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String Quartet No. 12 in F, Op. 96 (1893) (arr. for Wind Quintet by David Walter)Antonín Dvořák
(1841-1904)
I. Allegro ma non troppo
II. Lento
III. Molto vivace
IV. Finale: vivace ma non troppo  
Alexa Still, flute
Erin Hannigan, oboe
Jonathan Gunn, clarinet
Drew Pattison, bassoon
Michelle Baker, horn
Intermission
Quartet for Piano and Strings No. 1 in g, Op. 25 (1856-61)Johannes Brahms
(1833-1897)
Allegro
Intermezzo: Allegro ma non troppo  
     — Trio: Animato
Andante con moto
Rondo alla Zingarese: Presto
Regis Pasquier, violin
Ettore Causa, viola
Emilio Colon, cello
Bernadene Blaha, piano
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Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini for piano and orchestra, Op. 43 (1934)Sergei Rachmaninoff
(1873-1943)
Introduction: Allegro vivace
Variation 1: (Precedente)
Theme: L'istesso tempo
Variation 2: L'istesso tempo
Variation 3: L'istesso tempo
Variation 4: Più vivo
Variation 5: Tempo precedente
Variation 6: L'istesso tempo
Variation 7: Meno mosso, a tempo moderato
Variation 8: Tempo I
Variation 9: L'istesso tempo
Variation 10: L'istesso tempo
Variation 11: Moderato
Variation 12: Tempo di minuetto (D minor)
Variation 13: Allegro (D minor)
Variation 14: L'istesso tempo (F major)
Variation 15: Più vivo scherzando (F major)
Variation 16: Allegretto (B♭ minor)
Variation 17: (Allegretto) (B♭ minor)
Variation 18: Andante cantabile (D♭ major)
Variation 19: A tempo vivace
Variation 20: Un poco più vivo
Variation 21: Un poco più vivo
Variation 22: Marziale. Un poco più vivo (Alla breve)
Variation 23: L'istesso tempo
Variation 24: A tempo un poco meno mosso
James Dick, piano
Intermission
Symphonie Fantastique, H 48 (1830)Hector Berlioz
(1803-1869)
Rêveries – Passions (Reveries – Passions)
Un bal (A Ball)
Scène aux champs (Scene in the Fields)
Marche au supplice (March to the Scaffold)
Songe d'une nuit du sabbat (Dream of the Night of the Sabbath)
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The Carnival of Animals (1886)Camille Saint-Saëns
(1835-1921)
I Introduction and Royal March of the Lion
II Hens and Roosters
III Wild Donkeys Swift Animals
IV Tortoises
V The Elephant
VI Kangaroos
VII Aquarium
VIII Characters with Long Ears
IX The Cuckoo in the Depths of the Woods
X Aviary
XI Pianists
XII Fossils
XIII The Swan
XIV Finale
James VanDemark, narrator
Joshua Tan, piano (*)
Yuhan Yeh, piano (*)
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34 (1946)Benjamin Britten
(1913-1976)
James VanDemark, narrator
Soundpainting Performance
Friday June 14 @ 7:30 PM
Festival Concert Hall
Soundpainting Orchestra
Walter Thompson, conductor
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Bachianas Brazileiras No. 6 for flute and bassoonHeitor Villa-Lobos
(1887-1959)
Alexa Still, flute
Drew Pattison, bassoon
Suite for Cello Solo No.6 in D, BWV 1012J.S. Bach
(1685-1750)
Prelude
Allemande
Courante
Sarabande
Gavotte I & II
Gigue
Emilio Colon, cello
El Cants dels OcellsPablo Casals
(1876-1973)
Emilio Colon, cello
Sonata in A, Op. 17 (1800) (arr. for double bass and piano)L. van Beethoven
(1770-1827)
Allegro moderato
Poco adagio, quasi andante
Rondo - Allegro moderato
James VanDemark, double bass
Bernadene Blaha, piano
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The Soldier's Tale (1918)Igor Stravinsky
(1882-1971)
Joan Kwuon, violin
Andrew Brunson*, double bass
Jonathan Gunn, clarinet
Drew Pattison, bassoon
Kevin Finamore, trumpet
John Kitzman, trombone
Tony Edwards, percussion
James VanDemark, narrator
Jason Thomas Aylward, conductor
Intermission
Double Concerto for Oboe, Harp, Strings and Percussion (1980)Witold Lutoslawski
(1913-1994)
Rapsodico
Dolente
Marciale e grotesco
Erin Hannigan, oboe
Paula Page, harp
Young Artists
Jason Thomas Aylward, conductor
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Tragic Overture, Op. 81 (1880)Johannes Brahms
(1833-1897)
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 3 in b, Op. 61 (1880)Camille Saint-Saëns
(1835-1924)
Allegro non troppo
Andantino quasi allegretto
Molto moderato e maestoso - Allegro non troppo
Regis Pasquier, violin
Intermission
Enigma Variations, Op. 36 (1898-99)Edward Elgar
(1857-1934)
3.1 Theme (Enigma: Andante)
3.2 Variation I (L'istesso tempo) "C.A.E."
3.3 Variation II (Allegro) "H.D.S-P."
3.4 Variation III (Allegretto) "R.B.T."
3.5 Variation IV (Allegro di molto) "W.M.B."
3.6 Variation V (Moderato) "R.P.A."
3.7 Variation VI (Andantino) "Ysobel"
3.8 Variation VII (Presto) "Troyte"
3.9 Variation VIII (Allegretto) "W.N."
3.10 Variation IX (Adagio) "Nimrod"
3.11 Variation X (Intermezzo: Allegretto) "Dorabella"
3.12 Variation XI (Allegro di molto) "G.R.S."
3.13 Variation XII (Andante) "B.G.N."
3.14 Variation XIII (Romanza: Moderato) " * * * "
3.15 Variation XIV (Finale: Allegro) "E.D.U."
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Imaginings (2018)Dorothy Gates
(b. 1966)
(Commissioned by Michelle Baker)
Michelle Baker, horn
Bernadene Blaha, piano
Pastoral Scenes for two horns and pianoJaimes Naigus
(b. 1987)
(Commissioned by Michelle Baker)
1- Cantabile
Michelle Baker, Eli Pandolfi, horns
Bernadene Blaha, piano
Trio for oboe, horn and piano in a, Op. 188 (1886)Carl Reinecke
(1824-1910)
Scherzo
Nicholas Stovall, oboe
Michelle Baker, horn
Bernadene Blaha, piano
Pastoral Scenes for two horns and pianoJaimes Naigus
(b. 1987)
2. Misterioso con moto
Michelle Baker, Sarah Konvalin, horns
Bernadene Blaha, piano
Trio in E-flat for violin, horn and piano, Op.40 (1865)Johannes Brahms
(1833-1897)
Scherzo (Allegro)
Stefan Milenkovich, violin
Michelle Baker, horn
Bernadene Blaha, piano
Pastoral Scenes for two horns and pianoJaimes Naigus
(b. 1987)
3. Com amore
Michelle Baker, Jaimee Reynolds, horns
Bernadene Blaha, piano
American Folksong Sketches for horn and tromboneBrad Edwards
Soldier Boy
Michelle Baker, horn
John Kitzman, trombone
The Water is Wide for Horn and pianoBrant Adams
(b. 1944)
Michelle Baker, horn
Bernadene Blaha, piano
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Quintet for Flute, Harp and Strings (1930)Jean Cras
(1879-1932)
I. Assez animé
II. Animé
III. Lent
III. Très animé
Carol Wincenc, flute
Mia Venezia*, harp
Stefan Milenkovich, violin
Susan Dubois, viola
Ching-Hung Chen*, cello
Sextet for Winds and Piano (1933)Leo Smit
(1900-1943)
Allegro vivace
Lento
Vivace
Carol Wincenc, flute
Nicholas Stovall, oboe
Amitai Vardi, clarinet
Drew Pattison, bassoon
Eli Pandolfi*, horn
Bernadene Blaha, piano
Intermission
Fantazia for Violin and orchestra (2016) (World Premiere)James Nyoraku Schlefer
(b. 1956)
Christiano Rodrigues, violin
Texas Chamber Orchestra
Jason Aylward, conductor
Linus Lerner Linus Lerner
Texas Festival Orchestra
Saturday June 22 @ 7:30 PM
Festival Concert Hall
Jesus Castro-Balbi, cello
Raymond Riccomini, trumpet
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Capriccio Espagnol, Op. 34 (1887)Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov
(1844-1908)
Alborada
Variazioni
Alborada
Scena e canto gitano
Fandango asturiano
Variations on a Rococo Theme for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 33 (1877) P.I. Tchaikovsky
(1840-1893)
Moderato assai quasi Andante –
     Thema: Moderato semplice
Var. I: Tempo della Thema
Var. II: Tempo della Thema
Var. III: Andante
Var. IV: Allegro vivo
Var. V: Andante grazioso
Var. VI: Andante
Var. VII: Andante sostenuto
Var. VIII e Coda: Allegro moderato con anima
Jesus Castro-Balbi, cello
Intermission
Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra in C (1948)Henri Tomasi
(1901-1971)
Allegro and cadenza
Nocturne
Finale
Raymond Riccomini, trumpet
Polovtsian Dances (Posthumus)(1890)Alexander Borodin
(1833-1887)
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Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in A, Op. 146 (1915-16)Max Reger
(1873-1916)
Moderato ed amabile
Vivace
Largo
Theme and Variations
Amitai Vardi, clarinet
Tomas Cotik, violin
Christiano Rodrigues, violin
Susan Dubois, viola
Jesus Castro-Balbi, cello
Trio for Flute, Oboe and Piano (1968)Madeleine Dring
(1923-1977)
Allegro con brio
Andante simplice
Allegro giacoso
Carol Wincenc, flute
Nicholas Stovall, oboe
Cameron Williams*, piano
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Les CitationsHenri Dutilleux
(1916-2013)
I. For Aldeburgh 85
II. From Janequin to Jehan Alain   
Nicholas Stovall, oboe
Brett Shurtliffe, double bass
Todd Meehan, percussion
Matthew Dirst, harpsichord
Concerto for Harpsichord, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Violin and Cello (1926)Manuel de Falla
(1876-1946)
Allegro
Lento giubiloso ed energico
Vivace flessibile, scherzando
Matthew Dirst, harpsichord
Carol Wincenc, flute
Nicholas Stovall, oboe
Amitai Vardi, clarinet
Tomas Cotik, violin
Jesus Castro-Balbi, cello
Intermission
Quintet No. 2 in A for Piano and Strings, Op. 81 (1887)Antonín Dvořák
(1841-1904)
Allegro, ma non tanto
Dumka: Andante con moto
Scherzo (Furiant): molto vivace
Finale: Allegro.
James Dick, piano
Stefan Milenkovich, violin
Christiano Rodrigues, violin
Susan Dubois, viola
Jesus Castro-Balbi, cello
Repertoire
Three Dances from the "Three-Cornered Hat" (1919)Manuel de Falla
(1876-1946)
The Neighbors' Dance
The Miller's Dance
Final Dance
Nights in the Gardens of Spain (1920)Manuel de Falla
(1876-1946)
In the Generalife, Granada
A Distant Dance
In the Gardens of the Sierra de Córdoba
Bernadene Blaha, piano
Intermission
Iberia (1906-09) (orch. Enrique Fernández Arbós - 1927) Isaac Albeniz
(1860-1909)
Evocación
El corpus en Sevilla
Triana
El Puerto
El Albaicín
Navarra
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The Star Spangled Banner (arr. Sousa)(1892)John Stafford Smith
(1750-1836)
Short Ride in a Fast Machine (1986)John Adams
(b. 1947)
On the Shoulders of Running Water (2015)Jason Thomas Aylward
(b. 1992)
Carousel Waltz (1945)Richard Rodgers
(1902-1979)
Blue Bells of Scotland (1901)Arthur Pryor
(1869-1942)
Brent Phillips, trombone
Rodeo (1942)Aaron Copland
(1900-1990)
Buckaroo Holiday
Hoe-Down
Intermission
American Salute (1947)Morton Gould
(1913-1996)
Ashokan Farewell (arr. Calvin Custer)(1983)Jay Ungar
(b. 1946)
Yellow Rose of Texas (arr. Carmen Dragon) (1955)Don George
(1909-1987)
In the Mood (1928)Joe Garland
(1903-1977)
Armed Forces Salute (arr.) (1990)Bob Lowden
(1920-1999)
Stars and Stripes Forever (1896)John Philip Sousa
(1854-1932)
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Quartet for Piano and Strings in a (1876)Gustav Mahler
(1860-1911)
Tomas Cotik, violin
Brett Deubner, viola
Stephen Balderston, cello
Vladimir Valjarevic, piano
Quintet for Strings in F, WAB 112 (1878-79)Anton Bruckner
(1824-1896)
Gemäßigt
Scherzo
Adagio
Finale
Tomas Cotik, violin
Haelee Joo*, violin
Brett Deubner, viola
Christiano Rodrigues, viola
Stephen Balderston, cello
Intermission
Serenade for Winds and Double Bass in d, Op. 44 (1878)Antonín Dvořák
(1841-1904)
Moderato, quasi marcia
Minuetto. Tempo di minuetto
Andante con moto
Finale. Allegro molto
Andrew Parker, oboe
Jason Shafer, clarinet
Kristin Wolfe Jensen, bassoon
Albert Suarez, horn
Brett Shurtliffe, double bass
Young Artists
Jason Aylward, conductor
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Symphony No. 9 (1908-09)Gustav Mahler
(1860-1911)
I. Andante comodo
II. Im Tempo eines gemächlichen Ländlers. Etwas täppisch und sehr derb
III. Rondo-Burleske: Allegro assai. Sehr trotzig
IV. Adagio. Sehr langsam und noch zurückhaltend
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Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano in A, Op. 114 (1891)Johannes Brahms
(1833-1897)
Allegro
Adagio
Andantino grazioso
Allegro
Jason Shafer, clarinet
Stephen Balderston, cello
Vladimir Valjarevic, piano
Intermission
Nonet in F, Op. 31 (1813)Franz Paul Lachner
(1803-1890)
Andante-Allegro moderato
Menuetto (Allegro moderato)
Adagio
Finale (Allegro ma non troppo)
Gretchen Pusch, flute
Jamison Hillian*, oboe
Paul Hafley*, clarinet
Kristin Wolfe Jensen, bassoon
Albert Suarez, horn
Tomas Cotik, violin
Brett Deubner, viola
Stephen Balderston, cello
Brett Shurtliffe, double bass
Martin Fischer-Dieskau Martin Fischer-Dieskau
Texas Festival Orchestra
Saturday July 13 @ 7:30 PM
Festival Concert Hall
Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano
Repertoire
Roman Carnival Overture, H 95 (1844)Hector Berlioz
(1803-1869)
Les Nuits d'Ete (Summer Nights), Op. 81 (1843)Hector Berlioz
(1803-1869)
Villanelle
Le spectre de la rose (The Ghost of the Rose)
Sur les lagunes: Lamento (On the Lagoons: Lament)
Absence
Au cimetière: Clair de lune (At the Cemetery: Moonlight)
L'île inconnue (The Unknown Island)
Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano
Intermission
Romeo and Juliet, Symphonic Suite, H 79 (1839)Hector Berlioz
(1803-1869)
I- Introduction. Combat - Tumult - Intervention of the Prince
II- Star-light Night - Capulet's Garden, silent and deserted - The young Capulets, leaving the hall, pass by singing fragments of the dance music - Love Scene
III- Queen Maab of the Fairy Dreams (Scherzo)
IV- Romeo alone - Sadness - Distant sounds of music and dancing - Concert and Ball at the Capulets