kent Giese, trombone)
Vivaldi - Concerto in C Major, mvt. 3 (Taylor O'Hanlon, Jordan Adams, trumpet)
Bloch - Suite Hebraique, mvt. 1 (Marisa Romo, viola)
Hisaishi - "Merry Go Round of Life" from Howl's Moving Castle
Hisaishi - "One Summer's Day" from Spirited Away
Hisaishi - Main Theme from My Neighbor Totoro
Stravinsky - Berceuse and Finale from The Firebird (Noah Scanlon, conductor)
Bach/Stokowski - Tocatta and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565

Spring

Dukas - Fanfare to precede La Péri
Strauss, R. - Serenade in Eb Major, op. 7
Berlioz - Symphonie fantastique, op. 14

2015-2016 (season page)
 

Fall

Mendelssohn - Hebrides Overture, op. 26
Barata - Great Wings
Respighi - Pines of Rome

Winter

Bowen - Viola Concerto in C minor, op. 25, mvt. 1 (Stephen Jue, viola)
Weber - Bassoon Concerto in F Major, op. 75, mvt. 3 (Emelia Banninger, bassoon)
Menotti - "Steal me, sweet thief" from The Old Maid and the Thief (Kelly O'Shea, soprano)
Stradella - “Pietà, Signore” (Chris Wall, tenor)
Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto, op. 64, mvt. 1 (Mario Ojeda, violin)
Sibelius - Symphony No. 2 in D Major, op. 43

Spring

Copland - Variations on a Shaker Melody
Dvorák - Slavonic Dance in G minor, op. 46, no. 8
Strauss, Joh. Jr. - Wiener Blut, op. 354
Bartók - Hungarian Sketches
Brammeier - "Blow, Winds, Rage, Blow!" (world premiere, with choirs)
Fauré - Requiem, op. 48 (with choirs)
 

2014-2015 (season page)
 

Fall

Wagner - Die Meistersinger: Overture
Rossini - The Barber of Seville: Overture
Saint-SaënsSamson and Dalila: Bacchanale
Puccini - Tosca: "Vissi d'arte" (Ciera Lamborn, soprano)
Puccini - Turandot: "Nessun dorma!" (Christopher Campbell, tenor)
Puccini - La Bohème: Act I Finale (Lamborn and Campbell)

Winter

Bock - "If I were a rich man" from Fiddler on the Roof (Leah Anderson, tuba)
Creston - Concertino for Marimba and Orchestra (Daniel Diaz, marimba)
Ewazen - Concerto for Tuba or Bass Trombone, mvt. 1 (Rose Doylemason, bass trombone)
Thomas - “Connais-tu le pays?” from Mignon (Leah Ginsky, mezzo-soprano)
Bottesini - Bass Concerto No. 2 in B minor, mvt. 2 (Troy Hanson, bass)
Puccini - “Chi il bel sogno di doretta” from La Rondine (Shaina Levin, soprano)
Puccini - “Quando m’en vo” from La Bohème (Alexis Rubell, soprano)
Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major, K. 488, mvt. 1 (Wicky Woo, piano)
Karl Jenkins - Palladio (choreographed by Diana Stanton)
Piazzolla - Oblivion (choreographed by Michelle Walter)
Norman - the James Bond theme (choreographed by Christy McNeil)

Spring

Glinka - Russlan and Ludmilla: Overture
Charles Griffes - Poem for Flute and Orchestra (Suzanne Duffy, flute)
Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 5 in E minor, op. 64
 

2013-2014
 

Fall

Vaughan WilliamsEnglish Folk Song Suite
Vaughan Williams - The Lark Ascending, featuring Brynn Albanese, violin
HolstThe Planets

Winter

Dvořák - "Song to the Moon" from Rusalka (Taylor Safina, soprano)
Gordeli, Otar - Concertino, op. 8 (Doug Gallatin, flute)
Jacob, Gordon - Trombone Concerto: I (Brett Malta, trombone)
Reinecke - Flute Concerto in D Major, mvt. 3 (Kelsey Beisecker, flute)
Barber - First Essay for Orchestra, op. 12
Bernstein - Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

Spring

Tchaikovsky - Romeo and Juliet overture-fantasy
Williams - Star Wars, suite for orchestra
WilliamsBattle of the Heroes, from Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
Brahms - Schicksalslied ("Song of Destiny")
 

2012-2013
 

Fall

Mussorgsky/ Ravel - Pictures at an Exhibition
Respighi - Trittico botticelliano
EdmondsenUncharted: Drake's Fortune Theme
Eriksson - Theme from Battlefield 2
Pulkkinen - Theme from Angry Birds
Zimmer - Theme from Call of Duty Modern Warfare

Winter

Mozart - Horn Concerto No. 4 in Eb Major (mvt. 1) with Andrew Arensman
Mozart - "Voi che sapete" from Nozze di Figaro with Allison Chang, soprano
Mozart - Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major (mvt. 1) with Mario Ojeda
Tomasi - Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra (mvt. 1) with Dylan Weddle
Smetana - Die Moldau
Marquez - Danzon

Spring

Prokofiev - Peter and the Wolf with Josh Machmer, narrator
Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade
 

2011-2012
 

Fall

Grieg - Piano Concerto in A minor, op. 16 (W. Terrence Spiller, piano)
Beethoven - Symphony No. 7 in A Major, op. 92

Winter

Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, I (Alessandra Shanus, piano)
Mozart - "Deh vieni, non tardar" from Le Nozze di Figaro (Katelyn Holliday, soprano)
Mozart - "Batti, batti" from Don Giovanni (Brittney Zearfoss, soprano)
Hanson - Serenade for Flute, Harp and String Orchestra (Douglas Gallatin, flute; Jennifer Sayre, harp)
Singelée - Septième solo de concert, arr. Garrison (Nicholas Garrison, baritone saxophone)
Kodály - Variations on a Hungarian Folksong, "The Peacock"

Spring

Handel - Zadok the Priest
Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
Vaughan Williams - Dona Nobis Pacem
 

2010-2011
 

Fall

J.S. Bach (arr. Stokowski) - Toccata and Fugue in D minor
J.S. Bach - Concerto for two Violins in D minor, BWV 1043 (Brynn Albanese and Paul Severtson, violins)
Brahms - Symphony No. 4 in E minor

Winter

Fauré - Élégie for Violoncello and Orchestra, Op. 24 (Jake Wise, cello)
J. Strauss - "Chacun à son goût" from Die Fledermaus (Patricia Rosas, soprano)
J.S. Bach - "Quia Respexit" from Magnificat (Theresa Riforgiate, soprano)
Guilmant (orch. Starr) - Morceau Symphonique for Trombone and Orchestra (Maritza Spieller, trombone)
E. Bernstein - Magnificent Seven (Lauren Wasynzcuk, conductor)
Jarre - Overture from Lawrence of Arabia
Tiersen - "L'autre valse d'amélie" from Amélie
Herrmann - Suite from Psycho
Barry - Out of Africa
Williams - Jurassic Park

Spring

Hanson - Symphony No. 2, "Romantic"
Gershwin - Piano Concerto in F (Robert Thies, piano)
 

2009-2010
 

Fall

Dvorák - Slavonic Dance in G minor, Op. 46, No. 8
Dvorák - Serenade for Winds in D minor, Op. 44
Dvorák - Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95, "From the New World"

Winter

Ewazen - Concerto for Tuba and Orchestra (Zack Fisher, tuba)
Mozart - "Smanie implacabile" from Cosi fan tutte (Karlie Saenz, soprano)
Sullivan - "Three little maids" from The Mikado (Lisa Figel, Brittney Zearfoss, Kellie Barragán)
Creston - Concertino for Marimba and Orchestra (Scott Charvet, marimba)
Herbert - "Art is calling for me" from The Enchantress (Amy Beth Nickelson, soprano)
Tesori - "Gimme, gimme" from Thoroughly Modern Millie (Emily Allyn, soprano)
Still - Symphony No. 1, "Afro-American"

Spring (with Cal Poly Choirs)

Copland - "Hoe-Down" from Rodeo
Copland - Old American Songs
Bernstein - Chichester Psalms
Copland - "Stomp your foot" and "The promise of living" from The Tender Land
Bernstein - Concert Suite No. 2 from West Side Story
 

2008-2009
 

Fall

Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor (W. Terrence Spiller, piano)
Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition (orch. Ravel)

Winter

Marcello - Concerto in C Minor (I) (Lauren Wasynczuk, saxophone)
Mozart - Concerto for Flute and Harp (II) (Ashlee Chan, flute; Jennifer Sayre, harp)
Saint-Saëns - Violin Concerto No. 3 in B Minor (I) (Xiaofei Song, violin)
Mozart - "Non so piu cosa son" from Marriage of Figaro
Saint-Saëns - "Amour viens aider" from Samson and Dalila
Piazzolla - Tres Movimientos Tanguisticos Porteños
Márquez - Conga de Fuego Nuevo
Revueltas - Sensemaya

Spring

Borodin - In the Steppes of Central Asia
Ravel - Mother Goose Suite: III. Laideronnette, Impératrice des Pagodes
Puccini - Suite from Turandot
Chengzong, et al - Yellow River Concerto (Tianshu Wang, piano)
 

2007-2008
 

Fall

Hanson - Mosaics
Hagen - Orpheus and Eurydice: Concerto for Violin, Cello, Piano and Orchestra
Beethoven - Symphony No. 5

Winter

Debussy - Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Phillips - Concert Piece for Bassoon and Strings
Popper - Requiem for Three Cellos and Orchestra
David - Concertino for Trombone and Orchestra
Mozart - "Voi che sapete" from Marriage of Figaro
Puccini - "Vissi d'arte" from Tosca
Bernstein - "Glitter and be gay" from Candide
Prokofiev - Romeo and Juliet (excerpts from Suites 1 and 2

Spring

Orff - Carmina Burana (complete)
 

2006-2007
 

Fall

Humperdinck - Overture to Hansel and Gretel
Chausson - Poème for Violin and Orchestra
Rimsky-Korsakov - Sheherazade

Winter

Brahms - Academic Festival Overture
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 1 (I)
Jacob - Trombone Concerto (I)
Lalo - "Vainement ma bien aimée" from Roi d'Ys
Sullivan - "If some day there chanced to be" from Ruddigore
Kern - "Bill" from Showboat
Herrmann - Suite from the movie Vertigo
Williams - Adventures on Earth from the movie E.T.

Spring

Ives - The Unanswered Question
Copland - Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo
Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on Greensleeves
Respighi - Pines of Rome
 

2005-2006
 

Fall

Dukas - Fanfare pour précéder La Péri
Hovhaness - Symphony No. 2, "Mysterious Mountain"
Beethoven - Symphony No. 6, "Pastoral"

Winter

Schubert - Symphony No. 8, Unfinished
Grieg - Piano Concerto in A minor (I)
Vaughan Williams - Tuba Concerto (I)
Gounod - "Je veux vivre" from Romeo and Juliet
Bernstein - "A boy like that / I have a love" from West Side Story
Gershwin - "Summertime," "My man's gone now" from Porgy and Bess
Gershwin - Cuban Overture

Spring

Elgar - Sea Pictures (Jacalyn Kreitzer, mezzo-soprano)
Holst - The Planets
 

2004-2005
 

Fall

Sibelius - Finlandia
Fauré - Pelleas et Melisande
Kodaly - Peacock Variations

Winter

Wagner - "Good Friday Spell" from Parsifal
Mussorgsky - Night on Bald Mountain
Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 5, "Reformation"

Spring

Bizet - Selections from Carmen
Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 23 in A
J.S. Bach - "Erbarme dich, mein Gott" from the St. Matthew Passion
Schubert - "Gretchen am Spinnrade" (arr. Liszt)
Rimsky-Korsakov - Capriccio Espagnol
 

2003-2004
 

Fauré - Pavane, Op. 50
Poulenc - Concerto in D minor for Two Pianos and Orchestra (1932)
Dvorák - Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88
Wagner - Prelude to Die Meistersinger zu Nürnberg
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58
Brahms - Serenade No. 1 in D major, Op. 11
Kodály - Háry János: Suite
Vaughan Williams - Serenade to Music
Hindemith - Trauermusik
Mozart - “Pa-pa-pa” from Die Zauberflöte
Mozart - Bassoon Concerto in B-flat major, K. 191
 

2002-2003
 

Vaughan Williams - Overture to The Wasps
Ippolitov-Ivanov - Caucasian Sketches
Brahms - Rhapsody for Alto, Male Chorus & Orchestra, op. 53
Dvorák - Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95
Beethoven - Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93
Walton - Suite from Henry V
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15
Tchaikovsky - Romeo and Juliet: Overture-Fantasy
Strauss, R. - Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major for Horn and Orchestra, Op. 11
Fauré - Elegy for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 24
Mozart - “Voi, che sapete” from Marriage of Figaro
David, Ferdinand - Concertino for Trombone, Op. 4
Beethoven - Mass in C Major, Op. 86
 

2001-2002
 

Verdi - Overture to The Sicilian Vespers
Warlock - Capriol Suite, for string orchestra
Mozart - Symphony No. 25 in G minor, K.183
Strauss, R. - Serenade in E-flat, Op. 7
Brahms - Hungarian Dance No. 6
Elgar - Elegy for Strings
Dvorák - Carnival Overture, Op. 92
Mozart - Overture to La Clemenza di Tito
Haydn - Symphony No. 13 in D major (“Jupiter”)
Dvorák - Serenade for Winds, Violoncello and Bass in D minor, Op. 44
Chopin - Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11
Bartók - Rumanian Folk Dances
Vivaldi - Concerto in A minor for Oboe and Strings
Pergolesi - “Stizzoso, mio stizzoso, voi fatte il borioso” from La Serve Padrona
Mozart - “Vedrai, carino, se sei buonino” from Don Giovanni
Mozart- “Alleluja” from Exsultate, jubilate, K. 165
 

2000-2001
 

Verdi - Overture to Nabucco
Satie - Gymnopédies No. 1 & No. 3 (orchestrated by Claude Debussy)
Haydn - Symphony No. 58 in F
Barber - Adagio for Strings
Schubert - Symphony No. 8 “Unfinished”
Handel - Concerto Grosso in G major, Op. 6 No. 1
Sibelius - Valse Triste from Kuolema
Finzi - Introit for Small Orchestra and Solo Violin
Telemann - Trio Sonata in E minor for Flute, Oboe, and Basso Continuo
Schubert - Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major
Mozart - Symphony No. 27 in G major, K. 199 (162a)
Offenbach - Entr’acte et Barcarolle from Les Contes D’Hoffman
Massenet - “Adieu, notre petite table”from Manon
Hummel - Trumpet Concerto in E-flat major
J. S. Bach - Trio Sonata in C minor from The Musical Offering
Fauré - Pelléas et Mélisande, Op. 80
 

1999-2000
 

Bach - Concerto in C minor for Oboe & Violin, BWV 1060
Mozart - Overture to La Clemenza di Tito, K.621
Creston, Paul - Concertino for Marimba & Orchestra, Op. 21
Fauré - Pavane, Op. 50
Beethoven - Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92
Schubert - Entr’acte III from Rosamunde
Eister, Gary - Flute Concerto (Premiere)
Bizet - Symphony in C major
Ives - Fugue for Small Orchestra (1916)
Mozart - Concerto No. 2 for Horn in E-flat major, K. 417
Mozart - Recitative & Aria: “Deh vieni non tardar”
Mozart - “Alleluja” from Exsultate, jubilate, K. 165
Weber - “Kommt ein schlanker Bursch” from Der Freischütz
Mozart - Duetto: “Ah guarda, sorella” from Cosi fan tutte, K. 588
Poulenc - Concerto in D minor for Two Pianos and Orchestra (1932)
Bruch - Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26
Beethoven - Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36
 

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