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GFO Summer 2023 Concerts

Sunday July 9, 2023, 7:30 PM

Brookings Quadrangle

“Music Under the Night Sky”
Leon Burke III, Guest Conductor
Symphony #6 in F major, Op 68, “Pastoral”…….Ludwig van Beethoven
Star Trek Through the Years…….various composers, arr. Calvin Custer
Star Wars Through the Years………….John Williams, arr. Stephen Bella
Grand Canyon Suite……………………………………… Ferde Grofé

 


Sunday July 16, 2023, 7:30 PM

560 Music Center

“Resplendent”
Darwin Aquino, Conductor
Kelly Austermann, Clarine
In the Steppes of Central Asia…………………………….Alexander Borodin
Introduction, Theme and Variations
for Clarinet and Orchestra…………….……………….. Gioachino Rossini
Symphony No. 9 in C major, D 944, “The Great”…………..Franz Schubert

 


Sunday July 23, 2023, 7:30 PM

Brookings Quadrangle

“Musical Treasures”
Darwin Aquino, Conductor
T.J. Abernathy, Assistant Conductor, GFO Young Artist
Cynthia Yan, Flute – GFO Young Artist
Lillie Kang, Flute – GFO Young Artist
Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, Op. 214…………………………………Johann Strauss II
Symphony No. 8 in D minor………………………….Ralph Vaughan Williams
Overture to Egmont, Op. 84…………………………….Ludwig van Beethoven
Andante et Rondo for Two Flutes and Strings……………….Franz Doppler
Libertango…………………..Astor Piazzolla, orchestrated by John Meurer
Matinées Musicales, Op. 24
(After Rossini’s Soirées Musicales)………………………Benjamin Britten
Aladdin …………………………………………..Alan Menken, arr. J.G. Mortimer
Guaguancó ……………………….Guido Lopez-Gavilán (St. Louis premiere)
L’Arlésienne Suite No. 2……………………………………………..Georges Bizet

 


Sunday July 30, 2023, 7:30 PM

560 Music Center

“Grand Finale”
Darwin Aquino, Conductor
Brian Woods, Piano
American Salute ………………………………………….………Morton Gould
Suite in A major, Op. 98b, “American”……………………… Antonin Dvořák
Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18…….…………..Sergei Rachmaninoff