Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra Concert Programming 1993-1999

1998-1999 Season

Subscription #1 – Dancin’ in the Aisles           

Debra Wilbur, clarinet

Sonia Rubinsky, piano

KODÁLY     Dances of Galanta

SMART        Mandela (World Premiere)

BRAHMS     Piano Concerto No. 1


Subscription #2 – Romantic Interlude           

Richard Von Foerster, cello

WEBER                     Overture to Der Freischütz

SHOSTAKOVICH    Violoncello Concerto No. 1

SCHUMANN             Symphony No. 2


Subscription #3 – Gershwin by George!

Norman Krieger, piano

GERSHWIN      Cuban Overture

Concerto in F

Girl Crazy Overture

Rhapsody in Blue

An American in Paris


Subscription #4 – From Time to Time

Stacy Lesartre, violin

Judith Glyde, cello

PROKOFIEV   Symphony No. 1 (Classical)

BRAHMS         Concerto for Violin and Violoncello

MOZART         Symphony No. 41 (Jupiter)


Subscription #5 – Star-Crossed Lovers

TCHAIKOVSKY  Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture

BERNSTEIN         Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

PROKOFIEV         Romeo and Juliet – Excerpts



1997-1998 Season


Subscription #1 – Beethoven               

Barry Douglas, piano

BEETHOVEN    Overture to Egmont, Op. 84

Piano Concerto No. 4

Symphony No. 5


Subscription #2 – New Frontiers

Major Tony Hardin, narrator

Gary Smart, piano

BARBER               Symphony No. 1, Op. 9

ELLINGTON        Three Black Kings

WALKER              Lyric for Strings

SCHWANTNER   New Morning for the World


Subscription #3 – Concerto!

David Jolley, horn

BACH                   Brandenberg Concerto No. 1

MOZART             Horn Concerto No. 4

ZWILICH             Concerto for Horn and String Orchestra

STRAVINSKY     Concerto in E-flat  “Dumbarton Oaks”

HANDEL              Concerto Grosso in C Major


Subscription #4 – Northern Lights

James Przygocki, viola

NIELSEN    Helios Overture, Op. 17

WALTON    Viola Concerto

SIBELIUS    Symphony No. 2


Subscription #5 – Festival of Fifths 

DVOŘÁK              Symphony No. 5

TCHAIKOVSKY  Symphony No. 5


1996-1997 Season


Subscription #1 – Galleria of Colours           

Stephanie Arado, violin

University of Wyoming Collegiate Chorale

Cheyenne Chamber Singers

DEBUSSY             Nocturnes

PROKOFIEV         Violin Concerto No. 2

MUSSORGSKY    Pictures at an Exhibition


Subscription #2 – Tell Me a Story!                             

RAVEL                    Mother Goose Suite

COPLAND               Suite from Billy the Kid

HUMPERDINCK    Prelude to Hänsel and Gretel

PROKOFIEV           Excerpts from Cinderella


Subscription #3 – Imperial Keys               

Richard Ormrod, piano                               

SIBELIUS          Valse Triste

DVOŘÁK           Serenade for Strings

BEETHOVEN    Piano Concerto No. 5 (Emperor)


Subscription #4 – Schubert 200!

John Walker, tenor

Cheyenne Chamber Singers

SCHUBERT    Overture to Rosamunde

Part-Songs for Male Voices

Selected Lieder

String Quintet in C Major

Symphony No. 9 (Great)


Subscription #5 – February Fanfare

David Shaner, trumpet

HAYDN         Symphony No. 30 (Alleluja)

GREGSON    Trumpet Concerto (Wyoming Premiere)

WALKER      Fanfare, Interlude and Finale

MOZART      Symphony No. 40        


Subscription #6 – Fantastique Finishes  

DVOŘÁK    Serenade for Winds

BERLIOZ    Symphonie Fantastique


1995-1996 Season


Subscription #1 – The Magic of Mozart           

Pamela Frank, violin

Carla Maria Rodriques, viola

MOZART           Overture to The Marriage of Figaro

Sinfonia Concertante

BEETHOVEN    Symphony No. 7


Subscription #2 – Themes and Variations           

Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano

BRAHMS                 Variations on a Theme by Haydn

RACHMANINOFF  Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

IVES                         Variations on America

BRITTEN                 Variations & Fugue on a Theme of Purcell


Subscription #3 – Basically Baroque

Stacy Lesartre and Sherry Sinift, violins

BACH          Brandenburg Concerto No. 3

Concerto for Two Violins

MOURET    Rondeau from First Suite of Symphonies

CORELLI    Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, No. 8 (Christmas)

BACH          Orchestral Suite No. 3


Subscription #4 – February Fantasia

Joseph Robinson, oboe

BEETHOVEN    Coriolan Overture

HAYDN              Concerto for Oboe

PERGOLESI       Concertino No. 2

STRAVINSKY    Pulcinella Suite


Subscription #5 – Italian Serenade

ROSSINI                Overture to La Scala di Seta

MASCAGNI           Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana

PUCCINI                I crisantemi

RESPIGHI              Ancient Airs and Dances: Set 3

WOLF                     Italian Serenade

MENDELSSOHN  Symphony No. 4 (Italian)


1994 – 1995 Season


Subscription #1 – Opening Night Gala           

Norman Krieger, piano

STRAVINSKY    Firebird Suite (1919)

BRAHMS             Piano Concerto No. 2


Subscription #2 – Some Enchanted Evening   

Mark Berge, clarinet

Pamela Eldridge, harp

IVES            The Unanswered Question

MOZART    Clarinet Concerto

RAVEL        Introduction and Allegro

DEBUSSY   Danses sacrée et profane

GRIEG         Holberg Suite


Subscription #3 – Hallelujah! 

HANDEL    Messiah


Subscription #4 – Invitation to the Dance

WEBER/BERLIOZ  Invitation to the Dance

SMETANA               Dance of the Comedians

TCHAIKOVSKY     Excerpts from Swan Lake

DVOŘÁK                 Slavonic Dances 5-8, Op. 46

FALLA                     Three Dances (Three-Cornered Hat)

STRAUSS                 Pizzicato Polka

SHOSTAKOVICH   Golden Age Polka

STRAVINSKY         Circus Polka

COPLAND                Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo


Subscription #5 – High Class Brass

Minnesota Orchestra Horn Section

ABELS                     Global Warming (Wyoming Premiere)

SCHUMANN           Konzertstück

SHOSTAKOVICH   Symphony No. 5


Subscription #6 – An Occasion for Ovations 

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS   Serenade to Music

BEETHOVEN                    Symphony No. 9


1993-1994 Season


Subscription #1 – Grand Premiere               

Angela Cheng, piano

BORODIN             Overture to Prince Igor

RAVEL                  Piano Concerto in G Major

TCHAIKOVSKY  Symphony No. 4


Subscription #2 – All Hallow’s March 

MUSSORGSKY    Night on Bald Mountain

PROKOFIEV         Peter and the Werewolf, Op. 67

GOUNOD              Funeral March of a Marionette

WILLIAMS           Imperial March-The Empire Strikes Back

HERMANN           Suite from “Psycho”

BERLIOZ              Symphonie Fantastique (Excerpts)


Subscription #3 – With Strings Attached

Benny Kim, Violin

BRAHMS    Academic Festival Overture

BARBER     Violin Concerto

BRAHMS    Symphony No. 4


Subscription #4 – A Night in Vienna

Susan Deaver, flute

SCHUBERT    Overture in the Italian Style

MOZART        Flute Concerto in G Major

GLUCK           Dance of the Blessed Spirits

BACH              Badinerie from Suite No. 2

HAYDN           Symphony No. 103 (Drum Roll)


Subscription #5 – Spring Pastoral

Stacy Lesartre, violin

VIVALDI          Spring from The Four Seasons

BEETHOVEN   Symphony No. 6 (Pastoral)

COPLAND        Appalachian Spring