Join us for our 2018 – 19 Season

Spirit of the Bells

October 27, 2018  8pm  

New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall

Lachlan Skipworth   Spiritus
United States premiere, Winner, 2017 NEP Call for Scores

John Harbison  Symphony No. 1

Sergei Rachmaninoff  The Bells

Sarah Pelletier, soprano
Yeghishe Manucharyan, tenor
David Kravitz, baritone
Commonwealth Chorale, David Carrier, director

The Big Bad Wolf

December 2, 2018   3pm

Boston University Tsai Performance Center

Aaron Copland  “Prairie Night” and “Celebration” from Billy the Kid

Andy Vores  Big Bad Wolf

Concerto Performed by the Young Artist Competition Winner

Bernard Hoffer   Little Red Riding Hood 
World premiere, NEP commission

Boston City Singers, Joshua DeWitte, director
Joyce Kulhawik, narrator

From Bruckner to the Moon

March 2, 2019   8pm

Boston University Tsai Performance Center

Melinda Wagner  Proceed, Moon
First Boston performance

Francis Poulenc  Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra

Leslie Amper and Randall Hodgkinson, duo piano

Anton Bruckner  Symphony No. 3 in D Minor (“Wagner”)

Elements

April 27, 2019 8pm

Boston University Tsai Performance Center

Hector Berlioz Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict

Yehudi Wyner   Epilogue: in memory of Jacob Druckman

Angela Elizabeth Slater   Roil in Stillness
United States premiere, Winner, 2018 NEP Call for Scores

Leoš Janáček  Violin Concerto (“The Wandering of a Little Soul”)
Danielle Maddon, violin

David Rakowski   Symphony no. 7 
World premiere, NEP commission