Seventeenth Season, 2016-2017

Spring 2017: The MVP Local Parks Tour

Aaron Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man
Saturday Night Waltz, Corral Nocturne, Hoedown
Florence Price: Juba and Finale from Symphony No. 3
Edward MacDowell: Suite No. 2 (Indian)
Samuel Barber: School for Scandal Overture
Leonard Bernstein: Make our Garden Grow

Rain Dance – MVP’s Musical Offering to End the Drought

November 2016

Serenade and Salute
Love Songs – Beth Custer, music & Bernard Weiner, lyrics (world premiere)
Katrina Zosseder, soprano
Serenade to Music – Ralph Vaughan Williams
Make our Garden Grow, from Candide – Leonard Bernstein
A collaboration with the Throckmorton Chorus. Richard McKinley, Director
and
Symphony No. 9 in Eb, op. 70 – Dimitri Shostakovich

Rain Dance – MVP’s Musical Offering to End the Drought

March 2017

East meets West at the 1889 Paris World’s Fair
Gamelan Sekar Jaya’s Bamboo Tingklik Ensemble
Lou Harrison: Seven Pastorales
Claude Debussy: Pagodes
Maurice Ravel: Ma mère l’Oye
Béla Bartok: From the Island of Bali & String Quartet IV, movement 4
Camille Saint-Saëns: Suite Algérienne

Rain Dance – MVP’s Musical Offering to End the Drought