2017-2018 Season

FALL QUARTER

Friday, October 27, 2017 • 7:30 PM • Dinkelspiel Auditorium
Annual Halloween Concert
Stanford Symphony Orchestra and Stanford Wind Symphony
Paul Phillips and Giancarlo Aquilanti, conductors

RAMIN DJAWADI               Game of Thrones (arr. Larry Moore)
LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA     Suite from Hamilton (arr. Brubaker)
JOHN WILLIAMS                The Empire Strikes Back (arr. Whitney)
LEONARD BERNSTEIN      West Side Story: Selection for Orchestra (arr. Mason)
GIOACCHINO ROSSINI      William Tell Overture

Thursday, November 9, 2017 • 12:00 NOON • Bing Concert Hall
Contemplation by Design Concert
Stanford Symphony Orchestra
Paul Phillips, conductor

GABRIEL FAURÉ                Pavane

Sunday, November 12, 2017 • 2:30 PM • Bing Concert Hall
Stanford Philharmonia with Owen Dalby, violin soloist, and Meena Bhasin, viola soloist
Paul Phillips, conductor

ANTHONY BURGESS         Petite Symphonie pour Strasbourg (Burgess centenary California premiere)
W. A. MOZART                    Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat Major, K. 364
                                                     Owen Dalby, violin Meena Bhasin, viola
FRANZ SCHUBERT             Symphony No. 6 in C Major, D. 589

Friday, December 1, 2017 • 7:30 PM • Bing Concert Hall 
Saturday, December 2, 2017 • 7:30 PM • Bing Concert Hall
Stanford Symphony Orchestra with Danna Xue, violoncello soloist
Paul Phillips, conductor

HECTOR BERLIOZ              Roman Carnival Overture, Op. 9
KAIJA SAARIAHO              ­  Ciel d’hiver (Winter Sky)
P.I. TCHAIKOVSKY              Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33
                                                     Danna Xue, violoncello (2017 Concerto Competition Winner)
CLAUDE DEBUSSY            La Mer

Friday, December 8, 2017 • 7:30 PM •   Memorial Auditorium
Stanford Live, Stanford Philharmonia with Lara St. John, violin soloist
Paul Phillips, conductor

JOHN CORIGLIANO          The Red Violin (live performance with film)

Saturday, December 9, 2017 • 12:30 PM • Memorial Church
Friends of Music Holiday Musicale
Stanford Symphony Orchestra
Paul Phillips, conductor

GABRIEL FAURÉ                Pavane


WINTER QUARTER 

Friday, February 9, 2018, 7:30 PM • Bing Concert Hall
Stanford Live, Stanford Symphony Orchestra with Darlene Love, vocalist
Paul Phillips, conductor

PROGRAM TBA

Saturday, February 24, 2018, 7:30 PM • Bing Concert Hall
Sunday, February 25, 2018, 2:30 PM • Bing Concert Hall
Stanford Philharmonia with Patrick Worasaran, piano soloist
Paul Phillips, conductor

GEORGE WALKER            Lyric for Strings
BÉLA BARTÓK                  Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta
FRÉDERICK CHOPIN        Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 11
                                                    Patrick Worasaran, piano (2017 Concerto Competition Winner)

Saturday, March 10, 2018, 7:30 PM • Bing Concert Hall
Sunday, March 11, 2018, 2:30 PM • Bing Concert Hall
Stanford Live, Stanford Symphony Orchestra, and Stanford Symphonic Chorus
Paul Phillips and John Mauceri, conductors

LEONARD BERNSTEIN       On the Waterfront Suite (Bernstein centenary)
DANNY ELFMAN                 Violin Concerto
                                                      Sandy Cameron, violin John Mauceri, guest conductor
WILLIAM WALTON              Belshazzar’s Feast
                                                      Stanford Symphonic Chorus Baritone soloist TBA


SPRING QUARTER

Thursday, April 26, 2018 • 7:30 PM • Memorial Church
Admit Weekend Showcase
Stanford Symphony Orchestra
Paul Phillips, conductor

PROGRAM TBA

Friday, May 18, 2018 • 7:30 PM • Bing Concert Hall
Saturday, May 19, 2018 • 7:30 PM • Bing Concert Hall
Stanford Symphony Orchestra with Aleksei Suldaltzev, piano soloist
Paul Phillips, conductor

LERA AUERBACH               Icarus
SERGEI RACHMANINOFF   Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18
                                                      Aleksei Suldaltzev, piano (2017 Concerto Competition Winner)
MODEST MUSSORGSKY    Pictures at an Exhibition (arr. Ravel)

Friday, June 1, 2018 • 7:30 PM • Bing Concert Hall
Stanford Philharmonia
Paul Phillips, conductor

J. S. BACH                             Brandenburg Concerto TBA
J. S. BACH (arr. WEBERN)     Ricercare from “A Musical Offering”
IGOR STRAVINSKY               Concerto in E Flat, “Dumbarton Oaks”
FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN       Symphony No. 93 in D Major        

All programs and artists subject to change.