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Symphony Orchestra

Orchestra Performances

Below you will find a listing of our performance schedule for the 2016 - 2017 season

Concert I [Free]

September 24, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Wright Auditorium

ECU Symphony Orchestra
  • Carl Maria von Weber – Der Freischütz Overture, Opus 77
  • Allen Vizzutti – Snow Scenes, with guest soloist Gabriel DiMartino
  • Richard Strauss – Don Juan, Opus 20

Concert II [Free]

November 5, 2016, 8:00 p.m.
Wright Auditorium

ECU Symphony Orchestra
  • Adam Scott Neal – Object for small orchestra, (world premièrie)
  • François Borne – Fantaisie Brillante sur "Carmen", with guest soloist Christine Gustafson
  • Ludwig van Beethoven – Symphony No. 6 in F major (Pastoral), Opus 68

Concert III [Free]

December 5, 2016, 7:30 p.m.,
St. Paul's Episcopal Church

ECU Symphony Orchestra & Choirs
  • Franz Joseph Haydn – Horn Concerto No. 2 in D major, with guest soloist Alex Williams
  • Gabriel Fauré - Requiem in D minor, Opus 48, with guest soloists Rachel Copeland and John Kramar

Concert IV [Free]

February 10, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Wright Auditorium

ECU Symphony Orchestra
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat Major for Violin, Viola and Orchestra, K. 364, with guest soloists Hye-Jin Kim and Ara Gregorian
  • Johannes Brahms – Symphony No. 2 in D major, Opus 73

Concert V [Free]

March 4, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Wright Auditorium

ECU Symphony Orchestra
          Ludwig van Beethoven - The Creatures of Prometheus Overture, Opus 43
          Winner composition of the 2016-2017 ECU School of Music Orchestral Composition Competition
          Gustav Mahler - Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Songs of a Wayfarer), with guest soloist Jami Rhodes
          Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Romeo and Juliet Overture-Fantasy


Concert VI [Free]

April 8, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Wright Auditorium

ECU Symphony Orchestra

  • Winner of the 2016-2017 ECU Concerto Competition
  • Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Opus 47