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Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra Program Notes

I had the pleasure of contributing program notes for the Jacksonville Symphony's Encore magazine for a couple of seasons - these are those notes...

February 13 - 15, 2014: PROKOFIEV • Selections from Romeo and Juliet, Opus 64 | MENDELSSOHN • Violin Concerto in E minor, Opus 64 | TCHAIKOVSKY • Symphony No.2 in C minor, Op.17, "Little Russian"

April 25 - 26, 2014: SHOSTAKOVICH • Tahiti Trot, Op. 16 | PROKOFIEV • Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major, Op. 26 | KHACHATURIAN • Masquerade Suite | STRAVINSKY • The Firebird Suite (1919)

November 14 - 15, 2014MESSIAEN • L'ascension: Quatre Méditations Symphoniques | MOZART  •  Requiem, K. 626

October 9 - 11, 2015: ADAMS • Short Ride in a Fast Machine | HAYDN • Symphony No. 90 | HOLST • The Planets

October 22 - 24, 2015: SHOSTAKOVICH • Festive Overture | MOZART • Concerto for 2 Pianos & Orchestra | STRAVINSKY • Petrushka (1947 revision)

November 13 - 14, 2015: STRAVINSKY • Symphony in Three Movements | PROKOFIEV • Violin Concerto No. 2 | RACHMANINOFF • Symphonic Dances 

March 18, 2016: STRAUSS • Serenade for 13 Winds, Op. 7 | MOZART • Ballet Music from Idomeneo | SCHUBERT • "Unfinished" Symphony in B minor, D. 759

April 8, 2016: DEBUSSY • Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun | BRITTEN • Simple Symphony, Op. 4 | RAVEL • Le tombeau de Couperin | TCHAIKOVSKY • Romeo and Juliet

For the JACKSONVILLE YOUTH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

May 9, 2014: TCHAIKOVSKY • Cossack Dance, from Mazeppa | DELIBES • March and Procession of Bacchus, from Sylvia |  WALTON • Viola Concerto. I. Andante comodo | STRAUSS • Horn Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Major, Op. 11. I. Allegro | ENESCU • Roumanian Rhapsody No. 1 in A major, Op. 11, No. 1 | HOLST • The Planets, Op. 32 (Selections)
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