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Metropolitan Opera

January 11th 2018 7:30 pm


Ward Stare, conductor

Franz Lehár:
The Merry Widow


Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York


Metropolitan Opera

January 5th 2018 8:00 pm


Ward Stare, conductor

Franz Lehár:
The Merry Widow


Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York


Metropolitan Opera

January 2nd 2018 7:30 pm


Ward Stare, conductor

Franz Lehár:
The Merry Widow


Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York


Metropolitan Opera

December 30th 2017 1:00 pm


Ward Stare, conductor

Franz Lehár:
The Merry Widow


Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York


Metropolitan Opera

December 27th 2017 7:30 pm


Ward Stare, conductor

Franz Lehár:
The Merry Widow


Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York


Metropolitan Opera

December 23rd 2017 8:00 pm


Ward Stare, conductor

Franz Lehár:
The Merry Widow


Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York


Metropolitan Opera

December 20th 2017 7:30 pm


Ward Stare, conductor

Franz Lehár:
The Merry Widow


Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York


Metropolitan Opera

December 16th 2017 8:00 pm


Ward Stare, conductor

Franz Lehár:
The Merry Widow


Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York


Metropolitan Opera

December 14th 2017 7:30 pm


Ward Stare, conductor

Franz Lehár:
The Merry Widow


Metropolitan Opera House
New York, New York


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

November 18th 2017 8:00 pm


Ward Stare, conductor
Eastman-Rochester Chorus, William Weinert, director

Wagner:
"Prelude and Liebestod" from Tristan and Isolde
Beethoven:
Symphony No. 9. "Choral"


Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

November 16th 2017 7:30 pm


Ward Stare, conductor
Eastman-Rochester Chorus, William Weinert, director

Wagner:
"Prelude and Liebestod" from Tristan and Isolde
Beethoven:
Symphony No. 9. "Choral"


Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

November 11th 2017 8:00 pm


Ward Stare, conductor
Olga Kern, piano

Beethoven:
Piano Concerto No. 5 "Emperor"
Mussorgsky:
*Pictures at an Exhibition

*various composers compiled by Leonard Slatkin


Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

November 9th 2017 7:30 pm


Ward Stare, conductor
Olga Kern, piano

Beethoven:
Piano Concerto No. 5 "Emperor"
Mussorgsky:
*Pictures at an Exhibition

*various composers compiled by Leonard Slatkin


Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

October 29th 2017 2:00 pm


Ward Stare, conductor

RPO Section Spotlight
Ewazen:
Symphony in Brass
Strauss:
Suite in B-flat Major for 13 Wind Instruments
Dvorak:
Serenade for Strings


Hochstein Performance Hall
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

October 7th 2017 8:00 pm


Ward Stare, conductor
Isabel Leonard, mezzo-soprano

Rossini:
Overture to The Barber of Seville
Rossini:
"Una voce poco fa" from The Barber of Seville
Rimsky-Korsakov:
Capriccio espagnol
Granados:
Canciones amatorias
Falla:
Three-Cornered Hat Suite No. 2
Falla/Berio:
Siete canciones populares espanolas
Ravel:
Bolero


Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

October 5th 2017 7:30 pm


Ward Stare, conductor
Isabel Leonard, mezzo-soprano

Rossini:
Overture to The Barber of Seville
Rossini:
"Una voce poco fa" from The Barber of Seville
Rimsky-Korsakov:
Capriccio espagnol
Granados:
Canciones amatorias
Falla:
Three-Cornered Hat Suite No. 2
Falla/Berio:
Siete canciones populares espanolas
Ravel:
Bolero


Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

September 23rd 2017 8:00 pm


Ward Stare, conductor
Inon Barnatan, piano

Strauss:
Don Juan
Grieg:
Piano Concerto in A Minor
Prokofiev:
Selections from Cinderella


Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

September 21st 2017 7:30 pm


Ward Stare, conductor
Inon Barnatan, piano

Strauss:
Don Juan
Grieg:
Piano Concerto in A Minor
Prokofiev:
Selections from Cinderella


Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

May 27th 2017 8:00 pm


Ward Stare, conductor
Inna Dukach, soprano
Harold Meers, tenor
Jacqueline Echols, soprano
Geoffrey Hahn, baritone
Andre Courville, bass
Mitchell Hutchings, bass
Grant Preisser, Stage Director

Puccini:
La Bohème (semi-staged)


Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

May 25th 2017 7:30 pm


Ward Stare, conductor
Inna Dukach, soprano
Harold Meers, tenor
Jacqueline Echols, soprano
Geoffrey Hahn, baritone
Andre Courville, bass
Mitchell Hutchings, bass
Grant Preisser, Stage Director

Puccini:
La Bohème (semi-staged)


Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

April 22nd 2017 8:00 pm


Ward Stare, conductor

Leonard Slatkin:
Kinah
Mahler:
Symphony No. 5


Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

April 20th 2017 7:30 pm


Ward Stare, conductor

Leonard Slatkin:
Kinah
Mahler:
Symphony No. 5


Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

March 4th 2017 8:00 pm


Ward Stare, conductor
Ingrid Fliter, piano

Brahms/Bright Sheng:
Intermezzo Op. 118, No. 2, "Black Swan"
Chopin:
Piano Concerto No. 2
Brahms:
Symphony No. 1


Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

March 2nd 2017 7:30 pm


Ward Stare, conductor
Ingrid Fliter, piano

Brahms/Bright Sheng:
Intermezzo Op. 118, No. 2, "Black Swan"
Chopin:
Piano Concerto No. 2
Brahms:
Symphony No. 1


Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

February 18th 2017 8:00 pm


Ward Stare, conductor
Jeremy Denk, piano

Berlioz:
Selections from Romeo and Juliet
Brahms:
Piano Concerto No. 1


Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

February 16th 2017 7:30 pm


Ward Stare, conductor
Jeremy Denk, piano

Berlioz:
Selections from Romeo and Juliet
Brahms:
Piano Concerto No. 1


Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

February 4th 2017 8:00 pm


Ward Stare, conductor
Katherine Lewek, soprano
Renee Tatum, mezzo-soprano
Anthony Dean Griffey, Tenor
Raymond Aceto, Bass
Eastman-Rochester Chorus, William Weinert, director

Hovhaness:
Prelude and Quadruple Fugue
Stravinsky:
Symphony in Three Movements
Mozart:
Requiem


Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

February 2nd 2017 7:30 pm


Ward Stare, conductor
Katherine Lewek, soprano
Renee Tatum, mezzo-soprano
Anthony Dean Griffey, Tenor
Raymond Aceto, Bass
Eastman-Rochester Chorus, William Weinert, director

Hovhaness:
Prelude and Quadruple Fugue
Stravinsky:
Symphony in Three Movements
Mozart:
Requiem


Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

January 28th 2017 8:00 pm


Ward Stare, conductor
Nicole Cabell, soprano

Shostakovich 5th

Goldenthal:
Pravda (*World Concert Premiere)
Ravel:
Shéhérazade
Shostakovich:
Symphony No. 5


Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

January 26th 2017 7:30 pm


Ward Stare, conductor
Nicole Cabell, soprano

Shostakovich 5th

Goldenthal:
Pravda (*World Concert Premiere)
Ravel:
Shéhérazade
Shostakovich:
Symphony No. 5


Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

January 14th 2017 8:00 pm


Ward Stare, conductor
James Ehnes, violin

Ehnes Plays Beethoven

Beethoven:
Violin Concerto
Ravel:
Valses nobles et sentimentales
Strauss:
Suite from Der Rosenkavalier


Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

January 12th 2017 7:30 pm


Ward Stare, conductor
James Ehnes, violin

Ehnes Plays Beethoven

Beethoven:
Violin Concerto
Ravel:
Valses nobles et sentimentales
Strauss:
Suite from Der Rosenkavalier


Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Robert McDuffie Center for Strings

December 8th 2016 7:30 pm


Ward Stare, conductor

Winter Program

Program TBD


Fickling Hall
Macon, GA


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

December 6th 2016 7:30 pm


Ward Stare, conductor
Yo-Yo Ma, cello

Glinka:
Overture to Ruslan and Ludmilla
Schubert:
Symphony No. 8 “Unfinished”
Dvorák:
Cello Concerto


Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra

December 4th 2016 3:00 pm


Ward Stare, conductor
David Halen, violin

Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker

Borodin:
Prince Igor Overture
Tchaikovsky:
Violin Suite from Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake
Tchaikovsky:
Act 2 from The Nutcracker


Powell Hall
Saint Louis, MO


Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra

December 4th 2016 3:00 pm


Ward Stare, conductor
David Halen, violin

Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker

Borodin:
Prince Igor Overture
Tchaikovsky:
Violin Suite from Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake
Tchaikovsky:
Act 2 from The Nutcracker


Powell Hall
Saint Louis, MO


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Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra

December 3rd 2016 8:00 pm


Ward Stare, conductor
David Halen, violin

Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker

Borodin:
Prince Igor Overture
Tchaikovsky:
Violin Suite from Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake
Tchaikovsky:
Act 2 from The Nutcracker


Powell Hall
Saint Louis, MO


Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra

December 2nd 2016 8:00 pm


Ward Stare, conductor
David Halen, violin

Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker

Borodin:
Prince Igor Overture
Tchaikovsky:
Violin Suite from Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake
Tchaikovsky:
Act 2 from The Nutcracker


Powell Hall
Saint Louis, MO


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

November 19th 2016 8:00 pm


Ward Stare, conductor

Cirque de la Symphonie


Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

November 18th 2016 8:00 pm


Ward Stare, conductor

Cirque de la Symphonie


Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Hawaii Symphony Orchestra

November 13th 2016 4:00 pm


Ward Stare, conductor
Sean Kennard, piano

Kennard Plays Liszt

Wagner:
Overture to Rienzi
Liszt:
Piano Concerto No. 1
Sibelius:
Symphony No. 5


Blaisdell Concert Hall
Honolulu, HI

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

November 5th 2016 8:00 pm


Ward Stare, conductor
Colin Currie, percussion

American Music Festival
Higdon, Copland & Barber

Barber:
Medea’s Meditation and Dance of Vengeance
Higdon:
Percussion Concerto
Copland:
Symphony No. 3


Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

November 3rd 2016 7:30 pm


Ward Stare, conductor
Colin Currie, percussion

American Music Festival
Higdon, Copland & Barber

Barber:
Medea’s Meditation and Dance of Vengeance
Higdon:
Percussion Concerto
Copland:
Symphony No. 3


Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

October 29th 2016 8:00 pm


Ward Stare, conductor
Andrew Russo, piano

American Music Festival
American Music: Stage & Screen

John Williams:
For New York (Variations on Themes of Leonard Bernstein)
Gershwin:
“I Got Rhythm” Variations
Bernstein:
Symphonic Suite from On the Waterfront
Ives:
The Unanswered Question
John Adams:
Dr. Atomic Symphony


Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

October 27th 2016 7:30 pm


Ward Stare, conductor
Andrew Russo, piano

American Music Festival
American Music: Stage & Screen

John Williams:
For New York (Variations on Themes of Leonard Bernstein)
Gershwin:
“I Got Rhythm” Variations
Bernstein:
Symphonic Suite from On the Waterfront
Ives:
The Unanswered Question
John Adams:
Dr. Atomic Symphony


Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

October 23rd 2016 2:00 pm


Ward Stare, conductor

American Music Festival
Diamond, Gershwin & Copland (Part of the Sunday Matinee Series)

Diamond:
Rounds
Gershwin:
Lullaby
Rouse:
Iscariot
Fletcher:
“If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler”
Copland:
Tender Land Suite


Hochstein Performance Hall
Rochester, NY


Robert McDuffie Center for Strings

October 14th 2016 7:30 pm


Ward Stare, conductor

Fall Concert

Program TBD


Fickling Hall
Macon, GA


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

October 2nd 2016 2:00 pm


Ward Stare, conductor
Ahrim Kim, cello

Beethoven & Haydn

Weber:
Abu Hassan Overture
Haydn:
Cello Concerto No. 2 in D Major
Beethoven:
Symphony No. 2


Hochstein Performance Hall
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

September 17th 2016 8:00 pm


Ward Stare, conductor
Jon Nakamatsu, pianist

Season Opener

Ron Nelson:
Savannah River Holiday
Rachmaninoff:
Piano Concerto No. 2
Beethoven:
Symphony No. 7


Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

September 15th 2016 7:30 pm


Ward Stare, conductor
Jon Nakamatsu, pianist

Season Opener

Ron Nelson:
Savannah River Holiday
Rachmaninoff:
Piano Concerto No. 2
Beethoven:
Symphony No. 7


Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Robert McDuffie Center for Strings

September 5th 2016 3:00 pm


Ward Stare, conductor
Robert McDuffie, violin

Labor Day Festival

Glass:
Symphony No. 3
Mills:
Rock Concerto for Violin and String Orchestra


Mercer University
Macon, GA


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

June 4th 2016 8:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Olga Kern, piano
Rochester Oratorio Society, Eric Townell, director

Daphnis and Chloé

Roussel:
Bacchus and Ariadne Suite
Rachmaninoff:
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Borodin:
‘Polovtsian Dances’ from Prince Igor
Ravel:
Daphnis and Chloé Suite No. 2



Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

June 2nd 2016 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Olga Kern, piano
Rochester Oratorio Society, Eric Townell, director

Daphnis and Chloé

Roussel:
Bacchus and Ariadne Suite
Rachmaninoff:
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Borodin:
‘Polovtsian Dances’ from Prince Igor
Ravel:
Daphnis and Chloé Suite No. 2



Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

April 16th 2016 8:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Yuja Wang, piano

Yuja Wang Plays Bartók

Saint-Saëns:
‘Danse Bacchanale’ from Samson and Delilah
Bartók:
Piano Concerto No. 1
Rachmaninoff:
Symphonic Dances



Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

April 14th 2016 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Yuja Wang, piano

Yuja Wang Plays Bartók

Saint-Saëns:
‘Danse Bacchanale’ from Samson and Delilah
Bartók:
Piano Concerto No. 1
Rachmaninoff:
Symphonic Dances



Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

March 19th 2016 8:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Erin Wall, soprano

Strauss' Four Last Songs

Patrick Harlin:
Rapture
Barber:
Symphony No. 1
Vaughan Williams:
Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
Strauss:
Four Last Songs



Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

March 17th 2016 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Erin Wall, soprano

Strauss' Four Last Songs

Patrick Harlin:
Rapture
Barber:
Symphony No. 1
Vaughan Williams:
Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
Strauss:
Four Last Songs



Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

March 5th 2016 8:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Vadym Kholodenko, piano

Ein Heldenleben (A Hero's Life)

Stephanie Berg:
Ravish and Mayhem
Prokofiev:
Piano Concerto No. 3
Strauss:
Ein Heldenleben



Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

March 3rd 2016 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Vadym Kholodenko, piano

Ein Heldenleben (A Hero's Life)

Stephanie Berg:
Ravish and Mayhem
Prokofiev:
Piano Concerto No. 3
Strauss:
Ein Heldenleben



Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


New World Symphony Orchestra

February 20th 2016 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
NWS soloists, TBD

Concerto Showcase

(All repertoire to be Announced)



New World Center
Miami, FL


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

February 6th 2016 8:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Marina Piccinini, flute

Beethoven 4

Haydn:
Symphony No. 67
Aaron Jay Kernis:
Flute Concerto (Premiere commission)
Beethoven:
Symphony No. 4



Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

February 4th 2016 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Marina Piccinini, flute

Beethoven 4

Haydn:
Symphony No. 67
Aaron Jay Kernis:
Flute Concerto (Premiere commission)
Beethoven:
Symphony No. 4



Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Toronto Symphony Orchestra

November 29th 2015 3:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Angelo Xiang Yu, violin


Bizet:
Farandole from ‘L’Arlésienne’ Suite No. 2
Ravel:
Tzigane for Violin and Orchestra
Prokofiev:
Selections from Romeo and Juliet
Wagner:
Prelude to Act 3 of Lohengrin
Chausson:
Poème for Violin and Orchestra
Bernstein:
Symphonic Dances from West Side Story



Roy Thomson Hall
Toronto, ON


Toronto Symphony Orchestra

November 28th 2015 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Angelo Xiang Yu, violin


Bizet:
Farandole from ‘L’Arlésienne’ Suite No. 2
Ravel:
Tzigane for Violin and Orchestra
Prokofiev:
Selections from Romeo and Juliet
Wagner:
Prelude to Act 3 of Lohengrin
Chausson:
Poème for Violin and Orchestra
Bernstein:
Symphonic Dances from West Side Story



Roy Thomson Hall
Toronto, ON


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

November 21st 2015 8:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Simone Porter, violin
Eastman-Rochester Chorus, William Weinert, director


Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet

Wagner:
Prelude to Act 3 of Lohengrin
Vaughan Williams:
Toward the Unknown Region
Barber:
Violin Concerto
Prokofiev:
Excerpts from ‘Romeo and Juliet’



Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

November 19th 2015 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Simone Porter, violin
Eastman-Rochester Chorus, William Weinert, director


Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet

Wagner:
Prelude to Act 3 of Lohengrin
Vaughan Williams:
Toward the Unknown Region
Barber:
Violin Concerto
Prokofiev:
Excerpts from ‘Romeo and Juliet’



Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

October 3rd 2015 8:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
W. Peter Kurau, horn
Andrew Kennedy, tenor

Sibelius and Britten

Arnold:
Four Scottish Dances
Britten:
Serenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings
Sibelius:
Symphony No. 2



Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

October 1st 2015 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
W. Peter Kurau, horn
Andrew Kennedy, tenor

Sibelius and Britten

Arnold:
Four Scottish Dances
Britten:
Serenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings
Sibelius:
Symphony No. 2



Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

September 19th 2015 8:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor


Season Opener: Ward Stare Conducts Pines of Rome

Dukas:
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Tchaikovsky:
Francesca da Rimini
Barber:
Adagio for Strings
Respighi:
Pines of Rome



Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

September 17th 2015 8:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor


Season Opener: Ward Stare Conducts Pines of Rome

Dukas:
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Tchaikovsky:
Francesca da Rimini
Barber:
Adagio for Strings
Respighi:
Pines of Rome



Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

July 26th 2015 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor


RPO at Nazareth

Smith
: Star-Spangled Banner
Sousa: Washington Post March
Ives: Variations on ‘America’
Brahms: Hungarian Dances 1,3,5
Strauss II: Blue Danube Waltz

Intermission

Willson: Music Man
Williams/Custer: Summon the Heroes
Tyzik: Fantasy on American Themes
Tyzik: Armed Forces Salute
Ward: America the Beautiful
Williams: Raiders March from ‘Indiana Jones’



Nazareth Performing Arts Center at Nazareth College
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

July 25th 2015 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor


RPO in Perinton

Smith
: Star-Spangled Banner
Sousa: Washington Post March
Ives: Variations on ‘America’
Brahms: Hungarian Dances 1,3,5
Strauss II: Blue Danube Waltz

Intermission

Willson: Music Man
Williams/Custer: Summon the Heroes
Tyzik: Fantasy on American Themes
Tyzik: Armed Forces Salute
Ward: America the Beautiful
Williams: Raiders March from ‘Indiana Jones’



Center Park
Perinton, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

July 24th 2015 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor


An Evening with the Symphony: RPO at Inlet

Mozart: Marriage of Figaro Overture
Smetana: Three Dances from Bartered Bride
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5

Intermission

Copland: Rodeo (selections)
Rodgers: Sound of Music Medley
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
Ward: America the Beautiful



Arrowhead Park
Inlet, NY


Grant Park Symphony Orchestra

July 22nd 2015 6:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Featuring artists from Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center


Higdon:
Fanfare Ritmico
Cuomo:
The Boy’s Nature from ‘Doubt’
Menotti:
The Telephone
Cuomo:
‘Doubt’ Sermon
Barber:
Symphony No. 1



Jay Pritzker Pavilion
Chicago, IL


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

July 17th 2015 6:05 pm

Ward Stare, conductor


Play Ball! RPO at Frontier Field

Suppé
: Light Cavalry Overture
Grieg: In the Hall of the Mountain King
Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries
Tyzik: Fantasy on American Themes
Copland: Hoe Down from ‘Rodeo’
Rodgers/Walker: Carousel Waltz
Mancini: ‘Moon River’ from Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Williams: Main Title from ’Star Wars’
Sousa: Stars and Stripes



Frontier Field
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

July 12th 2015 5:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor


RPO at Penfield Country Club

Grieg:
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1
Brahms:
Hungarian Dance #1
Strauss II:
Blue Danube
Rodgers:
Carousel Waltz



Penfield Country Club
Penfield, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

July 10th 2015 8:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor


Summer Spectacular with Fireworks: RPO at Geneseo

Smith
: Star-Spangled Banner
Sousa: Washington Post March
Ives: Variations on ‘America’
Brahms: Hungarian Dances 1,3,5
J. Strauss II: Blue Danube Waltz
J. Strauss, II: Kunstler Quadrille

Intermission

Rodgers: Sound of Music
Willson: Music Man
Gould: American Salute
Tyzik: Armed Forces Salute
Ward: America the Beautiful
Williams: Raiders March from ‘Indiana Jones’



Saratoga Field
Geneseo, NY

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

July 9th 2015 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Vivian Yu, piano


RPO at Temple B'rith Kodesh

Suppé
: Poet and Peasant Overture
Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 1
Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No. 2 (1st movement)

Intermission

Bernstein: 3 Dance Episodes from ‘On the Town’
Gershwin: Selections from Girl Crazy
Rodgers: Carousel Waltz
Strauss II: Blue Danube
Strauss, Sr: Radetzky March



Temple B'rith Kodesh
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

July 8th 2015 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor


Concerts by the Shore: RPO at Ontario Beach

Smith
: Star-Spangled Banner
Sousa: Washington Post March
Ives: Variations on ‘America’
Brahms: Hungarian Dances 1,3,5
J. Strauss II: Blue Danube Waltz
J. Strauss, II: Kunstler Quadrille

Intermission

Rodgers: Sound of Music
Willson: Music Man
Gould: American Salute
Tyzik: Armed Forces Salute
Ward: America the Beautiful
Williams: Raiders March from ‘Indiana Jones’



Ontario Beach Park
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

July 4th 2015 9:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor


Independence Day Concert at Main Street Bridge

Smith
: Star-Spangled Banner
Sousa: Liberty Bell March
Gershwin: Selections from Girl Crazy
Rodgers/Walker: Carousel Waltz
Arlen: ’Somewhere over the Rainbow’
Williams: Main Title from Star Wars
Tyzik: Armed Forces Salute
Ward: America the Beautiful
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture (excerpt)
Sousa: Stars and Stripes



Main Street Bridge
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

July 3rd 2015 8:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor


Patriotic Salute with Ward Stare and the RPO

Smith
: Star-Spangled Banner
Copland: Three Dance Episodes from ‘Rodeo’
Gershwin/Rose: Selections from Girl Crazy
Bernstein: On the Town: 3 Dance Episodes
Willson: Music Man Selections

Intermission


Gould
: American Salute
Williams: Theme from ‘JFK’
Williams/Custer: Summon the Heroes
Tyzik: Armed Forces Salute
Ward: America the Beautiful
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
Sousa: Stars and Stripes



CMAC
Canandaigua, NY


Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

May 10th 2015 2:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor


Disney
Fantasia

Beethoven:
Excerpts from Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Opus 67
Beethoven:
Excerpts from Symphony No. 6 in F major, Opus 68, " Pastoral"
Tchaikovsky:
Excerpts from Suite from The Nutcracker, Opus 71a
Dukas:
The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Ponchielli:
"Dance of the Hours" from La Gioconda
Debussy:
Clair de lune
Elgar:
Military March from Pomp and Circumstance, Opus 39
Stravinsky:
Excerpts from Suite from The Firebird (1919 revision)



Heinz Hall
Pittsburgh, PA


Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

May 9th 2015 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor


Disney
Fantasia

Beethoven:
Excerpts from Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Opus 67
Beethoven:
Excerpts from Symphony No. 6 in F major, Opus 68, " Pastoral"
Tchaikovsky:
Excerpts from Suite from The Nutcracker, Opus 71a
Dukas:
The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Ponchielli:
"Dance of the Hours" from La Gioconda
Debussy:
Clair de lune
Elgar:
Military March from Pomp and Circumstance, Opus 39
Stravinsky:
Excerpts from Suite from The Firebird (1919 revision)



Heinz Hall
Pittsburgh, PA


Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

May 8th 2015 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor


Disney
Fantasia

Beethoven:
Excerpts from Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Opus 67
Beethoven:
Excerpts from Symphony No. 6 in F major, Opus 68, " Pastoral"
Tchaikovsky:
Excerpts from Suite from The Nutcracker, Opus 71a
Dukas:
The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Ponchielli:
"Dance of the Hours" from La Gioconda
Debussy:
Clair de lune
Elgar:
Military March from Pomp and Circumstance, Opus 39
Stravinsky:
Excerpts from Suite from The Firebird (1919 revision)



Heinz Hall
Pittsburgh, PA


Robert McDuffie Center for Strings

April 10th 2015 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor


Borodin:
Nocturne
Schoenberg:
Verklärte Nacht



Fickling Music Hall, Mercer University
Macon, GA


Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra

March 28th 2015 8:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Diana Cohen, violin


Harlin:
Rapture
Beethoven:
Violin Concerto
Shostakovich:
Symphony No. 10



Jack Singer Concert Hall
Calgary, Alberta


Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra

March 27th 2015 8:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Diana Cohen, violin


Harlin:
Rapture
Beethoven:
Violin Concerto
Shostakovich:
Symphony No. 10



Jack Singer Concert Hall
Calgary, Alberta


Robert McDuffie Center for Strings

March 21st 2015 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor


Britten:
Variations on a theme of Frank Bridge
Concerto Competition Winner (TBD)
Brahms:
Symphony No. 2



Grand Opera House
Macon, GA


Sydney Symphony Orchestra

March 16th 2015 7:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Daniela Mack, mezzo-soprano

Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales
Canteloube: C
hants d'Auvergne (selections)
Falla/Berio:
Siete canciones populares espanolas
Strauss:
Rosenkavalier Suite


Sydney Opera House
Sydney, Australia


Sydney Symphony Orchestra

March 14th 2015 8:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Daniela Mack, mezzo-soprano

Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales
Canteloube: C
hants d'Auvergne (selections)
Falla/Berio:
Siete canciones populares espanolas
Strauss:
Rosenkavalier Suite


Sydney Opera House
Sydney, Australia


Sydney Symphony Orchestra

March 13th 2015 11:00 am

Ward Stare, conductor
Daniela Mack, mezzo-soprano

Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales
Canteloube: C
hants d'Auvergne (selections)
Falla/Berio:
Siete canciones populares espanolas
Strauss:
Rosenkavalier Suite


Sydney Opera House
Sydney, Australia


Sydney Symphony Orchestra

March 12th 2015 1:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Daniela Mack, mezzo-soprano

Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales
Canteloube: C
hants d'Auvergne (selections)
Falla/Berio:
Siete canciones populares espanolas
Strauss:
Rosenkavalier Suite


Sydney Opera House
Sydney, Australia


KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra

March 5th 2015 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Lukas Vondracek, Soloist (piano)


Hofmeyr:
Preludio e Umsindo
Beethoven:
Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor
Mendelssohn:
Symphony No. 3 (Scottish)



Durban City Hall
Durban, South Africa


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

February 28th 2015 8:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor


Verdi's La Traviata in Concert



Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

February 21th 2015 8:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Meng Su, guitar


Ravel:
Le Tombeau de Couperin
Rodrigo:
Concerto for guitar
Beethoven:
Symphony No. 3 "Eroica"



Weinberg Center for the Arts
Frederick, MD


Robert McDuffie Center for Strings

February 9th 2015 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Robert McDuffie, violin


Elliot Goldenthal:
(TBD)
Bartok:
Divertimento



Le Poisson Rouge
New York, NY


Silicon Valley Symphony

January 18th 2015 2:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Jon Nakamatsu, piano


Ravel:
Bolero
Gershwin:
Concerto in F
Gershwin:
Rhapsody in Blue
Ravel:
La Valse



The California Theatre
San Jose, CA


Silicon Valley Symphony

January 17th 2015 8:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Jon Nakamatsu, piano


Ravel:
Bolero
Gershwin:
Concerto in F
Gershwin:
Rhapsody in Blue
Ravel:
La Valse



The California Theatre
San Jose, CA


Silicon Valley Symphony

January 16th 2015 8:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Jon Nakamatsu, piano


Ravel:
Bolero
Gershwin:
Concerto in F
Gershwin:
Rhapsody in Blue
Ravel:
La Valse



The California Theatre
San Jose, CA


Lyric Opera of Chicago

December 20th 2014 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

George Gershwin Porgy and Bess


Civic Opera House
Chicago, IL


Lyric Opera of Chicago

December 18th 2014 2:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

George Gershwin Porgy and Bess


Civic Opera House
Chicago, IL


Lyric Opera of Chicago

December 16th 2014 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

George Gershwin Porgy and Bess


Civic Opera House
Chicago, IL


Lyric Opera of Chicago

December 13th 2014 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

George Gershwin Porgy and Bess


Civic Opera House
Chicago, IL


Lyric Opera of Chicago

December 11th 2014 2:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

George Gershwin Porgy and Bess


Civic Opera House
Chicago, IL


Lyric Opera of Chicago

December 8th 2014 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

George Gershwin Porgy and Bess


Civic Opera House
Chicago, IL


Lyric Opera of Chicago

December 5th 2014 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

George Gershwin Porgy and Bess


Civic Opera House
Chicago, IL


Lyric Opera of Chicago

December 2nd 2014 2:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

George Gershwin Porgy and Bess


Civic Opera House
Chicago, IL


Lyric Opera of Chicago

November 28th 2014 2:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

George Gershwin Porgy and Bess


Civic Opera House
Chicago, IL


Lyric Opera of Chicago

November 26th 2014 2:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

George Gershwin Porgy and Bess


Civic Opera House
Chicago, IL


Lyric Opera of Chicago

November 23rd 2014 2:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

George Gershwin Porgy and Bess


Civic Opera House
Chicago, IL


Lyric Opera of Chicago

November 19th 2014 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

George Gershwin Porgy and Bess


Civic Opera House
Chicago, IL


Lyric Opera of Chicago

November 17th 2014 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

George Gershwin Porgy and Bess


Civic Opera House
Chicago, IL


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

October 15th 2014 12:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor


Rossini:
Overture to 'Barber of Seville'
Mendelssohn:
Symphony No. 4 "Italian"


WXXI Concert Broadcast

Hochstein Performance Hall
Rochester, NY


Robert McDuffie Center for Strings

October 10th 2014 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Robert McDuffie, violin


Suk:
Serenade for Strings, Op. 6
Bernstein:
Serenade



Fickling Music Hall, Mercer University
Macon, GA


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

October 4th 2014 8:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Jeremy Denk, piano


Saint-Saëns:
Danse Macabre
Beethoven:
Piano Concerto No. 1
Berlioz:
Symphonie Fantastique



Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

October 2nd 2014 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Jeremy Denk, piano


Saint-Saëns:
Danse Macabre
Beethoven:
Piano Concerto No. 1
Berlioz:
Symphonie Fantastique



Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

September 20th 2014 8:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Midori, violin


Berlioz:
Beatrice and Benedict Overture
Brahms:
Violin Concerto
Tchaikovsky:
Symphony No. 4



Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

September 18th 2014 8:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Midori, violin


Berlioz:
Beatrice and Benedict Overture
Brahms:
Violin Concerto
Tchaikovsky:
Symphony No. 4



Eastman Theatre
Rochester, NY


New World Symphony

September 12th 2014 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor


R. Strauss:
Vienna Philharmonic Fanfare
Ewazen:
Symphony in Brass
J.S. Bach/arr. Stare:
Chaconne from Violin Partita No2
Tomasi:
Fanfares Liturgiques



New World Center
Miami, FL


Robert McDuffie Center for Strings

September 7th 2014 3:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor


Rota:
Concerto for Strings
Tchaikovsky:
Serenade, Op. 48



Fickling Music Hall, Mercer University
Macon, GA


Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

June 28th 2014 8:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

Poulenc: Dialogues of the Carmelites


The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
Saint Louis, MO


Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

June 26th 2014 8:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

Poulenc: Dialogues of the Carmelites


The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
Saint Louis, MO


Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

June 22nd 2014 7:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

Poulenc: Dialogues of the Carmelites


The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
Saint Louis, MO


Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

June 20th 2014 8:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

Poulenc: Dialogues of the Carmelites


The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
Saint Louis, MO


Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

June 18th 2014 8:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

Poulenc: Dialogues of the Carmelites


The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
Saint Louis, MO


Detroit Symphony Orchestra

May 11th 2014 3:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Elena Urioste, violin


Mozart: Overture to Le nozze di Figaro
Vaughan Williams:
The Lark Ascending
Prokofiev:
Symphony No. 1 'Classical'
Ravel:
Tzigane
Haydn:
Symphony No. 60 'Il distratto'


Grosse Pointe Memorial Church
Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan


Detroit Symphony Orchestra

May 10th 2014 8:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Elena Urioste, violin


Mozart: Overture to Le nozze di Figaro
Vaughan Williams:
The Lark Ascending
Prokofiev:
Symphony No. 1 'Classical'
Ravel:
Tzigane
Haydn:
Symphony No. 60 'Il distratto'


Kirk in the Hills
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan


Detroit Symphony Orchestra

May 9th 2014 8:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Elena Urioste, violin


Mozart: Overture to Le nozze di Figaro
Vaughan Williams:
The Lark Ascending
Prokofiev:
Symphony No. 1 'Classical'
Ravel:
Tzigane
Haydn:
Symphony No. 60 'Il distratto'


The Village Theater and Cherry Hill
Canton, Michigan


Detroit Symphony Orchestra

May 8th 2014 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Elena Urioste, violin


Mozart: Overture to Le nozze di Figaro
Vaughan Williams:
The Lark Ascending
Prokofiev:
Symphony No. 1 'Classical'
Ravel:
Tzigane
Haydn:
Symphony No. 60 'Il distratto'


Berman Center for the Performing Arts
West Bloomfield, Michigan


Robert McDuffie Center for Strings

April 15th 2014 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

Mozart: Overture TBD
Liszt:
'The Wanderer' (in memory of Neva Fickling)

Elizabeth Pridgen, piano


Beethoven:
Symphony No. 4, Op. 60

Mvt. 1 Adagio - Allegro vivace
Mvt. 2 Adagio
Mvt. 3 Allegro vivace
Mvt. 4 Allegro ma non troppo


Grand Opera House
Macon, GA


Washington National Opera

March 29th 2014 7:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

Gaetano Donizetti's The Elixir of Love


The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington, D.C.


Washington National Opera

March 28th 2014 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

Gaetano Donizetti's The Elixir of Love


The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington, D.C.


Washington National Opera

March 26th 2014 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

Gaetano Donizetti's The Elixir of Love


The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington, D.C.


Washington National Opera

March 25th 2014 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

Gaetano Donizetti's The Elixir of Love


The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington, D.C.


Washington National Opera

March 24th 2014 7:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

Gaetano Donizetti's The Elixir of Love


The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington, D.C.


Washington National Opera

March 23rd 2014 2:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

Gaetano Donizetti's The Elixir of Love


The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington, D.C.


Washington National Opera

March 22nd 2014 7:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

Gaetano Donizetti's The Elixir of Love


The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington, D.C.


Washington National Opera

March 20th 2014 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

Gaetano Donizetti's The Elixir of Love


The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington, D.C.


Naples Philharmonic

February 18th 2014 8:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Lang Lang, piano

Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1
Ravel:
Piano Concerto in G Major
Brahms:
Hungarian Dances
Strauss:
Burlesque


Hayes Hall
Naples, Florida


Robert McDuffie Center for Strings

February 14th 2014 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

Higdon: Mvt. 2 from 'Concerto for Orchestra' (for Strings)
Gershwin:
Lullaby for String Orchestra
Korngold:
Symphonic Serenade

mvt. 1 Allegro moderato
mvt. 2 Intermezzo
mvt. 3 Lento religioso
mvt. 4 Finale


Mercer University
Macon, GA


Lyric Opera of Chicago

January 18th 2014 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

J. Strauss, Jr. Die Fledermaus


Civic Opera House
Chicago, IL


Lyric Opera of Chicago

January 15th 2014 2:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

J. Strauss, Jr. Die Fledermaus


Civic Opera House
Chicago, IL


Lyric Opera of Chicago

January 12th 2014 2:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

J. Strauss, Jr. Die Fledermaus


Civic Opera House
Chicago, IL


Lyric Opera of Chicago

January 10th 2014 2:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

J. Strauss, Jr. Die Fledermaus


Civic Opera House
Chicago, IL


Lyric Opera of Chicago

December 21st 2013 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

J. Strauss, Jr. Die Fledermaus


Civic Opera House
Chicago, IL


Lyric Opera of Chicago

December 18th 2013 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

J. Strauss, Jr. Die Fledermaus


Civic Opera House
Chicago, IL


Lyric Opera of Chicago

December 16th 2013 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

J. Strauss, Jr. Die Fledermaus


Civic Opera House
Chicago, IL


Lyric Opera of Chicago

December 13th 2013 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

J. Strauss, Jr. Die Fledermaus


Civic Opera House
Chicago, IL


Lyric Opera of Chicago

December 10th 2013 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

J. Strauss, Jr. Die Fledermaus


Civic Opera House
Chicago, IL


Robert McDuffie Center for Strings

November 5th 2013 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances: Suite 3 (for String Orchestra)
Stravinsky:
Apollon Musagète (Apollo) 1947 version

Mercer University
Macon, GA


Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra

October 26th 2013 8:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Susanna Phillips, Soprano*

Haydn: Symphony No. 96 "Miracle"
Barber:
Knoxville: Summer of 1915*
Brahms:
Symphony No. 1


Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts
Jacksonville, FL


Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra

October 25th 2013 8:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Susanna Phillips, Soprano*

Haydn: Symphony No. 96 "Miracle"
Barber:
Knoxville: Summer of 1915*
Brahms:
Symphony No. 1


Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts
Jacksonville, FL


Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra

October 25th 2013 11:00 am

Ward Stare, conductor

Haydn: Symphony No. 96 "Miracle"
Brahms:
Symphony No. 1


Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts
Jacksonville, FL


Robert McDuffie Center for Strings

October 1st 2013 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

Mozart: Serenade in G, K. 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik"
Gade, N.
Novelette No. 1 in F Maj for Strings, Op. 53

mvt. 1 Andantino
mvt. 2 Scherzo. Moderato
mvt. 3 Andantino con moto
mvt. 4 Allegro Vivace

Grieg: Holberg Suite, Op. 40

Mercer University
Macon, GA


Symphoria

September 21st 2013 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Ray Chen, violin

Gala Opener - All Russian

Shostakovich: Festive Overture
Tchaikovsky:
Violin Concerto
Borodin:
Nocturne
Stravinsky:
The Firebird: Suite (1919 version)

Crouse Hinds Theater
Syracuse, NY


Lyric Opera of Chicago

September 7th 2013 7:30 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

Stars of Lyric Opera at Millennium Park

Berlioz: Overture to Beatrice and Benedict
Puccini: 'Un bel di' from Madama Butterfly
Puccini: 'Addio fiorito asil' from Madama Butterfly
Puccini: 'Humming Chorus' from Madama Butterfly
Puccini: 'Bimba, bimba non piangere' from Madama Butterfly

Wagner: Act 3: Prelude and 'Treulich geführt' from Lohengrin
Verdi: 'Fuoco di gioia' from Otello
Verdi: 'Chi del gitano' from Il Trovatore
Donizetti: Act 3, Scene 2 from Lucia di Lammermoor

Millennium Park Jay Pritzker Pavilion
Chicago, IL


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

July 19th 2013 8:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor
Kenneth Grant, Clarinet*

Wagner: Overture to The Flying Dutchman
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto*
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7



Kodak Hall
Rochester, NY


Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

July 6th 8:00 pm 2013

Ward Stare, conductor

Brahms: Variations on a Theme of Joseph Haydn
J. Strauss: On the Beautiful Blue Danube
Sibelius: Symphony No



Reinhardt University
Waleska, GA


Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

June 29th 2013 1:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

Puccini's 'Il Tabarro' and Leoncavallo's 'Pagliacci'


The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
Saint Louis, MO


Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

June 25th 2013 1:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

Puccini's 'Il Tabarro' and Leoncavallo's 'Pagliacci'


The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
Saint Louis, MO


Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

June 23rd 2013 8:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

Puccini's 'Il Tabarro' and Leoncavallo's 'Pagliacci'


The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
Saint Louis, MO


Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

June 19th 2013 1:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

Puccini's 'Il Tabarro' and Leoncavallo's 'Pagliacci'


The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
Saint Louis, MO


Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

June 13th 2013 8:00 pm

Ward Stare, conductor

Puccini's 'Il Tabarro' and Leoncavallo's 'Pagliacci'


The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
Saint Louis, MO

St. Louis Symphony

June 8th 2013 8:00 pm



1812 Overture & Bolero


Wagner: The Flying Dutchman Overture
Mascagni: Intermezzo from Cavalleria rusticana
Berlioz: Hungarian March from The Damnation of Faust
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
Falla: Three Dances from The Three Cornered Hat
Tchaikovsky: Pas de deux from The Nutcracker
Ponchielli: Dance of the Hours from La Gioconda
Ravel: Bolero

Powell Hall
St. Louis, MO


Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

June 7th 2013 8:00 pm



Puccini's 'Il Tabarro' and Leoncavallo's 'Pagliacci'


The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
Saint Louis, MO

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

June 5th 2013 8:00 pm



Puccini's 'Il Tabarro' and Leoncavallo's 'Pagliacci'


The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
Saint Louis, MO


Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

June 1st 2013 8:00 pm



Puccini's 'Il Tabarro' and Leoncavallo's 'Pagliacci'


The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
Saint Louis, MO


St. Louis Symphony

April 20th 2013 8:00 pm



St. Louis Symphony Chorus
Amy Kaiser, director


  • Brahms: Gesang der Parzen (Song of the Fates)
  • Webern: Im Sommerwind
  • Brahms: Schicksalslied (Song of Destiny)
  • J. Strauss, JR.: Künstlerleben (Artist's Life)
  • R. Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier Suite

Powell Hall
St. Louis, MO


St. Louis Symphony

April 19th 2013 8:00 pm



St. Louis Symphony Chorus
Amy Kaiser, director


  • Brahms: Gesang der Parzen (Song of the Fates)
  • Webern: Im Sommerwind
  • Brahms: Schicksalslied (Song of Destiny)
  • J. Strauss, JR.: Künstlerleben (Artist's Life)
  • R. Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier Suite

Powell Hall
St. Louis, MO


Lyric Opera of Chicago

April 13th 2013 7:30 pm



Rising Stars in Concert
Gala performance featuring members of Lyric's Ryan Opera Center


  • Program TBD

Civic Opera House,
Chicago, IL


Orchestre Symphonique de Québec

April 10th 2013 8:00 pm



Narek Hakhnazaryan, cello

  • Dvoràk: Cello Concerto
  • Wagner: 'Forest Murmurs' from Siegfried
  • Schumann: Symphony No. 3 "Rhenish"

Grand Théâtre de Québec
Quebec City, QC, Canada


Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

February 9th 2013 8:00 pm



Terrence Wilson, piano
Paul Burgett, narrator


  • Still: Symphony No. 1, Afro-American Symphony
  • Douglas Lowry: Commissioned work
  • Hindemith: Mathis der Maler
  • Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue

KODAK Hall at Eastman Theater
Rochester, NY

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

February 7th 2013 7:30 pm



Terrence Wilson, piano
Paul Burgett, narrator


  • Still: Symphony No. 1, Afro-American Symphony
  • Douglas Lowry: Commissioned work
  • Hindemith: Mathis der Maler
  • Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue

KODAK Hall at Eastman Theater
Rochester, NY

Lyric Opera of Chicago

January 19th 2013 7:30 pm



Hänsel und Gretel


Maria Kanyova: Gretel 
Elizabeth DeShong: Hansel 
Jill Grove: Witch 
Julie Makerov: Mother
Brian Mulligan: Father

Original Production: Richard Jones
Director: Eric Einhorn
Designer: John Macfarlane
Lighting Designer: Jennifer Tipton

Civic Opera House,
Chicago, IL


Lyric Opera of Chicago

January 17th 2013 2:00 pm



Hänsel und Gretel


Maria Kanyova: Gretel 
Elizabeth DeShong: Hansel 
Jill Grove: Witch 
Julie Makerov: Mother
Brian Mulligan: Father

Original Production: Richard Jones
Director: Eric Einhorn
Designer: John Macfarlane
Lighting Designer: Jennifer Tipton

Civic Opera House,
Chicago, IL


Lyric Opera of Chicago

January 14th 2013 7:30 pm



Hänsel und Gretel


Maria Kanyova: Gretel 
Elizabeth DeShong: Hansel 
Jill Grove: Witch 
Julie Makerov: Mother
Brian Mulligan: Father

Original Production: Richard Jones
Director: Eric Einhorn
Designer: John Macfarlane
Lighting Designer: Jennifer Tipton

Civic Opera House,
Chicago, IL


Lyric Opera of Chicago

January 11th 2013 7:30 pm



Hänsel und Gretel


Maria Kanyova: Gretel 
Elizabeth DeShong: Hansel 
Jill Grove: Witch 
Julie Makerov: Mother
Brian Mulligan: Father

Original Production: Richard Jones
Director: Eric Einhorn
Designer: John Macfarlane
Lighting Designer: Jennifer Tipton

Civic Opera House,
Chicago, IL


Lyric Opera of Chicago

January 8th 2013 7:30 pm



Hänsel und Gretel


Maria Kanyova: Gretel 
Elizabeth DeShong: Hansel 
Jill Grove: Witch 
Julie Makerov: Mother
Brian Mulligan: Father

Original Production: Richard Jones
Director: Eric Einhorn
Designer: John Macfarlane
Lighting Designer: Jennifer Tipton

Civic Opera House,
Chicago, IL


Dallas Symphony Orchestra

December 31st 2012 7:30 pm



New Year's Eve Celebration

Celebrate the most festive night of the year with an elegant Viennese-style concert featuring waltzes and popular light classics.


Meyerson Symphony Center
Dallas, TX

St. Louis Symphony

December 23rd 2012 2:00 pm



Holiday Celebration


Debby Boone, vocalist
Holiday Festival Chorus
Kevin McBeth, director

See why thousands of St. Louis families have made this their annual holiday tradition. Powell Hall is transformed to a magical holiday destination, complete with hot chocolate and a visit from the North Pole's most famous resident! Enjoy the STL Symphony's rendition of your favorite holiday songs making the holiday season even brighter.


Powell Hall
St. Louis, MO


St. Louis Symphony

December 22nd 2012 7:00 pm



Holiday Celebration


Debby Boone, vocalist
Holiday Festival Chorus
Kevin McBeth, director

See why thousands of St. Louis families have made this their annual holiday tradition. Powell Hall is transformed to a magical holiday destination, complete with hot chocolate and a visit from the North Pole's most famous resident! Enjoy the STL Symphony's rendition of your favorite holiday songs making the holiday season even brighter.


Powell Hall
St. Louis, MO


St. Louis Symphony

December 22nd 2012 2:00 pm



Holiday Celebration


Debby Boone, vocalist
Holiday Festival Chorus
Kevin McBeth, director

See why thousands of St. Louis families have made this their annual holiday tradition. Powell Hall is transformed to a magical holiday destination, complete with hot chocolate and a visit from the North Pole's most famous resident! Enjoy the STL Symphony's rendition of your favorite holiday songs making the holiday season even brighter.


Powell Hall
St. Louis, MO


St. Louis Symphony

December 21st 2012 7:00 pm



Holiday Celebration


Debby Boone, vocalist
Holiday Festival Chorus
Kevin McBeth, director

See why thousands of St. Louis families have made this their annual holiday tradition. Powell Hall is transformed to a magical holiday destination, complete with hot chocolate and a visit from the North Pole's most famous resident! Enjoy the STL Symphony's rendition of your favorite holiday songs making the holiday season even brighter.


Powell Hall
St. Louis, MO


St. Louis Symphony

December 21st 2012 2:00 pm



Holiday Celebration


Debby Boone, vocalist
Holiday Festival Chorus
Kevin McBeth, director

See why thousands of St. Louis families have made this their annual holiday tradition. Powell Hall is transformed to a magical holiday destination, complete with hot chocolate and a visit from the North Pole's most famous resident! Enjoy the STL Symphony's rendition of your favorite holiday songs making the holiday season even brighter.


Powell Hall
St. Louis, MO


Lyric Opera of Chicago

December 16th 2012 2:00 pm



Hänsel und Gretel


Maria Kanyova: Gretel 
Elizabeth DeShong: Hansel 
Jill Grove: Witch 
Julie Makerov: Mother
Brian Mulligan: Father

Original Production: Richard Jones
Director: Eric Einhorn
Designer: John Macfarlane
Lighting Designer: Jennifer Tipton

Civic Opera House,
Chicago, IL


Lyric Opera of Chicago

December 14th 2012 2:00 pm



Hänsel und Gretel


Maria Kanyova: Gretel 
Elizabeth DeShong: Hansel 
Jill Grove: Witch 
Julie Makerov: Mother
Brian Mulligan: Father

Original Production: Richard Jones
Director: Eric Einhorn
Designer: John Macfarlane
Lighting Designer: Jennifer Tipton

Civic Opera House,
Chicago, IL


Lyric Opera of Chicago

December 12th 2012 7:30 pm



Hänsel und Gretel


Maria Kanyova: Gretel 
Elizabeth DeShong: Hansel 
Jill Grove: Witch 
Julie Makerov: Mother
Brian Mulligan: Father

Original Production: Richard Jones
Director: Eric Einhorn
Designer: John Macfarlane
Lighting Designer: Jennifer Tipton

Civic Opera House,
Chicago, IL


Lyric Opera of Chicago

December 7th 2012 7:30 pm



Hänsel und Gretel


Maria Kanyova: Gretel 
Elizabeth DeShong: Hansel 
Jill Grove: Witch 
Julie Makerov: Mother
Brian Mulligan: Father

Original Production: Richard Jones
Director: Eric Einhorn
Designer: John Macfarlane
Lighting Designer: Jennifer Tipton

Civic Opera House,
Chicago, IL


Macon Symphony Orchestra

November 3rd 2012 7:30 pm



  • Humperdinck Hänsel und Gretel

Grand Opera House
Macon, GA

Robert McDuffie Center for Strings

October 30th 2012 7:30 pm



  • Haydn Symphony No. 7 'Le midi'
  • Bartók Divertimento

Fickling Hall,
Macon GA


St. Louis Symphony

October 28th 2012 2:00 pm



Live at Powell Hall

  • The Wizard of Oz - Original Film with Live Orchestral Score Performed by the STL Symphony

Powell Hall
St. Louis, MO


St. Louis Symphony

October 27th 2012 7:00 pm



Live at Powell Hall

  • The Wizard of Oz - Original Film with Live Orchestral Score Performed by the STL Symphony

Powell Hall
St. Louis, MO


St. Louis Symphony

October 26th 2012 7:00 pm



Live at Powell Hall

  • The Wizard of Oz - Original Film with Live Orchestral Score Performed by the STL Symphony

Powell Hall
St. Louis, MO


Macon Symphony Orchestra

October 13th 2012 7:30 pm



  • Dukas Sorcerer's Apprentice
  • Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
  • Ponchielli Dance of the Hours
  • Hindemith Mathis der Maler
  • Gershwin An American in Paris
  • Rossini William Tell Overture

Grand Opera House
Macon, GA

Robert McDuffie Center for Strings

September 25th 2012 7:30 pm



  • Haydn Symphony No. 6 'Le matin'
  • Diamond Rounds for String Orchestra
  • Copland Appalachian Spring Suite



Fickling Hall,
Macon GA


Macon Symphony Orchestra

September 22nd 2012 7:30 pm



Guest Soloists:
The Cortona Trio
Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin
Julie Albers, Cello
Elizabeth Pridgen, piano

  • Strauss Don Juan
  • Beethoven 'Triple' Concerto
  • Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5


Grand Opera House
Macon, GA

St. Louis Symphony September 19th 2012 7:00 pm


Forest Park Concert

  • Suppé Overture to Morning, Noon and Night in Vienna
  • Mozart Symphony No. 40, mvt. 1
  • J. Strauss, Jr. Kunstler Quadrille
  • Strauss Radetzky March
  • Sibelius Finlandia
  • Copland Hoe Down from Rodeo
  • Hayman Take Me Out to the Ballgame
  • Williams Olympic Fanfare and Theme
  • Arlen/Morley The Wizard of Oz: Fantasy for Orchestra
  • Badelt Pirates of the Caribbean

Art Hill Forest Park
Saint Louis, MO


Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

July 7th 8:00 pm 2012



  • Wagner: Prelude to Act 1 from Die Meistersinger
  • Barbar: Adagio for Strings
  • Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin
  • Dvorak: Selections from Slavonic Dances
  • Stravinsky: The Firebird: Suite (1919)

Woodruff Center
Atlanta, GA


Houston Symphony

June 23rd 2012 8:30 pm



Brahms: Variations on a Theme of Haydn
Hovhaness: Fantasy on Japanese Woodprints for Xylophone and Orchestra, Op. 211
WeiChen Lin, marimba
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 'Italian'

Miller Outdoor Theater
Houston, TX


St. Louis Symphony

June 9th 2012 7:30 pm



Byron Stripling, trumpet and vocals

  • Sounds of New Orleans

This musical showcase of the “Big Easy” features a loving tribute to Louis Armstrong. From “St. Louis Blues” and “Sweet Georgia Brown” to “What a Wonderful World” and “When the Saints Come Marching In,” virtuoso trumpeter and singer Byron Stripling leads a swinging evening of the sounds that make the Crescent City famous.

Powell Hall
St. Louis, MO


St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra

May 20th 2012 3:00 pm



Shelby Nugent, French Horn
(Winner of the 2012 SLSYO Concerto Competition)

  • Schubert: Symphony No. 8, "Unfinished"
  • Glière: Concerto for Horn and Orchestra in B-Flat Major
  • Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances

Supported by the Fox Performing Arts Charitable Foundation

Powell Hall
St. Louis, MO


St. Louis Symphony

May 18th 2012 7:30 pm


Pianist Sarina Zhang
Live at Powell Hall

  • Dvorak: Slavonic Dance in C major, op. 72, no. 7
  • Dvorak: Slavonic Dance in F major, op. 46, no. 4
  • Dvorak: Slavonic Dance in G minor, op. 46, no. 8

  • Saint-Saëns: Bacchanale from Samson et Dalila
  • Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
  • Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
  • Ravel: La Valse


Powell Hall
St. Louis, MO


Washington University Symphony Orchestra

April 22nd 2012 2:00 pm



Chancellor’s Concert

  • Haydn: Symphony No. 96 "Miracle"
  • Liszt: Tasso: Lamento e Trionfo
  • Corigliano: 'Fern Hill' (Nicole Aldrich, Conductor)
  • Vaughan Williams: "Toward the Unknown Region"

E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall
University City, MO


London Philharmonic Orchestra

April 13th 2012 7:30 pm



  • Mozart: Symphony No. 35 "Haffner"
  • Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2 - John Lill, piano
  • Anderson: Past Hymns
  • Stravinsky: Symphony in C

Royal Festival Hall
London, England



*this concert is the culmination of the Allianz International Conductors' Academy program
(2012 Allianz Conductors: Domingo Hindoyan, Thomas Blunt and Ward Stare)

Lyric Opera of Chicago

March 31st 2012 7:30 pm

Rising Stars in Concert


  • Mozart: Parto, Parto from La Clemenza di Tito
  • Mozart: Frisch zum kampfe from Die Entführung aus dem Serail
  • Donizetti: Pronto io son from Don Pasquale
  • Bellini: Care compagne from La Sonnambula
  • Donizetti: Tornami a dir from Don Pasquale
  • Rossini: Tanti affetti from La Donna del Lago
  • Bellini: Son geloso del zefiro from La Sonnambula
  • Verdi: È il sol dell'anima from Rigoletto
  • Donizetti: Fama! Sì: l'avrete' from Anna Bolena
  • Bellini: Suoni la tromba from I Puritani

  • Bizet: Votre toast from Carmen
  • Delibes: Où va la jeune Indoue from Lakmé
  • Gounod: Salut! Demeure chaste et pure from Faust
  • Berlioz: Les belles fleures from Benvenuto Cellini
  • Bizet: Au fond du temple saint from Pecheurs de Perles
  • Tchaikovsky: Ya vas lyublyu from Pique Dame
  • Puccini: Avete torto from Gianni Schicchi
  • Adams: News, news from Nixon in China
  • Rachmaninoff: Aleko's cavatina from Aleko
  • Strauss: Wie schön ist doch die Musik from Die Schweigsamme Frau
  • Bernstein: Make our garden grow from Candide

With Ryan Opera Center members:
Emily Birsan, Kiri Deonarine, Jennifer Jakob, Emily Fons, Cecelia Hall, René Barbera, Bernard Holcomb, James Kryshak, Paul La Rosa, Joseph Lim, Paul Scholten, David Govertsen, Evan Boyer

Ardis Krainik Theatre
Chicago, IL


St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra

March 9th 2012 8:00 pm



  • Mozart: Symphony No. 35 "Haffner"
  • Stravinsky: Symphony in C
  • Debussy La Mer
  • Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol

Powell Hall
St. Louis, MO


St. Louis Symphony

March 4th 2012 3:00 pm



Project Trio, special guest artists

Family Concert

  • Beethoven: Fidelio Overture
  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 5

Powell Hall
St. Louis, MO


Washington University Symphony Orchestra

February 24th 2012 7:30 pm



  • Wagner: Siegfried Idyll
  • Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2

E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall
University City, MO


St. Louis Symphony

February 12th 2012 2:00 pm



Disney in Concert: Magical Music from the Movies

Candice Nicole, vocalist
Whitney Kaufman, vocalist
Aaron Phillips, vocalist
Andrew Johnson, vocalist

  • Disney Classics Overture
  • The Little Mermaid Orchestral Suite
  • “Colors of the Wind” from Pocahontas Beauty and the Beast Orchestral Suite
  • “I Wanna Be Like You” from The Jungle Book Mary Poppins Medley
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame Orchestral Suite
  • The Orchestral Suite from Disney’s Aladdin
  • Pirates of the Caribbean
  • The Lion King Song Suite


Powell Hall
St. Louis, MO

St. Louis Symphony

February 11th 2012 7:00 pm



Disney in Concert: Magical Music from the Movies

Candice Nicole, vocalist
Whitney Kaufman, vocalist
Aaron Phillips, vocalist
Andrew Johnson, vocalist

  • Disney Classics Overture
  • The Little Mermaid Orchestral Suite
  • “Colors of the Wind” from Pocahontas Beauty and the Beast Orchestral Suite
  • “I Wanna Be Like You” from The Jungle Book Mary Poppins Medley
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame Orchestral Suite
  • The Orchestral Suite from Disney’s Aladdin
  • Pirates of the Caribbean
  • The Lion King Song Suite


Powell Hall
St. Louis, MO


The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

January 21st 2012 8:00 pm



Christine Brewer Sings Beethoven and Wagner
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 17
  • Richard Wagner - Wesendonck Lieder
  • Ludwig van Beethoven - Ah, Perfido! Scene and Aria for Soprano and Orchestra
  • Arnold Schoenberg - Transfigured Night for String Orchestra

Ordway Center,
Saint Paul, MN


The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

January 20th 2012 8:00 pm



Christine Brewer Sings Beethoven and Wagner
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 17
  • Richard Wagner - Wesendonck Lieder
  • Ludwig van Beethoven - Ah, Perfido! Scene and Aria for Soprano and Orchestra
  • Arnold Schoenberg - Transfigured Night for String Orchestra

Ordway Center,
Saint Paul, MN


St. Louis Symphony

January 15th 2012 3:00 pm



Family Concert
  • Mozart’s Magic Flute

Powell Hall
St. Louis, MO


St. Louis Symphony

Sam Harris, vocalist

December 18th 2011 2:00 pm



Holiday Celebration!

  • See why thousands of St. Louisans make this their annual holiday tradition. Powell Hall is transformed to a magical place complete with eggnog, hot chocolate and a visit from Santa. Join us for all your favorite holiday songs including The First Noel, Joy to the World, We Wish You A Merry Christmas and many more!

Powell Hall
St. Louis, MO


St. Louis Symphony

Sam Harris, vocalist

December 17th 2011 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm



Holiday Celebration!

  • See why thousands of St. Louisans make this their annual holiday tradition. Powell Hall is transformed to a magical place complete with eggnog, hot chocolate and a visit from Santa. Join us for all your favorite holiday songs including The First Noel, Joy to the World, We Wish You A Merry Christmas and many more!

Powell Hall
St. Louis, MO


St. Louis Symphony

Sam Harris, vocalist

December 16th 2011 2:00 pm



Holiday Celebration!

  • See why thousands of St. Louisans make this their annual holiday tradition. Powell Hall is transformed to a magical place complete with eggnog, hot chocolate and a visit from Santa. Join us for all your favorite holiday songs including The First Noel, Joy to the World, We Wish You A Merry Christmas and many more!

Powell Hall
St. Louis, MO


St. Louis Symphony

Jennifer Koh, violin

December 4th 2011 3:00 pm



  • Schubert - Symphony No. 5
  • Golijov - Sidereus
  • Vivaldi - The Four Seasons

Powell Hall
St. Louis, MO


St. Louis Symphony

Jennifer Koh, violin

December 3rd 2011 8:00 pm



  • Schubert - Symphony No. 5
  • Golijov - Sidereus
  • Vivaldi - The Four Seasons

Powell Hall
St. Louis, MO


St. Louis Symphony

Jennifer Koh, violin

December 2nd 2011 10:30 am and 8:00 pm



  • Schubert - Symphony No. 5
  • Golijov - Sidereus
  • Vivaldi - The Four Seasons

Powell Hall
St. Louis, MO


St. Louis Symphony

November 27th 2011 3:00 pm



Family Concert

  • Ellington’s Nutcracker
  • (Program to include music by Tchaikovsky, Bernstein, Ellington and Gershwin!)

Powell Hall
St. Louis, MO


St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra

November 20th 2011 3:00 pm



  • Rossini: Overture to Semiramide
  • Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défunte
  • Tchaikovsky: Francesca da Rimini
  • Dvorak: Symphony no. 7

Powell Hall
St. Louis, MO


St. Louis Symphony

November 16th 2011 7:30 pm



Ward Stare, conductor
David Robertson, narrator

  • Lieberson - King Gesar (1991-92)

Program in conjunction with Reflections of the Buddha exhibition.

The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts
St. Louis, MO

St. Louis Symphony

October 30th 2011 3:00 pm



Family Concert
  • The Composer is Dead

Powell Hall
St. Louis, MO


St. Louis Symphony

October 29th 2011 7:30 pm



  • Phantom of the Opera - (1925 film with live orchestral accompaniment)

Powell Hall
St. Louis, MO


St. Louis Symphony

October 28th 2011 7:30 pm



  • Phantom of the Opera - (1925 film with live orchestral accompaniment)

Powell Hall
St. Louis, MO


Washington University Symphony Orchestra

October 23rd 2011 3:00 pm



  • Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music
  • Franz Liszt: Les Préludes
  • Sibelius: Symphony No. 1

E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall
University City, MO


Madison Symphony Orchestra

Lynn Harrell, cello

October 16th 2011 2:30 pm



  • Rossini - Overture to The Barber of Seville
  • Lalo - Cello Concerto in D minor
  • Sibelius - Symphony No. 2

Overture Hall
Madison, WI


Madison Symphony Orchestra

Lynn Harrell, cello

October 15th 2011 8:00 pm



  • Rossini - Overture to The Barber of Seville
  • Lalo - Cello Concerto in D minor
  • Sibelius - Symphony No. 2

Overture Hall
Madison, WI


Madison Symphony Orchestra

Lynn Harrell, cello

October 14th 2011 7:30 pm



  • Rossini - Overture to The Barber of Seville
  • Lalo - Cello Concerto in D minor
  • Sibelius - Symphony No. 2

Overture Hall
Madison, WI


St. Louis Symphony

September 30th 2011 8:00 pm



David Robertson, conductor
Ward Stare, conductor

  • Ives - Central Park in the Dark
  • Copland - Suite from The City (with film accompaniment)
  • Schoenberg - Five Pieces for Orchestra
  • Gershwin - An American in Paris


PreConcert Conversation:
Join David Robertson & Ward Stare one hour prior to each concert.
Sponsored by Washington University Physicians

Part of the American Arts Experience St. Louis


Powell Hall
St. Louis, MO


St. Louis Symphony

September 25th 2011 7:00 pm



  • Brahms: Academic Festival Overture
  • Mendelssohn: Selections from 'Midsummer Night's Dream'
  • Rossini: Overture to 'William Tell'
  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 7

Chaminade College Preparatory
Saint Louis, MO

Chamber Orchestra at Washington University

*members of the Saint Louis Symphony

September 19th 2011 6:00 pm



  • Grieg: Holberg Suite (mvts. 1-3 & 5)
  • Mozart: Divertimento in D Major, K. 136
  • Mendelssohn: String Symphony No. 11 (mvt. 2 - 'Schweizerlied')
  • Gershwin: Lullaby for String Orchestra
  • Mendelssohn: String Symphony No. 9 (Finale - Allegro Vivace)

E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall
University City, MO


St. Louis Symphony

Ward Stare, Conductor

September 8th 2011 7:00 pm



Annual Forest Park Concert

  • Smith (arrangement Sousa / Damrosch) - The Star Spangled Banner
  • Glinka - Ruslan and Lydmila Overture
  • J. Strauss, JR. - An Der Schönen blauen Donau (On the Beautiful Blue Danube), op. 314
  • Mahler - Second Movement from Symphony No. 1 in D major
  • Beethoven - Finale from Symphony No. 1 in C major, op.21
  • Bernstein (arrangement Peress) - "Somewhere" and Mambo fro West Side Story
  • Richard M. Sherman - Selections from Mary Poppins
  • Liszt - Excerpt from Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in D minor
  • Saint-Saëns - Danse macabre, op. 40
  • John Williams - Harry's Wondrous World (Movement IX) from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
  • Stravinsky - Finale from Firebird
  • Sousa - Stars and Stripes Forever

Art Hill, Forest Park
St. Louis, MO


Colorado Music Festival Chamber Orchestra

Alex Kobrin, piano

August 1st 2011 7:30 pm



Mozart
  • Symphony No. 32 in G major
  • Piano Concerto No. 14
  • Symphony No. 40

Chautauqua Auditorium
Boulder, CO


Colorado Music Festival Chamber Orchestra

Alex Kobrin, piano

July 31st 2011 7:30 pm



Mozart
  • Symphony No. 32 in G major
  • Piano Concerto No. 14
  • Symphony No. 40

Chautauqua Auditorium
Boulder, CO


Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Scott Thornburg, cornet

July 3rd 2011 8:30 pm



  • 19th Annual Salute to America

Greenfield Village & Henry Ford Museum
Detroit, MI

Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Scott Thornburg, cornet

July 2nd 2011 8:30 pm



  • 19th Annual Salute to America

Greenfield Village & Henry Ford Museum
Detroit, MI

Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Scott Thornburg, cornet

July 1st 2011 8:30 pm



  • 19th Annual Salute to America

Greenfield Village & Henry Ford Museum
Detroit, MI

Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Scott Thornburg, cornet

June 30th 2011 8:30 pm



  • 19th Annual Salute to America

Greenfield Village & Henry Ford Museum
Detroit, MI

May 2011


Powell Hall - St. Louis, MO
Saint Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra

Program to include:
  • Mahler Symphony No. 1 "Titan"

May 2011


McKendree University - Lebanon, IL
Saint Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra
Runout Concert

Program to include:
  • Mahler Symphony No. 1 "Titan"

April 2011


Den Norske Opera - Narvik, Norway
Male chorus: Andrew Kennedy
Female chorus: Marita Solberg
Lucretia: Katija Dragojevic
Tarquinius: Espen Langvik
Junius: Yngve Andre' Soberg
Collatinus: Paul Whelan
Bianca: Ingebjorg Kosmo
Lucia: Silvia Moi


(Subject to change)
Director/Set Design: Thaddeus Strassberger
  • Britten Rape of Lucretia

For more information and tickets please contact The Norwegian Opera & Ballet

April 2011


Powell Hall - St. Louis, MO
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
Stephen Hough, piano

  • Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2
  • Scriabin Symphony No. 2