PAPA 2019-2020 Orchestra Season Schedule

Until otherwise specified…

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.


Baroque Concert
concert: Sat. Sept. 7, 2019; First Lutheran Church (600 Homer Ave., Palo Alto)
dress rehearsal: Fri. Sept. 6, 2019

Orch I concert (“name TBD”)
concert: 8pm Sat. Oct. 19, 2019; Cubberley Theatre (4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto)
dress rehearsal: Fri. Oct. 18, 2019

Fall Chamber Concert
8pm Sat. Nov. 9, 2019; First Lutheran Church
dress rehearsal: Fri. Nov. 8, 2019

Orch II concert (“name TBD”)
concert: 8pm Sat. Dec. 7, 2019; Cubberley Theatre
dress rehearsal: Fri. Dec. 6, 2019

Orch III concert (“name TBD”)
concert: 8pm Sat. Feb. 15, 2020; Cubberley Theatre
dress rehearsal: Fri. Feb. 14, 2020

Spring Chamber Concert
8pm Sat. Mar. 14, 2020; First Lutheran Church
dress rehearsal: Fri. Mar. 13, 2020

Orch IV concert (“name TBD”)
concert: 8pm Sat. Apr. 4, 2020; Cubberley Theatre
dress rehearsal: Thur. Apr. 2, 2020

Family Concert
concert: 3pm Sun. May 17. 2020; Cubberley Theatre
dress rehearsal: Fri. May 15, 2020


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.


 
 

Family Concert featuring the 2019 CMC winners
concert: 3pm Sun. May 19. 2019;
!!!!! Concert IS NOT AT Cubberley Theatre !!!!!
Concert is at De Anza Visual and Performing Arts Center, Cupertino, CA LinkToMap
Use DeAnza North Entrance at Mary Ave. & Stevens Creek Blvd.
Parking costs $3 in Lot A (east of VPAC) — or park along Mary Ave. (north of Stevens Creek Blvd. — 10min walk)
Do not park at the Oaks Shopping Centre
For instrument dropoff, <30min parking in De Anza is free
dress rehearsal: Fri. May 17, 2019 (Dress rehearsal IS at Cubberley Theatre)
H1: 4/15, 22, 29  5/6, 13


Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22 (1st mvmt) (11') [Karina Tseng, piano]
2.2.2.2 - 2.2.0.0 - timp - str
Dvorak: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 53 (1st mvmt) (9') [Ajay Mallya, violin]
2.2.2.2 - 4.2.0.0 - timp - str
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto #3 in C, Op. 26 (1st mvmt) (9') [Solomon Ge, piano]
2d1.2.2.2 - 4.2.3.0 - timp+1 - str
Vieuxtemps: Violin Concerto No. 5 in A minor, Op. 37 (1st mvmt) (12') [Cassandra May, violin]
1.2.2.2 - 2.2.0.0 - timp - str
Saint-Saens: Havanaise, Op. 83 (10') [Shannon Ma, violin]
2.2.2.2 - 2.2.0.0 - timp - str
Ravel: Piano Concerto in G (1st mvmt) (8') [Ryan Wang, piano]
1+1.1+1.1+1(Eb).2 - 2.1.1.0 - timp+3(2) - hp - str
Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54 (3rd mvmt) (10') [Spencer Cha, piano]
2.2.2.2 - 2.2.0.0 - timp - str
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18 (1st mvmt) (11') [Andrew Wang, piano]
     2.2.2.2 - 4.2.3.1 - timp - str

 

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

"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

 

 

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.