SEASON 2017-2018



SEASON 2017-2018

Saturday, September 16, 2017, at 8:00 pm
George Mason University Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfax, Va.
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
Mark Camphouse—Premiere (commissioned for the orchestra by Fairfax County)
Elgar–Cello Concerto (Amit Peled, cello)
Tchaikovsky—Symphony no.4

Saturday, September 23, 2017, at 8:00 pm and Sunday, September 24 at 2:00 pm
Reineke Festival Concert Hall at NDSU, Fargo, N.D.
Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra
Bernard Herrmann–“Psycho”, a symphonic narrative
Corigliano—Three Hallucinations for Orchestra
Berlioz—Symphonie Fantastique

Saturday, October 14, 2017, at 7.30 pm
Fargo Theatre, Fargo, N.D.
Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra
“Music in Exile”
Erberk Eryilmaz—Concerto for clarinet, ensemble and imaginary folk dancers
Shostakovich—Chamber Symphony op.83a
Malek Jindali—Piano Variations
Gorecki—Piano Concerto (Erberk Eryilmaz, piano)
Jindali—Phoenix in Exile
Eryilmaz—Thracian Airs

Saturday, October 21, 2017, at 8:00 pm
George Mason University Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfax, Va.
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
Rachmaninov–Piano Concerto no.2 (Claire Huangci, piano)
Shostakovich—Symphony no.5

Saturday, November 18, 2017, at 8:00 pm and Sunday, November 19 at 2:00 pm
Reineke Festival Concert Hall at NDSU, Fargo, N.D.
Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra
Bruch–“Ave Maria” (Inbal Segev, cello)
Bloch—“Schelomo” (Inbal Segev, cello)
Strauss—“Death and Transfiguration”
Theofanidis—“Rainbow Body”

Saturday, December 16, 2017, at 4:00 pm
George Mason University Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfax, Va.
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
(with the Fairfax Ballet)
Tchaikovsky—“The Nutcracker”

Sunday, January 21, 2018, at 3:00 pm
Schlesinger Concert Hall, Alexandria, Va.
The American Youth Philharmonic Orchestra
Mendelssohn–Violin Concerto (Nurit Bar-Josef, violin)
Rachmaninov—Symphony no.2

Saturday, January 27, 2018, at 8:00 pm and Sunday, January 28 at 2:00 pm
Reineke Festival Concert Hall at NDSU, Fargo, N.D.
Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra
Tchaikovsky—Excerpts from “Nutcracker”
Vivaldi—“Winter” from the Four Seasons (Ben Sung, violin)
Shostakovich—Symphony no.11 “The Year 1905”

Saturday, February 3, 2018, at 8:00 pm
George Mason University Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfax, Va.
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
Tchaikovsky–Violin Concerto (In Mo Yang, violin)
Tchaikovsky—“Romeo and Juliet” Fantasy –Overture
Prokofiev—“Romeo and Juliet” Selections from the Suites

Saturday, March 10, 2018, at 8:00 pm
George Mason University Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfax, Va.
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
with Fairfax Choral Society and Music+Arts Chorus
Prokofiev–Violin Concerto no.2 (Ilya Kaler, violin)
Mozart—Requiem

Saturday, March 17, 2018, at 8:00 pm and Sunday, March 18 at 2:00 pm
Reineke Festival Concert Hall at NDSU, Fargo, N.D.
Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra
Marquez Herrmann–Danzon no.2
Mendelssohn—Symphony no.4 “Italian”
“La Gresca” and” Mambo Mindoro” arrangements for steel drums (Kenyon Williams)
Elgar—“In the South”

Saturday, April 14, 2018, at 8.00 pm and Sunday, April 15 at 2.00 pm
Reineke Festival Concert Hall at NDSU, Fargo, N.D.
Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra
Daniel Breedon—“Concerto for my Friends” (world premiere)
Rachmaninov–Piano Concerto no.2 (Claire Huangci, piano)
Respighi—Roman Festivals

Saturday, April 21, 2018, at 8:00 pm
George Mason University Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfax, Va.
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
Bach—Concerto in G minor, BMV 1058 (Simone Dinnerstein, piano)—Glass—Piano Concerto no.3 “regional premiere” (Simone Dinnerstein, piano)
Vaughan-Williams—“Fantasia” on a theme by Thomas Tallis
Elgar—Introduction and Allegro for Strings

Saturday, May 12, 2018, at 8:00 pm
George Mason University Center for the Performing Arts, Fairfax, Va.
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
60th Anniversary Gala Celebration with soprano Danielle Talamantes, tenor Carl Tanner, Fairfax Choral Society and Music+Arts Chorus
Program includes music of Bernstein, Puccini and Verdi
Saturday, September 24, 2016, at 8:00 pm and Sunday, September 25 at 2:00 pm