2018-19 Season

Summer Quarter

FRIDAY, JULY 26 · 7:30 PM · Bing Concert Hall · Tickets
Stanford Summer Symphony
Paul Phillips, conductor
Annabelle Taubl, harp soloist

ROBERT SCHUMANN   Overture, Scherzo and Finale, Op. 52
GEORGES BIZET   L’Arlésienne Suite No. 2
CLAUDE DEBUSSY   Danses Sacre et Profane 
FELIX MENDELSSOHN   Symphony No. 4 in A Major, “Italian”, Op. 90

 

Fall Quarter 

FRIDAY, OCT 26 • 7:30 PM • Dinkelspiel Auditorium · Tickets
Halloween Concert
Stanford Symphony Orchestra with Stanford Wind Symphony
Paul Phillips and Russ Gavin, conductors

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RICHARD WAGNER   “Ride of the Valkyries” from Die Walküre
CHARLES GOUNOD   Funeral March of a Marionette
HOWARD SHORE   Lord of the Rings
CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS   Danse Macabre, Op. 40  •  Robert Hu ’22, violin soloist
NIKOLAI RIMSKY-KORSAKOV   “Dance of the Tumblers” from The Snow Maiden

Come in costume to participate in the costume contest!

MONDAY, OCT 29 · 6:00 PM · Bing Concert Hall
Lynn Harrell concerto readings with the Stanford Symphony Orchestra

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ROBERT SCHUMANN   Cello Concerto in A Minor, Op. 129
ANTONIO VIVALDI    Concerto for Two Cellos in G Minor, RV 531 (also featuring Christopher Costanza)

 

7:00 PM   Lynn Harrell: A Cellist’s Life •  Special Advanced Private Screening of new documentary film by Ty Kim ’86

 

SATURDAY, NOV 3 • 3:00 PM • Dinkelspiel Auditorium · Tickets (SOLD OUT!)
Children’s Concert · Sponsored by Bing Nursery School
Stanford Symphony Orchestra with the Fratello Marionettes
Paul Phillips, conductor

Bing children's concert Nov 3RICHARD WAGNER   “Ride of the Valkyries” from Die Walküre 
CHARLES GOUNOD   Funeral March of a Marionette
ARAM KHACHATURIAN   “Sabre Dance” from Gayaneh
HOWARD SHORE   Lord of the Rings
CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS   “The Swan” from Carnival of the Animals  ·  Erik Roise ’21, cello soloist
CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS   Danse Macabre, Op. 40  ·  Robert Hu ’22, violin soloist
NIKOLAI RIMSKY-KORSAKOV   “Dance of the Tumblers” from The Snow Maiden

SUNDAY, NOV 11 • 2:30 PM • Bing Concert Hall · Tickets
Stanford Philharmonia
Paul Phillips, conductor
Carol Wincenc, flute soloist

SPO 2018 Fall Concert

OTTORINO RESPIGHI  Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite 1
LUKAS FOSS   Renaissance Concerto
GABRIELA LENA FRANK  Elegía Andina 
SERGEI PROKOFIEV  Symphony No. 1 in D Major, Op. 25 “Classical”

 

SATURDAY, DEC 1 • 7:30 PM • Bing Concert Hall · Tickets
SUNDAY, DEC 2 • 2:30 PM • Bing Concert Hall · Tickets
Stanford Symphony Orchestra
Paul Phillips, conductor
Léa Bourgade, violin soloist · 2018 Concerto Competition Winner

SSO 2018 Fall Concert

IGOR STRAVINSKY  Funeral Song, Op. 5 (1908)   California premiere
ERICH W. KORNGOLD  Violin Concerto (1946)
DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH  Symphony No. 5 in D Minor (1937)

 

SATURDAY, DEC 8 • 2:30 PM • Memorial Church · Tickets
Friends of Music Holiday Musicale
Stanford Philharmonia
Paul Phillips, conductor

OTTORINO RESPIGHI  Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite 3
GORDON JACOB  Old Wine in New Bottles

 

 

 

Winter Quarter

FRIDAY – SUNDAY, JAN 11 – 13 · Dinkelspiel Auditorium
2019 Conductors Guild – Stanford University Conducting Workshop
Paul Phillips, Director of Orchestral Studies, Stanford University
Jonathan Girard, Director of Orchestras, University of British Columbia School of Music
Gabriela Lena Frank, Composer

Conductr's Workshop

STRAVINSKY  Funeral Song, Op. 5 
SHOSTAKOVICH  Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, Op.37
GABRIELA LENA FRANK  Elegía Andina 
RAVEL   Le Tombeau de Couperin
RESPIGHI  Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite 1
PROKOFIEV  Symphony No. 1 in D Major, Op. 25, “Classical”

FRIDAY, MARCH 1 · 7:30 pm · Bing Concert Hall · Tickets
SATURDAY, MARCH 2 · 7:30 pm · Bing Concert Hal · Tickets
Stanford Symphony Orchestra with Stanford Symphonic Chorus
Paul Phillips and Stephen Sano, conductors
Nnamdi Odita-Honnah, flute soloist  •  2018 Concerto Competition Winner
Marnie Breckenridge, soprano • Kenneth Goodson, baritone

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PAUL DUKAS   Fanfare to La Peri 
PAUL PHILLIPS   Wave   West Coast premiere
JACQUES IBERT   Flute Concerto
RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS   A Sea Symphony (Sym. No. 1)

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 10 · 2:30 pm · Bing Concert Hall · Tickets
Stanford Philharmonia
Paul Phillips, conductor
Taide Ding, piano soloist · 2018 Concerto Competition Winner

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MAURICE RAVEL   Le Tombeau de Couperin
ARNOLD SCHOENBERG   Chamber Symphony No. 2, Op. 38 (1906-08/1939)
WOLFGANG A. MOZART   Piano Concerto No. 27 in B-flat Major, K. 595

 

Spring Quarter

THURSDAY, APRIL 11 · 7:30 pm · Bing Concert Hall · Tickets
STANFORD LIVE  What Makes It Great?
Stanford Symphony Orchestra
Rob Kapilow, speaker and conductor

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FRANZ SCHUBERT   Symphony No. 8 in B Minor, “Unfinished”

 

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 26 · 7:30 pm · Bing Concert Hall · Tickets
STANFORD LIVE  Beyond Skin: Listening Party with Nitin Sawhney and Live Orchestra
Stanford Symphony Orchestra
Paul Phillips, conductor

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Music from Mowgli, Animal Symphony, and more

 

 

 

Spring Quarter

SUNDAY, MAY 19 · 2:30 pm · Bing Concert Hall · Tickets
Stanford Philharmonia
Paul Phillips, conductor
Kwyn Demmert, oboe soloist · 2019 Concerto Competition Winner

JOSEPH HAYDN   Symphony No. 98 in B-flat Major
RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS  Concerto for Oboe and Strings
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN   Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 1 · 7:30 pm · Bing Concert Hall · Tickets
SUNDAY, JUNE 2 · 2:30 pm · Bing Concert Hall · Tickets
Stanford Symphony Orchestra
Paul Phillips, conductor
Derek Chung, piano soloist · 2019 Concerto Competition Winner

PYOTR I. TCHAIKOVSKY   Marche Slav
FRANZ LISZT   Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Major
GUSTAV MAHLER   Symphony No. 5 in C# Minor