RPO Concert Series 2012-2013


October 4 and 6, 2012                                  Airs May 6, 2013,  (rpt 8/12/13)

Philharmonic Series Begins

Arild Remmereit, conductor

James Ehnes, violin


ELLEN TAAFFE ZWILICH  Celebration Overture

HANSON  Symphony No. 1, “Nordic”

GOOSSENS  Tam o’Shanter, Scherzo after Robert Burns

KORNGOLD  Violin Concerto


October 18 and 20, 2012                              Airs May 13, 2013,  (rpt 8/19/13)

Mahler, Grieg, Nakamatsu

Arild Remmereit, conductor 

Jon Nakamatsu, piano


GRIEG  Piano Concerto       

MAHLER  Symphony No. 5


October 25 and 27, 2012                              Airs May 20, 2013,  (rpt 8/26/13)

Brahms and Debussy

Matthias Bamert, guest conductor  

Stefan Arnold, piano


DEBUSSY  Petite suite                                                           

DEBUSSY  Fantaisie for Piano and Orchestra                   

FRANCK  Symphony in D Minor


November 8 and 10, 2012                            Airs May 27, 2013,  (rpt 9/2/13)

Copland, Bernstein—and Tyzik

Jeff Tyzik, conductor

Kenneth Grant, clarinet


MICHAEL DAUGHERTY  Route 66                                                    

BERNSTEIN  On the Waterfront Suite         

COPLAND  Clarinet Concerto                                              

JEFF TYZIK  Images: Musical Impressions of an Art Gallery


November 15 and 17, 2012                          Airs June 3, 2013,  (rpt 9/9/13)

Tchaikovsky’s “Pathétique”              

Arild Remmereit, Conductor

Piano soloist from Eastman School of Music


MUSSORGSKY  Introduction to Khovanshchina (orch. Rimsky-Korsakov)                                              

BEACH  Piano Concerto       

TCHAIKOVSKY  Symphony No. 6, “Pathétique”    


December 13 and 15, 2012                          Airs June 10, 2013, (rpt 9/16/13)

The Four Seasons

JoAnn Falletta, guest conductor

Juliana Athayde, violin


PUCCINI  Capriccio Sinfonico                                     

MENDELSSOHN  Symphony No. 4, “Italian”

VIVALDI  The Four Seasons   


January 24 and 26, 2013                              Airs June 17, 2013,  (rpt 9/23/13)

Happy Birthday, Mozart!

Yoav Talmi, guest conductor

Mark Kellogg, trombone



BEETHOVEN  Symphony No. 1          

LARS-ERIK LARSSON  Concertino for Trombone

MOZART  Symphony No. 40


February 7 and 9, 2013                                Airs June 24, 2013,  (rpt 9/30/13)

Rhapsody in Blue

Ward Stare, guest conductor

Terrence Wilson, piano


STILL  Symphony No. 1, Afro-American Symphony             

DOUGLAS LOWRY  Commissioned work

HINDEMITH  Mathis der Maler                                                        

GERSHWIN  Rhapsody in Blue          


February 28 and March 2, 2013                  Airs July 1, 2013, (rpt 10/7/13)

Exquisite Puccini

Neil Varon, guest conductor

Karin Wolverton, soprano

Dinyar Vania, tenor


ROSSINI  La gazza ladra Overture               

PUCCINI  Intermezzo from Manon Lescaut

PUCCINI La bohème (Act 1, final portion)

RESPIGHI  Fountains of Rome

PUCCINI  Madama Butterfly (Act 1, final portion)

VERDI  Overture to La forza del destino


March 7 and 9, 2013                                     Airs July 8, 2013, (rpt 10/14/13)

Conductor Laureate Christopher Seaman 
Christopher Seaman, conductor

William Wolfram, piano


DVOŘÁK  Slavonic Dances Op. 46, No. 1; Op. 72, Nos. 2 and 7

MENDELSSOHN  Piano Concerto No. 1      

SCHUBERT  Symphony No. 9, “Great”        


March 21 and 23, 2013                                 Airs July 15, 2013, (rpt 10/21/13)

Romantic Dvořák

Andreas Delfs, guest conductor

Anna Steltenpohl, English horn


SMETANA  "The Moldau" from Má vlas

PERSICHETTI  Concerto for English Horn

DVOŘÁK  Symphony No. 8


Beethoven’s “Eroica”             Airs July 22, 2013,  (rpt 10/28/13)

Courtney Lewis, guest conductor

Corey Cerovsek, violin


MARGARET BROUWER  Remembrances              

WIENIAWSKI  Violin Concerto No. 2  

BEETHOVEN  Symphony No. 3, “Eroica”


May 9 and 11, 2013                                       Airs July 29, 2013,  (rpt 11/4/13)

NEXUS and the RPO

Peter Bay, guest conductor

NEXUS, percussion ensemble


TAKEMITSU  From me flows what you call Time      

L. BOULANGER  D’un matin de printemps          

KAREN TANAKA  Water of Life            

RAVEL  Menuet antique

RAVEL  Le Tombeau de Couperin

NEXUS, percussion ensemble


May 30 and June 1, 2013                             Airs August 5, 2013,  (rpt 11/11/13)

Rite of Spring: 100 Years                   

Tito Muñoz, guest conductor

Leonardo Colafelice, piano


RACHMANINOFF  Piano Concerto No. 3          

ADAM SCHOENBERG  Finding Rothko              

STRAVINSKY  Rite of Spring (1947 version)