2013-2014 Season


September 1, 2013 at 7:00 pm
  • San Luis Hotel, Galveston
    (5222 Seawall)
  • Pops Concert
    1. Bagley: National Emblem March
    2. Donizetti: Don Pasquale Overture
    3. Mozart: String Quartet 23 (K590) Minuetto Trond Saeverud and Steven McMillan, violins Oscar Wehmamen, viola Greg Goodnight, cello
    4. Verdi: La Forza del Destino, Sinfonia/Overture (excerpt: 6 before letter “N” until the end)
    5. Massenet: Thais Meditation Trond Saeverud, violin solo (no orchestra)
    6. Leroy Andersen: The Waltzing Cat / Cat’s Waltz
    7. Leroy Andersen: Bugler’s Holiday Sparky Koerner, Jonathan Starnes, Kim Chavez ---- intermission -----
    8. Vivaldi: Four Seasons, Winter: Last two movements Trond Saeverud, violin
    9. Sibelius: Karelia Suite, Last movement: “Alla Marcia”
    10. Karl L. King: Barnum and Bailies Favorite (March)
    11. J. Strauss, Jr.: Thunder and Lightening Polka
    12. GSO Brass Quintet: Duke Ellington Medley arranged by Robert King Just a Closer Walk arranged by Don Gillis Sparky Koerner- trumpet, Jonathan Starnes-trumpet, John Stuckey-horn, Mark Andrews-trombone, Gene Ryland-tuba
    13. Loesser/Custer: Selections from Guys and Dolls
    14. Sousa: Stars and Stripes Forever
   

October 13, 2013 at 4:00 pm
  • Grand Opera House, Galveston
  • First Subscription Concert
    • G. Verdi: La Forza del Destino Overture
    • M. Bruch: violin concerto
      Steven McMillan, violin
    • Intermission
    • A. Borodin: Symphony No.2
   

November 10, 2013 at 4:00 pm
  • Grand Opera House, Galveston
  • Second Subscription Concert
    • F. Mendelssohn: Hebrides/Fingal’s Cave Overture
    • F. Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No.2, Op 40
      Mai Goto, piano
    • Intermission
    • J. Sibelius Symphony No.2
   

February 9, 2014 at 4:00 pm
  • Grand Opera House, Galveston
  • Third Subscription Concert
    • W. A. Mozart: Overture to The Abduction from the Seraglio K.384
    • W. A. Mozart: Clarinet Concerto, K622
      James Marioneaux, clarinet
    • Intermission
    • H. Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique
   

March 9, 2014 at 4:00 pm
  • Grand Opera House, Galveston
  • Fourth Subscription Concert
    • L. V. Beethoven: Coriolan overture
    • J. Haydn: trumpet concerto
      Sparky Koerner, trumpet
    • Intermission
    • J. Brahms: Symphony No.4
   

May 4, 2014 at 4:00 pm
  • Grand Opera House, Galveston
  • Fifth Subscription Concert
    • Johan Svendsen: Romanza for violin and orchestra
      Trond Saeverud, violin
    • I. Stravinsky: Firebird Suite, 1919 version
    • Intermission
    • P. Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.5