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Ohio Light Opera
May 21 - August 10, 2014
IRVING BERLIN Call Me Madame
June 19, 21, 25, 29
July 11, 19, 26
August 1, 9

VICTOR HERBERT Dream City and The Magic Knight
July 15, 18, 20, 25, 31
August 8

EMMERICH KŔLMŔN Die Kleine König (The Little King)
July 23, 27, 31
August 2, 6


Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra
May 14-16, 2014
Arend Arts Center — Bentonville, Arkansas
Fayetteville Performing Arts Center — Fayetteville, Arkansas

Carnegie Hall — Weill Music Institute
Link Up Orchestra Education Concerts

The Orchestra Sings!



Oakland University Opera
April 29 - May 11, 2014
Rochester, Michigan

MONTEVERDI L'incoronazione di Poppea


North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra
April 26, 2014
LINK Centre Concert Hall — Tupelo, Mississippi

Scandals, Drama, and Enigmas
Andreas Klein, Piano

BARBER Overture to the School for Scandal
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor
ELGAR Enigma Variations


Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra
April 6, 2014
Arend Arts Center — Bentonville, Arkansas

Viva la Música! (Music of the Americas)
Natasha Korsakova, Violin

Yudai Hironaka, Euphonium
University of Arkansas Department of Music
Concerto Competition Winner

REVUELTAS Sensemayá
PIAZZOLLA The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires
GILLINGHAM Vintage
COPLAND Rodeo


North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra
March 22, 2014
LINK Centre Concert Hall — Tupelo, Mississippi

Romantic Gems
Natasha Korsakova, Violin
Allison Eldredge, Cello

REZNICEK Eine Lustspiel Overture
TCHAIKOVSKY Suite from The Sleeping Beauty
BRAHMS Double Concerto for Violin and Cello in A Minor


North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra
March 21, 2014
Delta State University
Bologna Performing Arts Center — Cleveland, Mississippi

Carnegie Hall — Weill Music Institute
Link Up Orchestra Education Concerts

The Orchestra Moves!


North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra
February 22, 2014
Link Centre Concert Hall — Tupelo, Mississippi

Exquisite Elegance
Sara Davis Buechner, Piano

PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 1 in D Major, Classical
MOZART Piano Concerto No. 25 in C Major
MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Italian


North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra
February 21, 2014
Tupelo Civic Auditorium — Tupelo, Mississippi

Carnegie Hall — Weill Music Institute
Link Up Orchestra Education Concerts

The Orchestra Moves!


Northeast Mississippi Honor Band
February 14-15, 2014
North Mississippi Band Directors Association

Northeast Mississippi Community College — Booneville, Mississippi

BOYSEN Kirkpatrick Fanfare
GRAEF Cooling In the Peppermint Wind
SHOSTAKOVICH Galop from Moscow Cheryomushki
BACH Break Forth O Beauteous Heavenly Light
BIEDENBENDER Luminescence
FILLMORE His Honor March


Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra
February 8, 2014
Arend Arts Center — Bentonville, Arkansas

Beethoven & Brahms
Roberto Plano, Piano

BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 3
BRAHMS Symphony No. 2


North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra
January 25, 2014
Link Centre Concert Hall — Tupelo, Mississippi

Spanish Passion
Jason Vieaux, Guitar

ALBÉNIZ Catalonia
RODRIGO Concierto de Aranjuez
BIZET Carmen Suite No. 1
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Capriccio Espagnol


Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra
December 21, 2014
Arend Arts Center — Bentonville, Arkansas

Christmas with the APO
Leona Mitchell, Soprano
University of Arkansas Children’s Choirs
Ozark Bronze Handbell Choir

Rhapsody On Christmas Carols — Smith
Coventry Carol — arr. Bartsch
Gesu Bambino — Yon
What Child Is This? — arr. Wilberg
O Holy Night — Adam / arr. Harris
Carol of the Bells — arr. Hayman
Go Tell It On the Mountain — arr. Duncan
The Bells of Christmas — arr. Krogstad
It Came Upon The Midnight Clear — arr. Graef
Angels’ Carol — Rutter
Panis Angelicus — Franck
Ave Maria — Bach/Gounod
Holiday Favorites — Emerson/Lavender
White Christmas — Berlin
Holiday Songs from Home Alone — Williams
Jingle Bells Forever — Smith


North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra
December 14, 2014
Tupelo Civic Auditorium — Tupelo, Mississippi

Christmas with the NMSO
North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra Big Band
North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra Children’s Chorus

A Christmas Festival — Anderson
O Holy Night — arr. Custer
Christmas Finale — Eilers/Jennings
The Bells of Christmas — arr. Krogstad
It Came Upon the Midnight Clear — arr. Sara Carina Graef World Premiere
A Spiritual Christmas — arr. Fettke/Lawrence
Tintinabulations — arr. Punwar

The Nutcracker Suites
Piotr Tchaikovsky (Orchestra) & Duke Ellington (NMSO Big Band)
Overture Miniature — Overture
March — Peanut Brittle Brigade
Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy — Sugar Rum Cherry
Russian Dance — The Volga Vouty
Dance of the Reed Flutes — Toot Toot Tootie Toot
Dance Of The Floreadores — Waltz of the Flowers


Tupelo Ballet
December 4-7, 2014
Tupelo Performing Arts Center — Tupelo, Mississippi

TCHAIKOVSKY The Nutcracker


Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra
November 22-24, 2013
Infernal Dance
JáTtik Clark, Tuba

BORODIN Polovtsian Dances
TYZIK Four Dances for Tuba and Orchestra
KHATCHATURIAN Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia from Spartacus
STRAVINSKY Suite from The Firebird


North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra
October 26-27,2014
A Night at the Movies: The Music of John Williams

Superman — Superman March
E.T. (The Extra Terrestrial) — Flying Theme
Jurassic Park — Theme from The Lost World
Schindler’s List — Theme from Schindler’s List
Star Wars — Duel of the Fates, The Imperial March, Main Title
Raiders of the Lost Ark — Raiders March
Jaws — The Shark Theme
Catch Me If You Can — Escapades: Closing In
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone — Symphonic Suite


Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra
September 29, 2013
Arend Arts Center — Bentonville, Arkansas

CHARLIE CHAPLIN City Lights

A rare presentation of Charlie Chaplin's classic film City Lights,
with Chaplin's score performed live by the Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra.

A collaborative venture with the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and
their Art for the Citizen symposium, and the Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra.
The performance will also include pre-screening commentary by some
of the world’s foremost experts on Chaplin and his career.


Emerald City Opera
August 17, 2013
Gala Concert
Strings Pavilion
Steamboat Springs, Colorado

CARDILLO Core ‘ngrato
ARDITI Il Bacio
SAINT-SAËNS Bacchanale from Samson and Dalila
SAINT-SAËNS Mon coeur s’ouvre a ta voix from Samson and Dalila
GOUNOD Avant de quitter ces lieux from Faust
BIZET Au fond du temple saint from The Pearl Fishers
OFFENBACH Introduction from The Tales of Hoffman
OFFENBACH Barcarolle from The Tales of Hoffman
MOZART Soave sia il vento from Cosě fan tutte
ROSSINI Largo al factotum from The Barber of Seville
DENZA Funiculi Finical
LEHAR Vilja from The Merry Widow
LEHAR You’ll Find Me at Maxim’s from The Merry Widow
LEHAR Dein ist Mein Ganzes Herz from The Land of Smiles
WEBBER Selections from The Phantom of the Opera
SARTORI Con te Partirň
PUCCINI Gira la cote from Turandot
PUCCINI Signore Ascolta from Turandot
PUCCINI Nessun Dorma from Turandot


Ohio Light Opera
May 21 - August 11, 2013
J. STRAUSS The Gypsy Baron
July 2, 7, 11, 17, 23, 31
August 2, 7

GERSHWIN Lady, Be Good!
July 10, 14, 19, 27
August 2, 4, 9

OFFENBACH The Grand Duchess of Gérolstein
July 24, 28
August 3, 6, 8


Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra
May 13-17, 2013
Carnegie Hall — Weill Music Institute
Link Up Orchestra Education Concerts

The Orchestra Moves


The Florida Orchestra
May 8-12, 2013
Carnegie Hall — Weill Music Institute
Link Up Orchestra Education Concerts
The Orchestra Moves
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 — Straz/Morsani — Tampa, Florida
Thursday, May 9, 2013 — Ruth Eckerd Hall — Clearwater, Florida

Outdoor Parks Program
Saturday, May 11, 2013 — Raymond James Stadium — Tampa, Florida
Sunday, May 12, 2013 — Curtis Hixon Park — Tampa, Florida


Tupelo Symphony Orchestra
April 27-28, 2013
April 27, 2013 — LINK Centre Concert Hall — Tupelo, Mississippi
April 28, 2013 — Magnolia Arts Center — New Albany, Mississippi

New Worlds
Sarah Crocker, Harp
Yoonie Han, Piano

DEBUSSY Dances Sacred and Profane
GERSHWIN Rhapsody In Blue
DVORAK Symphony No. 9, From the New World


Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra
April 20, 2013
Arend Arts Center — Bentonville, Arkansas

Jonathan Story, Piano
Brice Smith, Flute — University of Arkansas Department of Music Concerto Competition Winner

MUSSORGSKY Night on Bald Mountain
ARNOLD Flute Concerto
BORODIN Polovtsian Dances
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 2


Tennessee All-State Orchestra
April 10-14, 2013
Chattanooga, Tennessee

BERLIOZ Roman Carnival Overture
GERSHWIN An American In Paris Suite
STRAVINSKY Infernal Dance, Berceuse & Finale from The Firebird
BERNSTEIN Mambo from West Side Story


Eastman Opera Theatre
March 25 - April 7, 2013
Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre — Rochester, New York

WEILL Street Scene


Tupelo Symphony Orchestra
March 23, 2013
Tupelo Performing Arts Center — Tupelo, Mississippi

GILBERT & SULLIVAN The Mikado in Concert


Tupelo Symphony Orchestra
February 23, 2013
LINK Centre Concert Hall — Tupelo, Mississippi

Hungarian Passion
Cecile Licad, Piano

KÁLMÁN Overture to Die Faschingsfee
LISZT Piano Concerto No. 1
LISZT Totentanz
KODALY Suite from Hary Janos


Tupelo Symphony Orchestra
February 22, 2013
Carnegie Hall — Weill Music Institute
Link Up Orchestra Education Concerts

The Orchestra Moves


Alabama All-State Orchestra
February 7-10, 2013
University of Alabama Concert Hall
Tuscaloosa, Alabama

GLINKA Overture to Russlan and Ludmilla
SIBELIUS Finlandia
RiMELIS My Not So Ordinary Day At School (World Premiere)
DVORAK Symphony No. 9: IV


Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra
February 2, 2013
Arend Arts Center • Bentonville, Arkansas

Gershwin and Friends
Yoonie Han, Piano

GERSHWIN Selections from Song of the Flame
GERSHWIN Rhapsody in Blue
RODGERS My Heart Stood Still from Connecticut Yankee
KERN Selections from Show Boat
PORTER Selections from Kiss Me Kate
RODGERS Selections from Oklahoma!


The Florida Orchestra
January 28-31, 2013
Carnegie Hall — Weill Music Institute
Link Up Orchestra Education Concerts

The Orchestra Moves


Tupelo Symphony Orchestra
January 26, 2013
LINK Centre Concert Hall — Tupelo, Mississippi

Classic Masterpieces
Alison Eldredge, Cello
Carlton McCreery, Cello

VIVALDI Concerto for Two Cellos in G Minor
SAINT SAËNS Cello Concerto No. 1
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7


Oakland University Opera
January 9-20, 2013
Rochester, Michigan

PUCCINI Suor Angelica
PUCCINI Gianni Schicchi


Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra
December 16, 2012
Arend Arts Center — Bentonville, Arkansas

Christmas with the Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra

Laurie Gayle Stephenson, Soprano
Steve Amerson, Tenor
McNair Middle School Glee Club — Jennie Alves, Director

Glorious Sounds of Christmas GUSTAFSON
Christmas Is the Best Time Of The Year JOHNSON
It’s The Most Wonderful Time/Christmas Waltz arr. KESSLER
My Favorite Things arr. SIMS
Sleigh Ride arr. BOLKS/WINCH
I’ll Be Home For Christmas arr. KROGSTAD
Stille Nacht DAVIS
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas arr. KROGSTAD
All Through The Night arr. GRAEF
We Need A Little Christmas/Let It Snow arr. BOLKS/JOHNSON
Gloria arr. KROGSTAD
Christmas Carol Medley arr. JOHNSON
Jingle Bells Forever SMITH
An Irving Berlin Christmas arr. BRYMER/BROWN
Someday arr. MOTT
Mary Did You Know? arr. KROGSTAD
Hark, The Herald Angels Sing arr. BOLKS
Peace, Peace/Silent Night arr. KIRKLAND
We Wish You A Merry Christmas arr. KROGSTAD



Tupelo Symphony Orchestra
December 8, 2012
Tupelo Civic Auditorium — Tupelo, Mississippi

Christmas with the Tupelo Symphony

Itawamba Community College Chorus
Karen Davis & Robert Taylor, Directors

Tupelo Symphony Orchestra Children’s Chorus
Monica Roden Spencer, Director

Glorious Sounds of Christmas GUSTAFSON
Carol of the Bells BRADFORD
Coventry Carol arr. RYDEN
What Child Is This? arr. LEAVITT
O Holy Night arr. CUSTER
Masters in This Hall WILBERG
Everywhere Christmas Tonight WILLIAMS
Jingle Bells Forever arr. Smith
Around the World At Christmas Time arr. CHASE
I Saw Three Ships WILBERG
Stille Nacht arr. DAVIS/CUSTER
Pat-a-Pan BRADFORD
Away in a Manger BRADFORD
Holiday Favorites arr. EMERSON/LAVENDER
White Christmas arr. BENNETT
A Musicological Journey Through Twelve Days of Christmas COURTNEY



Tupelo Ballet
November 28 - December 1, 2012
Tupelo Performing Arts Center — Tupelo, Mississippi

TCHAIKOVSKY The Nutcracker


Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra
October 27, 2012
Arend Arts Center — Bentonville, Arkansas

Classic Masters
Alison Eldredge, Cello
Stephen Gates, Cello

VIVALDI Concerto for Two Cellos in G Minor
SAINT SAËNS Cello Concerto No. 1 in A Minor
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7 in A Major


Tupelo Symphony Orchestra
October 20, 2012
LINK Centre Concert Hall — Tupelo, Mississippi

Russian Passion
Roberto Plano, Piano

MUSSORGSKY A Night On Bald Mountain
BORODIN Polovtsian Dances
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 2


Emerald City Opera
August 15, 2012
Steamboat Springs, Colorado

10th Anniversary Concert

MOZART Overture from Le nozze di Figaro
VERDI Brindisi from La Traviata
BIZET "Habanera" from Carmen
BIZET "Toreador" from Carmen
MASCAGNI Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana
JEAN BERGER Villanescas
PUCCINI Humming Chorus from Madama Butterfly
PUCCINI Te Deum ("Va, Tosca") from Tosca
KANDER/EBB Wilkommen from Cabaret
RODGERS "Some Enchanted Evening" from South Pacific
RODGERS "Bewitched Bothered and Bewildered" from Pal Joey
KERN "Ol' Man River" from Show Boat
BERNSTEIN Medley from West Side Story
VERDI "Vedi! le fosche notturne spoglie" (Anvil Chorus) from Il Trovatore
J. STRAUSS Die Fledermaus Waltz (Du und Du)


Ohio Light Opera
May 22, 2012 — August 12, 2012
RODGERS A Connecticut Yankee
June 23, 29
July 7, 13, 19, 22, 26, 29
August 1, 3, 10

ROMBERG Blossom Time
July 11, 14, 17, 19, 26
August 3, 8

KŔLMŔN Die Faschingsfee (Miss Springtime)
July 25, 28
August 2, 7, 10


Albany Symphony Orchestra
May 12, 2012
RIEGGER La Belle Dame sans Merci
PREVIN Every Good Boy Deserves Favour


The Florida Orchestra
May 2-5
May 2, 2012 — Morsani Hall, Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Tampa:
Carnegie Hall Link Up The Orchestra Sings

May 3, 2012 — Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater:
Carnegie Hall Link Up The Orchestra Sings

May 3, 2012 — Curtis Hixon Park, Tampa:
Pops Program

May 4, 2012 — Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg:
Michael Cavanaugh The Music of Billy Joel

May 5, 2012 — Raymond James Stadium, Tampa:
Pops Program


Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra
April 28, 2012
Jeffrey Biegel, Piano
Janice Fulbright, Contralto
University of Arkansas Schola Cantorum and Master Chorale
Todd Prickett, Director

TSCHESNOKOFF Salvation Is Created
PROKOFIEV Piano Concerto No. 3
PROKOFIEV Alexander Nevsky


Colorado Youth Symphony Orchestras
April 22, 2012
Invitation to the Dance

BIZET Toreador March from Carmen Suite No. 1
DVORAK Slavonic Dance No. 2
BRAHMS Hungarian Dance No. 5
BERLIOZ Hungarian March
FAURE Pavane
TCHAIKOVSKY Waltz from Sleeping Beauty
COPLAND Hoe Down from Rodeo
OFFENBACH Orpheus In the Underworld Overture


Tupelo Symphony Orchestra
April 21, 2012
Alexander Schimpf, Piano
Cleveland International Piano Competition First Prize Winner 2011

DUKAS Fanfare to La Peri
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major
SHOSTAKOVICH Festive Overture
RESPIGHI The Pines of Rome


Tupelo Symphony Orchestra
March 31, 2012 & April 1, 2012
March 31, 2012 — LINK Centre Concert Hall, Tupelo, MS
April 1, 2012 — Magnolia Arts Center, New Albany, MS

A Salute to the Troops
Steve Amerson, Tenor

The Star Spangled Banner
Tonight/Something’s Coming
Into the Fire
Bring Him Home
American Anthem
America the Beautiful
The Impossible Dream
God Bless the USA
American Salute
Armed Forces Medley — A Salute to the Troops
Because of the Brave
Blades of Grass & Pure White Stones
Shenandoah
Climb Every Mountain/You’ll Never Walk Alone
God Bless America


Albany Symphony Orchestra
March 16, 2012
Carnegie Hall Link Up Program
The Orchestra Moves!


Tupelo Symphony Orchestra
February 24, 2012
Global Perspectives
Alexander Markov, Violin
Paganini International Violin Competition Gold Medalist

ENESCU Romanian Rhapsody No. 1
TCHAIKOVSKY Capriccio Italien
LALO Symphonie Espagnole


Tupelo Symphony Orchestra
February 23, 2012
Carnegie Hall Link Up Concerts
The Orchestra Rocks!
Alexander Markov, Violin


Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra
February 18, 2012
Trail of Tears
Amy Porter, Flute
Sara Carina Graef, Guest Composer
Honored Guests of the Chickasaw and Cherokee Nations

BERNSTEIN Overture to Candide
DAUGHERTY Trail of Tears
GRAEF Cooling in the Peppermint Wind
COPLAND Appalachian Spring



Alabama All-State Orchestra
February 12, 2012
KHACHATURIAN Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia
LIM The Remains of Truth World Premiere
GERSHWIN An American in Paris
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 5: Finale


Oakland University Opera
January 8-15, 2012
MOZART Cosě fan tutte


Tupelo Symphony Orchestra
January 28, 2012
Trail of Tears
Amy Porter, Flute
Honored Guests of the Chicaksaw Nation

MEYER Of Glorious Plumage
DAUGHERTY Trail of Tears
GRIFFES The White Peacock
COPLAND Appalachian Spring


Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra
December 17, 2011
Christmas with the APO
Bella Vista Men's Chorus - Bill Hesse, Director
Bella Vista Women's Chorus – Larry Zehring, Director
Ozark Bronze Handbell Choir — Kerry Johnston, Director

A Christmas Festival — Anderson
O Tannenbaum — arr. Bartsch
Fantasia on Greensleeves — Vaughan Williams
Angels from the Realms — arr. McKecknie
Stille Nacht — arr. Davis/Custer
Carol of the Bells — arr. Hayman
Carol of the Bells — arr. McChesney
Cantique de Noel — arr. Custer
Let It Snow — arr. Wagner
We Three Kings — arr. McKecknie
Angels’ Carol — Rutter
White Christmas — arr. Ringwald
Little Drummer Boy — Simeone/Hayes
Mary Did You Know? — Lowry/Green
A Musicological Journey Through Twelve Days of Christmas — Courtney
The Many Moods of Christmas — Suite IV — Shaw/Bennett


Tupelo Symphony Orchestra
December 11, 2011
Sounds of the Season
Ford Center for the Performing Arts
University of Mississippi • Oxford, Mississippi

Doris Roberts, Host
Mary Donnelly Haskell & Guy Hovis, Soloists
Miss America, Teresa Scanlan, Special Guest
Oxford Civic Chorus — Brooke Worthy, Director
Oxford Children’s Chorus — Andrew Paney, Director

A Canadian Brass Christmas
We Need a Little Christmas
It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Stille Nacht
Christmas Is A Time For Children
No Longer A Baby
Carol of the Bells
Angels’ Carol
Just In Time for Christmas
Winter Wonderland
Christmas Song
Is There A Place?
We Wish You A Merry Christmas



Tupelo Symphony Orchestra
December 10, 2011
Christmas with the TSO
Itawamba Community College Choruses
Tupelo Symphony Orchestra Children’s Chorus

An Overture for Christmas — Benoy
Joy to the World — arr. Wilberg
Fantasia on Greensleeves — Vaughan Williams
All Through the Night — arr. Graef
Whence is That Goodly Fragrance Flowing? — arr. Wilberg
Carol Of The Bells — arr. Hayman
Star Carol — Rutter
A Musicological Journey Through Twelve Days of Christmas — Courtney
A Canadian Brass Christmas — arr. Custer
The First Noel — arr. Wilberg
Geistliches Wiegenlied (Sacred Lullaby) — Brahms
A Day, A Day of Glory — Bradford
Stille Nacht — arr. Davis/Custer
Irving Berlin's Christmas — Brymer/Brown
The Blessed Son from Hodie — Vaughan Williams
Farandole from L’Arlesienne Suite No. 2 — Bizet


Sinfonia Chamber Orchestra - Krakow, Poland
November 28 - December 18, 2011
Performances in Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma.


Colorado Youth Symphony Orchestras
November 20, 2011
MOZART Symphony No. 40: I. Molto allegro
GRIEG Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5: I. Allegro con brio
GEORGES BIZET Carmen Suite No. 1


Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra
October 29, 2011
Three B’s: Berlioz, Bruch, and Beethoven
Natasha Korsakova, Violin

BERLIOZ Roman Carnival Overture
BRUCH Violin Concerto in G Minor
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5 in C Minor


Tupelo Symphony Orchestra
October 22, 2011
Martina Filjak, Piano
Cleveland International Piano Competition First Prize Winner 2009

BEETHOVEN Overture to Egmont
BIZET Suite No. 2 from L’Arlesienne
BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 1


Tupelo Symphony Orchestra
October 21, 2011
Children’s Concert
Symphonic Storytelling
Davis Events Center
Itawamba Community College — Fulton, MS

SMITH Star Spangled Banner
GOULD American Salute
DVORAK Symphony No. 9 in E Minor — II. Largo
GERSHWIN An American in Paris (Excerpts)
STRAUSS Thus Spoke Zarathustra (Opening)
HOLST Mars from The Planets
WILLIAMS Symphonic Suite from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
BERNSTEIN Mambo from West Side Story


Ohio Light Opera
May 25 - August 14, 2011
PORTER Jubilee
June 25

HERBERT The Fortune Teller
July 13, 17, 19, 23, 28
August 4, 10

SULLIVAN Cox and Box
SULLIVAN Trial By Jury
OFFENBACH Evening Wind
July 27, 31
August 4, 6, 9, 12




Colorado Youth Symphony Orchestra
May 8, 2011 — Univeristy of Denver, Gates Concert Hall
Steven Byess, Conductor
Amalia Helmkamp, Violin
Brian Brown, Trumpet

HAYDN Violin Concerto
HAYDN Trumpet Concerto
HOLST The Planets


Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra
May 8, 2011 — Springdale High School
Arkansas Philharmonic Educational Concerts
11:00 AM & 1:00 PM


Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra
April 23, 2011 — Arend Arts Center
University of Arkansas Choruses:
Schola Cantorum & Master Chorale — Dr. Todd Prickett, Director
Concert Choir — Dr. Eddie Jones, Director

AUGUSTA READ THOMAS Alleluia
MOZART Symphony No. 29 in A Major
MOZART Requiem


Tupelo Symphony Orchestra
April 16, 2011 — LINK Centre Concert Hall
Steven Byess, Conductor
J. Patrick Rafferty, Violin
Yaron Kohlberg, Piano
Sara Carina Graef, Guest Composer

GRAEF Cooling in the Peppermint Wind (World Premiere)
MOZART Concerto No 3 for Violin in G Major,
RAVEL Alborada del Gracioso
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor


The Messiah Project
April 4-6, 2011
HANDEL Messiah

Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra
Tri-Lakes Regional Chorus
Springfield Mid-America Singers

Dick Clark Theatre
Branson, Missouri


Toledo Symphony Orchestra
April 2, 2011 — The Franciscan Center
Damon Coleman, Cello

GLUCK Overture and Ballet Music from Orfeo ed Euridice
TCHAIKOVSKY Variations on a Rococo Theme
MOZART Symphony No. 40


Tupelo Symphony Orchestra
March 27, 2011 — New Albany High School Auditorium
SOUSA El Capitan in Concert

Steven Byess, Conductor
Mississippi State University Choruses — Bruce Lesley, Director

Princess Marghanza — Alta Dantzler
Isabel — Nancy María Balach
Pozzo — Anthony Maida
Verrada — Drake Dantzler
Scaramba — Michael Hix
Don Medigua — Nicholas Wuehrmann
Estrelda — Monica Roden Spencer
Cazarro — Michael McCoy


Tupelo Symphony Orchestra
March 26, 2011 — Tupelo Civic Auditorium
SOUSA El Capitan in Concert

Steven Byess, Conductor
Mississippi State University Choruses — Bruce Lesley, Director

Princess Marghanza — Alta Dantzler
Isabel — Nancy María Balach
Pozzo — Anthony Maida
Verrada — Drake Dantzler
Scaramba — Michael Hix
Don Medigua — Nicholas Wuehrmann
Estrelda — Monica Roden Spencer
Cazarro — Michael McCoy


Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra
March 6, 2011 — Arend Arts Center
Cartoon Classics

Music Director Steven Byess leads another of his very popular cinema programs, playing some of the greatest classics of the orchestral repertoire
complete with the classic animations that highlight these works.

GEORGES BIZET Toreador March from Carmen
GIOCOMO ROSSINI Overture to The Barber of Seville
PAUL DUKAS The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
FRANZ LISZT Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
RICHARD WAGNER Ride of the Valkyries from Die Walküre
JOHANN STRAUSS, JR. On the Beautiful Blue Danube
PIOTR TCHAIKOVSKY Waltz from Sleeping Beauty
IGOR STRAVINSKY The Firebird


Tupelo Symphony Orchestra
February 26, 2011 — Tupelo Civic Auditorium
John Schuesselin, Trumpet

BACH/STOKOWSKI Toccata and Fugue in D Minor
ARUTIUNIAN Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra
HOLST The Planets


Tupelo Symphony Orchestra
February 25, 2011 — Tupelo Civic Auditorium
Symphonic Storytelling

Tupelo Symphony Orchestra
Children's Concerts
11:00 AM & 1:00 PM

Saltillo Elementary School Chorus

SMITH Star Spangled Banner
GOULD American Salute
DVORAK Symphony No. 9 in E Minor (Largo)
GERSHWIN An American in Paris (Excerpts)
STRAUSS Also Sprach Zarathustra (Opening)
HOLST Mars from The Planets
WILLIAMS Symphonic Suite from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
BERNSTEIN Mambo from West Side Story


Colorado Youth Symphony Orchestra
February 6, 2011 — University of Denver, Gates Concert Hall
Made In America
Steven Byess, Conductor

GOULD American Salute
COPLAND Variations on a Shaker Melody
GERSHWIN An American in Paris
BERNSTEIN Mambo from West Side Story


Tupelo Symphony Orchestra
January 29, 2011 — LINK Centre Concert Hall
Steven Byess, Conductor
Stanislav Ioudenitch, Piano
Tatiana Ioudenitch, Piano
Maria Ioudenitch, Violin

RAVEL Sonatine
CHOPIN Valses
STRAVINSKY Trois Mouvements de Pétrouchka
SCHUBERT Fantasy in F Minor for Piano Four-Hands
SARASATE Zigeunerweisen (arr. Byess)
PIAZZOLLA Adios nonino & Libertango
YOUMANS Tea for Two (arr. Nero)