September, 2013

20

Greeley Philharmonic: A Visit to Mother Russia — Friday, September 20, 7:30pm, Union Colony Civic Center (701 10th Ave., Greeley, CO)

  • Glinka: Overture to “Russlan and Ludmilla”
  • Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto, No.2, op.18, C minor
  • Shostakovich: Symphony #5

Anne Marie McDermott, pianist
Glen Cortese, conductor

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29

Western New York Chamber Orchestra: Music and Literature — Sunday, September 29, 4:00 p.m., King Concert Hall, SUNY Fredonia, NY

  • Berstein: Serenade (after Plato’s Symposium)
  • Mozart: Dominican Vespers, K.321

Michael Ludwig, violin
Fredonia Select Choir
Glen Cortese, conductor

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October, 2013

5

Stony Brook Symphony Orchestra — Sunday, October 5, 8:00 p.m., Staller Center for the Performing Arts, SUNY Stony Brook, NY

  • Brahms: Tragic Overture
  • Tower: Flute Concerto
  • Respighi: The Fountains and Pines of Rome

Glen Cortese, conductor

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19

Greeley Philharmonic: A Tour of Eastern Europe — Saturday, October 19, 7:30 p.m. Union Colony Civic Center (701 10th Ave., Greeley, CO)

  • Smetana: “The Moldau”
  • Bartok: Viola Concerto
  • Dvorak: Symphony #9

Desireé Elsevier, violist
Glen Cortese - conductor

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27

Western New York Chamber Orchestra: Ebony and Ivory — Sunday, September 29, 4:00 p.m., King Concert Hall, SUNY Fredonia, NY

  • Cortese: Elegy (world premiere)
  • Saint-Säens: “Carnival of the Animals”
  • Bloch: Concerto Grosso #1

Marjean Olson, pianist
Glen Cortese, conductor/pianist

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November, 2013

16

Greeley Philharmonic: Viva Italia! — Saturday, November 16, 7:30 p.m. Union Colony Civic Center (701 10th Ave., Greeley, CO)

  • Rossini: Overture to “The Barber of Seville”
  • "Cortese: Trumpet Concerto (world premiere)
  • Respighi: The Fountains and Pines of Rome

Robert Sullivan, trumpeter
Glen Cortese, conductor

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December, 2013

7

Greeley Philharmonic: Poinsettia Pops! — Saturday, December 7, 7:30 p.m. Union Colony Civic Center (701 10th Ave., Greeley, CO)

Marla Kavanugh, soprano
Glen Cortese, conductor

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21

Opera Fort Collins: Amahl and the Night Visitors — Saturday, December 21, 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. The Griffin Concert Hall, University Center for the Arts, (1400 Remington St., Fort Collins, CO)

Brian Clay Luedloff, director
Glen Cortese, conductor

Featuring: Karoline Barnett, Dana Kinney, Revere Taylor, Nathan Snyder, and Anna Woiwood

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January, 2014

25

Greeley Philharmonic, "French Roast"— Saturday, January 25, 7:30 p.m., Union Colony Civic Center (701 10th Ave., Greeley, CO)

  • Ravel: "Bolero"
  • Cortese: Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra (world premiere)
  • Berlioz: "Symphonie Fantastique"

Robert Sullivan, trumpet
Glen Cortese, Conductor

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March, 2014

8

Greeley Philharmonic, Born in the USA — Saturday, March 8, 7:30 p.m., Union Colony Civic Center (701 10th Ave., Greeley, CO)

  • Gershwin: "Rhapsody in Blue"
  • Gershwin: "An American in Paris"
  • Songs of Gershwin, Porter, Bernstien

Amy Burton, soprano
John Musto, piano
Glen Cortese, conductor

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24

Western NY Chamber Orchestra: "Die Fledermaus" — Sunday, March 30, 4:00 p.m., King Concert Hall, SUNY Fredonia, NY

  • Strauss: "Die Fledermaus"

Hillman Opera Theater
Julie Newell, Director
Glen Cortese, Conductor

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April, 2014

6

Greeley Philharmonic, Family Concert — Sunday, April 6, 4:00 p.m., Union Colony Civic Center (701 10th Ave., Greeley, NY)

  • Holst: "The Planets"

Greeley Chorale
Glen Cortese, Conductor

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11

Western New York Chamber Orchestra — Friday, April 11, 7:30 p.m., Trinity Church, Buffalo, NY

  • Mozart: "Requiem"

Trinity Church Choir
Glen Cortese, Conductor, piano

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May, 2014

3

Greeley Philharmonic: German Jaunt — Sunday, May 3, 7:30 p.m., Union Colony Civic Center (701 10th Ave., Greeley, CO)

  • Beethoven: Triple Concerto
  • Mozart: "Requiem"

Chris Jusell, Violin
Marcelo Sanches, Cello
UNC choirs
Glen Cortese, Conductor, piano

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10

Orkestra Simfonike e RTSH (Albanian Radio-Television Orchestra) — Friday, May 10, 7:30 p.m., Academy of Arts, Tirana, Albania

  • Brahms: Tragic Overture
  • Schumann: Cello Concerto
  • Kushta: Conditions (world premiere)
  • Copland: Suite from Billy the Kid

Lorenc Radovani, violin
Holgen Gjoni, cello
Glen Cortese, guest conductor

June, 2014

1

Western New York Chamber Orchestra: The Music of Rutter and Mozart — Sunday, June 1, 7:30 p.m., Trinity Church, Buffalo, NY

  • Mozart: Regina Coeli
  • Mozart: Te Deum
  • Rutter: Gloria

Chamber Choir
Glen Cortese, conductor

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