March 17 - Opus 63: Greensleeves of Mirth


THE OPUS PROJECT
Opus 63
Greensleeves of Mirth
8pm, Saturday, March 17, 2018
Diablo Valley College Music Building, Viking Drive, Pleasant Hill, CA

Program

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908)   
     Neapolitan Song
           [After Luigi Danza(1846-1922)'s
           Funiculi, Funicula (1880)],  Op. 63 (1907)

Anatoly Liadov (1855-1914)       
     Kikimora for Orchestra, Op. 63 (1910)
          Adagio

Edward Elgar (1857-1934)       
     Symphony No. 2 in Eb, Op. 63 (1911)
          I. Allegro vivace e nobilmente

Richard Strauss (1864-1949)        
     Joseph's Legend, Op. 63 (1914)
          Allegro moderato

Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)       
     Symphony No. 4, Op. 63 (1911)
          I. Tempo molto moderato, quasi adagio

          The Opus Project Orchestra

Charles Koechlin (1867-1950)       
     Landscapes and Seascapes, Op. 63 (1916)
          I. On the Cliff

          Mark Alburger, Piano

Florent Schmitt (1870-1958)       
    War Song, Op. 63 (1914, Leon Tonnlier)
         Calme [!]

Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)   
     Magnificat (1932)

Charles Ives (1874-1954)       
     Chamber Orchestra Set No. 1 (1912)
          I. Calcium Light Night

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875-1912)   
     Variations on an African Air, Op. 63 (1905)
          Molto moderato (maestoso)

Bela Bartok (1881-1943)       
     Concerto for Orchestra (1943)
          IV. Intermezzo Interrotto (Allegro)

Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)       
     Capriccio for Piano and Orchestra (1929)
          I. Presto

          The Opus Project Orchestra

Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)       
     Violin Concerto No. 2 (1935)
          I. Allegro moderato

Darius Milhaud (1892-1974)       
     Five Etudes for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 63 (1920)
           First Etude

Aaron Copland (1900-1990)       
     Fanfare for the Common Man (1942)
           Very deliberately

Edmund Rubbra (1901-1986)       
     Symphony No. 5 in Bb, Op. 63 (1947)

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)   
     The Gamblers, Op. 63 (1942)
           I. Intrumental Introduction

Benjamin Britten (1912-1976)       
     Missa Brevis, Op. 63 (1959)
          I. Kyrie

Malcolm Arnold (1921-2006)       
     Symphony No. 3, Op. 63 (1957)
          I. Allegro - Vivace

George Crumb (b. 1929)       
     American Songbook VII: From the Heartland (2010)
          I. Softly and Tenderly
          II. Ghost Dance

Henryk G√≥recki (1933-2010)       
     Good Night, Op. 63 (1990)

Mark Alburger (b. 1957)       
     Moses and Aaron, Op. 63 (1998)
          I. Recitativo - "Now There Arose"
          [with All the BBC Sound Files, Op. 192 (2011)
          XXVII. Babies]