2013-2014 Season

October, 2013

Oct. 11, 2014- 7:30 pmTed Mann Concert Hall
U of M Symphony Orchestra Concert #1
performing with the University Symphony Orchestra

♦ Hindemith – Symphonic Metamorphosis ♦
Britten – Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
♦ Beethoven – Symphony No. 8 ♦

Mark Russell Smith, Benjamin Klemme, conductors

Oct. 19, 2013 – 7:30pm – Ted Mann Concert Hall
U of M School of Music 2013 Collage Concert
performing with the University Symphony Orchestra

Oct. 26, 2013 – 7:30pm – Performing Arts Center, Buffalo, MN
Buffalo Community Orchestra presents
“Music, Mystery and Magic”
The Buffalo Community Orchestra opens its 2013 – 2014 Season with a thrilling evening of music all based on mysterious or “magical” stories, set to music by some of the world’s greatest composers.

♦ Dukas – Fanfare to La Péri ♦
♦ Offenbach – Orpheus in the Underworld Overture ♦
♦ Berlioz – March to the Scaffold, from Symphonie Fantastique ♦
Grieg – In the Hall of the Mountain King ♦
♦ Hindemith – Der Schwanendreher ♦
♦ Wagner – Ride of the Valkyries ♦

Erik Rohde, conductor

Oct. 30, 2013 – 7:30pm – Ted Mann Concert Hall
U of M Maroon and Gold Campus Orchestras Concert #1 
conducting the Maroon Campus Orchestra

♦ Saint-Saëns – Suite Algérienne
♦ Marquez – Danzón No. 2
♦ Mussorgsky – Night on Bald Mountain ♦

Erik Rohde, Benjamin Klemme and Sergey Bogza, conductors

November, 2013

Nov. 2, 2013 – 2:45 and 4:00 – Truman State University
Truman State University New Music Festival
performing new works by Minneapolis composer Ted Moore and TSU composer Robert J. Martin

Nov. 16, 2013 – 10:30am – MacPhail Center for Music
Fall Suzuki Orchestras Concert
conducting the Camarata Orchestra

Nov. 17, 2013 – 2:00pm – Lake Nokomis Presbyterian Church
Trinity String Ensemble and Chamber Choir present Vivaldi’s “Gloria!”
a winter concert featuring the music of Antonio Vivaldi

♦ Vivaldi – Gloria ♦
Vivaldi – “Winter” from the Four Seasons ♦

Erik Rohde, conductor

Nov. 21-23, 2013 – 7:30 pm
Nov. 24, 2013 – 1:30 pm –
Ted Mann Concert Hall
University Opera Theatre presents “The Bartered Bride”

Smetana – The Bartered Bride

Erik Rohde, Sergey Bogza, and Benjamin Klemme, conductors

December, 2013

Dec. 3, 2013 – 9:30, 11:00 am – Ted Mann Concert Hall
University Symphony Orchestra Educational Concerts
conducting the University Symphony Orchestra in concerts specially designed for Twin Cities Elementary School Students

Smetana – “Dance of the Comedians” from the Bartered Bride
Prokofiev – “Death of Tybalt” from Romeo and Juliet
Hindemith – Marsch from Symphonic Metamorphosis
Britten – Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra

Erik Rohde, Sergey Bogza, Benjamin Klemme, condutors

Dec. 7, 2013 – 7:30 pm – Buffalo Performing Arts Center
Buffalo Community Orchestra Presents
“The Nutcracker and other Sweets”

♦ Tchaikovsky – The Nutcracker [excerpts] ♦

with the Wright County Chamber Chorus and members of the BHS Concert Choir, the wRight Ringers Handbell Ensemble, and the North Ballet Academy of Rogers
Erik Rohde, conductor

Dec. 11, 2013 – 7:30 pm – Ted Mann Concert Hall
U of M Campus Orchestra Concert #2

♦ Rossini – Overture to The Barber of Seville
♦ Saint-Saëns – Samson and Delilah
♦ Bizet – Suites from L’Arlesienne

Erik Rohde, Benjamin Klemme, and Sergey Bogza, conductors

Dec. 12, 2013 – 7:30 pm – Trinity Auditorium
Trinity ChristmasFest 2013

♦ Vivaldi – ‘Winter’ from the Four Seasons ♦
Vivaldi – Gloria

Erik Rohde, conductor

February, 2014

Feb. 8, 2014 – 10:00 am – Antonello Hall, MacPhail Center for Music
MacPhail Suzuki Orchestras Concert #2
conducting the Camarata Suzuki Orchestra

March, 2014

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March 1, 2014 – 1:30 pm – Antonello Hall, MacPhail Center for Music
La Ville-Lumière: Music from the City of Lights
A final doctoral recital featuring the work and influences of living French composer Michel Merlet
Concert 1 of a two-part feature of thesis work on Merlet, featuring musicians of the University Symphony Orchestra

♦ Stravinsky – Concerto in E-flat “Dumbarton Oaks”
♦ Merlet – Une Soirée à Nohant ♦
♦ Mozart – Symphony No. 31 in D major, “Paris”

members of the University of Minnesota Symphony Orchestra
Rosalind Leavell, violoncello
Erik Rohde, conductor

March 8, 2014 – 7:30 pm – Buffalo Performing Arts Center
Buffalo Community Orchestra presents “Musical Curiosities”
An evening of classical music with an unexpected twist, featuring the Mozart Bassoon Concerto and a surprise murder mystery!

 Nielsen – Helios Overture
Mozart – Bassoon Concerto
Stookey and Snicket – The Composer is Dead

Larry Marquette, bassoon
Jason Hettinger, narrator
Erik Rohde, conductor

March 12, 2014 – 7:30 pm – Ted Mann Concert Hall
University of Minnesota Symphony Orchestra Concert #3
Concert 2 of a two-part feature of thesis work on living French composer Michel Merlet

Merlet – Moirures: Poëme symphonique
Brahms – Symphony No. 2

Mark Russell Smith and Erik Rohde, conductors
Listen to the concert live!

March 13, 2014 – 7:30 pm – Ted Mann Concert Hall
University of Minnesota Campus Orchestras Concert#3

program to include
Dvorak – Symphony No. 8

Erik Rohde, Russell Adrian, Benjamin Klemme, conductors

March 28, 2014 – 10:00 am – Carbondale, IL
Outside the Box New Music Festival
presenting a lecture on the music and life of French composer Michel Merlet

March 30, 2014 – 7:30 pm – Carbondale, IL
Outside the Box New Music Festival
presenting a recital of contemporary works for solo violin and violin and piano

Rosen – L’Oiseau Libre [premiere]
Xenakis – Mikka ‘s’
Tews – Violin Sonata [premiere]

Erik Rohde, violin
Mark Bilyeu, piano

April, 2014

April 2, 2014 – 7:30 pm – Ted Mann Concert Hall
CMW presents Ligeti’s Kammerkonzert

conducting the ensemble of CMW

Kurt Schwitters – Ursonate
Tiffany Skidmore – video premiere
Ligeti – Kammerkonzert

Erik Rohde, conductor
James Dillon, director

April 3, 2014 – 12:00pm – Landmark Center, St. Paul
Schubert Club Courtroom Concert

“Nursery Rhymes and Night Songs”

Jacob Tews – Violin Sonata

Erik Rohde, violin
Mark Bilyeu, piano

April 5, 2014 – 7:30 pm – Trinity School
Trinity ‘Pops’ Concert
featuring the Jazz Ensemble, String Ensemble, Wind Ensemble and Chamber Singers

April 25, 2014 – 7:30 pm – University Lutheran Church of Hope
Campus String Orchestra Spring Concert

program to include
Mendelssohn – String Symphony No. 12
Bach – Brandenburg Concerto No. 3

Erik Rohde, Brian Dowdy, conductors

May, 2014

May 3, 2014 – 7:30 pm – Northrop Auditorium
University Symphony Orchestra presents Mahler’s ‘Resurrection’
Symphony
performing with the University Symphony Orchestra

Mahler – Symphony No. 2 ‘Resurrection’

Mark Russell Smith, conductor

May 8, 2014 – 7:30 pm – Trinity School
Trinity Arts Fest 2014
featuring the combined music ensembles of Trinity School

May 9, 2014 – 7:30 pm – Ted Mann Concert Hall
University of Minnesota Campus Orchestra Concert #4

May 10, 2014 – 7:30 pm – Buffalo Performing Arts Center
Buffalo Community Orchestra presents “BCO FilmFest”

featuring film music including a live performance of music with a silent film

May 18, 2014 – 2:00 pm – Zion Lutheran Church, Buffalo, MN
An Afternoon Violin Recital
hosted by the Buffalo Community Orchestra

Debussy – Violin Sonata
Bach – Partita No. 3 in E Major
Rosen – L’Oiseau Libre
BacewiczSuita per due violini

Erik Rohde, violin and Jieun Kim, piano
with special guest Julia Reeves, violin

June, 2014

June 5, 2014 – 7:30 pm – Studio Z, St. Paul, MN [details]
Embrace the Wind: the Music of Robert Martin and Ted Moore
performing with the Enkidu String Quartet

 Robert Martin – Embrace the Wind [premiere] 
 Ted Moore – Gilgamesh and Enkidu [excerpts] 

Enkidu String Quartet
Erik Rohde and Sam Rudy, violins; Benjamin Davis, viola; Lars Krogstad, violoncello

June 7, 2014 – 7:00 pm – Christ United Methodist Church, Rochester, MN
Rochester Music Guild 50th Anniversary Recital
celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Rochester Music Guild Scholarship competition

 Bach – Partita No. 3 in E Major [excerpt] 

Erik Rohde, violin

June 8, 2014 – 7:30 pm – Sturges Park, Buffalo, MN
Buffalo Community Orchestra presents “Encores in the Park”
featuring the music of summer, as well as highlights from the past season

 July, 2014

July 18-20, 2014 – Buffalo, MN
Buffalo Community Theater presents Mel Brook’s The Producers
conducting the opening weekend of performances [details and tickets]

July 31, 2014 – 7:30 pm – Ted Mann Concert Hall
University of Minnesota 2014 Summer Orchestra
conducting the Summer Orchestra [more info and registration]

 Beethoven – Coriolan Overture 
 
Berlioz – Les Nuits d’été 
♦ Tchaikovsky – Romeo and Juliet 

Adriana Zabala, featured faculty soloist
Erik Rohde and Brian Dowdy, conductors