RICHARD PITTMAN, MUSIC DIRECTOR

Welcome to our 43rd Season 2019 – 2020

Left Dreaming

October 26, 2019 | 8pm
Boston University Tsai Performance Center


Hilary Purrington Above the last cloud

Winner, 2019 Call for Scores Winner, First Boston Performance

Gunther Schuller Dreamscape (2012)

Maurice Ravel Concerto for the Left Hand  (1929-30)

Jeffery Swann, piano

Hannah Lash God Music Bug Music  (2011)

First Boston Performance

Arnold Schoenberg Five Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 16  (1909, rev 1949)

Story Telling
Annual Family Concert

December 7, 2019 | 3pm 
Boston University Tsai Performance Center


Christopher Rouse The Infernal Machine (1981)

Benjamin Britten The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra  (1946)
Joyce Kulhawik, narrator
Concerto played by the NEP Young Artist’s Competition Winner

Bernard Hoffer Little Red Riding Hood  (2018)
Joyce Kulhawik, narrator
Westborough High School Women’s Chorale, Alyson Greer Espinosa, conductor

Together & Apart

February 23, 2020 | 3pm
New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall


John Adams The Chairman Dances  (1985)

Bernard Hoffer Violin Concerto No. 2 (“Decapod”) (2019)
Danielle Maddon, violinist
World premiere

Judith Weir Moon and Star  (1995)
Metropolitan Chorale, Lisa Graham, conductor

Bela Bartok Kossuth  (1903)
First Boston performance

Flowers in the Dark

April 25, 2020 | 8pm
Boston University Tsai Performance Center


Igor Stravinsky Feu d’artifice (1908)

Helen Grime Night Songs (2012)
First Boston performance

Eric Nathan Double Concerto for Solo Violin, Solo Clarinet, and Strings (2019)

Stefan Jackiw, violin, Yoonah Kim, clarinet
Co-commission with The New York Classical Players, First Boston Performance

Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 1