My Summer Music Overfloweth
26 May 2009
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One of the things I love about summer is catching lots of fantastic live music. There are so many great concerts...I couldn't possibly go to everything on my wish list. Below are the musical events on my itinerary so far. And in between, I'll be getting work done (promise!).

Chicago Symphony Orchestra with Alisa Weilerstein, Dvorák - Cello Concerto, June 10

Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Beyond the Score, Dvorák - Symphony No. 9, June 11

Scottconducting2 Colorado College Summer Music Festival, World Premiere by Patrick Zimmerli, Light, Color, Line, Symbol: Meditations on Architecture for Orchestra and Three Video Projectors, conducted by Scott Yoo, June 16

Opera Theatre of St. Louis, John Corigliano - The Ghosts of Versailles, conducted by Michael Christie, June 19

Large_denk Aspen Music Festival, Aspen Chamber Symphony with Jeremy Denk, piano, Beethoven - Piano Cto. No. 1, June 26

Colorado Music Festival, Michael Christie - music director, (I'm setting up a tent in Chautauqua Park...kidding!)

  • Young People's Concert, June 28
  • Punch Brothers with Chris Thile, June 30
  • Jazz & The Orchestra, July 2
  • Brooklyn Rider, July 7
  • East Meets West with Wu Man, Chinese Pipa, July 9
  • Lura, July 14
  • Jessica Rivera, soprano and Mahler Sym. No. 4, July 16
  • Prokofiev Piano Cto. No. 3 with Jie Chen and Peter & The Wolf w/film, July 19
  • Alum_christieGrieg Piano Cto. in a minor with Jon Nakamatsu and Peer Gynt, July 21
  • Rachmaninoff Piano Ct. No. 2 with Natasha Paremski and Symphonic Dances, July 23
  • Symphonic Legends with Mendelssohn, Sibelius and R. Strauss, July 30
  • Piazzolla, Marquez, Copland's Appalachian Spring, Alondra de la Parra, conductor, August 2
  • La Clave Secreta, August 4
  • Haydn The Creation, August 7

Biontsang7 Festival Mozaic, Scott Yoo - music director, San Luis Obispo, CA

Colorado Symphony Orchestra, World Premiere Mandolin Concerto with Chris Thile, September 17

Chautauqua Concert Series, Boulder, David Wilcox, September 19


Golijov: Ainadamar
Poulenc: Gloria in G major
Spohr: Songs (6), Op. 103
Salazar: Canciones Mexicanas (3)
Adams: A Flowering Tree
Golijov: La pasión según San Marcos
Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music
Barber: Knoxville, Summer of 1915, Op. 24
Górecki: Symphony no 3, Op. 36 "Symphony of Sorrowful Songs"
Mompou: Combat del somni
Theofanidis: Creation/Creator
Vaughan Williams: Dona nobis pacem
Spano: Hölderlin-Lieder: No. 1, Lebenslauf

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