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Symphony Orchestra

Orchestra Performances

Below you will find a listing of our performance schedule for the 2017 - 2018 season

Concert I [Free]

September 23, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Wright Auditorium

ECU Symphony Orchestra with guest soloist Jeffrey Bair
  • Edward Elgar – March of the Mogul Emperors
  • Claude Debussy – Rhapsody for Saxophone
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Opus 36

Concert II [Free]

October 14, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Wright Auditorium

ECU Symphony Orchestra with guest soloists Rachel Copeland, Jami Rhodes and John Kramar
  • Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov – Dance of the Tumblers from Snow Maiden
  • Giacomo Puccini – Si, mi chiamano Mimi from La Boheme
  • Charles Gounod – Avan de quitter  from Faust
  • Georges Bizet - Three Scenes from Carmen (Chanson Boheme, L'amour est un oiseau, and Les Toreadors)
  • Giuseppe Verdi - Vissi d'arte from Tosca and Addio del passato from La Traviata
  • Richard Wagner - Introduction to Act III from Lohengrin and O du mein holder Abendstern from Tannhauser
  • Camille Saint-Saens - Mon coer s'ouvre a ta voix from Samson et Dalila

Concert III [Free]

November 10, 2017, 7:30 p.m.,

ECU Symphony Orchestra with guest soloist Kimberly van Pelt
  • Travis Alford - Just Breathe (world premièrie)
  • Richard Strauss – Horn Concerto No. 1, Opus 11
  • Felix Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 5 in D, Opus 107 "Reformation"

Concert IV [Free]

February 10, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Wright Auditorium

ECU Symphony Orchestra
  • Ludwig van Beethoven – Symphony No. 4 in Bb major, Opus 60
  • Winner of the 2017-2018 School of Music Concerto Competition
  • Lorenzo Fernandes - Batuque

Concert V [Free]

March 17, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Wright Auditorium

ECU Symphony Orchestra with guest soloist Bonnie Thron

          Bill Robinson - Cello Concerto (orchestral version world premièrie)
          Winner composition of the 2017-2018 NC NewMusic Initiative Orchestral Composition Competition
          Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - 1812 Overture


Concert VI [Free]

April 14, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Wright Auditorium

ECU Symphony Orchestra with guest soloist Keiko Sekino

  • Matthew Ricketts - Piano Concerto (world premièrie)
  • Gustav Holst - The Planets

Concert VII

April 15, 2018, 3:00 p.m.
Paramount Theater, Goldsboro

ECU Symphony Orchestra with guest soloist Keiko Sekino

   Matthew Rickttes - Piano Concerto (world premièrie)
   Gustav Holst - The Planets

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