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HSO Orchestral Concerts — 2003-2004 Season

Jed Gaylin, Music Director

Julien Benichou, 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 Shriver Hall Auditorium unless otherwise specified.

2003-04 concert program

Saturday, October 18, 2003, 8:00 p.m. —"All Beethoven, All the Time"

Pre-concert lecture at 7:00 p.m. with Max Derrickson, Shriver Hall Clipper Room

Ludwig van Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat, Opus 73 ("Emperor")
Clipper Erickson, piano

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Opus 93

Program Notes

Saturday, December 6, 2003, 3:00 p.m. — "Sorceror's Solstice"

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

Julien Benichou, Conductor

Franz Liszt: Totentanz

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Opus 43
Inna Faliks, piano

Manuel de Falla: Ritual Fire Dance from El Amor Brujo

Silvestre Revueltas: La Noche de los Mayas

Program Notes

Sunday, March 7, 2004, 3:00 p.m. — "Let's Play!"

Pre-concert lecture at 2:00 p.m. with composer Thomas Benjamin

Thomas Benjamin: Two Latino Sketches (World Premiere)

Serge Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 1 in D Major, Opus 19
Christian Vachon, violin

Georges Bizet: Jeux d'Enfants

Richard Strauss: Till Eulenspiegels Lustige Streiche, Opus 28

Program Notes

Saturday, April 17, 2004, 8:00 p.m. — "Open Spaces"

Pre-concert lecture at 7:00 p.m. with Sharon Levy

Alexander Borodin: In the Steppes of Central Asia

Carl Nielsen: Violin Concerto, Opus 33
Amy Beth Horman, violin

Aaron Copland: An Outdoor Overture

Aaron Copland: Suite from Billy the Kid