2011-2012 Season

 October, 2011

Oct. 15th, 2011 – 7:30 pm – Ted Mann Concert Hall
U of M School of Music Collage Concert (details)
performing with the U of M Symphony Orchestra

♦ Verdi – Overture to La Forza del Destino ♦
♦ Beethoven – Choral Fantasy ♦

with the University Men’s and Women’s Choruses, University Singers, and Alexander Braginsky, piano
Mark Russell Smith, conductor

Oct. 26th, 2011 – 7:30 pm Ted Mann Concert Hall
U of M Symphony Orchestra Concert 1 (details)
performing with the U of M Symphony Orchestra

♦ Verdi – Overture to La Forza del Destino
♦ Claude Baker – Lamentations (pour la fin du monde) 
♦ Strauss – Tod und Verklärung
♦ Beethoven – Choral Fantasy

with Eugene Rousseau, saxophone
University Men’s and Women’s Choruses, University Singers, and Alexander Braginsky, piano
Mark Russell Smith, conductor

Oct. 28th, 2011 –7:30 pm Ted Mann Concert Hall
U of M Campus Orchestra Concert 1
(details)
conducting the U of M Campus Orchestra

♦ Holst – The Planets: Mars, Venus and Jupiter

Erik Rohde, Sergey Bogza, Benjamin Klemme, conductors

Oct. 29th, 2011 – 7:30 pm – Performing Arts Center, Buffalo, MN
Buffalo Community Orchestra – “South of the Border” (details)
conducting the Buffalo Community Orchestra in a concert of music from and about Mexico and neighboring countries

♦ Copland – El Salón México
♦ Márquez – Danzón No. 2
♦ Elmer Bernstein – The Magnificent Seven
♦ Ennio Morricone – Gabriel’s Oboe
♦ Leonard Bernstein – West Side Story Suite
♦ Moncayo – Huapango

Erik Rohde, conductor

November, 2011

Nov. 4th, 2011 – 7:30 pmTed Mann Concert Hall
Contemporary Music Workshop (details)
conducting the ensemble of the Contemporary Music Workshop

program to include
♦ Ligeti – Aventures
♦ Ligeti – Nouvelles Aventures

Erik Rohde, conductor
James Dillon, director

Nov. 17-19th, 2011 – 7:30 pm
Nov. 20th, 2011 – 1:30 pm – Ted Mann Concert Hall
U of M Opera Theatre – Così fan tutte (details)
assistant conductor

David Walsh, director
Mark Russell Smith, conductor

December, 2011

Dec. 5th, 2011 – 7:30 pm –Trinity School (details)
Trinity School String Ensemble Winter Concert

♦ Mozart – Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
♦ Mozart – Ave Verum Corpus
♦ Holst – St. Paul Suite

Erik Rohde, conductor

Dec. 10th, 2011 – 2:00 pm – Lloyd Ultan Recital Hall
Chamber Music Recital with Christa Saeger, violoncello

♦ Mendelssohn – String Quartet, Op. 13 ♦
♦ Mendelssohn – String Octet ♦

Dec. 10th, 2011 – 7:30 pm – Performing Arts Center, Buffalo, MN
Buffalo Community Orchestra – “Home for the Holidays” (details)
conducting the Buffalo Community Orchestra in a Holiday concert with handbells and singers

selections to include
♦ A Musical Sleighride – from Mozart to Anderson ♦
♦ A Collection of Carols by Abbie Burt Betinis
A Celebration of Alfred Burt Carols – arr. Paul Johnson ♦
♦ other holiday favorites with handbells, choir, and orchestra ♦

with the Wright County Chamber Chorus, the Buffalo High School Chorus, and the wRight ringers Community Handbell Ensemble
Erik Rohde, conductor

Dec. 12th, 2011 – 7:30 pm – Ted Mann Concert Hall
U of M Symphony Orchestra Concert 2
performing with the U of M Symphony Orchestra

♦ Osvaldo Golijov – Last Round
♦ Britten – Lachrymae
♦ John Adams – The Wound Dresser
♦ Brahms – Symphony No. 1

with Philip Zawisza, baritone
Mark Russell Smith, conductor

Dec. 14th, 2011 – 7:30 pm – Ted Mann Concert Hall
U of M Campus Orchestra Concert 2
conducting the U of M Campus Orchestra

♦ Dvořák – Slavonic Dances
♦ Rachmaninoff – Piano Concerto No. 2
♦ Tchaikovsky – Symphony No. 4

with Jimmy Chen, piano
Erik Rohde, Sergey Bogza, Benjamin Klemme, conductors

February, 2012

Feb. 18th, 2012 – 7:30 pm
Feb. 19th, 2012 – 6:00 pm –
Konzerthaus, Detmold, Deutschland
U of M Symphony Orchestra with Hochschule für Musik Detmold
Britten’s War Requiem
(details)
performing with Hochschule für Musik Detmold

♦ Britten – War Requiem

with Hochschule für Musik Detmold
Mark Russell Smith, conductor

March, 2012

Mar. 1st, 2012 – 7:30 pm Ted Mann Concert Hall
U of M Symphony Orchestra Concert 3
Britten’s War Requiem
performing with the U of M Symphony Orchestra

♦ Britten – War Requiem

with Hochschule für Musik Detmold (Germany), University of MN Choruses, Macalester Chorus, Kantorei, Minnesota Boychoir, Soloists
Mark Russell Smith, conductor

Mar. 7th, 2012 – 7:30 pm – Ted Mann Concert Hall
U of M Campus Orchestra Concert 3
conducting the U of M Campus Orchestra

♦ Offenbach – Orpheus in the Underworld Overture
♦ Diamond – Rounds for String Orchestra

Erik Rohde, Sergey Bogza, Benjamin Klemme, conductors

Mar. 10th, 2012 – 7:30 pm – Performing Arts Center, Buffalo, MN
Buffalo Community Orchestra – “The Beautiful Blue Danube” (details)
conducting the Buffalo Community Orchestra in a program of works centering on the Danube river

♦ Mozart – Overture to Die Zauberflöte
♦ Dvořák – Cello Concerto, mvt. I
♦ Kodály – Háry János Suite
♦ Johann Strauss Jr. – Perpetuum Mobile
♦ Johann Strauss Jr. – Champagne Polka
♦ Johann Strauss Jr. – An der schönen blauen Donau

with Dr. Andrew Burgdorf, violoncello
Erik Rohde, conductor

April, 2012

April 14th, 2012 – 3:30 pmUniversity Lutheran Church of Hope
Conducting Recital
featuring the music of Jacob Tews

♦ Tews – Chamber Symphony: “Three Reflections” (premiere) ♦
♦ Tews – knowing the river: narrative for viola and orchestra, in 3 acts (premiere) ♦

Jacob Tews, viola
Erik Rohde, conductor

April 19th, 2012 – 7:30 pm – Inver Hills Community College
Faculty and Student Showcase – Artsfest 2012

Elliott Miles McKinleySuite for Marimba and Violin

Andrew Martin, marimba
Erik Rohde, violin

April 24th, 2012 – 11:30 pm – Inver Hills Community College
Lecture and Recital

Elliott Miles McKinleySonata for violin and piano
♦ Peter Farmer – Sonata for violin and piano (premiere) ♦

Erik Rohde, violin
Szu-ling Wu, piano

May, 2012

May 1st, 2012 7:30 pm – Ted Mann Concert Hall
Contemporary Music Workshop: Cirque du son
(details)

Colin HolterSoul Music (premiere) ♦
Jeremy WagnerPeriphrasis (premiere) ♦

James Dillon, director
Erik Rohde, conductor

May 2nd, 2012 – 7:30 pm – Ted Mann Concert Hall
U of M Campus Orchestra Concert 4
conducting the U of M Campus Orchestra

♦ Beethoven – Symphony No. 5 ♦

Erik Rohde, Sergey Bogza, Benjamin Klemme, conductors

May 4th, 2012 – 7:30 pm Ted Mann Concert Hall
U of M Symphony Orchestra Concert 4
performing with the U of M Symphony Orchestra

♦ Mahler – Totenfeier (1888) ♦
♦ Strauss – Suite and Final Scene from Der Rosenkavalier

Mark Russell Smith, conductor

May 10th, 2012 – 7:30 pm –Trinity School (details)
Trinity School Spring Concert
conducting the String Ensemble in a Spring Concert with several Trinity School ensembles.

Erik Rohde, conductor

May 12th, 2012 – 7:30 pm – Performing Arts Center, Buffalo, MN
Buffalo Community Orchestra – “In Merry Olde England” (details)
conducting the Buffalo Community Orchestra in a program of works from English composers

♦ Handel – Music for the Royal Fireworks
♦ Haydn – Symphony No. 94 ‘Surprise’
♦ Vaughn-Williams – English Folk Song Suite
♦ Elgar – Variations on an Original Theme for orchestra (“Enigma”)

Erik Rohde, conductor

June, 2012

June 1st, 2012 – 5:30 pm – Coro della Maddalena, Alba, Italia
Alba Music Festival | Italy & USA (details)
performing new American works for violin and piano

Robert GibsonNight Music
♦ Peter R. Farmer – Sonata for Violin and Piano
♦ Elliott Miles McKinleySonata for Violin and Piano ♦
John AdamsRoad Movies ♦

Erik Rohde, violin
Nicola Davico, piano

June 10th, 2012 – 7:00 pm – Buffalo, MN
Buffalo Community Orchestra – “Main Street, America” (details)
conducting the Buffalo Community Orchestra in an outdoor concert of festive American works for the whole family

program to include highlights from the 2011-2012 BCO Season, plus
The Star Spangled Banner and America the Beautiful
♦ Sousa – Stars and Stripes Forever
♦ Lowden – Armed Forces Salute

Joshua Rohde, guest conductor

July, 2012

July 1 – 29, 2012 – Paris, France
European American Musical Alliance Summer Conducting Program
Conducting Participant

July 28, 2012 – La Schola Cantorum, Paris France
Conducting the EAMA Chorale

John HenneckenAgnus Dei [premiere] ♦
♦ Lassus – Scio enim ♦