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HSO Orchestral Concerts — 1999-2000 Season

Jed Gaylin, Music Director

Brian Stone, 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.

1999-2000 concert program

Saturday, October 23, 1999, 8:00 p.m. — “Contemporaries and Namesakes

Pre-concert lecture at 7:00 p.m. with Prof. Vernon Lidtke, JHU Department of History

Luigi Cherubini: Overture from Les deux journées

Ludwig Spohr: Concerto No. 2 in E-flat Major, Opus 57
Elisabeth Ganter, clarinet

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Opus 67

Program notes

Saturday, December 4, 1999, 8:00 p.m. — “Landscapes

Pre-concert lecture at 7:00 p.m. with composer Mark Lanz Weiser

Mark Lanz Weiser: Into the Dark and Darker Cold
(libretto by Lia Purpura)
Phyllis Bryn-Julson, soprano

Antonín Dvorák: Symphony No. 7 in D Minor, Opus 70

Program notes

Sunday, March 5, 2000, 3:00 p.m. — “Spirit Worlds

Pre-concert lecture at 2:00 p.m. with Jonathan Palevsky

Engelbert Humperdinck: Overture to Hansel & Gretel

Jean Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D Minor, Opus 47
Qing Li, violin

Modest Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain

Maurice Ravel: Mother Goose Suite (Ma Mère l'Oye)

Program notes

Saturday, April 29, 2000, 8:00 p.m. - “Russian Excursions

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

Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 1 in F Minor, Opus 10

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor, Opus 23
Jerry Wong, piano

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