Saturday, March 9, 2019 | 7:30 p.m. | Beall Concert Hall London Bridges Kelly Kuo, conductor __________________________________________
- Malcolm Arnold: Serenade for Small Orchestra
- Jonathan Dove: Figures in the Garden
- Benjamin Britten: Soirées musicales, Op. 9
- Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 102 in B-flat Major
In a program of music with ties across the pond, OMP’s wind section takes the spotlight in Jonathan Dove’s Figures in the Garden, based on music from Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro. Colorful chamber orchestra works of Malcolm Arnold and Benjamin Britten, performed for the first time in OMP history, will leave you smiling before Haydn’s Symphony No. 102, one of twelve written for the composer’s London trips, brings the house down.
Saturday, May 4, 2019 | 7:30 p.m. | Beall Concert Hall Youthful Exuberance Kelly Kuo, conductor __________________________________________
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Divertimento in D Major, K. 136
- Young Soloists: TBD
- Georges Bizet: Symphony No. 1 in C Major
Young musicians shine in our season finale! First, musicians from the Eugene-Springfield Youth Orchestra join us on stage for Mozart’s delightful Divertimento in D Major before the winners of our annual Young Soloist Competition dazzle in their winning concertos with OMP. Finally, our season closes with Bizet’s youthful masterpiece, his Symphony No.1 in C Major, written when he was just seventeen years of age.