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Edison Brass
2000-2001 Season
Event Calendar

Month Date Series Program Venue
September
2000
Thu 9/14
7:30pm

Sat 9/16
8pm

Classics Classics #1
"Opening Night"

Klauspeter Seibel, conductor
Copland - Fanfare for the Common Man
Proto - My Name Is Citizen Soldier
Dvorak - Symphony No. 9 (New World)

"My Name Is Citizen Soldier" is a world premiere honoring the veterans of World War II and the opening of the D-Day Museum in New Orleans
Orpheum
Theatre
Tue 9/19
7:30pm
Casual
Classics
Casual Classics #1
"Expressive Innovation"

Klauspeter Seibel, conductor
Larry Gwozdz, saxophone
Copland - Fanfare for the Common Man
Dankner - Saxophone Concerto
Dvorak - Symphony No. 9 ("New World")
Pontchartrain
Center
Sat 9/23 Special
Event
Free Park Concert
Joe Brown Park
5:30pm concert
Joe
Brown
Park
Thu 9/28
7:30pm

Sat 9/30
8pm

Classics Classics #2
"Night in Italy"

Klauspeter Seibel, conductor
Ruth Falcon, soprano
Antony Laciura, tenor
Alfred Walker, bass
Overtures and arias from:
Rossini - Il barbiere de Siviglia
Verdi - La forza del destino and Don Carlo
Leoncavallo - Pagliacci
Giordano - Andrea Chenier
Puccini - Turandot
Respighi - The Pines of Rome

Honoring Arthur Cosenza, Director Emeritus of the N.O. Opera

Orpheum
Theatre

Month Date Series Program Venue
October
2000
Fri 10/13 Special
Event
Symphony Run and Free Park Concert
Audubon Park
6:30pm 5K run/walk
7:30pm concert
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Audubon
Park
Thu 10/19
7:30pm

Sat 10/21
8pm

Blue Jeans Beethoven & Blue Jeans #1
"Gloria"

William Eddins, conductor and piano
Amy Lawrence, soprano
Symphony Chorus of New Orleans
Britten - Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 2
Poulenc - Gloria
Orpheum
Theatre
Sat 10/21 Family
Discovery
Family Discovery #1
"Peter and the Wolf"

William Eddins, conductor
11am performance, 10am petting zoo
Orpheum
Theatre
Thu 10/26
7:30pm

Sat 10/28
8pm

Classics Classics #3
"Max is Back"

Maxim Shostakovich, conductor
Glinka - Russlan and Ludmilla Overture
Tchaikovsky - Serenade for Strings
Shostakovich - Symphony No. 10
Orpheum
Theatre

Month Date Series Program Venue
November
2000
Wed 11/1
7:30pm

Thu 11/2
7:30pm

Gala Gala Concert
"Andre Watts"

Timothy Muffitt, conductor
Andre Watts, piano
Mozart - Cosi Fan Tutte Overture
Haydn - Symphony No. 92 ("Oxford")
Brahms - Piano Concerto No. 2

Rescheduled from Thursday October 5, 2000

Orpheum
Theatre
Fri
11/3
YPC Fall 2000 Young People's Concert
"Romeo and Juliet!"

Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor
Saint
Joseph's
Abbey
Thu 11/9
7:30pm

Sat 11/11
8pm

Blue Jeans Beethoven & Blue Jeans #2
"Copland Centennial"

Kwame Ryan, conductor
John Browning, piano
Vance Woolf, trumpet
Helen Erb, English horn
Copland - Quiet City
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 4
Rachmaninoff - Symphony No. 2
Orpheum
Theatre
Tue
11/28
YPC Fall 2000 Young People's Concert
"Romeo and Juliet!"

Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor
Pontchartrain
Center
Wed
11/29
YPC Fall 2000 Young People's Concert
"Romeo and Juliet!"

Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor
Mahalia
Jackson
Theatre
Thu
11/30
YPC Fall 2000 Young People's Concert
"Romeo and Juliet!"

Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor
Saint
Bernard
Center

Month Date Series Program Venue
December
2000
Thu 12/7
7:30pm

Sat 12/9
8pm

Classics Classics #4
"Harmonica Harmonies"

Klauspeter Seibel, conductor
Rene Giessen, harmonica
Brahms - Academic Festival Overture
Menotti - Harmonica Concerto (World Premiere)
Villa-Lobos - Harmonica Concerto
Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade

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Orpheum
Theatre
Wed
12/13
7:30pm
Casual
Classics
Casual Classics #2
"Holiday Concert"

Timothy Muffitt, conductor
Symphony Chorus of New Orleans
Anderson - Christmas Festival
Bach - Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
Handel - Choruses from Messiah
Tyzik - Hannukah Medley
Tchaikovsky - Nutcracker Ballet excerts
and other traditional holiday classics

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Pontchartrain
Center
Thu 12/21 Special
Event
Handel'sMessiah
Symphony Chorus of New Orleans
7:30pm concert

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Mahalia
Jackson
Theatre

Month Date Series Program Venue
January
2001
Fri 1/5 Gala Gala Concert
"A Night in Old Vienna"

Klauspeter Seibel, conductor
A glittering evening of European romance featuring lush music and magical waltzes in a special LPO tenth anniversary birthday celebration.
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Fairmont
Hotel
Thu 1/11
7:30pm

Sat 1/13
8pm

Blue Jeans Beethoven & Blue Jeans #3
"2001: A Musical Odyssey"

Klauspeter Seibel, conductor
Maria Kliegel, cello
Beethoven - Fidelio Overture
Dvorak - Cello Concerto
Strauss - Also Sprach Zarathustra

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Orpheum
Theatre
Sat 1/13 Family
Discovery
Family Discovery #2
"Carnival of the Animals"

Robert Kapilow, conductor
11am performance, 10am petting zoo
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Orpheum
Theatre
Wed 1/17
7:30pm
Casual
Classics
Casual Classics #3
"Elegant Antiquity"

Timothy Muffitt, conductor
Susato - Suite for Brass
Handel - Royal Fireworks Suite
Stravinsky - Pulcinella Suite
Respighi - Ancient Airs and Dances Suite II

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Pontchartrain
Center
Sat 1/27 Gala Gala Concert
"Nadja Returns to New Orleans"

Klauspeter Seibel, conductor
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin
Weber - Euryanthe Overture
Schubert - Symphony No. 5
Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto

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Mahalia
Jackson
Theatre

Month Date Series Program Venue
February
2001
Thu 2/1
7:30pm

Sat 2/3
8pm

Blue Jeans Beethoven & Blue Jeans #4
"Eroica"

Klauspeter Seibel, conductor
Mollie Pate, French horn
Mendelssohn - Fingal's Cave (Hebrides) Overture
Strauss - Horn Concerto No. 1
Beethoven - Symphony No. 3 ("Eroica")

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Orpheum
Theatre
Thu 2/15
7:30pm

Sat 2/17
8pm

Classics Classics #5
"The Ultimate Romantic"

Klauspeter Seibel, conductor
Sergey Schepkin, piano (1999 N.O. Piano Competition winner)
Schumann - Piano Concerto in A Minor
Bruckner - Symphony No. 7

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Orpheum
Theatre
Tue
2/20
YPC Spring 2001 Young People's Concert
"A Concert of Contrasts!"

Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor
Pontchartrain
Center
Wed
2/21
YPC Spring 2001 Young People's Concert
"A Concert of Contrasts!"

Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor
Mahalia
Jackson
Theatre
Thu
2/22
YPC Spring 2001 Young People's Concert
"A Concert of Contrasts!"

Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor
Saint
Bernard
Center
Fri
2/23
YPC Spring 2001 Young People's Concert
"A Concert of Contrasts!"

Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor
Covington
High
School

Month Date Series Program Venue
March
2001
Thu 3/8
7:30pm

Sat 3/10
8pm

Classics Classics #6
"Classical Perfection"

JoAnn Faletta, conductor
Elissa Lee Koljonen, violin
Roberto Diaz, viola
Barber - Overture to The School for Scandal
Mozart - Sinfonia Concertante for violin and viola
Brahms - Symphony No. 1

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Orpheum
Theatre
Wed 3/21
7:30pm
Casual
Classics
Casual Classics #4
"The Classicists"

Timothy Muffitt, conductor
Haydn - Symphony No. 12
Brahms - Variations on a Theme of Haydn
Mozart - Cosi Fan Tutte Overture
Bizet - Symphony in C

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Pontchartrain
Center
Thu 3/29
7:30pm

Sat 3/31
8pm

Blue Jeans Beethoven & Blue Jeans #5
"Rhapsody in Blue Jeans"

Klauspeter Seibel, conductor
Faina Lushtak, piano
Mozart - Symphony No. 38 ("Prague")
Rachmaninoff - Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Beethoven - Symphony No. 8

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Orpheum
Theatre
Sat 3/31 Family
Discovery
Family Discovery #3
"Sleeping Beauty"

Delta Festival Ballet
1pm performance, 12pm petting zoo
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Mahalia
Jackson
Theatre

Month Date Series Program Venue
April
2001
Wed 4/4
thru
Sat 4/7
Special Symphony Book Fair
Books, art, sheet music, records, CDs, videos, musical instruments, software and games.

9am to 8pm Wed-Fri
9am to 4pm Sat

$10 admission on Wednesday
free admission on other days

To donate items, bring to warehouse located at 8605 Oak Street on Tuesdays or Fridays 10am to 2pm. Call 861-2004 for more information.

UNO
Lakefront
Arena
Thu 4/5
7:30pm

Sat 4/7
8pm

Classics Classics #7
"Romeo and Juliet"

Klauspeter Seibel, conductor
Melanie Sonnenberg, alto
Gerald Stroup, tenor
Louis Leberz, bass
Symphony Chorus of New Orleans
Berlioz - Romeo et Juliette (symphonie dramatique)

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Orpheum
Theatre
Tue 4/11
7:30pm
Casual
Classics
Casual Classics #5
"Forever Romantic"

Timothy Muffitt, conductor
Mozart - Don Giovanni Overture
Wagner - Excerpts from Act III of Die Meistersinger
Wagner - Age of Gold Polka and Dance
Mendelssohn - Fingal's Cave (Hebrides) Overture
Hanson - Love Duet from Merry Mount
Berlioz - Royal Hunt and Storm from The Trojans
Sibelius - Finlandia

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Pontchartrain
Center
Wed 4/25 Special
Event
Free Park Concert
City Park
6:30pm concert
City
Park
Sat 4/28 Special
Event
Free Park Concert
Bogue Falaya
6pm concert
Bogue
Falaya
Park

Month Date Series Program Venue
May
2001
Thu 5/10
7:30pm

Sat 5/12
8pm

Classics Classics #8
"Spring Symphony"

Klauspeter Seibel, conductor
Elmar Oliveira, violin
Bizet - Symphony in C
Saint-Saens - Violin Concerto No. 3
Schumann - Symphony No. 1 (Spring)

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Orpheum
Theatre
Thu 5/17
7:30pm

Sat 5/19
8pm

Classics Classics #9
"The Resurrection Symphony"

Klauspeter Seibel, conductor
Amy Burton, soprano
Symphony Chorus of New Orleans
Mahler - Symphony No. 2 (Resurrection)

Celebrating the tenth anniversary of the LPO and the twentieth of the Symphony Chorus of New Orleans
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Orpheum
Theatre