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HSO Orchestral Concerts — 1998-1999 Season

Jed Gaylin, Music Director

Alexander Mickelthwate, Assistant Conductor

Orchestral concerts were performed in Shriver Hall on the Johns Hopkins University's Homewood campus, 3400 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218. Pre-concert lectures took place in the Clipper Room on the second floor of Shriver Hall.

1998-99 concert program

Friday, September 11, 1998, 7:30 p.m. — Benefit Concert for Operation Smile

Antonín Dvorák: Cello Concerto in B Minor, Opus 104
Bonnie Thron, cello

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Opus 18
Linda Pio-Roda, piano

Saturday, October 24, 1998, 8:00 p.m. — "Art Creates Artists"

Pre-concert lecture at 7:00 p.m. with Max Derrickson

Samuel Adler: Art Creates Artists

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D Major, Opus 35
Xiao-po Fei, violin

Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Opus 90

Program Notes

Saturday, December 5, 1998, 8:00 p.m. — "Opus Opera!"

Pre-concert lecture at 7:00 p.m. with Jonathan Palevsky

Giuseppe Verdi: Overture to Nabucco

Giuseppe Verdi: Act I from La Traviata
Carla DelVillaggio, soprano
Richard Crawley, tenor

Giuseppe Verdi: Act II from La Traviata
Margot Bos Stambler, soprano
Fenlon Lamb, mezzo-soprano

Program Notes

Sunday, March 7, 1999, 3:00 p.m. — "Spring Stirrings"

Pre-concert lecture at 2:00 p.m. with Charles Dempsey, Ph.D.,
JHU Department of Art History

Edvard Grieg: Two Elegiac Melodies

Ottorino Respighi: Trittico Botticelliano

Igor Stravinsky: Petrouchka (1947 Version)

Program Notes

Saturday, May 1, 1999, 8:00 p.m. — "Symphony Firsts"

Pre-concert lecture at 7:00 p.m. with Russell Steinberg

Russell Steinberg: Symphony No. 1 ("City Strains")

Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Opus 68

Program Notes