“AS YOU LIKE IT” …with apologies to The Bard

Concert I – A NIGHT AT THE OPERA – with Quilin Zhang, Mezzo Soprano, and Jacob Sentgeorge, Tenor
2 Performances:  October 8th at 2:00 PM – Lakeview Village; October 9th at 7:00 PM Village Church

Bizet – Selections from Carmen
Overture
Flower Song
Habenera
Entre’acte – Flute and harp
Sequedille
Toreador Song
Marquina – Espana Cani

INTERMISSION

Wagner – Prelude to Act III – Lohengrin
Chausson – Poem de L’amour et de la Mer  – Mov. I “ La fleur des Eaux”
Mascagni, Pietro – Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana
Duet – Camille Saint-Saëns – “Mon Cœur s’ouvre à ta Voix” from Samson and Delilah (Samson et Delila) (Quilin and Jacob)
Wagner – Songs of the Wayfarer, Mov. I – Quilin Zhang
Leoncavallo – Mattinata – Jacob Sentgeorge
Wagner – Ride of the Valkyrie

Concert II – And Thou America! – Helzberg Hall with Village Church Choir and Guest Singers
November 6th, Helzberg Hall, 4:00 PM – Phil Posey, Pat Setser, and Matthew Shepard, Conductors
*with choir
**with choir and audience
Copland – Fanfare for the Common Man
**Star Spangled Banner – Arr. Courtney
*Dragon – America the Beautiful
Jenkins – American Overture
An American Suite
Sousa – Fugue on Yankee Doodle
Ticheli – Shenandoah
Schuman – Chester Overture
A Patriotic Sing-A-Long, Arr. Phil Posey

INTERMISSION

Bernstein – “Slava”  A Political Statement
*Hanson – Song of Democracy
An Ellington Portrait – Arr. Floyd Werle
*From Frostiana – Choose Something Like a Star
**Sousa – Stars and Stripes Forever

Concert III – Songs of the Earth and the Sea
2 Performances:  February 11th at 2:00 PM – Lakeview Village; February 12 at 7:00 PM Village Church

Bryant –In This Broad Earth
Sparke – Sailing with the Tall Ships
Chamanade – Concertino for Flute – Kaytee Dietrich, Soloist
Grainger – Molly on the Shore – Marimba Quartet

INTERMISSION

McBeth – Of Sailors and Whales with readings from Moby Dick by Dr. Tom Are, Senior Pastor, Village Church
Bryant – Radiant Joy

Concert IV – Magic and Mystery
March 26th – 7:00 PM, Village church

Rimsky-Korsakov – Procession of the Nobles
Rimsky Korsakov – Scheherazade
Stravinsky– Berceuse and Finale from The Firebird

Concert V –  Conductor’s  Favorites – A Retirement Concert
May 5th – 7:00 PM Village Church

Adams – Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Holst – Suite No. 1
Giroux – La Mesquite du Cordoba

Intermission

Sullivan – Pineapple Poll
Ticheli – Amazing Grace
Kalinnikov – Finale from Symphony No. 1 (with antiphonal brass choir)