Conducting Schedule

April 1, 2020

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS

BEETHOVEN

Serenade to Music

Symphony No. 9

Soloists, TBA

Orpheus Singers

University Chamber Choir

University Choir

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

February 25, 2020

KRISTIN KUSTER

TANNER PORTER

KARALYN SCHUBRING

FAURÉ

RAVEL

Rain On It

Propellers in the Sun

Piano Concerto (World Premiere)

Pelleas and Melisande Suite

Daphnis and Chloé Suite No. 2

Karalyn Schubring, piano

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

January 29, 2020

GERSHWIN
GERSHWIN

RACHMANINOFF

Cuban Overture

Rhapsody in Blue

Symphonic Dances

Logan Skelton, piano

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

December 11, 2019

MOZART

BOTTESINI

MAHLER

Symphony No. 32

Bass Concerto No. 2

Symphony No. 5

Maximillian Dimoff, double bass

​University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

November 7, 8, 9, 2019

PUCCINI

La Boheme

​University Opera Theatre/

University Symphony Orchestra

Power Center for the Performing Arts

Ann Arbor, Michigan

October 10, 2019

BARBER

LIEBERMANN
BRAHMS

Second Essay

Flute Concerto

Symphony No. 4

Ayana, Terauchi, flute

​University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

September 20, 2019

BERLIOZ

PROKOFIEV

MUSSORGSKY/RAVEL

Roman Carnival Overture

Piano Concerto No. 3

Pictures at an Exhibition

Xiaoya Liu, Piano

​University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

April 23, 2019

JOHN ADAMS

BRAXTON BLAKE

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
RESPIGHI

A Short Ride in a Fast Machine

Six Poems of Dorothy Parker

Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis

Pines of Rome

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

March 27, 2019

MAHLER

Symphony No. 6

University Symphony Orchestra and University Philharmonia Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

January 29, 2018

BARTOK

BRAHMS

Violin Concerto No. 2

Symphony No. 2

Yu Chao Weng , violin

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

December 9, 2018

BERNSTEIN
DAVID AMRAM

COPLAND
BERNSTEIN

West Side Story Overture (Peress) 

Partners, A Double Concerto for Violin & Cello**

Our Town: Suite from the Film

On the Waterfront:  Suite from the Film

Maria Schleuning, violin

Jolyon Pegis, cello

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

**World Premiere of Commissioned Piece

November 14, 2018

MAXWELL DAVIES

JOACHIM (modern premiere)
JOACHIM (modern premiere)
KODALY

Orkney Wedding with Sunrise

Irish Fantasy

Hungarian Fantasy

Hary Janos Suite

Katharina Uhde, violin

University Philharmonia Orchestra and University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

October 11, 2018

ROSSINI

RACHMANINOFF
STRAVINSKY

Semiramide Overture

Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

Petrouchka (1947)

Jiyuan Grace Zhang, piano

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium , Ann Arbor, Michigan

September 22, 2018

BEETHOVEN

BRITTEN
ELGAR

Egmont Overture

Violin Concerto

Enigma Variations

Christine Harada Li, violin

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

August 17, 2018

BRAHMS

MOZART

ORFF

Academic Festival Overture

Mozart Concerto for Two Pianos in Eb, K365

Carmina Burana

Svetlana Gorokhovich, piano

Irena Portenko, piano

MUSIC IN THE ALPS FESTIVAL

Bad Gastein, Austria

April 13, 2018

JOAN TOWER

JOSEPH SCHWANTNER

COPLAND

Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman

New Morning for the World (Daybreak of Freedom)

Symphony No. 3

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

March 21, 2018

MAHLER

MAHLER

MAHLER

Blumine

Kindertotenlieder

Symphony No. 1

Samuel Kidd, baritone

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

February 17, 2018

GEORGE GERSHWIN

IRA GERSHWIN

DuBOSE HEYWARD

DOROTHY HEYWARD

University Musical Society and

School of Music, Theatre & Dance present

 

The Gershwins' 

PORGY AND BESS 

(First performance, Gershwin Initiative Edition)

Morris Robinson, Porgy
Talise Trevigne, Bess
Norman Garrett, Crown
Chauncey Packer, Sporting Life
Janai Brugger, Clara
Reginald Smith, Jr., Jake
Karen Slack, Serena
Rehanna Thelwell, Maria

University Symphony Orchestra
University Chamber Choir
The Our Own Thing Chorale
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

January 13, 2018

GERSHWIN 

RESPIGHI

My Man's Gone Now from Porgy and Bess

La Befana from Feste Romane (Roman Festivals)

Goitsemang Lehobye, soprano

University Symphony Orchestra

HIll Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

December 12, 2017

ROSSINI

PAUL BRANTLEY

RESPIGHI

La Gazza Ladra Overture (1817)

The Royal Revolver (World Premiere)

Feste Romane (Roman Festivals)

Eric Jacobsen, cello

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

November 15, 2017

PROKOFIEV

SHOSTAKOVICH

TCHAIKOVSKY

Classical Symphony

Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a (Barshai)

Symphony No. 5

University Symphony Orchestra

University Philharmonia Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

October 11, 2017

BRITTEN
BRITTEN
LUTOSŁAWSKI

Passacaglia from Peter Grimes

Les Illuminations

Concerto for Orchestra

Kelly Ann Bixby, soprano

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

September 22, 2017

BRAHMS

BERG

BEETHOVEN

Academic Festival Overture

Violin Concerto

Symphony No. 5

Stuart Carlson, violin

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

August 28, 2017: (Not) The Last Night of Proms

ELGAR, arr

DVORAK

ROSSINI

MOZART

HANDEL

HANDEL

ELGAR

DELIBES

WOOD

ARNE

PARRY

ELGAR

STRAUSS

God Save the Queen

Carnival Overture

Una voce poco fa

Laudate Dominum

Zadok the Priest

Desteró all’ empia Dite (Amadigi di Gaula) Nimrod

Les Filles de Cadix

Fantasia on Sea songs  

Rule Britannia 

Jerusalem  

Land of Hope and Glory

Radetzky March

Rachelle Durkin, soprano

Queensland Symphony Orchestra

Concert Hall, Queensland Performing Arts Center

Brisbane, Austrailia

August 26, 2017

Beethoven

Mozart

Beethoven

Coriolan Overture

Piano Concerto No. 20 in D Minor, K. 466

Symphony No. 1

Jan Lisiecki, piano

Queensland Symphony Orchestra

The Arts Centre Gold Coast

Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

August 25, 2017

MOZART

MAHLER

Piano Concerto No. 20 in D Minor, K. 466

Symphony No. 5

Jan Lisiecki, piano

Queensland Symphony Orchestra

Concert Hall, Queensland Performing Arts Center

Brisbane, Australia

May 17, 18, 19, 20, 2017

BEETHOVEN

SHOSTAKOVICH

MOZART

PROKOFIEV

Coriolan Overture

Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a

Symphony No. 31 (Paris)

Classical Symphony

 

Orquesta da Cámara de Chile (Chamber Orchestra of Chile)

 

May 17th - Parroquia San Pedro - Isabel La Católica 4360, Las Condes

May 18th - Casa de La Cultura de la Pintana, Aníbal Pinto N° 12.952, paradero 37 de Av. Sta. Rosa

La Pintana

May 19th - Teatro Municipal de Ñuñoa - Irarrázaval 1564, Ñuñoa

May 20th - 7:00 pm., Av. América 573, San Bernardo

 

March 11, 2017

ROSSINI

GINASTERA

SCHUMANN

Overture to The Turk in Italy

Variaciones Concertantes

Symphony No. 4

 

Orquesta Sinfônica da USP

Sala São Paulo

São Paulo, Brazil

January 25, 2017

MOZART

HOLST

Symphony No. 41 (Jupiter)

The Planets

FIlm by Kv.265, Sceince and Symphony

José Francisco Salgado, producer

UMS Choral Union

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

December 13, 2016

BERNSTEIN

MAHLER

Chichester Psalms

Symphony No. 2 (Resurrection)

Kara Mulder, soprano

Rehanna Thelwell, mezzo-soprano

University Choir

University Chamber Choir

Orpheus Singers

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

November 15, 2016

MOZART

DEBUSSY

BITSCH

BERLIOZ

Symphony No. 31 (Paris)

Sacred and Profane Dances

Bassoon Concerto

Symphonie Fantastique

Daniel Fendrick, bassoon

Joan Holland, harp

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

October 13, 2016

BRAHMS

BARBER

DAVID T. LITTLE

Symphony No. 3

Piano Concerto

CHARM

Tzu-Yin Huang, piano

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

September 23, 2016

JOHN ADAMS

GERSHWIN

JOHN ADAMS

GERSHWIN

The Chairman Dances

Concerto in F**

Saxohphone Concerto

An American in Paris**

**premiere of new critical edition

 

Logan Skelton, piano

Timothy McAllister, saxophone

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

April 18, 2016

MAHLER

Symphony No. 3

Freda Herseth, mezzo-soprano

University of Michigan Women’s Glee Club

Ann Arbor Youth Chorale

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

March 25, 2016

GLINKA

KAPRALOVA

STRAVINSKY

Ruslan and Ludmilla Overture

Military Sinfonietta

Rite of Spring

University Symphony Orchestra

University Philharmonia Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

January 27, 2016

BARBER

ELLEN TAAFE ZWILICH

BRAHMS

School for Scandal Overture

Flute Concerto

Symphony No. 1

Amy Porter, flute

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

December 9, 2015

KAPRÁLOVÁ

KAPRÁLOVÁ

CHRISTOPHER ROUSE

MUSSORGSKY/RAVEL

Prelude de Noel

Suite en Miniature

Oboe Concerto

Pictures at an Exhibition

Andreas Oeste, oboe

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

November 18, 2015

MOZART

MOZART

MOZART

HANDEL

SHOSTAKOVICH

La Clemenza di Tito: Overture

La Clemenza di Tito: Parto, parto

Per Questa Bella Mano

Melissa: Destero dall'empia Dite

Symphony No. 12

Nancy King, oboe

Daniel Gilbert, clarinet

WIlliam Campbell, trumpet

Scott Pingel, double bass

Carmen Pelton, soprano

TBA, mezzo-soprano

Stephen West, bass

Daniel Gilbert, clarinet

University Symphony Orchestra

University Philhamornia Orchestra

Hill Audiotrium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

October 15, 2015

MENDELSSOHN

BRUCH

--intermission--

JOHN LUTHER ADAMS

Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage

Violin Concerto

 

Become Ocean

Danielle Belen, violin

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Audiotrium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

October 7 and 8, 2015

ORFF

Carmina Burana

Rasta Thomas, principal dancer

Anabel de la Mora, soprano

Victor Hernandez, tenor

Josué Ceron, baritone

Contemporary Cuban Dance Company

Enharmonia Vocalis

Orquesta Internacional de las Arte

National Auditorium

Mexico City, Mexico

September 25, 2015

SMETANA

KAPRÁLOVÁ

KAPRÁLOVÁ

KAPRALOVA

JANACEK

 

Vlatava (Moldau)

Piano Concerto*

Smutný večer [Sad evening]**

Sbohem a šáteček [Waving Farewell]

Sinfonietta

** World Premiere

*  Premiere outside of Czechoslovakia/ Czech Republic

 

Amy Cheng, piano

Nichlas Phan, tenor

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

April 17, 2015

BERLIOZ

RESPIGHI

Harold in Italy

Pines of Rome

Yizhak Schotten, viola

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

April 11 and 12, 2015

BRAHMS

EVAN CHAMBERS

STRAVINSKY

Symphony No. 3

Concerto for Irish Fiddle and Violin

Firebird Suite (1919)

Jeremy Kittle, fiddle

Violetta Todorova, violin

Illinois Symphony Orchestra

Sangamon Auditorium, Springfield, Illinois

Bloomington Center for the Arts, Bloomington, Illinois

March 27, 2015

MAHLER

Symphony No. 6

University Philharmonia Orchestra

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

February 24, 2015

VERDI

Requiem

University Chamber Choir, University Choir, Orpheus Singers

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

 

January 27, 2015

BEETHOVEN

BARBER

STEPHEN RUSH

Symphony No. 7

Second Essay

Interior Castle (World Premiere)

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

January 17, 2015

VERDI

DVORAK

Requiem: Dies Irae

Carnival Overture

Collage Concert

Univesity Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

December 10, 2014

DVORAK

SVEN DAIGGER

BARTOK

Carnival Overture

Drive (World Premiere)

Concerto for Orchestra

Sarah and Susan Wang, piano

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

October 8, 2014

KABALEVSKY

BEETHOVEN

SHOSTAKOVICH

 Colas Breugnon Overture

Piano Concerto No. 5 (Emperor)

Symphony No. 5

Christopher Harding, piano

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

September 19, 2014

BRAHMS

WALTON

ELGAR

Academic Festival Overture

Cello Concerto

Enigma Variations

Danny Poceta, cello

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

June 29, 2014

BRAHMS

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS

RESPIGHI

Tragic Overture

Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis

Pines of Rome

Sewanee Symphony Orchestra

Sewanee Summer Music Festival

Gerry Hall, Sewanee, Tennessee

April 22, 2014

BEETHOVEN

MAHLER

THEOFANIDIS

Coriolan Overture

Totenfeier

Rainbow Body

University Philharmonia Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

April 18, 2014

STRAUSS

MAHLER

Four Last Songs

Symphony No. 5

Antonina Chekhovskaya, soprano

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

March 28, 2014

ENESCU

PROKOFIEV

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV

Prelude in Unison

Piano Concerto No. 1

Scheherazade

Andrew Wang, piano

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

February 23, 2014

THEOFANIDIS

MUSSORGSKY/RAVEL

Rainbow Body

Pictures at an Exhibition

California All State Honors Orchestra

Saroyan Hall, Fresno, California

January 29, 2014

BRAHMS

RAVEL

RAVEL

Symphony No. 3

Alborada del Gracioso

Bolero

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

January 25, 2014

WAGNER

SCHACHTER

RAVEL

Tannhäuser Overture

Rhapsody in Maize and Blue

Bolero

Collage Concert

University of Michigan

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

December 11, 2013

BRITTEN

BRITTEN

BRITTEN

BRITTEN

Passacaglia from Peter Grimes

Piano Concerto

Les Illuminations

Peter Grimes: Four Sea Interludes                                                    

Stanford Olsen, tenor

Logan Skelton, piano

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

November 11, 2013

MOZART

DeFALLA

SCHUBERT

Ballet Music from Idomeneo

El Amor Brujo

Symphony No. 9

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

October 18, 2013

WAGNER

LUTOSLAWSKI

Overture to Tannhäuser

Concerto for Orchestra

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

September 20, 2013

BEETHOVEN

CORIGLIANO

PAUL CRESTON

STRAVINSKY

Egmont Overture

Mr. Tambourine Man

Saxophone Concerto

Firebird Suite

Katherine Cal, mezzo-soprano

Zachary Stern, saxophone

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

September 15, 2013

MUSIC OF GEORGE GERSHWIN AND OTHER COMPOSERS

 

University Musical Society

University Symphony Orchestra
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

May 11, 2013

MAHLER

Symphony No. 6

Orquesta Sinfônica da USP

Sala São Paulo

São Paulo, Brazil

April 4, 2013

MILHAUD

L'Orestie: L'Agamemnon, 

Les Choéphores, Les Euménides

University Symphony Orchestra, U-M Percussion Ensemble, UMS Choral Union, University Chamber Choir, University Choir, Orpheus Singers

 

Sophie Delphis, speaker

Lori Phillips, Brenda Rae, Juliana Di Giacomo, sopranos

Tamara Mumford, Kristin Eder, mezzo-sopranos

Jennifer Lane, contralto

Dan Kempson, baritone

SIdney Outlaw, baritone

 

Recorded Live by Naxos

February 28, 2013

BEETHOVEN

SCHUMANN

STRAVINSKY

Consecration of the House

Cello Concerto

The Rite of Spring

Concert to celebrate the centenary of Hill Auditorium, which opened in 1913

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan

December 14 and 15, 2012

Holiday  Program

Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra

Tallahassee, Florida

December 11, 2012

BEETHOVEN

CORIGLIANO

PAUL CRESTON

STRAVINSKY

Egmont Overture

Mr. Tambourine Man

Saxophone Concerto

Firebird Suite

University Symphony Orchestra

Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan