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Orchestra Performances

Below you will find a listing of our performance schedule for the 2015 - 2016 season

Concert I [Free]

September 25, 2015, 7:30 p.m., Wright Auditorium

ECU Symphony Orchestra
  • Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy – Concert Overture, Opus 32 "Märchen von der Schönen Melusine"
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams – Five Mystical Songs, with guest soloist John Kramar
  • John Corigliano – Voyage for String Orchestra
  • Bedřich Smetana - Vyšehrad

Concert II

September 27, 2015, 3:00 p.m., Paramount Theater

Goldsboro, NC

ECU Symphony Orchestra
  • Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy – Concert Overture, Opus 32 "Märchen von der Schönen Melusine"
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams – Five Mystical Songs, with guest soloist John Kramar
  • John Corigliano –Voyage for String Orchestra
  • Bedřich Smetana - Vyšehrad

Concert III

October 31, 2015, 7:30 p.m., Wright Auditorium

ECU Symphony Orchestra

This concert will feature Halloween musical fun for the whole family. Everyone is encouraged to dress up for the Halloween festivities with the ECU Symphony musicians. Halloween pre-concert activities starting at 6:45 p.m. in the Wright Auditorium lobby!

Concert IV [Ticket information]

November 21, 2015, 8:00 p.m., Wright Auditorium

ECU Symphony Orchestra
  • Antonín Dvořák – Wanda Overture, Opus 25
  • Aram Kachaturiam – Masquerade Suite
  • Ludwig van Beethoven – Piano Concerto No. 3 in c minor, Opus 37, with guest soloist Haochen Zhang

Concert V [Free]

February 13, 2016, 7:30 p.m., Wright Auditorium

ECU Symphony Orchestra
  • Edward Jacobs – T.B.A.
  • Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy - Violin Concerto in e minor, Opus 64, with guest soloist Ara Gregorian
  • Carl Nielsen – Symphony No. 1 in g minor, Opus 7

Concert VI [Free]

March 19, 2016, 7:30 p.m., Wright Auditorium

ECU Symphony Orchestra
  • Winner composition of the 2015-2016 ECU School of Music Orchestral Composition Competition
  • Mark Taggart – "Concerto da camera" for Guitar and Chamber Orchestra, with guest soloist Elliot Frank
  • Karel Husa – Pastoral for String Orchestra
  • Samuel Barber - First Essay for Orchestra

Concert VII [Free]

April 15, 2015, 7:30 p.m., Wright Auditorium

ECU Symphony Orchestra
  • ″Winner of the 2014-2015 ECU Concerto Competition
  • Antonín Dvořák - Symphony No. 9 in e minor, Opus 95 "New World"