2014-2015 Season

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Saturday, Oct 18 @ 3:00 PM | Dinkelspiel AuditoriumSPO_10-18-14_eflyer
Stanford Philharmonia Orchestra
Jindong Cai, conductor
with puppetry by The Fratello Marionettes

Camille Saint-Saens: Carnival of the Animals
Co-sponsored by the Department of Music and Bing Nursery School

Tickets: general $10 | BNS Families $8 | SOLD OUT

Friday, October 31 @ 7:30 PM | Dinkelspiel Auditorium
Halloween2014_emailStanford Symphony Orchestra and Stanford Wind Ensemble
Anna Wittstruck and Giancarlo Aquilanti, conductors

Stanford Annual Halloween Concert features Music from Harry Potter, Jurassic Park, Pirates of the Caribbean, Star Wars, and more.  

Come in costume to participate in the costume contest!

Tickets: general $20 | students $10 | Free for Stanford students with SUID | seniors $15 | BUY TICKET

Saturday, November 8 @ 7:30 PM | Bing Concert HallSPO_11-08-14
Sunday, November 9 @  2:30 PM | Bing Concert Hall
Stanford Philharmonia Orchestra
Jindong Cai, conductor, with Hugo Kitanopiano

Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor
MendelssohnSymphony No. 3 in A minor “ Scottish”                       

Tickets: general $20 | students $10 | Free for Stanford students with SUID | seniors $15 | BUY TICKET

Friday, November 14 @ 7:30 PM | Campbell Recital HallSNE_11-14-14
Stanford New Ensemble: Inspiration
Jindong Cai and Joo-Mee Lee, co-directors

The Stanford New Ensemble’s program Inspiration will feature new works by Stanford student composers including John Ahern’s Make no Mistake, Benjamin Salman’s Piano Quartet No. 1, and Jason Heemang Griffin’s Ahngae. Also on the program will be works by Victor Gama, visiting artist at CCRMA.

ADMISSION FREE

Saturday, November 15 @ 7:30 PM | Bing Concert HallSSO_11-15-14_email
Sunday, November 16 @ 2:30 PM | Bing Concert Hall
Stanford Symphony Orchestra
Jindong Cai, conductor

Mahler: Symphony No. 6 in A minor “Tragic”      

Tickets: general $20 | students $10 | Free for Stanford students with SUID | seniors $15BUY TICKET

Friday, Jan 30 | 7:30 PM | Bing Concert HallSSO_01-30-31-15 art
Saturday, Jan 31 | 7:30 PM | Bing Concert Hall
Stanford Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale, Cantabile Youth Singers of Silicon Valley, and CCRMA
Jindong Cai, conductor

Holst: The Planets (with widescreen projected HD images from NASA)
Weaver: Universal Synchrony Music, Volume 3 (premiere)
Presented as part of the “Imagining the Universe” Project, a collaborative campus-wide program at Stanford University.  “The Planets” is presented in collaboration with the School of Fine Arts at University of Arizona.

Tickets: general $20 | students $10 | Free for Stanford students with SUID | seniors $15 | SOLD OUT

Saturday, Feb 14 | 7:30 PM | Bing Concert HallDSC_5001
Sunday, Feb 15 | 2:30 PM | Bing Concert Hall

Stanford Philharmonia Orchestra and Stanford Chamber Chorale
Jindong Cai and Stephen Sano, conductors

Haydn: Symphony No. 1, No. 44, No. 104, and Nelson Mass
Co-presented with Stanford Live as part of the “Haydn-Patronage and Enlightenment” Project

Tickets: general $25 | students $12.50 | Free for Stanford students with SUID | seniors $20  | BUY TICKET: FEB. 14 / FEB 15

PAMF2015_flyerFriday, Feb 20 | 7:30 PM | Bing Concert Hall
Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra
Jindong Cai, conductor

China Dreams
This concert focuses on symphonic works by Chinese composers including “The Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto” and a preview of newly commissioned opera “Dream of the Red Chamber” by Bright Sheng, in collaboration with the San Francisco Opera.  Presented as part of the Stanford Pan-Asian Music Festival.

Tickets: general $30 | students $20 | Stanford students with SUID $10 | BUY TICKET

Saturday, Feb 21 | 7:30 PM | Bing Concert HallPAMF
Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra

Jindong Cai, conductor

Chinese New Year Concert
Join us to celebrate the year of the Sheep with the renowned Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra from China featuring violin soloist Suli Xue from the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the virtuoso pipa player from China, Zhao Cong, plus a preview of the love duet from Bright Sheng’s new opera Dream of the Red Chamber.  Presented as part of the Stanford Pan-Asian Music Festival

Tickets: general $30 | students $20 | Stanford students with SUID $10 | SOLD OUT

Friday, Feb 27 | 7:30 PM | Bing Concert Hall SSO-SSC_02-27-28-15
Saturday, Feb 28 | 7:30 PM | Bing Concert Hall
Stanford Symphony Orchestra and Stanford Symphonic Chorus
with soloists Nancy Wait Kromm, soprano, and Kenneth Goodson, baritone
Stephen Sano, conductor

Brahms: Akademische Festouvertüre, Op. 80
Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem, Op.45

Tickets: general $20 | students $10 | Free for Stanford students with SUID | seniors $15 | SOLD OUT

Friday, Mar 6 | 7:30 PM | Dinkelspiel Auditorium
Stanford New Ensemble:  Vela 6911
Jindong Cai, conductor

The Stanford New Ensemble, conducted by Jindong Cai, presents Vela 6911, a multimedia piece by Victor Gama. The ensemble will feature a variety of instruments designed by the composer, accompanied by video he shot in Antarctica in January 2012.

Pre-concert talk at 6:30 PM with composer Victor Gama and conductor Jindong Cai

Tickets: general $10 | Free for STANFORD students with SUID | BUY TICKET

Saturday, Apr 18 | 7:30 PM | Bing Concert HallSSO_04-18-15_flyer
Stanford Symphony Orchestra with Ben Mildenhall, piano, and Rex Lawson, pianola
Jindong Cai, conductor

Reactions to the Record
Grieg: Piano Concerto in A Minor (played by Percy Grainger on piano roll)
Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Julio d’Escriván: Ayayay! Concerto (U.S. Premiere)
Program also features historical recorded rolls from actual performances by legendary pianists in collaboration with Reactions to the Record and the Player Piano Project.

Tickets: general $20 | students $10 | Free for Stanford students with SUID | seniors $15 | BUY TICKET

Saturday, May 9 | 7:30 PM | Bing Concert HallSPO_05-09-10-15
Sunday, May 10 | 2:30 PM | Bing Concert Hall
Stanford Philharmonia Orchestra with guest artists from the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, Chen Zhao, violin, and Sebastian Gingras, cello
Jindong Cai, conductor

Milhaud: La Creation du monde (The Creation of the World)
Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin
Brahms: Concerto for Violin and Cello

Tickets: general $20 | students $10 | Free for Stanford students with SUID | seniors $15 | BUY TICKET: MAY 9 / MAY 10

Saturday, May 16 | 7:30 PM | Bing Concert HallSSO_05-16-15
Sunday, May 17 | 2:30 PM | Bing Concert Hall

Stanford Symphony Orchestra with Stephanie Tsai, cello
Jindong Cai, conductor

Gabriel Ehrlich: In the Depths of Winter, an Invincible Summer (World Premier)
Elgar: Cello Concerto, Op. 85
Gasser: Cosmic Reflection, A Narrated Symphony with Carey Harrison, narrator, and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center synchronized video

Co-presented with Stanford Live as part of the “Imagining the Universe” Project

Tickets: general $20 | students $10 | Free for Stanford students with SUID | seniors $15 | BUY TICKET:  MAY 16 / MAY 17

Friday, May 22 | 7:30 PM | Campbell Recital Hall

SNE_05-22-15Stanford New Ensemble:  Musical Narrative
Jindong Cai and Joo-Mee Lee, co-directors

The Stanford New Ensemble’s program “Musical Narrative” will feature works by Corigliano, Ginastera, Guastavino, Kurtág, Ligeti, Previn, Prokofiev, and Long Zhou. Performers include Kevin Sun, piano; Justin Doong, violin; Soyoung Park, soprano; Joseph Cadagin, harpsichord; Lennart Jansson, cello; Nayantara Jain, piano; and Francesca Dawis, soprano.

ADMISSION FREE