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HSO Orchestral Concerts — 1997-1998 Season

Jed Gaylin, Music Director

Alexander Mickelthwate, Assistant Conductor

Orchestral concerts were performed in Shriver Hall on the Johns Hopkins University's Homewood campus, 3400 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218. Pre-concert lectures took place in the Clipper Room on the second floor of Shriver Hall.

1997-98 concert program

Saturday, October 18, 1997, 8:00 p.m. — "Over the River and Through the Woods"

Pre-concert lecture at 7:00 p.m. with Ken Meltzer

Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 3, Opus 97 ("Rhenish")

Edvard Grieg: Concerto in A Minor, Opus 16
Eric Conway, piano

Program Notes

Saturday, December 6, 1997, 8:00 p.m. — "Celebrating 200!"

Pre-concert lecture at 7:00 p.m. with composer Jim Grant

John S. Smith/arr. Luck: Star-Spangled Banner

Franz Joseph Haydn: Overture to The Creation

Jim Grant: Concerto for Viola and String Orchestra
Eve Abraham, viola

Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 1, Opus 39

Program Notes

Sunday, March 8, 1998, 2:00 p.m. — "Expatriates"

Pre-concert lecture at 1:00 p.m. with Jonathan Palevsky

Frédéric Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, Opus 11 (Br. 53)
Brian Ganz, piano

Andrzej Panufnik: Harmony

George Gershwin: An American in Paris

Program Notes

Saturday, May 2, 1998, 8:00 p.m. — "The Big Questions"

Pre-concert lecture at 7:00 p.m. with Max Derrickson

W. A. Mozart: Overture to Don Giovanni

Richard Strauss: Tod and Verklärung (Death and Transfiguration), Opus 24

Manuel de Falla: The Three-Cornered Hat, Suites 1 and 2
Suite No. 1: Scenes and Dances
Suite No. 2: Three Dances

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