GT ORCHESTRAS CONCERT SCHEDULE 2016-2017

The GTSO and Chamber Strings performs 5-10 concerts in an academic year. The current 2016-2017 schedule was posted here on February 15, 2017.  Updates will be made as needed.  Check this site periodically for possible changes.

 

  • October 2, 2016 — 3:00 pm, Ferst Center

Brahms Festival I: Johannes, Clara and Robert
[joined by GT chamber ensemble, choirs and Concert Band]

J. Brahms, Geistliches Lied, Op.30 [with GT Choirs]
C. Schumann, Konzertsatz in f minor
[Riley Osborn, piano; 2015 GTSO Concerto Competition Honorable Mention]

GT Chamber Strings
Chaowen Ting, conductor

J. Brahms, Alto Rhapsody [Mezzo-Soprano, Sarah Klopfenstein]

GT Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Choir, Women’s Choir, Chorale
Chaowen Ting, conductor

 

  • October 4, 2016 — 7:30 pm, Ferst Center

Brahms Festival II: Johannes, Richard and Felix

R. Wagner, Prelude to Die Meistersinger
F. Mendelssohn, Symphony No.4 “Italian”
J. Brahms, Piano Concerto No.1 in D minor
[Yury Park, piano; winner of 2015 GTSO Concerto Competition]

GT Symphony Orchestra
Chaowen Ting, conductor

 

  • November 13, 2016 — 3:00 pm, Student Center Ballroom

Concerto Night

W.A. Mozart, Overture to Der Schauspieldirektor, K. 486
J. S. Bach, Violin Concerto No.2 in E major, BWV 1042, mvt. I [Kyumin Lee, violin]
A. Glazunov, Saxophone Concerto [Adam W Fultz, saxophone]
F. Geminiani, Concerto Gross “La Follia”
E. Grieg, Peer Gynt Suite No.1

GT Chamber Strings
Chaowen Ting, conductor

 

  • November 15, 2016 — 7:30 pm, Ferst Center

Romantic Masters III: From the New World

A. Dvorak, Slavonic Dance in C major, Op. 46 No.1
A. Dvorak, Slavonic Dance in E minor, Op. 72 No.2
A. Dvorak, Cello Concerto in B minor, Op.104 [Ismail Akbar, cello]
A. Dvorak, Symphony No.9 in E minor, Op.95

GT Symphony Orchestra
Jungho Kim, guest conductor

 

  • December 1, 2016 — 7:30 pm, Student Center Ballroom

Orchestra Pops

Mascagni, Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana 3′
Strauss, Pizzicato Polka  3′
Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on Greensleeves 5′
Vivaldi Winter 10′
Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson 5′

Chamber Strings & Chorale:

A Festive Christmas Celebration (Medley) arranged by Audrey Snyder 5’
White Christmas arr. Bennett 5′
Hallelujah Chorus 5′

GT Chorale and Chamber Strings
Timothy Hsu and Chris Thibdeau, conductors

 

  • February 14, 2017 — 7:30 pm, Ferst Center

Home Coming

W. A. Mozart, Overture to Don Giovanni
Sung-Jen Hsu, Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, “Pounding Rain”
[Timothy Hsu, Piano] [US Premiere]
P. Tchaikovsky, Symphony No.6 in B minor, Op. 74, “Pathétique

GT Symphony Orchestra
Chaowen Ting, conductor

 

  • March 16, 2017 — 7:30pm, Student Center Ballroom

Chamber Strings & Chorale III: Beethoven and Friends

F. Mendelssohn, Hebrides Overture
G. Tartini “Devils Trill” Sonata [Jun-Ching Lin, Violin]
L. v. Beethoven, Symphony No.8 in F major, Op.93
Faure, Cantique de Jean Racine (with Chorale)
A. Mozart, Kyrie in D, K.341 (with Chorale)

GT Chorale and Chamber Strings

Timothy Hsu and Chaowen Ting, conductors

 

  • April 11, 2017 — 7:30 pm, Ferst Center

Eroica in America

L. Bernstein, Overture to Candide
Jennifer Higdon, Oboe Concerto [Elizabeth Tiscione, Oboe]
C. Ives, The Unanswered Question
L. v. Beethoven, Symphony No.3 in E flat major, Op.55 “Eroica”

GT Symphony Orchestra
Chaowen Ting, conductor

 

  • April 18, 2017 — 7:30 pm, Ferst Center

Voyage

B. Smenata, The Moldau
F. Haydn, Symphony No.45 in F sharp minor, “Farewell”

GT Chamber Strings & Concert Band
Chaowen Ting, conductor