Saturday Classical Series

Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra

Saturday Nights – 8pm – The VETS, Providence

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Tickets go on sale Monday, August 4, 2014.

Program and artists are subject to change without notice.

Classical 1 | September 20, 2014
Opening Weekend: Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto

Larry Rachleff, conductor
Augustin Hadelich, violin

R. STRAUSS Wiener Philharmoniker Fanfare

ADAMS Short Ride in a Fast Machine
TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Concerto
PROKOFIEV Symphony No.5

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Program Notes

Open Rehearsal: Friday September 19 at 5:30pm

Classical 2 | October 18, 2014
Scheherazade!

Daniel Hege, guest conductor
Jon Nakamatsu, piano

SHOSTAKOVICH Festive Overture
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No.2

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade

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Program Notes

AMICA RUSH HOUR performance: Friday October 17 at 6:30pm

Classical 3 | November 15, 2014
The Four Seasons

Larry Rachleff, conductor
Jennifer Koh, violin

ROSSINI Semiramide: Overture
VIVALDI The Four Seasons
BEETHOVEN Symphony No.8

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Program Notes

AMICA RUSH HOUR performance: Friday November 14 at 6:30pm

Classical 4 | January 17, 2015
Strauss Showpieces!

Larry Rachleff, conductor
Ilya Yakushev, piano

R. STRAUSS Serenade for Winds

BACH Keyboard Concerto No.1
R. STRAUSS Ein Heldenleben

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Open Rehearsal: Friday January 16 at 5:30pm

Classical 5 | February 21, 2015
Mozart's "Elvira Madigan"

Larry Rachleff, conductor
Joyce Yang, piano

STRAVINSKY Jeu de cartes
MOZART Piano Concerto No.21 (Elvira Madigan)

SIBELIUS Symphony No.5

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Program Notes

Open Rehearsal: Friday February 20 at 5:30pm

Classical 6 | March 21, 2015
Ravishing Rachmaninoff

Larry Rachleff, conductor
Susan Lorette Dunn, mezzo-soprano

DVORAK Carnival Overture

WEILL Cabaret Songs
RACHMANINOFF Symphonic Dances

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Program Notes

Open Rehearsal: Friday March 20 at 6:30pm

Classical 7 | April 11, 2015
Boléro!

Larry Rachleff, conductor
Alban Gerhardt, cello

BERLIOZ Romeo & Juliet: Queen Mab Scherzo
SAINT-SAENS Cello Concerto No.1

RAVEL Mother Goose: Suite
RAVEL Boléro

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Program Notes

AMICA RUSH HOUR performance: Friday April 10 at 6:30pm

Classical 8 | May 9, 2015
Season Finale: Carmina Burana

Larry Rachleff, conductor
Andriana Chuchman, soprano
Donald George, tenor
Hugh Russell, bass
The Providence Singers, Christine Noel, artistic director

JALBERT World Premiere, in honor of the RI Philharmonic's 70th Anniversary

RAVEL Le Tombeau de Couperin
ORFF Carmina Burana

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AMICA RUSH HOUR performance: Friday May 8 at 5:30pm

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