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Texas Music Festival Orchestra Series

Renowned conductors lead the Orchestra Fellows in exciting performances of the cornerstones of the orchestral repertoire.

Celebratory Opening

Saturday, June 9, 2012,
Moores Opera House, 7:30 p.m.
Festival Orchestra 1


Featured Works

  • Paul Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis of themes by Carl Maria von Weber
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125, "Choral"

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International Tour

Saturday, June 16, 2012, Moores Opera House, 7:30 p.m.
Festival Orchestra 2


Featured Works

  • Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 in D major , Op. 25 "Classical"
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams: Tuba Concerto in F minor
  • Samuel Barber: Overture to The School for Scandal, Op. 5
  • Jean Sibelius: Pohjola's Daughter, Op. 49
  • Claude Debussy: La mer

German Masters

Friday, June 22, 2012, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 8 p.m. (June 22 performance is FREE)
Saturday, June 23, 2012, Moores Opera House, 7:30 p.m. (tickets required for June 23 performance)
Festival Orchestra 3


Cynthia Woods Mitchell Young Artist Competition Winner, TBD

Featured Works

  • Richard Strauss: Death and Transfiguration, Op. 24
  • Concerto TBD
  • Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90

Grand Finale - Cinematic Virtuosity

Saturday, June 30, 2012, Moores Opera House, 7:30 p.m.
Grand Finale
Festival Orchestra 4


Featured Works

  • Paul Dukas: The Sorcerer's Apprentice
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35
  • Béla Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra, Sz. 116/BB 123