PAPA 2018-2019 Orchestra Season Schedule

Regular rehearsals take place in Room H1 in the Cubberley Community Center. Sectional rehearsals will be announced beforehand, but typically string players will be in H1 and wind/brass in G4 (new this year, NOT in M3 like in past years). Dress rehearsals will be in the performance venue unless otherwise noted.


 
 

"Arctic Souls"
concert: 8pm Sat. Feb. 16, 2019; Cubberley Theatre
dress rehearsal: Fri. Feb. 15, 2019
H1: 1/7, 14, 21, 28  2/4, 11
G4: 1/21/19
+ Guest conductor: Lara Webber
+ cello soloist Evan Kahn

Mussorgsky: KhovanshchinaPrelude (5')
    2.2.2.2 - 4.0.0.0 - timp+1 - hp - str
Shostakovich: Violoncello Concerto No. 1, Op. 107 (30') [soloist Evan Kahn]
    2d1.2.2.2d1 - 1.0.0.0 - timp - cel - str
Sibelius: Symphony No. 1, Op. 39 (38')
    2d2.2.2.2 - 4.3.3.1 - timp+2 - hp - str

 

Spring Chamber Concert
8pm Sat. March 9, 2019; First Lutheran Church

 

"A Study in Contrasts"
concert: 8pm Sat. Apr. 6, 2019; Cubberley Theatre
dress rehearsal: Thurs. April 4, 2019
H1: 2/25  3/4, 11, 18, 25  4/1
G4: 3/11/19
+ Guest conductor: John Kendall Bailey
+ piano soloist Daniel Glover

Smyth: The Wreckers Overture (10')
    2+1.2+1.2+1.2+1 - 4.2.3.1 - timp+2 - hp - str
C. Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 7 (24') [soloist Daniel Glover]
    2.2.2.2 - 2.2.1.0 - timp - str
Ippolitov-Ivanov: Caucasian Sketches Suite No. 1, Op. 10 (22')
    2+1.2+1.2.2 - 4.2+2.3.1 - timp+4 - hp - str
Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements (23')
    2+1.2.2+1.2+1 - 4.3.3.1 - timp+1 - hp - pf - str

 

Family Concert featuring the 2019 CMC winners
concert: 3pm Sun. May 19. 2019; Cubberley Theatre
dress rehearsal: Fri. May 17, 2019
H1: 4/15, 22, 29  5/6, 13

 

Completed concerts:

Baroque Concert
concert: Sat. Sept. 8, 2018; First Lutheran Church (600 Homer Ave., Palo Alto)

"Premiere and Finale"
concert: 8pm Sat. Oct. 20, 2018; Cubberley Theatre (4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto)
dress rehearsal: Fri. Oct. 19, 2018
H1: 9/10, 17, 24 10/1, 8, 15
G4: 9/24/18
+ World-premiere of Lee Actor Cello Concerto w/ soloist Jennifer Kloetzel
+ Thomas Shoebotham's final concert as Music Director
+ Post-concert reception

Weber: Overture to Der Freischütz (10')
    2.2.2.2 - 4.2.3.0 - timp - str
Actor: Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra (33') [soloist Jennifer Kloetzel]
    2.2.2.2 - 4.2.3.1 - timp+2 - str
Dvorak: Symphony No. 8, Op. 88 (35')
    2d1.2d2.2.2 - 4.2.3.1 - timp - str

Fall Chamber Concert
8pm Sat. Nov. 10, 2018; First Lutheran Church

"An Exotic Musical Journey"
concert: 8pm Sat. Dec. 8, 2018; Cubberley Theatre
dress rehearsal: Fri. Dec. 7, 2018
H1: 10/29  11/5, 12, 19, 26  12/3
G4: 11/12/18
+ Guest conductor: Leo Eylar
+ piano soloist Misha Galant

Humperdinck: Overture from "Hansel und Gretel" (8')
    2+1.2.2.2 - 4.2.3.1 - timp+2 - str
Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto No. 5, Op. 103 ("Egyptian") (29') [soloist Misha Galant]
    2+1.2.2.2 - 4.2.3.0 - timp+1 - str
Arensky: Symphony No. 1, Op. 4 (35')
    2+1.2.2.2.- 4.2.3.1 - timp+3 - str

 

Musicians!!   We hope you will be able to join us at our annual Start-of-the-Season picnic, to be held in Mitchell Park in Palo Alto, the Sunday after the first rehearsal, on September 16, 2018.  More details available here.