Sunday, March 14, 2004

CSO 2004-2005 season



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Paavo's personal touch
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Sept. 17-18 - Paavo Jarvi conducting; Charlotte Hellekant, mezzo-soprano; Raimo Laukka, baritone; Estonian National Male Choir. Beethoven, Leonore Overture No. 3, Op. 72b; Sibelius, Kullervo, Op. 7. 8 p.m.

Sept. 24-25 - Paavo Jarvi conducting; Emanuel Ax, piano. Berio, Quattro Versioni Originale della Ritirata notturna di Madrid (by Luigi Boccherini); Mozart Piano Concerto No. 27 in B-flat Major, K. 595; Brahms, Piano Quartet No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 25 (for Orchestra, Orch. Schoenberg). 11 a.m. Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday.

Oct. 1-2 - Paavo Jarvi conducting; Alisa Weilerstein, cello. Kodaly, Dances of Galanta; Saint-SaÎns, Cello Concerto No. 1 in A Minor, Op. 33; Mendelssohn, Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90, Italian. 8 p.m.

Oct. 8-9 - Hans Graf conducting; Stephen Hough, piano. Henri Dutilleux, Timbres, espace, mouvement or La nuit etoillee ("The Starry Night"); Saint-SaÎns, Piano Concerto No. 4 in C Minor, Op. 44; Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 17, Little Russian. 8 p.m.

Oct. 15-16 - Paavo Jarvi conducting; Lisa Batiashvili, violin. Nielsen, Overture to Maskarade, Op. 39; Bartok, Violin Concerto No. 1 (1907-8), Op. posth.; Mahler, Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp Minor. 8 p.m.

Oct. 21-23 - Paavo Jarvi conducting; Helene Grimaud, piano. Erkki-Sven Tuur, Aditus; Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58; Dvorak, Symphony No. 7 in D Minor, Op. 70. 7:30 p.m., Thursday; 11 a.m. Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday.

Nov. 19-20 - Robert Porco conducting; Janice Chandler, soprano; William McGraw, baritone; May Festival Chorus, Robert Porco, director. John Corigliano, Elegy for Orchestra; Haydn, Mass in Time of War; Vaughan Williams, Dona nobis pacem. 8 p.m.

Dec. 3-5 - James Conlon conducting. Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker, Op. 71 (Orchestral Performance); Part I, Part II 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday.

Jan. 14-15 - Paavo Jarvi conducting; Radu Lupu, piano. Stenhammar, Interlude from Sangen, Op. 44; Brahms, Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 15; Strauss, Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40. 8 p.m.

Jan. 20-22 - Paavo Jarvi conducting; Lars Vogt, piano. Aulis Sallinen, Symphony No. 8 ("Autumnal Fragments") (U.S. Premiere); Grieg, Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 16; Sibelius, Symphony No. 5 in E-flat Major, Op. 82. 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 11 a.m. Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday.

Jan. 29-30 - Paavo Jarvi conducting; Randolph Bowman, flute; Gillian Benet Sella, harp. Arvo Part, Symphony No. 2; Mozart, Concerto for Flute and Harp in C Major, K. 299 (297c); Beethoven, Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36. 8 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday.

Feb. 3-5 - Keith Lockhart conducting; Robert McDuffie, violin; Women of the May Festival Chorus, Robert Porco, director. John Adams, Lollapalooza; Bernstein, Serenade; Holst, The Planets. 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 11 a.m. Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday.

Feb. 18-19 - Stanislaw Skrowaczewski conducting; Terrence Wilson, piano. Skrowaczewski, Music at Night; Liszt, Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Major; Strauss, Also sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30. 8 p.m.

Feb. 25-26 - Olari Elts conducting; Olli Mustonen, piano. Mozart, Ballet Music from Idomeneo, K. 367 (Nos. 1 & 2); Ravel, Piano Concerto in G Major; Liszt/ orch. John Adams, The Black Gondola; Shostakovich, Symphony No. 9 in E-flat Major, Op. 7071. 11 a.m. Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday.

March 4-6 - Paavo Jarvi conducting; Lukas Vondracek, piano. Martinu, Symphony No. 2; Mendelssohn, Piano Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 25; Brahms, Symphony No. 3 in F Major, Op. 90. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday.

March 10-12 - Paavo Jarvi conducting; Baiba Skride, violin. Kevin Puts, Network; Prokofiev, Violin Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 63; Dvorak, Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95, From the New World. 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 11 a.m. Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday.

March 18-19 - Paavo Jarvi conducting; Steven Isserlis, cello. Wagner, Prelude to Parsifal; Dvorak, Cello Concerto in A Major, Op. posth; Nielsen, Symphony No. 3, Op. 27, Sinfonia espansiva. 8 p.m.

April 1-2 - Roberto Minczuk conducting; Awadagin Pratt, piano. Edino Krieger, Passacaglia for the New Millennium; Mozart, Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major, K. 488. Schubert, Symphony No. 8 in B Minor, D. 759, Unfinished; Liszt, Les Preludes (Symphonic Poem No. 3). 11 a.m. Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday.

April 16-17 - James DePreist conducting; James Ehnes, violin. Tobias Picker, Old and Lost Rivers; Bruch, Scottish Fantasy, Op. 46; Schubert, Symphony No. 9 in C Major, D. 944, The Great. 8 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday.

April 22-23 - Paavo Jarvi conducting; Sarah Chang, violin. Haydn, Symphony No. 97 in C Major, Hob. I:97; Dvorak, Violin Concerto in A Minor, Op. 53; Lutoslawski, Concerto for Orchestra. 8 p.m.

April 28-30 - Paavo Jarvi conducting; Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano. Esa-Pekka Salonen, Gambit; Gershwin, Piano Concerto in F; Bartok, Concerto for Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 11 a.m. Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday.

May 6-7 - Paavo Jarvi conducting; Alexander Toradze, piano; Philip Collins, trumpet. Jennifer Higdon, Fanfare Ritmico; Shostakovich, Concerto for Piano, Trumpet and Strings in C Minor, Op. 35; Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36. 8 p.m.




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