School of Music

Symphony Orchestra

The 2006-2007 Season

Concert I [free]

October 1, 7:00 p.m., St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 401 East Fourth Street, Greenville, North Carolina
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  • Robert Schumann’s Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Opus 97, “Rhenish”   
  • Joseph Jongen’s Symphonie Concertante for Organ and Orchestra with guest soloist Janette Fishell

Concert II, III, IV [free]

October 22, 3:00 p.m., Wright Auditorium
Friends of the School of Music Children’s Concert
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October 23, 9:15 a.m. and 11:00 a.m., Wright Auditorium

private concerts for Pitt County Schools


  • Camille Saint-Saens’ Carnival of the Animals, with piano soloists John O’Brien and Charles Bath, and narrator James Rees   
  • Benjamin Britten’s Young Person’s Guide to the Symphony, with narrator James Rees

Concert V [free]

November 30, 8:00 p.m., Wright Auditorium


  • Richard Wagner’s Siegfried’s Funeral March   
  • Joaquin Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez, with guest soloist Elliot Frank   
  • Johannes Brahms’ Symphony No 4 in E minor, Opus 98

Concerts VI, VII, VIII

January 27, 2007, 8:00 p.m., location TBA
Friends of Music Scholarship Gala
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January 28, 2007, 3:00 p.m., Wright Auditorium [free]
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February 4, 5 & 6, 2007
"ECU Orchestra on the Road Music Festival", Maury High School Auditorium, Norfolk, VA.

February 5, ECU String Faculty Concert, 7:30 p.m. [free]
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February 6, ECU Symphony Orchestra Concert, 7:30 p.m. [free]
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  • Peter I. Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet Overture   
  • Edouard Lalo's Symphonie Espagnole, with violin soloist Alicia Arnold, Winner of the 2006-2007 ECU Concerto Competition   
  • Maurice Ravel’s Bolero

Concert IX [free]

March 4, 3:00 p.m., Wright Auditorium


  • Martha Horst, Two Nocturnes for Orchestra   
  • Lembit Beecher's Don't Go There for Orchestra, Winner composition of the 2006-2007 Orchestral Composition Competition   
  • John Corigliano’s Pied Piper Fantasy, with guest soloist Christine Gustafson

Concert X, XI, XII, XIII

March 29, 30, 7:00 p.m., A. J. Fletcher Recital Hall

April 1, 2:00 p.m. and again at 7:00 p.m., A. J. Fletcher Recital Hall

Ticketed at $15 public, $10 seniors/students, call 1-800-ECU-ARTS or 252-328-4788 for advance reserved seating.
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  • Gian Carlo Menotti’s The Old Maid and the Thief   
  • Giacomo Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi

Concert XIV [free]

April 15, 3:00 p.m., Wright Auditorium
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  • Felix Mendelssohn’s The Hebrides Overture, Opus 26   
  • Dmitri Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Opus 47