2016-2017 Season

 

Fall Quarter

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2016 · 7:30 PM · Dinkelspiel Auditorium
Halloween Concert
Stanford Symphony Orchestra and Stanford Wind Ensemble
Anna Wittstruck and Giancarlo Aquilanti, conductors

The Stanford Symphony Orchestra and Stanford Wind Ensemble join forces for this annual Halloween event. Come as your alter-ego and participate in the costume contest — the winner gets to conduct the orchestra!

 

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2016 · 7:30 PM · Bing Concert Hall
Stanford Philharmonia
Kindra Scharich, mezzo-soprano, soloist and Guest soloist from Ensemble SF Rebecca Jackson, violin, Jonah Kim, cello, and Christine McLeavey, piano
Anna Wittstruck, conductor

CLAUDE DEBUSSY   Prélude á l’après-midi d’un faune 
JOSE GONZÁLEZ GRANERO   Concert da Camera (World Premiere)
HECTOR BERLIOZ   Les nuits d’été

 

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2016 · 7:30 PM · Bing Concert Hall
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2016 · 2:30 PM · Bing Concert Hall
Vivian Lou, piano solist (2016 Concert Competition Winner)
Anna Wittstruck, conductor

DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH   Festive Overture in A Major, Op. 96
JOHANNES BRAHMS   Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor
PYTOR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY   Symphony No. 5 in E minor

 

 


Winter Quarter

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2017 · 7:30 PM · Bing Concert Hall
Stanford Philharmonia
Taide Ding, piano soloist · 2016 Concerto Competition Winer
Anna Wittstruck, conductor

FELIX MENDELSSOHN   Hebrides Overture
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART   Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor
FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN   Symphony No. 103 in E-flat Major, “Drumroll”

 

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2017 · 7:30 PM · Bing Concert Hall
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2017 · 7:30 pm · Bing Concert Hall
Stanford Symphony Orchestra and Stanford Symphonic Chorus
Amy Kyung Min Lee, soprano soloist, David Wilson, tenor soloist, Igor Vieira, baritone soloist
Silicon Valley Boychoir (Julia Simon, artistic director)
Anna Wittstruck and Stephen Sano, conductors

JENNIFER HIGDON   Blue Cthedral
IGOR STRAVINSKY   The Firebird Suite (1919 version)
CARL ORFF   Carmina Burana

 

 


Spring Concert

SATURDAY, MAY 20, 2017 · 3:30 PM · Bing Concert Hall
SUNDAY, MAY 21, 2017 · 2:30 pm · Bing Concert Hall
Cuba-Mexico Tour Preview
Stanford Symphony Orchestra
Anna Wittstruck, conductor

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN   Symphony No. 7 in A Major
ARTURO MÁRQUEZ   Danzón No. 2
GUIDO LÓPEZ GAVILÁN   Guagancó
MARK APPLEBAUM   Xenophobe: In Memory of Democracy (World Premiere)
GIANCARLO AQUILANTI   Symphony No. 4, Dance Suite (North American Premiere)


Summer Quarter

FRIDAY, JULY 28, 2017 · 7:30 PM · Bing Concert Hall
Stanford Summer Symphony
Rufus Olivier, bassoon soloist
Nicholas Hersh and Diego Hernandez ’17, conductors

JOHANNES BRAHMS   Academic Festival Overture
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART   Concert for Bassoon and Orchestra, K. 191/186e
SERGEI RACHMANINOFF   Romance for Orchestra (Arr. Nicholas Hersh)
PYTOR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY   Symphony No. 2, Op. 17 “Little Russian”