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Patriots Theater at the War Memorial    ●   Trenton, NJ

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

 

New Year’s Eve Concert

Daniel Spalding, conductor

Gabriela Imreh, pianist   ·   Nano Divina, Thereminist

 

Greeting from Brian Hughes, Mercer County Executive

 

Overture to Candide……………………….………........….....Leonard Bernstein

Hungarian Rhapsody No.2………………………..............................Franz Liszt

Polka from the Bartered Bride………………..…........……....Bedrich Smetana

Spellbound Concerto for Solo Piano & Orchestra......................Miklós Rózsa

An American in Paris………………………………….............George Gershwin

The Waltzing Cat……………..……………………...............…..Leroy Anderson

Tales from the Vienna Woods…………..….…..…...…..........Johann Strauss, Jr

Radetzky March...................................................................Johann Strauss, Sr.

Patriots Theater at the War Memorial    ●   Trenton, NJ

Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 at 8:00 PM

 

Tales of the Arabian nights

 

Daniel Spalding, conductor

Aisha Dossumova, violin soloist

 

Greeting from Gloria Teti, President of the Board of Trustees

 

Overture to L’Italiana in Algeri

(The Italian Girl in Algiers) …………...............…Gioacchino Rossini (1792-1868)

Introduction & Rondo capriccioso..….................Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921)

Carmen Fantasie for Violin & Orchestra

(Based on Themes from the Opera of Georges Bizet)..Franz Waxman (1906-1967)

Scheherazade, op. 35………......................…Nikolai Rimsky-Kosakov (1844-1908)

Patriots Theater at the War Memorial    ●   Trenton, NJ

Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 8:00 PM

 

OPENING THE 2014-2015 SEASON

 

Daniel Spalding, conductor

Awadagin Pratt, piano soloist

 

Savannah River Holiday (1955)..........................................................................Ron Nelson (b. 1929)

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in G minor, No. 4, Op. 58.....Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Symphony No. 5, Op. 47 (1937)......................................................Dimitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)

 

 

Patriots Theater at the War Memorial    ●   Trenton, NJ

Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 3:00 PM

 

CLASSICAL CHRISTMAS

 

Daniel Spalding, conductor

Benjamin Bliss, tenor

Princeton Girlchoir, Lynnel Joy Jenkins, Artistic Director

 

Polonaise from Christmas Eve Suite...........................................................................Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

The First Noel..............................................................................................................arranged by Dan Forrest

Panis Angelicus..............................................................................................................................César Franck

Cantique de Noel (O Holy Night).......................................................Adolphe Adam, arranged by Arthur Luck

Tomorrow shall be My Dancing Day................................................................................................John Rutter

White Christmas...................................................................Irving Berlin, arranged by Robert Russell Bennett

Concert Suite from The Polar Express..................Alan Silvestri & Glen Ballard, arranged by Jerry Brubaker

Waltz of the Flowers from The Nutcracker...................................................................Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

This Christmastide.......................................................................................................................Donald Fraser

Jingle Bell Swing............................................................................................................................David Elliott

Fantasia on “Greensleeves” (What Child is This)...........................................................R. Vaughan Williams

Ave Maria.................................................................................. Franz Schubert, orchestrated by Arthur Luck

A Christmas Festival.................................................................................................................Leroy Anderson

Patriots Theater at the War Memorial    ●   Trenton, NJ

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

 

New Year’s Eve Concert

 

Daniel Spalding, conductor

David Osenberg, Host

 

Starburst……………………….…………..……...........................................................Jonathan Leshnoff

Romanian Rhapsody No. 1………………..….................................................................George Enescu

Bolero………………..……………………………........................................................…...Maurice Ravel

Emperor Waltz……………………………….......................................................……Johann Strauss, Jr.

The Syncopated Clock…..…………………....................................................…..……..Leroy Anderson

Porgy & Bess, A Symphonic Picture for Orchestra…..............................................George Gershwin

                                                                                                     Arranged by Robert Russell Bennett

VALENTINE’S DAY WITH SPECIAL GUEST

MAUREEN MCGOVERN

 

Patriots Theater at the War Memorial, Trenton, NJ

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Daniel Spalding, conductor

 

Overture to “Cosi fan tutte” KV 588.............................Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Allegretto from “Palladio” Concerto grosso for Strings ...............      Karl Jenkins

Clair de lune..................................Claude Debussy, arranged by Bernard Morgan

 

“Love Songs featuring Maureen McGovern”

 

Jeff Harris, piano, Justin Lee, bass, Michael Sikora, drums

 

With a Song in My Heart

Stiff Upper Lip

My Funny Valentine

It Might Be You

60’s Silly Syllables

Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?

Love Walked In/Embraceable You

Nobody’s Heart/Just One of Those Things

To Keep My Love Alive

It Never Entered My Mind

Cockeyed Optimist/ Climb Every Mountain/You’ll Never Walk Alone

Poetry Man

A Natural Woman/I Feel the Earth Move

By the Time I Get to Phoenix

MacArthur Park/The Moon’s a Harsh Mistress

Optimistic Voices/Over the Rainbow

Blues in the Night

 

España!

Saturday, May 9, 2015

8:00 PM. Patriots Theater, War Memorial

Daniel Spalding, conductor, Liliana Ruiz, Flamenco Dancer

 

Chabrier .....................................................España Rhapsody

George Antheil...............................Capital of the World Suite

Ravel....................................................Alborada del gracioso

Manuel de Falla............. Suite from the Three-Cornered Hat

 

The Barracks Green, Trenton, New Jersey

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Daniel Spalding, conductor

Vladimir Dyo & Yeseul Ann, violin solists

Bliss Michelson, Speaker and Master of Ceremonies

 

The Seasons.........................................................Vivaldi

Eine kleine Nachtmusik.......................................Mozart

Double Violin Concerto......................................J.S. Bach

Freedom Fest 2015

Mercer County Park Pavilion

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Daniel Spalding, conductor, Sarah Dash, Guest Artist

 

Espana.............................................................Chabrier

Hollywood Blockbusters..................................Horner

Duke Ellington Medley....................................arr. Custer

Suite No. 2 from Three Cornered Hat.............Falla

Liberty Bell March..........................................Sousa

Victory at Sea..................................................Rogers

American Salute..............................................Gould

Summertime.....................................................Gershwin

God Bless America.......................................... Berlin

Stars & Stripes Forever...................................Sousa                   

 

Saturday, October 24, 2015     7:30 pm

War Memorial Patriots Theater

Jonathan Haas & William Trigg, Timpani

Daniel Spalding, Conductor

 

Philip Glass..............................Concerto Fantasy for Two  Timpanists & Orchestra

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky..........Symphony No. 5

 

New Year’s Eve
Thursday, December 31, 2015   8 pm

War Memorial Patriots Theater

David Osenberg, Host

Daniel Spalding, conductor

 

Shostakovich..........................................................................................Festive Overture

Offenbach-Rosenthal.......................................................Suite from “Gaite Parisienne”

Richard Strauss............................................................Till Eulenspeigel’s Merry Pranks

Johann Strauss, Jr...........................................................................Roses from the South

Leroy Anderson.........................................................Bugler’s Holiday & Fiddle Faddle

George Gershwin.........................Girl Crazy (A Scenario for Orchestra) arr. Don Rose

CPNJ Chamber Players with pianist Gabriela Imreh 

Saturday, April 2, 2016   7:30 pm

War Memorial Ballroom

Daniel Spalding, conductor

 

Gioachino Rossini.......................Overture to Barber of Seville

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.................Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

Astor Piazzolla.....................Adios Nonino for piano & strings

Leonard Bernstein...West Side Story Suite for piano & strings (arr. Spalding)

Aaron Copland.................................Hoe Down from “Rodeo"

Cinematic Classics

Saturday, May 14, 2016  7:30 pm

War Memorial Patriots Theater

Odin Rathnam, Violin

Daniel Spalding, conductor

 

Miklos Rosza..Entry of the Nobels from "El Cid"

Eric Korngold......Volin Concerto

Bernard Herrmann........Prelude from "The Man Who Knew Too Much"

Suite from "Vertigo"

William Walton......Suite from "Henry V"

The Barracks Green, Trenton, New Jersey

Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 7:30

Daniel Spalding, conductor

Sonnerie de St. Genevieve...............................Marais/Spalding

Brandenburg Concerto No. 5......................................J.S. Bach

Divertimento in D, K.136...............................................Mozart

Romanian Folk Dances...................................................Bartok

Czardas.............................................................................Monti

Tonight from "West Side Story"...................Leonard Bernstein

Hoe Down from "Rodeo"..................................Aaron Copland

Stars & Stripes Forever.................John Philip Sousa/Gruselle

The Dream of America

Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 7:30

War Memorial Patriots Theater

Daniel Spalding, conductor

Actors from Passage Theater

Aaron Copland.............Fanfare for the Common Man

Anton Dvorak...............Symphony No. 9 "New World"

Peter Boyer..........Ellis Island: The Dream of America

            for 7 Actors, Projected Images, and Orchestra

NEW YEAR'S EVE

Saturday, December 31, 2016    8 pm

War Memorial Patriots Theater

Daniel Spalding, conductor

Leon Bates, piano

 

Suppe.......................................Light Calvary Overture

Strauss.......................................Tritsch Tratach Polka

Strauss.............................The Beautiful Danube Waltz

Rimsky-Korsakov..........................Capriccio Espagnol

Bernstein..............Three Dances from “On the Town”

Gershwin..........................................Rhapsody in Blue

 

CPNJ  Chamber Orchestra

Saturday, March 11, 2017  7:30 pm

War Memorial George Washington Ballroom

Daniel Spalding, conductor

Ilmar Gavilon, violin

 

Mozart................................Divertimento in D, K. 136

Fritz Kreisler...Praeludium and Allegro in the Style   of  Pugnani

Pablo de Sarasate................................Zigeunerweisen

Tchaikovsky..................................Serenade for Strings

In the Mood

Saturday, April 22, 2017  7:30 pm

War Memorial Patriots Theater

Daniel Spalding, conductor

An Evening of 1940's Swing Music Review with the String of Pearls Big Band, Singers, Dancers and full Symphony Orchestra, Daniel Spalding, conductor

Levitt AMP Concert at Mill Hill Park

Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 5:30 PM

Daniel Spalding Conductor

Vladimir Dyo, violin

Yesuel Ann, violin

Katrina Korminski, cello

Melissa Bohl, oboe

Bob Gravener, trumpet

Gianine Campbell, soprano

Handel....................................Overture to the Royal Fireworks

Vivaldi....................................Concerto grosso in D minor

J.S. Bach.................................Double Concerto for Oboe & Violin

Glinka.....................................Overture to Ruslin and Ludmilla

Copland..................................Quiet City

Andrew Lloyd Webber............Memory from Cats

Dolly Parton...........................I Will Always Love You

Astor Piazzolla.......................Oblivion

Astor Piazzolla.......................Libertango

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Opening Night!

War Memorial Patriots Theater

October 21, 2017, 7:30 pm

Daniel Spalding, conductor
Joseph Jackson, organ

Hector Berlioz - Roman Carnival Overture, Op. 9
Alan Hovhaness - Mysterious Mountain, Opus 132
Camille Saint-Saens - Symphony No. 3, "Organ Symphony", Op. 78


 

 

 

 

December 31, 2017

New Year's Eve Concert

War Memorial Patriots Theater

Daniel Spalding, Conductor
David Osenberg of WWFM, Host

Peter Boyer - Silver Fanfare
Émile Waldteufel - The Skater's Waltz, Op. 183
Anton Dvorak - Two Slavonic Dances from Op. 72
Paul Dukas - Sorcerer's Apprentice (Scherzo after the ballad by Goethe)
Otto Nicolai - Overture to "The Merry Wives of Windsor"
Leroy Anderson - Syncopated Clock
John Williams (arr.) - Tango from "Scent of a Woman"
Gershwin/Bennett - Gershwin in Hollywood

 

March 10, 2018 at 7:30 pm

The Jazz Age

George Washington Ballroom at the War Memorial

Daniel Spalding, Conductor
Gianine Campbell, Soprano

Igor Stravinsky - Ragtime for 11 Instruments (1918)
Darius Milhaud - Creation of the World (1923)
Kurt Weill - Suite from the "Three Penny Opera" (1928)
George Antheil - Jazz Symphony (1925)

 

 

 

April 21, 2018, 7:30 pm

War Memorial Patriots Theater

The Great Rachmaninoff

Daniel Spalding, conductor
Clipper Erickson, piano

Serge Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 18
Serge Rachmaninoff- Symphonic Dances, Op. 45

August 23, 2018, 6:30 pm

Mill Hill Park

Daniel Spalding, conductor

Kathleen Schiede, harpsichord

Lauren Yoon, violin

J.S. Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 3

Thomas Augustine Arne - Harpischord Concerto No. 5 in G minor

Max Bruch - Violin Concerto No. 1 (First Movement)

Leonard Bernstein - Tonight from West Side Story

John Lunn - Downton Abbey

Michel Legrand - The Summer Knows from Summer of 42

Michel Legrand - The Windmills of Your Mind from The Thomas Crown Affair

Alexandre Deplat - The Twilight Saga: New Moon

Dmitri Shostakovich - Waltz No. 2 from Suite for Variety Stage Orchestra

Leory Anderson - Fiddle Faddle

John Philip Sousa - Stars and Stripes Forever

OPENING NIGHT!

Celebrating the Legacy of

Leonard Bernstein

Saturday, October 20, 2018

7:30 pm, Daniel Spalding, conductor

 

Fancy Free Ballet

Symphonic Dances from “West Side Story”

Symphonic Suite from “On the Waterfront”

Celebrating the New Year with

coloratura soprano Grace Gilday

Daniel Spalding, Conductor

Monday, December 31, 2018

8:00 pm

 

John Williams: Overture to the Cowboys

Johann Strauss: Mein Herr Marquis from “Die Fledermaus”

Gioacchino Rossini: La Danza

Jaromir Weinberger: Polka & Fugue

Dmitri Shostakovich: Waltz No.2

Richard Rogers: Slaughter on Tenth Avenue

Leonard Bernstein: Glitter and be Gay from “Candide”

Victor Herbert: Italian Street Song

George Gershwin: Overture to Funny Face

Celebrating Great African-American Composers with Samuel Thompson, violin

Daniel Spalding, Conductor

Sunday, February 24, 2019

4:00 pm

 

Adolphus Hailstork: Celebration

Florence Price: Violin Concerto No. 1

[East Coast Premiere]

William Grant Still: Symphony No. 4

“Autochthonous"

Celebrating the most heavenly of all instruments:

The Harp, with Cheryl Cunningham

Daniel Spalding, Conductor

Saturday, March 9, 2019

7:30 pm

George Frideric Handel: Concerto grosso, op. 6, no. 1

Ralph Vaughn Williams: Fantasia on Greensleeves

Maurice Ravel: Introduction & Allegro

Claude Debussy: Dances Sacred and Profane

Gustav Holst: St. Paul’s Suite

Celebrating our Youth with violinist Joseph Hsia      

and musicians from area youth orchestras

Daniel Spalding, Conductor

Saturday,May 4, 2019

7:30 pm                                        

Richard Wagner: Overture to Rienzi

Felix Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto

Ottorino Respighi: Pines of Rome

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