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CONCERTS

2016–17 Season

MASTERWORKS 1: SEASON OPENING
Friday, September 23, 2016 at 8pm, Old Cabell Hall

Kate Tamarkin, Conductor

GRIFFES The Pleasure Dome of Kubla Khan, Op. 8
WELCHER Prairie Light: Three Texas Water Colors of Georgia O’Keeffe
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade, Op. 35

Tickets (available on Monday, August 29, 2016)
Program Notes (available on Friday, September 9, 2016)

The September concerts are sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Vice Provost for the Arts at the University of Virginia.

 

MASTERWORKS 1: SEASON OPENING
Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 3:30pm, Martin Luther King, Jr. Performing Arts Center

Kate Tamarkin, Conductor

GRIFFES The Pleasure Dome of Kubla Khan, Op. 8
WELCHER Prairie Light: Three Texas Water Colors of Georgia O’Keeffe
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade, Op. 35

Tickets (available on Monday, August 29, 2016)
Program Notes (available on Friday, September 9, 2016)

The September concerts are sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Vice Provost for the Arts at the University of Virginia.

 

YOUTH CONCERTS
Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 10am and 11:30am, Old Cabell Hall

Our popular annual event for 4th and 5th grade students. Tickets are only available through advance reservations by your child's school.  For more information, visit our Youth Concert page.

The 2016 Youth Concerts are generously sponsored by the Charlottesville Symphony Society, the Mr. and Mrs. James L. Brown Fund for Youth Concerts, Wells Fargo the McIntire Department of Music at the University of Virginia.

 

MASTERWORKS 2: MUSIC DIRECTOR FINALIST BENJAMIN ROUS
Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 8pm, Old Cabell Hall

Benjamin Rous, Conductor
Tomer Gewirtzman, Piano

LIGETI  Concert Românesc (Romanian Concerto)
MOZART  Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K. 491
DEBUSSY  Prélude à “L'après-midi d'un faune”
STRAVINSKY  The Firebird: Suite (1919 version)

Tickets (available on Monday, August 29, 2016)
Program Notes (available on Friday, November 4, 2016)

 

MASTERWORKS 2: MUSIC DIRECTOR FINALIST BENJAMIN ROUS
Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 3:30pm, Martin Luther King, Jr. Performing Arts Center

Benjamin Rous, Conductor
Tomer Gewirtzman, Piano

LIGETI  Concert Românesc (Romanian Concerto)
MOZART  Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K. 491
DEBUSSY  Prélude à “L'après-midi d'un faune”
STRAVINSKY  The Firebird: Suite (1919 version)

Tickets (available on Monday, August 29, 2016)
Program Notes (available on Friday, November 4, 2016)

 

FAMILY HOLIDAY CONCERT
Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 8pm, Old Cabell Hall

Michael Slon, Conductor
with the UVA University Singers

Program to be announced.

Tickets (available on Monday, August 29, 2016)

The December 3 concert is sponsored by Hantzmon Wiebel LLP. The December 3 and 4 concerts are sponsored by Office of the Provost and the Vice Provost for the Arts at the University of Virginia.

 

FAMILY HOLIDAY CONCERT
Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 3:30pm, Old Cabell Hall

Michael Slon, Conductor
with the UVA University Singers

Program to be announced.

Tickets (available on Monday, August 29, 2016)

The December 3 and 4 concerts are sponsored by Office of the Provost and the Vice Provost for the Arts at the University of Virginia.

 

MASTERWORKS 3: MUSIC DIRECTOR FINALIST ADAM BOYLES
Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 8pm, Old Cabell Hall

Adam Boyles, Conductor
Bella Hristova, Violin

SIBELIUS Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47
NIELSEN Symphony No. 4, Op. 29 "The Inextinguishable"

Tickets (available on Monday, August 29, 2016)
Program Notes (available on Friday, February 3, 2017)

 

MASTERWORKS 3: MUSIC DIRECTOR FINALIST ADAM BOYLES
Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 3:30pm, Martin Luther King, Jr. Performing Arts Center

Adam Boyles, Conductor
Bella Hristova, Violin

SIBELIUS Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47
NIELSEN Symphony No. 4, Op. 29 "The Inextinguishable"

Tickets (available on Monday, August 29, 2016)
Program Notes (available on Friday, February 3, 2017)

 

MASTERWORKS 4: MUSIC DIRECTOR FINALIST CHEUNG CHAU
Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 8pm, Old Cabell Hall

Cheung Chau, Conductor
Cicely Parnas, Cello

RAVEL Bolero
SCHUMANN Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique"

Tickets (available on Monday, August 29, 2016)
Program Notes (available on Friday, March 10, 2017)

 

MASTERWORKS 4: MUSIC DIRECTOR FINALIST CHEUNG CHAU
Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 3:30pm, Martin Luther King, Jr. Performing Arts Center

Cheung Chau, Conductor
Cicely Parnas, Cello

RAVEL Bolero
SCHUMANN Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique"

Tickets (available on Monday, August 29, 2016)
Program Notes (available on Friday, March 10, 2017)

 

MASTERWORKS 5: KATE TAMARKIN - THE FAREWELL CONCERT
Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 8pm, Old Cabell Hall

Kate Tamarkin, Conductor
Anne-Marie McDermott, Piano

WAGNER Prelude to Die Meistersinger, WWV 96
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58
ELGAR Enigma Variations, Op. 36

Tickets (available on Monday, August 29, 2016)
Program Notes (available on Friday, April 7, 2017)

The April concerts are sponsored by Vesta Lee Gordon and the Office of the Provost and the Vice Provost for the Arts at the University of Virginia.

 

MASTERWORKS 5: KATE TAMARKIN - THE FAREWELL CONCERT
Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 3:30pm, Martin Luther King, Jr. Performing Arts Center

Kate Tamarkin, Conductor
Anne-Marie McDermott, Piano

WAGNER Prelude to Die Meistersinger, WWV 96
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58
ELGAR Enigma Variations, Op. 36

Tickets (available on Monday, August 29, 2016)
Program Notes (available on Friday, April 7, 2017)

The April concerts are sponsored by Vesta Lee Gordon and the Office of the Provost and the Vice Provost for the Arts at the University of Virginia.

 

Masterworks Concerts

Evening concerts are at Old Cabell Hall at 8:00 p.m. on Saturdays. Afternoon concerts are at Martin Luther King, Jr. Performing Arts Center at Charlottesville High School at 3:30pm on Sundays.

Programs and artists subject to change.

Concert Lectures

McIntire Department of Music Associate Professor Richard Will leads our insightful Pre-Concert Lecture series on Saturday nights.

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Tickets available online here. Call or visit the UVA Arts Box Office Monday-Friday from 12-5pm. (434) 924-3376. The Box Office is located in the lobby of the Drama Building,109 Culbreth Road.

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