2019-2020 Concert Season

Entire orchestra assembled onstage, ready to play

POPS Concert
Sunday, September 1, 2019

6:00 PM
East Campus Quad
A variety of classic American pop tunes along with popular movie soundtracks arranged for symphony orchestra
Concert I
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
7:30 PM
Baldwin Auditorium
Cultural Confluence: The Old World Meets the New

COLERIDGE-TAYLOR: “Dance Nègre” from African Suite (1898)
PRICE: Piano Concerto in One Movement (1934)
     Karen Walwyn, piano
DVORAK: Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95., “From the New World” (1893)


Family Weekend Concert
Saturday, October 26, 2019
8:00 PM
Baldwin Auditorium
A collection of pieces in honor of our families, who have graciously supported our musical journeys.
Concert II
Wednesday, December 4, 2019  
7:30 PM
Baldwin Auditorium
Classical at the Core

​SCHUBERT: Overture to Rosamunde (“Die Zauberharfe”), D.797 (1823)
HAYDN: Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major, (1761-65)
     Caroline Stinson, cello
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73 (1877)

Concert III
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
7:30 PM
Baldwin Auditorium
Beethoven and “Sons”
Beginning the celebration of the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birthWAGNER: Prelude to Act III of Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (1845-1867)
BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 19 (1793, rev. 1798)
     Jeffrey Brown, piano
HINDEMITH: Symphony: Mathis der Maler (1934)
Concert IV
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
7:30 PM
Baldwin Auditorium

Senior Night

​J.S. BACH (arr. STOKOWSKI): Kom süsser Tod [“Come, Sweet Death”]  (1736)
PROKOFIEV: Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 16 (1912, rev. 1923)
I. Andantino
     Andy Zhang, piano; 2019-20 Duke Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition winner
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op 47 (1937)