GT ORCHESTRAS CONCERT SCHEDULE 2017-2018

The GTSO and Chamber Strings performs 7-10 concerts in an academic year. The current 2017-2018 schedule was posted here on August 7, 2017.  Updates will be made as needed.  Check this site periodically for possible changes.

 

  • September 26, 2016 — 7:30 pm, Ferst Center

French Festival I
[joined by GT chamber ensemble, choirs and Concert Band]

Bizet, “Dans l’air nous suivons la fumée” from Carmen
Gounod, Soldiers Chorus from Faust
Berlioz, “L’Adieu des Begers a la Sainte Famille” from L’enfance du Christ, Op.25
Faure, Pavane Op. 50

GT Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Choir, Women’s Choir, Chorale
Chaowen Ting & Jerry Ulrich, conductors

 

  • September 28, 2017 — 7:30 pm, Ferst Center

French Festival II

C. Debussy, Petite Suite

GT Chamber Orchestra
Chaowen Ting, conductor

C. Debussy, Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune
E. Chausson, Poème [Violin: Jun-Ching Lin, Assistant Concertmaster, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra]
M. Racel, Tzigane [Violin: Jun-Ching Lin, Assistant Concertmaster, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra]
G. Bizet, Symphony No.1 in C Major

GT Symphony Orchestra
Chaowen Ting, conductor

 

  • October 30, 2017 — 7:30 pm, West Village 175

Halloween Concert
[joined by GT Women’s Choir]

Beethoven, Coriolan Overture
Haydn, Symphony No.94 mvt. II
Offenbach, Infernal Dance from “Orpheus in the Underworld”
Mussorgsky, A Night on Bald Mountain
GT Chamber Orchestra
Dr. Timothy Verville, guest conductor

 

  • November 19, 2017 — 3:00 pm, Ferst Center

Russian Legends: 1001 Nights

P. Tchaikovsky, Marche Slave, Op.31
P. Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto No.1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23, mvt. I
[Zhengyang Weng, piano; 2016 GTSO Concerto Competition Winner]
N. Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade, Op.35

GT Symphony Orchestra
Chaowen Ting, conductor

 

  • February 27, 2018 — 7:30 pm, Ferst Center

Romantic Masters IV: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

P. Dukas, L’Apprenti sorcier
A. Guilmant, Morceau symphonique, Op.88
[Samual Schlosser, Trombone; Principal Trombone, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra]
J. Brahms, Symphony No.4 in E minor, Op. 98

GT Symphony Orchestra
Chaowen Ting, conductor

 

  • March 11, 2018 — 3:00pm, Ferst Center

Beethoven Series III: Spring

A. Borodin, Polotzsian Dances from Prince Igor
F. Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64, mvt. I
[Nathan Holiday, violin; 2015 GTSO Concerto Competition Honorable Mention]
L. v. Beethoven, Symphony No.6 in F major, Op.68 “Pastorale”

GT Chamber Orchestra
Chaowen Ting, conductor

 

  • April 15, 2018 — 3:00 pm, Ferst Center

Time Travel

Princess Anna Amelia, Four Military Marches for Strings
W. A. Mozart, Piano Concerto No.23 in A Major, K.488
[Dr. Sergio Gallo, Professor of Music, Georgia State University]
D. Shostakovitch, Symphony No.9 in E-flat major, Op. 70

GT Symphony Orchestra
Chaowen Ting, conductor

 

  • April 16, 2018 — 7:30 pm, Ferst Center

Creative Movements

A. Salvati, Clarinet Concerto [World Premiere]
[Richard Li, clarinet; 2016 GTSO Concerto Competition Honorable Mention]
W. A. Mozart, Horn Concerto No.4, mvt. I
[Aaron Thomas, horn; 2017 GTSO Concerto Competition Runner-Up]
F. Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64, mvt. III
[Alex Olsen, violin; 2017 GTSO Concerto Competition Runner-Up]

GT Chamber Orchestra & Percussion Ensemble
Chaowen Ting, conductor