2011-12 Concert Season

All concerts take place in Ford Hall, unless otherwise noted.

Sunday, October 16 at 4:00
Fuhong Shi: Concentric Circles (2009)
Strauss: Horn Concerto No. 1, op. 11 in E-flat Major
   Alexander Shuhan, horn 
Brahms: Symphony No.4, op. 98, e minor

Thursday, December 1 at 8:45 (Rochester, NY)
NYSSMA Showcase Concert
Jorge Grossman: Notus (2011) (World Premiere)
Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio espagnol, Op. 34

Sunday, December 4 at 4:00 
Grossman: Notus (2011) 
Ravel: Concerto for Piano (Left Hand), D major 
   Xak Bjerken, piano 
Schuller: Seven Studies on Themes of Paul Klee (1959) 
Rimsky: Capriccio espagnol, op. 34 (Kaprichchio na ispanskiye temï) 

Sunday, March 4, 4:00
Dvorak: Carnival Overture, op. 92, B.169 
Three Great Heroines of Opera
   Verdi: Don Carlo, Act V Scene and Aria "Tu che la vanita"
   Puccini: Manon Lescaut, Act IV "Sola, perduta, abbandonata"  
   Verdi: I Vespri Siciliani, Act V “Merce, dilette amiche” 
   Jessica Julin, soprano 
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.4, op.36, TH 27, F minor

North East Tour, March 10 - 14

Sunday, March 11, 2012
Evening Concert (with Side-by-Side Barber Adagio for Strings with the Norwalk Youth Symphony)
Norwalk Concert Hall at City Hall
125 East Ave
Norwalk, CT

Monday, March 12, 2012
Evening Concert (with Side-by-Side Barber Adagio for Strings)
Paul D Schreiber Senior High School
101 Campus Drive
Port Washington, NY 11050-3789

Tuesday, March 13, 2012
12:00 PM Concert (Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 4)
7:00 PM Concert (Full Program)
Troy Saving Bank Hall
30 2nd Street
Troy, NY

Sunday, April 1 at 4:00
Graduate Conducting Recital: Patrick Valentino, Conductor
Valentino: ImpulsEscape (2011) World Premiere  
Mozart: Piano Concerto in D Minor, K. 466, I. Allegro
   Vivian Anderson, piano, High School Piano Competition Winner
Brahms: Variations on a Theme of Joseph Haydn, op. 56a

Sunday, April 29 at 4:00
Annual Concerto Concert
Daniel Koontz: Heavy Rotation (2012) World Premiere
Tomasi: Concerto for Saxophone 
   Christopher Miley, alto saxophone    
Lalo: Cello Concerto in D Minor, I. Prélude: Lento - Allegro maestoso
   Peter Volpert, cello    
Liszt: Totentanz
   Sean Cotty, piano
Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet
   from Suite No. 2
   1. The Montagues and the Capulets 5'
   2. Juliet—The Young Girl 4'
   7. Romeo at Juliet's Grave 6'
   from Suite No. 1
   7. The Death of Tybalt 4'

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