Wisconsin Area Classical Music Calendar for the Week Beginning May 15, 2014

Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | Rich Samuels

Saturday May 17 beginning at 1:30 pm at Mills Hall, 455 North Park Street, Madison.
The Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestraa present the Eugenie Mayer Bolz Family Spring Concerts. (Continues Sunday)

1:30pm Sinfonietta and Concert Orchestra
4:00pm Philharmonia Orchestra

Sinfonietta

Piazzolla, Oblivion

Trad. Chinesse, The brilliant Red Shandadan Flowers.

Copland, Grovers Corners.

Concert Orchestra

Handel, Song of Jupiter

Tchaikovsky, Triumphant March, from Symph No. 6 third mvt.

Kirk, Vignettes

Holst, Song without Words.

Lully, Gavotte in D minor.

Philharmonia Orchestra

MacDowell, Piano Concerto,2 mvt.

Sarasate, Zigeunerweisen (Gypsy Airs) op.20 for solo violin and orchestra.

Tchaikovsky, Symphony no.6, op.74 b minor (Pathetique), 4 mvt.

St Saens, Danse Bacchanale

Ippolitov-Ivanov, Caucasian Sketches No. 2, mvt 4, Georgian March

Saturday May 17 7 pm at Oakwood Village-University Woods Center for Arts and Education, 6209 Mineral Point Road, Madison (repeated at 1:30 pm on Sunday, 5/18).
The Oakwood chamber Players present “Down Under”, works by Australian & New Zealand composers.

Join the Oakwood Chamber Players as they present Down Under, its final concert in the season exploring music by composers from various regions around the world, featuring a program of music by Australian and New Zealand composers.

Australian compositions to be performed include a string quartet by Miriam Hyde written in the 20th century pastoral style, as well as Concertina di Camera for winds and piano by Peggy Glanville Hicks who was a student of Ralph Vaughan Williams.

Percy Grainger’s compositions will be represented with a grouping of favorites including “Country Gardens” for solo piano and three pieces in mixed chamber ensemble settings including “Handel on the Strand,” “Shepherd’s Hey” and “Walking Tune”.

Two centuries of New Zealand compositions will be represented by Keith Statham’s melodic “Lansdown Gardens” and “Flora” for flute, clarinet and piano, as well “Morningstar II” for mixed winds and strings by 21st century composer Paul Stanhope.

Australian Arthur Benjamin’s lively and familiar “Jamaican Rumba” will round out the programming.

The Oakwood Chamber Players will present Down Under Saturday, May 17th at 7:00 p.m. in the Oakwood Center for Arts and Education, 6205 Mineral Point Road, and Sunday, May 18th at 1:30 p.m. in the Oakwood Center for Arts and Education, 6205 Mineral Point Road.

This is the fifth and final concert in the 2013-2014 Season Series titled “Origination: Exploring Musical Regions of the World.”

The Oakwood Chamber Players is a group of Madison-area professional musicians who have rehearsed and performed at Oakwood Village for 30 years. Tickets are available at the door – $20 general admission, $15 seniors and $5 students.

Saturday May 17 7 pm at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1904 Winnebago Street, Madison
The Choral Arts Society Chorale presents works celebrating water by Bach, Trumbore & Pinkham.

Choral Arts Society concert of music celebrating water, from Deep River to the opening chorus of J.S. Bach’s Cantata 206, Schleicht, spielende Wellen (Glide playful waves). Also including contemporary composer Dale Trumbore’s The Whole Sea in Motion (2011), and Alleluia for the Waters by Daniel Pinkham (1923-2006).

Complete information at http://www.choralartsmadison.org/
(847) 400-7263

Sunday May 18 at 1 pm, 4 pm and 7:30 pm at Overture Center,Capitol Theater, 201 State Street, Madison.
The Madison Youth Choirs

Girl choirs 1 pm, boy choirs 4 pm & high school ensembles 7:30 pm

Sunday May 18 beginning at 1:30 pm at Mills Hall, 455 North Park Street Madison.
The Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras present the Eugenie Mayer Bolz Family Spring Concerts

1:30pm Percussion Ensemble, Brass Choirs, and Harp Ensemble
4:00pm Youth Orchestra

Youth Orchestra

Bernstein, Overture to Candide

St Saens, Introduction and Rondo capriccioso, solo violin and orchestra

Greig, Piano Concert in A Minor, op. 16, 1 mvt.

Rachmaninoff, Piano Concerto No. 1, in F# minor, op. 1, 1 mvt.

Sojourne, Concerto for Marimba and Strings, 1 mvt.

Ginastera, Danza final (Malambo) from Estancia

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Rich Samuels
Classical music of all eras and varieties.

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