Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra 2006-07 schedule


The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra 2006-07 season

Paavo Järvi, music director

All concerts are in Music Hall

Sept. 15-16 – Paavo Järvi conducting; Gil Shaham, violin. Brahms, Academic Festival Overture, Op.80; Brahms, Violin Concerto in D Major, Op.77; Brahms, Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op.68. 8 p.m.

Sept. 22-23 – Paavo Järvi conducting; William Winstead, bassoon. Duruflé, “Three Dances,” Op.6; Mozart, Bassoon Concerto in B-flat Major, K.191; Franck, Symphony in D Minor. 11 a.m. Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday.

Sept. 29-30 – Paavo Järvi conducting; Truls Mørk, cello. Tubin, Symphony No. 11; Schumann, Cello Concerto in A Minor, Op.129; Bruckner, Symphony No. 6 in A Major. 8 p.m.

Oct. 6, 8 – James DePreist conducting; Louis Lortie, piano. Persichetti, Symphony No. 4, Op.51; Chopin, Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Minor, Op.21; Mendelssohn, Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op.90, Italian. 11 a.m. Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday.

Oct. 13-14 – Andrey Boreyko, conducting; Hilary Hahn, violin. Tchaikovsky, “Voyévoda,” Op.78; Britten, Violin Concerto No.1, Op.15; Prokofiev, Suite from “Romeo and Juliet.” 8 p.m.

Oct. 27-28 – Robert Porco conducting; Twyla Robinson, soprano; Kelly O’Connor, mezzo-soprano; Stanford Olsen, tenor; William McGraw, baritone; May Festival Chorus, Robert Porco, director. Britten, “Cantata academica”; Bach, Suite No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068; Schubert, Mass No. 2 in G Major, D.167; Vaughan Williams, Five Mystical Songs. 8 p.m.

Nov. 3-4 – Paavo Järvi conducting; Dmitry Sitkovetsky, violin. Bernstein, “Slava! A Political Overture for Orchestra”; Prokofiev, Violin Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op.63; Shostakovich, Symphony No. 7 in C Major, Op.60, Leningrad. 11 a.m. Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday.

Nov. 10-11 – Paavo Järvi conducting. Messiaen, “L’Ascension: four méditations symphoniques”; Mahler, Symphony No. 9 in D Major. 8 p.m.

Nov. 16, 18 – Gianandrea Noseda conducting; Leon McCawley, piano. Schnittke, “Moz-Art à la Haydn”; Mozart, Piano Concerto No. 20 in D Minor, K.466; Rachmaninoff/arr. Respighi, “Cinq Etudes-tableaux”; Respighi, “Pines of Rome.” 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Saturday.

Dec. 2-3 – Kwamé Ryan conducting; Colin Currie, percussion. Wagner, “Siegfried Idyll”; Christopher Rouse, “Der gerettete Alberich” (“Alberich Saved”); Schumann, Symphony No. 2 in C Major, Op.61. 8 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday.

Jan. 12-13 – Paavo Järvi conducting; Thomas Zehetmair, violin. Sibelius, Symphony No. 4 in A Minor, Op.63; Berg, Violin Concerto, “To the Memory of an Angel”; Tchaikovsky, “Romeo and Juliet” Overture-fantasy. 8 p.m.

Jan. 18-20 – Paavo Järvi conducting; Hélène Grimaud, piano. Verdi, Overture to “I vespri siciliani”; Brahms, Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, Op.15; Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op.74, “Pathétique.” 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 11 a.m. Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday.

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Jan. 26-27 – Paavo Järvi conducting; Christine Brewer, soprano; Stanford Olsen, tenor; Eric Owens, bass; (another soprano to be announced); May Festival Chorus, Robert Porco, director. Webern, “Im Sommerwind”; Berg, “Sieben frühe Lieder” (“Seven Early Songs”); Mozart, Mass in C Minor, K.427, “The Great.” 8 p.m.

Feb. 9-10 – Yakov Kreizberg conducting; Julia Fischer, violin. Glinka, Overture to “Russlan and Ludmilla”; Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op.64; Shostakovich, Symphony No. 11 in G Minor, Op.103, “The Year 1905” 11 a.m. Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday.

Feb. 16-17 – Michael Christie conducting; Leila Josefowicz, violin. John Adams, Violin Concerto; Copland, Symphony No. 3. 8 p.m.

Feb. 22 – Special Concert. Valery Gergiev conducting. Stravinsky, “Petrouchka”; Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op.64. 7:30 p.m.

Feb. 24-25 – Krzysztof Penderecki conducting; Chee-Yun, violin. Bruch, Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op.26; Krzysztof Penderecki, Symphony No. 2. 8 p.m.

March 2-3 – Eric Dudley conducting; Denis Matsuev, piano. Stephen Paulus, “Concertante”; Prokofiev, Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op.26; Dvorák, Symphony No. 4 in D Minor, Op.13. 11 a.m. Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday.

March 9-10 – Paavo Järvi conducting; Yefim Bronfman, piano. Prokofiev, Suite from “Lieutenant Kijé,” Op.60; Rachmaninoff, Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, Op.30; Scriabin, Symphony No. 2 in C Minor, Op.29. 8 p.m.

March 15-17 – Paavo Järvi conducting; Vadim Gluzman, violin; Barber, Music for a Scene from Shelley, Op.7; Bernstein, “Serenade”; Prokofiev, Symphony No. 5 in B-flat Major, Op.100. 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

March 24-25 – Paavo Järvi conducting; Piotr Anderszewski, piano. Smetana, The Moldau; Bartók, Piano Concerto No. 3; Berlioz, Symphonie fantastique, Op.14. 8 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday.

March 30-31 – Olari Elts conducting; Owen Lee, double bass. Prokofiev, Russian Overture, Op.72; John Harbison, Double Bass Concerto; Rachmaninoff, Symphony No. 3 in A Minor, Op.44. 8 p.m.

April 12-14 – Paavo Järvi conducting; Pekka Kuusisto, violin. Erkki-Sven Tüür, “Zeitraum” (U.S. Premiere); Sibelius, Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op.47; Nielsen, Symphony No. 4, Op.29, “The Inextinguishable.” 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 11 a.m. Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday.

April 27-29 – Paavo Järvi conducting; Alison Balsom, trumpet. Sibelius, “Night Ride and Sunrise,” Op.55; Haydn, Trumpet Concerto in E-flat Major; Sibelius, “The Bard,” Op.64; Schumann, Symphony No. 4 in D Minor, Op.120. 11 a.m. Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday.

May 3-5 – Paavo Järvi conducting; Olli Mustonen, piano. Charles Coleman, “Deep Woods” (World Premiere); Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op.37; Beethoven, Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op.68, Pastorale.” 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.