M.M. in Orchestral Conducting

A sample repertoire list for the M.M. orchestral conducting student

Patrick Valentino came to IC in 2011 from a background in composition and new music. While at IC he studied with Jeffery Meyer and Brian DeMaris. In his two years at IC, he had conducted and/or studied the works listed below.

Works conducted in concert:
Beethoven: Egmont Overture
Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn
Dvorak: Carnival Overture
Lutoslawski: Concerto for Orchestra, mvt. 1
Mozart: Piano Concerto #20 in D minor
Prokofiev: Tybalt's Death from Romeo and Juliet
Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto #2 in G minor
Strauss: Death and Transfiguration
Tchaikovsky: Symphony #4 in F minor
Ithaca College Symphony Orchestra

Puccini: Suor Angelica (complete)
Haydn: Symphony #94 “Surprise”
Wagner: Siegfried Idyll
Ithaca College Chamber Orchestra

Bizet: l'Arlesienne Suites (excerpts)
Borodin: Symphony No. 2
Hofeldt: Lullaby
IC Sinfonietta

Jones: Harmonies poétiques et religieuses
IC Contemporary Ensemble

O'Donnell, arr. Chlebak: Music from the Halo Series
Ishikawa, arr. Rosetti: Fantasy for Kirby
Gamer Symphony Orchestra (Inaugural Concert)

World Premieres:
Griffin: Conscientização (orchestra with dance)
LaRosa: Film score to Level 23 (produced at IC)
LaRosa: Symmetries (double string quartet)
Montgomery: Deconstruction (piano concerto)
Schweppe: Overture to Etwas (orchestra)
Valentino: Impulse/Escape (orchestral overture)
Valentino: Monuments Men (a chamber opera)
Yoder: Lapses (Dance, Disperse, Disquiet) (orch)

Works conducted in rehearsal:
Beethoven: Symphony 3
Beethoven: Symphony 9
Brahms: Symphony 1
Brahms: Symphony 4
Britten: Four Sea Interludes
Dvorak: Symphony 9
Grossmann: Notus
Gruber: Frankenstein!!
Lutoslawski: Concerto for Orchestra
Moe: No Time Like the Present
Mozart: Magic Flute (complete)
Mozart: Symphony 38
Puccini: Gianni Schicchi (complete)
Ravel: Daphnis et Chloe Suite 2
Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espangole
Schuller: Seven Studies on Themes of Paul Klee
Shi: Concentric Circles
Sibelius: Symphony 1
Stucky: Rhapsodies
Wagner, Melinda: Little Moonhead
Wagner, Richard: Prelude and Liebestod from Tristand und Isolde

Works studied and conducted in seminar class:
Beethoven: Symphony 3
Beethoven: Symphony 9
Brahms: Symphony 1
Brahms: Symphony 4
Dvorak: Wind Serenade
Mozart: Magic Flute excerpts
Mozart: Wind Serenade K.388
Stravinsky: Octet
Tchaikovsky: String Serenade
Tchaikovsky: Symphony 4
Wagner: Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde

Other conducting activities:
Orchestration readings
Composition readings
Film Scoring Sessions
Orchestras of Cornell University (guest conductor)
Britten Centennial Celebration Concert

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