• 2017-2018 season repertoire

    Bailey Hall, Cornell University

    2017-2018 Season repertoire

    Repertoire is subject to change [updated August 25, 2017]

     

    Year of Jazz

    7 pm, Saturday, September 30, 2017

    Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor

    Guest Artist Alex Shuhan

    P.I. TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6 Mvt 1

    JIM STEPHENSON Sounds Awakened, concerto for French Horn with Alex Shuhan

    DUKE ELLINGTON/JEFF TYZIK Black, Brown And Beige Suite

    @Bailey Hall, Cornell University

     

    7 pm, Saturday, November 11, 2017

    Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor

    Guest Artist Miri Yampolsky

    Guest Artist James Spinazzola

    BARRY SHARP Farther from the Truth for orchestra [world premiere]

    ROBERT SCHUMANN Piano Concerto in A Minor Op. 54 with Miri Yampolsky

    P.I. TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6 Mvt 2

    DUKE ELLINGTON/LUTHER HENDERSON Three Black Kings (Les trois rois noirs)

    with Tenor Sax/Soprano Sax James Spinazzola

    @Bailey Hall, Cornell University

     

    7 pm, Friday, December 1, 2017

    Stephen Spinelli, conductor

    Collaboration with Cornell University Chorale

    ANTONIO VIVALDI Gloria

    @Sage Chapel, Cornell University

     

    3 pm, Sunday, March 11, 2018 [date changed]

    Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor

    14th Cornell Concerto competition Student winner, TBA

    WYNTON MARSALIS Blues Symphony (2 mvts)

    P.I. TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6 Mvt 3

    @Bailey Hall, Cornell University

     

    8 pm, Wednesday, March 28, 2018

    Masterclasses and rehearsals with A.D. White House Professor Wynton Marsalis

    Collaboration on his Blues Symphony

    WYNTON MARSALIS Blues Symphony [world premiere of the revised version]

    @Bailey Hall, Cornell University

     

    3 pm, Sunday, April 29, 2018

    Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor

    Guest Artists Nicholas Walker, Greg Evans, Rick Faria, Frank Campos

    DUKE ELLINGTON/MAURICE PERESS Harlem For Jazz Band And Orchestra

    Nicholas Walker, Bass, Rick Faria, clarinet, Greg Evans, drum, trumpet Frank Campos

    P.I. TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6 Complete (125th anniversary of year of his death)

    @Bailey Hall, Cornell University

     

     

     

    2016-2017 Repertoire

    7 pm, Saturday, October 1, 2016
    Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor

    KRISTIN KUSTER Devil's Thumb

    GUSTAV MAHLER SYMPHONY NO 6 mvt 1,2 (Andante), 3 (Scherzo)

    @Bailey Hall, Cornell University

    Link to the Webcast

     

    7 pm, Saturday, November 19, 2016
    Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor

    GABRIELA LENA FRANK La Centinela y La Paloma (The Keeper and the Dover) with Jessica Rivera, soprano and Nilo Cruz, Poet

    GUSTAV MAHLER SYMPHONY NO 6 mvt 4 (Finale)
    @Bailey Hall, Cornell University

    Link to Webcast

     

    3 pm, Sunday, March 5, 2017

    Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor

    3rd Annual Young Person's Concert featuring Instrument Petting Zoo before the concert

    RICHARD STRAUSS Fanfare for the Vienna Philharmonic [for brass ensemble

    TONIA KO Strange Sounds and Explosions Worldwide

    DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH Cello Concerto No. 1 (mvt 1, 2)

    with 13th Annual Cornell Concerto Competition Winner Irene Jeong

    MORTEN LAURIDSEN O Magnum Mysterium​ [for brass ensemble]

    JOAN TOWER Clarinet Concerto with Richard Faria

    JEAN SIBELIUS Finlandia, Op. 26

    @ Bailey Hall, Cornell University

    Link to Webcast

     

    9 pm, Friday, April 7, 2017 (tour to Argentina)

    Chris Younghoon Kim, Andres Tolcachir, conductors

    Joint performance with Orchestra of Neuquén

    GUSTAV MAHLER Symphony No. 6

    Learn about our tour

    Support our tour to Argentina

     

    Local media coverage

     

    7 pm, Saturday, May 6, 2016

    with the Glee Club and Chorus

    Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor

    JEAN SIBELIUS Symphony No. 7, Op. 105

    LILI BOULANGER Psalm 130 "De Profundis"

    @Bailey Hall, Cornell University

    Link to webcast

     

     

     

    2015-2016 season repertoire

    8 pm, Saturday, October 3, 2015
    Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor

    L.V. BEETHOVEN Leonore Overture No. 3

    KENNETH FROELICH Symphony No. 1 (New York Premiere)
    @Bailey Hall, Cornell University

    Link to webcast

     

    8 pm, Saturday, November 21, 2015
    Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor

    SAMUEL BARBER Second Essay for Orchestra

    CHARLES PECK Metropolitan for Orchestra
    RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade
    @Bailey Hall, Cornell University

    Link to webcast

     

    3 pm, Saturday, March 12, 2016

    Kisun Sung, guest conductor

    2nd Annual Young Person's Concert featuring Instrument Petting Zoo before the concert

    12th Cornell Concerto competition Student winner Yujin Stacy Joo

    BORODIN On the Steppes of Central Asia

    SERGEI PROKOFIEV Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26, Mvt. 1

    IGOR STRAVINSKY Firebird Suite (1919)

    @ Bailey Hall, Cornell University

    Link to webcast

     

    3 pm, Sunday, May 1, 2016

    Kisun Sung, guest conductor

    DAVID LUDWIG Fanfare for Sam

    P.I. TCHAIKOVSKY Romeo and Juliet

    JEAN SIBELIUS Symphony No. 2

    @Bailey Hall, Cornell University

    Link to webcast

     

     

     

    2014-2015 season repertoire

    7 pm, Sunday, October 5, 2014
    Andrés Tolcachir, conductor
    MARK DAL PORTO Song of Eternity CODA composition contest winner
    A. MARQUEZ Danzón Cubano n2
    A. GINASTERA Danzas del ballet Estancia
    Béla Bartók Concerto for 2 Pianos, Percussion and Orchestra op. BB121
    @Bailey Hall, Cornell University

     

    8 pm, Friday, November 14, 2014
    CK conductor
    CHRISTOPHER STARK soprano/orchestral work [world premiere] with Lucy Fitz Gibbon

    link to the performance
    GUSTAV MAHLER Symphony No. 5 in C# minor
    @Bailey Hall, Cornell University

     

    January, 2015
    Tour to Ireland
    collaboration with Royal Irish Academy of music
    also collaboration with Ian Doyle

     

    3 pm, Saturday, February 28, 2015
    Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor
    11th Cornell Concerto competition Student winner, Paul Huang, violin

    RICHARD WAGNER Overture to Rienzi (conducted by Tonia Ko)

    EDUARDO LALO Symphonie Espagnole, 1st Movement
    LEONARD BERNSTEIN Symphonic Dances from West Side Story 
    @ Bailey Hall, Cornell University

     

    730 pm, Saturday, April 25, 2015
    in Bailey Hall
    Cornell Charter Day Celebrations
    Joint concert with Glee Club and Chorus
    Cornell songs orchestrated by Tom Schneller
    STEVEN STUCKY Finale of Second Concerto for Orchestra
    ROBERTO SIERRA Unicorn and Dragon from his Carnival

    Link to the webcast

     

    4 pm, May 2, 2015

    Ford Hall, Ithaca College

    Ithaca International Conducting Masterclass with Larry Rachleff

    with IICM7 conductors

    OTTORINO RESPIGHI Pines of Rome

     

     

    2013-2014 season repertoire

    3 pm, Sunday, October 6, 2013

    Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor

    James Spinazzola, associate conductor/composer, saxophone

    Symphony at the Movies:

    LEONARD BERNSTEIN Candide Overture (JS)

    LEONARD BERNSTEIN On the Waterfront Suite (CK)

    JAMES SPINAZZOLA Lost Treasures with silent film directed by written and directed by Gibson Frasier and Mark Shanahan (JS)

    JOHN WILLIAMS Raider’s March (JS)

    @Bailey Hall, Cornell University

     

    8 pm, Saturday, October 19, 2013

    Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor

    Solisti Ensemble, combined string players of CCO, CSO, and IHS

    RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Five Variants of “Dives and Lazarus”

    @Bailey Hall, Cornell University

     

    3 pm, Sunday, November 17, 2013

    Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor

    James Spinazzola, associate conductor

    Niccolo D. Athens, guest composer/conductor

    NICCO D. ATHENS Symphony in Two Parts (World premiere) (NA)

    P.I. TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4 (JS & CK)

    @Bailey Hall, Cornell University

     

    8 pm, Friday, March 7, 2014

    Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor

    James Spinazzola, associate conductor

    TANIA LEON, guest composer

    TANIA LEON Batá (JS)

    TANIA LEON Kabiosile with Ryan McCullough (JS)
    Cornell Concerto Competition winner (CK)

    ERICH KORNGOLD Violin Concerto with Ji Min Yang(CK)

    ANTONIN DVORAK Cello Concerto with Daniel Cho(CK)

    RICHARD WAGNER Flying Dutchman Overture (CK)

    @ Bailey Hall, Cornell University

     

    April 28 - May 2, 2014

    Ithaca International Conducting Masterclass VI

    Carl St. Clair, masterclass teacher

    SERGEI PROKOFIEV Romeo and Juliet Suite

    @ Bailey Hall, Cornell University

     

    3 pm, Sunday, May 4, 2014

    Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor

    Loren Loiacono, assistant conductor

    Saint-Saëns - Samson and Delilah - Bacchanale (LL)

    SERGEI PROKOFIEV selections from Romeo and Juliet Suite 1 and 2

    Montagues and Capulets, Suite II, 1

    Juliet the Young Girl, Suite II, 2

    Masks, Suite I, 5

    Balcony Scene, Suite I, 6

    Tybalt's Death, Suite I, 7

    Romeo at Juliet’s Grave Suite 2 No. 7

     

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