Concert History

2017-2018 Season

Saturday, February 17, 2018
    Heejung Park, conductor

    Selections from Opera
    1. Overture to Il barbiere di Siviglia, Gioachino Rossini
    2. “Una voce poco fa”
        from Gioachino Rossini’s opera “Il barbiere di Siviglia”
    3. “O Souverain, ô Juge ô Père”
        from Jules Massenet’s opera “Le Cid”
    4. “El Lucevan le stelle”
        from Giacomo Puccini’s opera “Tosca”
    5. “Lascia ch’io pianga”
        from George Frideric Handel’s opera “Rinaldo”
    6. “Granada” by Agustin Lara
    7. “O mio babbino caro”
        from Giacomo Puccini’s opera “Gianni Schicchi”
    8. “Nessun Dorma”
        from Giacomo Puccini’s opera “Turandot”
    9. “Brindisi”
        from Giuseppe Verdi’s opera “La Traviata”

    Peer Gynt Suite 1 and 2, Edvard Grieg
    Suite No. 1, Op. 46
    1. Morning Mood (Morgenstemning)
    2. The Death of Åse (Åses død)
    3. Anitra's Dance (Anitras dans)
    4. In the Hall of the Mountain King (I Dovregubbens hall)
    Suite No. 2, Op. 55
    1. Ingrid's Lament (Ingrids klage)
    2. Arabian Dance (Arabisk dans)
    3. Peer Gynt's Homecoming (Stormy Evening on the Sea)
    4. Solveig's Song (Solveigs sang)
        featuring vocalists Daniel Juarez, tenor and Sorae Kim, soprano

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
    Heejung Park, conductor

    Bizet: Carmen Suites No. 1 & No. 2
    Brahms: Violin Concerto in D major
        featuring violinist Elliot Lee
    Milhaud: Le Boeuf sur le Toit

2016-2017 Season
Saturday, May 13, 2017
    Heejung Park, conductor
    Dvorak: Symphony No. 9, "New World"
    Vivaldi: violin concerto
    Humel: trumpet concerto
    Vivaldi: flute concerto
    Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 (arranged) 
        with music students from New Haven Schools

Saturday, February 25, 2017
    Heejung Park, conductor
    Puccini: Selections from La Boheme
    Beethoven: Symphony No.2 in D major

Sunday, December 4, 2016
    Heejung Park, conductor
    Borodin: Symphony No. 2
    Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain
    Saint-Saens: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 28
        featuring violinist Yurie Mitsuhashi

2015-2016 Season

Saturday, May 7, 2016
    Heejung Park, conductor
    Dvorak: Symphony 8
    Dvorak: Selections from Symphony 9
        with music students from New Haven Schools
    Weber: Bassoon Concerto 
        featuring bassoonist Carl Gardner

Saturday, March 5, 2016
    Heejung Park, conductor
    Donizetti: Selections from "L'elisir d'Amore" opera
    Haydn: Symphony 101 "The Clock"
    Strauss: Radetzky March
Saturday, November 21, 2015
    Heejung Park, conductor
    Brahms: Symphony 1
    Brahms: Haydn Variations

2014-2015 Season

Saturday, May 9, 2015
    Heejung Park, conductor

    Beethoven: Overture to Egmont, Op.l 84
    Brahms: Symphony 4
    Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra
        featuring guitarist Ian Tuski

Saturday, March 7, 2015
    Heejung Park, conductor

    Beethoven: Symphony No. 6
    Mozart: Overture to Magic Flute
    Mozart: Arias from Magic Flute

Saturday, December 13, 2014
    Heejung Park, conductor

    Sibelius: Symphony No. 1 E Minor, Opus 39
    Schubert: Symphony No. 8 in B Minor, "Unfinished Symphony" D 759
    Weber: Oberon Overture, J. 306

2013-2014 Season

May 17, 2014
    Jonathan Brandani, conductor

    Von Suppe: Poet and Peasant Overture
    Dvorak: Symphony 8 in G major
    Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 8 Benjamin Hoffman, violin

March 1, 2014
    Jonathan Brandani, conductor
    Weber: Der Freischutz Overture
    Humperdink: Witch Dance from Hansel and Gretel
    Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite 
    Ravel: Pavane pour une infante defunte
    Sibelius: Alla Marcia from Karelia Suite

November 16, 2013
    Jonathan Brandani, conductor

    Honneger: Pastorale
    Mozart: Symphony No. 28
    Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3
    Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4, "Italian" 

2012-2013 Season
Fair Haven School

Saturday, May 18, 2013
    Paolo Bortolameolli, conductor
    Strauss: Die Fledermaus Overture
    Faure: Pavane
    Sibelius: Valse Triste
    Brahms: Hungarian Dances 5&6
    Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf featuring vocalist, Vira Slywotzky

Sunday, March 2, 2013
    Paolo Bortolameolli, conductor

    Copland, Saint-Saens and Beethoven

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Paolo Bortolameolli, conductor

operatic selections from Verdi, Rossini, Bizet

2011 - 2012 Season
Fair Haven School

Saturday, March 10, 2012
    Yang Jiao, conductor

    Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BWV 1049
    featuring Yang Jiao, harpsichord

    Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 11
    Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 2 in A Minor, Op. 55

Sunday, October 30, 2011
    Yang Jiao, conductor

    Borodin: In the Steppes of Central Asia    

    Grieg: Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 16, featuring William Healy, piano

    Schumann: Symphony No. 4 in D Minor, Op. 120

2010 - 2011 Season
Fair Haven School

Saturday, May 21, 2011
    Farkhad Khudyev, conductor

    Dvorak: Slavonic Dances, Op. 72, No. 2 in E Minor
    Mozart: Symphony No. 35 in D Major, "Haffner"
    Schubert: Symphony No. 8 in B Minor, "Unfinished"

Saturday, February 12, 2011
   Yang Jiao, conductor
    Mozart: Overture to Don Giovanni
    Mozart: Symphony No. 31 in D Major
    Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra
        Graham Banfield, guitar

Sunday, December 12, 2010
    Farkhad Khudyev, conductor

    Beethoven: Overture to Egmont, Op.l 84
    Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A Major
        Emil Khudyev, clarinet
    Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B-flat Major

2009 - 2010 Season
Fair Haven School
Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School

Saturday, May 22, 2010
    Adrian Slywotzky, conductor

    Bizet: Symphony No. 1 in C Major
    Schoenberg: Concerto for String Quartet and Orchestra
        featuring the Haven String Quartet
    Hadari: Everyone Knows What a Dragon Looks Like
        featuring Haven String Quartet & students of Music Haven
        narrated by guest composer, Netta Hadari

Saturday, February 13, 2010
    Adrian Slywotzky, conductor
    Sviriov: The Snowstorm
    Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C

Saturday, November 21, 2009
    Adrian Slywotzky, conductor

    Nicolai: Overture to The Merry Wives of Windsor
    Tschaikowsky: Suite from Swan Lake
    Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F Major "Pastoral"

2009 - 2010 Season
Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School

Friday, May 8, 2009
    Adrian Slywotzky, conductor

    Mozart: Overture to Cosi fan Tutte
    Bizet: L'Arlesienne Suite No. 1
    Schumann: Symphony No. 1 "Spring"

Friday, February 13, 2009
    Adrian Slywotzky, conductor

    Vaughan Williams: The Wasps
    Copland: Quiet City
        featuring Kate Bloch, trumpet & Libby Van Cleve, English horn
    Schubert: Symphony No. 6 in C Major

Saturday, November 8, 2008
    Adrian Slywotzky, conductor

    Brahms: Academic Festival Overture
    Griffes: The White Peacock
    Haydn: Symphony in E-flat

2008 - 2009 Season
Betsy Ross Arts Magnet School

Friday, May 9, 2008
    Adrian Slywotzky, conductor
    Rossini: La Gazza Ladra Overture
    Copland: Appalachian Spring
    Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 "Italian"

Saturday, February 2, 2008
    Adrian Slywotzky, conductor

    Mozart: Overture to Don Giovanni
    Mendelssohn: Die Hebriden Overture
    Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A Major