HSO Orchestral Concerts — 1998-1999 Season
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.
Friday, September 11, 1998, 7:30 p.m. — Benefit Concert for Operation Smile
Cello Concerto in B Minor, Opus 104
Bonnie Thron, cello
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
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
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)
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
Hopkins Symphony Orchestra programs are made possible by a generous grant from The Maryland State Arts Council. Soloists are underwritten by the Peggy and Yale Gordon Trust.