2014-2015 Season


JourneyAcrossEuropeOctober 2, 2014

Concert II – “Journey Across Europe”
A Eurail Pass to the Continent’s Best Music

  • Overture to Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg – Richard Wagner
  • Finale from Symphony No. 8, opus 88 – Antonin Dvorak
  • Warsaw Concerto for Piano and Orchestra – Richard Adinsell
    Dr. Donald Crandall, piano
  • Music for the Royal Fireworks – George Frideric Handel
    • Overture
    • Bouree
    • La Rejouissance
  • Eine Kleine Nacht Musik, K. 525 – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    • Menuetto
    • Allegro
  • Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana – Pietro ascagni
  • Overture to Nabucco – Guiseppe Verdi

JoyChristmasFavs copyDecember 4, 2014

  • George M. Cohan: Star Spangled Spectacular, arr. by Phillip Gordon
  • Scott Joplin: “The Entertainer”, arr. by John Carcavas
  • Twentiana: a Montage of Songs from the 1920’s with the Symphony of the Hills Singers
  • Duke Ellington: A Medley for Orchestra, arr. by Calvin Custer
  • Hoagy Carmichael: “Stardust”, arr. by Morton Gould
  • Woody Guthrie: “This Land is Your Land”, arr. by James D. Ployhar

20thCenturyHitsJanuary 10, 2015
Concert III – Symphony Pops – 20th Century Hits

  • George M. Cohan: Star Spangled Spectacular, arr. by Phillip Gordon
  • Scott Joplin: “The Entertainer”, arr. by John Carcavas
  • Twentiana: a Montage of Songs from the 1920’s with the Symphony of the Hills Singers
  • Duke Ellington: A Medley for Orchestra, arr. by Calvin Custer
  • Hoagy Carmichael: “Stardust”, arr. by Morton Gould
  • Woody Guthrie: “This Land Is Your Land”,  arr. by James D. Ployhar
  • Terig Tucci: “La Bamba De Veracruz”
  • Tribute to the King (The Music of Elvis Presley), arr. by Ted Ricketts
  • Beatles Medley (Songs by John Lennon and Paul McCartney), arr. by Manny Mendelson
  • Jerry Bock: Excerpts from Fiddler On the Roof, arr. by John Williams
  • Michael Jackson: The Michael Jackson Spectacular, arr. by Steven Rosenhaus
  • The Devil Went Down to Georgia, arr. by David Sloan

TrueRomanceFebruary 26, 2015

Concert IV  – “True Romance: Love Songs of the Ages”

  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky:  “Romeo and Juliet”
  • Sergei Prokofiev:  “Romeo and Juliet”, Excerpts
  • Leonard Bernstein:  “Selections from West Side Story”
  • Fritz Kreisler:  “Liebeslied”
  • Leroy Anderson:  “Blue Tango”
  • Jules Massenet:  “Meditation from Thais”
  • Francis Lai:  “Theme from Love Story”
  • Johannes Brahms:  “Hungarian Dance No. 5


BachApril 30, 2015

Concert V – “Bach and His Disciples”

  • J. S. Bach/Lucien Cailliet:  “Fugue in G (The Little Fugue)”
  • J. S. Bach/Leopold Stokowski:  “Toccata and Fugue in D Minor”
  • J. S. Bach:  “Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, Excerpt”
  • Johannes Brahms:  “Variations on a Theme by Haydn”
  • Felix Mendelssohn:  “Finale from the Reformation Symphony”
  • Ottorino Respighi:  “Excerpts from Pines of Rome”

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