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Spring Concert

April 27, 2014
4 PM
Phi Beta Kappa Hall
$3 students with ID, $8 regular admission
Children under 12 are free

Phi Beta Kappa Tickets

For all concerts in Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall, tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance by calling the Box Office at (757) 221-2666.

2013-2014 Season Calendar

Family Weekend Concert

September 20, 2013
8 PM
William & Mary Hall
Free Admission
  • Jurassic Park, by John Williams
  • 49th Parallel, by Ralph Vaughan Williams

Halloween Concert

October 27, 2013
8 PM
Commonwealth Auditorium
$3 students with ID, $8 regular admission
Children under 12 are free
  • Jurassic Park, by John Williams
  • E.T., by John Williams
  • Harry Potter, by John Williams
  • 49th Parallel, by Ralph Vaughan Williams
  • Star Trek, by Jerry Goldsmith
  • Warsaw Concerto, by Richard Addinsell
  • Psycho, by Bernard Herrmann
  • Star Wars, by John Williams

Winter Concert

December 6, 2013
8 PM
Phi Beta Kappa Hall
$3 students with ID, $8 regular admission
Children under 12 are free
  • The Nutcracker Suite no. 1, by P.I. Tchaikovsky
  • Excerpts from Die Fledermaus, by Johann Strauss II, featuring: Haley Bauser, Kate Skochdopole, Sophia Mortenson, Andreas Moffett, Michael Wakefield

February Concert

February 27, 2014
8 PM
Commonwealth Auditorium
$3 students with ID, $8 regular admission
Children under 12 are free
  • La Procession Nocturne, by Henri Rabaud
  • Rhapsody for Clarinet and Orchestra, by Claude Debussy, Soloist: Arjun Malhotra, '17, Student Concerto Competition Winner
  • The Unfinished Symphony, by Franz Schubert

Spring Concert

April 27, 2014
4 PM
Phi Beta Kappa Hall
$3 students with ID, $8 regular admission
Children under 12 are free
  • New World Symphony in E minor, op. 9, by Anton Dvorak
  • Piano Concerto no. 2 in C minor, op. 18, by Sergei Rachmaninov

2012-2013 Season Calendar

Family Weekend Concert

  • Selections from Carmen Suite No.1 by Georges Bizet
    • Les Toréadors, Allegro giocoso
    • Prélude, Andante moderato
    • Aragonaise, Allegro vivo
  • III. Allegro Molto from Symphony No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 82 (1919 version) by Jean Sibelius

Halloween Concert

  • Featuring a Halloween story written for the William & Mary Symphony Orchestra 2012 Halloween Concert by Taylor Morris
    • "The Haunted Melody", Taylor Morris
    • Silas Huff, Narrator
  • Finlandia, Op. 26 by Jean Sibelius
  • In the Hall of Mountain King from Peer Gynt by Edvard Grieg
  • I. Allegro moderato from Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47 (1905 version) by Jean Sibelius
    • Simon Lapointe, Violin
  • Night on Bald Mountain by Modest Mussorgsky (arr. Rimsky-Korsakov)
  • Storm Sequence from the Overture to William Tell by Gioachino Rossini
  • Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy from The Nutcracker Suite by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  • II. Allegretto from Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92 by Ludwig van Beethoven
  • IV. Allegro con fuoco from Symphony No. 9, Op.95 (New World Symphony) by Antonín Dvořák
  • II. Adagio di molto from Violin Concerto in D minor by Jean Sibelius
    • Simon Lapointe, Violin
  • I. Allegro moderato from Symphony No. 8 (Unfinished Symphony) by Franz Schubert
  • Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • Stars and Stripes Forever by J.P. Sousa

Fall Concert

  • Lemminkäinen's Return, from The Lemminkäinen Suite, Op. 22 (1896) by Jean Sibelius
  • Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47 (1905 version) by Jean Sibelius
  • Symphony No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 82 (1919 version) by Jean Sibelius

Winter Concert

  • "Vorspiel and Liebestod" (Prelude and Lovedeath), from Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner
  • "Thoughts, for Soprano and Orchestra" by Lindsey Jacob
  • Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73 by Johannes Brahms

Tour Concert

  • "Vorspiel and Liebestod" (Prelude and Lovedeath), from Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner
    • Mary Mackenzie, Soprano
  • "Thoughts, for Soprano and Orchestra" by Lindsey Jacob
    • Mary Mackenzie, Soprano
    • Lindsey Jacob, Composer
  • Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73 by Johannes Brahms
  • Boléro by Maurice Ravel
    • Towson Symphony Orchestra, William & Mary Symphony Orchestra

Spring Concert

  • Navarra by Pablo de Sarasate (2013 Concerto Competition Winners)
    • Brian Lapierre, Violin
    • Kayla Elias, Violin
  • Requiem in D minor by Gabriel Fauré
  • Shéhérazade by Maurice Ravel
  • Pini di Roma (Pines of Rome) by Ottorino Respighi

2011-2012 Season Calendar

Family Weekend Concert

  • Die Fledermaus Overture by Strauss
  • "Scherzo" and “Mambo” from Symphonic Dances from West Side Story by Bernstein

Halloween Concert

  • Die Fledermaus Overture by Strauss
  • “Introduction,” “Cinderella’s Waltz,” and “Midnight” from Cinderella Suite No. 1 by Prokofiev
  • Shall We Dance? (US premiere) by Serghi
  • Harry Potter & Sorcerer’s Stone by Williams
  • Thriller by Jackson
  • In the Hall of the Mountain King by Grieg
  • Stars & Stripes Forever by Sousa

Fall Concert

  • Capriccio Italien by Tchaikovsky
  • “Al chiostro di San Giusto”… “Dio, che nell’alma infondere” from Don Carlo, Act II by Verdi
    • William Joyner ’84, tenor
    • Ryan Fletcher, baritone
  • Symphony no. 5 by Beethoven

Winter Concert

  • Piano Concerto no. 3 by Bartok
  • Symphony no. 4 by Tchaikovsky

Special Concert

  • Piano Concerto no. 3 by Bartok
    • Anna Kijanowska, Piano
  • Symphony no. 4 by Tchaikovsky

Spring Concert

  • Valse Triste by Sibelius
  • Piano Concerto no. 1 by Grieg
    • Owen Yancey '14, Piano
  • Symphonie Fantastique by Berlioz

2010-2011 Season Calendar

Family Weekend Concert

  • Egmont Overture by Beethoven
  • Danzon No. 2 by Marquez

Halloween Concert

  • Mars by Holst
  • The Composer Is Dead (libretto by Lemony Snicket) by Stookey
  • Jupiter by Holst

Fall Concert

  • Appalachian Spring (orchestral version) by Copland
  • Inertia by Laney
  • Rhapsody in Blue by Gershwin
    • Christine Niehaus, piano

Winter Concert

  • Piano Concerto no. 2 by Liszt
  • Symphony no. 9 by Shostakovich

Special Concert

  • Piano Concerto no. 2 by Liszt
    • Maria Yefimova, piano
  • Symphony no. 9 by Shostakovich

Spring Concert

  • Five Variants on Dives and Lazarus by Vaughan Williams
  • Clarinet Concerto, Mvt. 1 by Mozart
    • Megan Grady '11, clarinet
  • Enigma Variations by Elgar

2009-2010 Season Calendar

Family Weekend Concert

  • Slavonic Dances, Op. 46, No. 8 by Dvorák
  • Finale from Symphony No. 5 by Tchaikovsky

Halloween Concert

  • "Imperial March" from Star Wars by John Williams
  • Funeral March of a Marionette by Gounod
  • "Infernal Dance" from Firebird by Stravinsky
  • Movement 2 from Scheherazade by Rimsky-Korsakov
  • Thunder and Lightning Polka by Strauss
  • Highlights from Wicked by Schwartz
  • Stars and Stripes Forever by Sousa

Fall Concert

  • Violin Concerto by Glazunov
  • Symphony No. 5 by Tchaikovsky

Winter Concert

  • Pavane for a Dead Princess by Ravel
  • Cello Concerto in E minor, op. 85 by Elgar
  • Symphony No. 4 in D minor, op. 120 by Schumann

Spring Concert

  • The Enchanted Lake by Liadov
  • Violin Concerto, Movement 1 by Tchaikovsky
    • Jessica Kim, Violin
  • Piano Concerto No. 2, Movement 1 by Rachmaninoff
    • Simon Sun, Piano
  • The Firebird Suite (1919 Version) by Stravinsky

2008-2009 Season Calendar

Family Weekend Concert

  • Overture to "Ruslan & Ludmilla" by Mikhail Glinka
  • Variations 8 & 9 ("Nimrod") from "Enigma Variations" by Edward Elgar
  • Danse bacchanale from "Samson & Delila" by Camille Saint-Saens

Halloween Concert

  • March of the Little Goblins by Glaser
  • Night on Bald Mountain by Mussorgsky
  • "Witches Sabbath" from Symphonie Fantastique by Berlioz
  • Galop Infernal by Offenbach
  • Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • Stars & Stripes Forever by John Philip Sousa

Fall Concert

  • Carmen Fantasy by Sarasate
    • Charles Castleman, Violin
  • Symphony No. 4 in E minor by Brahms

Winter Concert

  • Ma Mere L'oye (Mother Goose Suite) by Ravel
  • Symphony No.5 in D minor by Shostakovich

Spring Concert

  • Symphony No. 8, "Unfinished" by Schubert
  • Piano Concerto No. 2, mvt. 1 by Chopin
    • Emily Fuhrman '10, Piano
  • Romeo & Juliet Overture-Fantasy by Tchaikovsky

2007-2008 Season Calendar

Family Weekend Concert

  • The Barber of Seville Overture by Gioachino Rossini
  • Peer Gynt Suite #1, Morgenstimmung (Morning Mood) by Edvard Grieg
  • Symphony #4 in F minor, Op. 36, Movement 4: Finale by Peter Tchaikovsky

Halloween Concert

  • Suite No. 2 from Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64, Montagues and Capulets by Sergei Prokofiev
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest by Hans Zimmer
  • Danse Macabre by Camille Saint-Saens
  • Peer Gynt Suite #1: In the Hall of the Mountain King by Edvard Grieg
  • Jazz Suite for Orchestra, Waltz #2 by Dmitri Shostakovich
  • Symphonie Fantastique, IV: Marche au supplice (March to the Scaffold) by Hector Berlioz
  • The Stars and Stripes Forever by John Philip Sousa

Fall Concert

  • Coriolan Overture, Op.62 by Beethoven
  • Capriccio Espagnol by Rimsky Korsakov
  • Pines of Rome by Ottorino Respighi

Winter Concert

  • Overture to Tannhauser by Richard Wagner
  • Symphony #2 in D, Op. 43 by Jean Sibelius

Spring Concert

  • Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104 by Antonin Dvorak
    • Jon Brvenik '08, Cello
  • Death and Transfiguration (Tod und Verklarung), Op. 24 by Richard Strauss