Concert Performances

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NAU Symphony Orchestra Concert:
Family Weekend Pops Concert

Sunday, September 25, 2016, 3:00pm
  • Ardrey Memorial Auditorium
  • $10.00 general, $5.00 seniors and NAU employees, FREE for students and youth.

The NAU Symphony will perform light classics on this family-friendly Family Weekend. concert. Selections will include Our Town and Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo by Aaron Copland, Rounds for String Orchestra by David Diamond, College Hornpipe by Mark O’Connor, and Concerto for Flute by Carl Nielsen.

  • Dr. Daniel O'Bryant, Director
  • Dr. Joel Neves, Guest Conductor
  • Andrew Burton and Desmond Siu, Assistant Conductors
  • Shelley Rich, Mary Ann Ramos, and Daniel O’Bryant, string trio
  • Jessica Griffin, Soloist and 2016 Concerto Competition Winner

NAU International Conducting Workshop with Henry Fogel, Mark Gibson, and Daniel O’Bryant

October 28-29, 2016
  • Ardrey Memorial Auditorium
  • Open rehearsals, FREE of charge

See website for details: International Conducting Workshop


NAU Chamber Orchestra and Opera Theatre

November 3-5, 2016
  • Thursday/Friday at 7:30 pm, Saturday at 2:30pm
  • Ardrey Memorial Auditorium

The NAU Chamber Orchestra and Lyric-Theatre will present three short operas:

  1. Il Campanello by Gaetano Donizetti
  2. Signor Deluso by Thomas Pasatieri
  3. Beethoven’s Slippers by Judith Cloud (world premiere)

 

  • Daniel O’Bryant and Andrew Burton, Conductors
  • Eric Gibson, Director

See NAU Opera's Performances website for tickets and information.


NAU Symphony Orchestra Concert:
Fall Masterworks

Sunday, November 20, 2016, 3:00pm
  • Ardrey Memorial Auditorium
  • $10.00 general, $5.00 seniors and NAU employees, FREE for students and youth.

The NAU Symphony will perform Antonin Dvorak’s Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 by Edvard Grieg, and Hijinx for Bb Clarinet and Orchestra by Judith Cloud (world premiere).

  • Dr. Daniel O'Bryant, Director
  • Andrew Burton and Desmond Siu, Assistant Conductors
  • Cris Inguanti, Soloist

NAU Symphony Orchestra Concert:
Celebrations

Sunday, February 12, 2017, 3:00pm
  • Ardrey Memorial Auditorium
  • $10.00 general, $5.00 seniors and NAU employees, FREE for students and youth.

The Orchestra celebrates student achievement in this highly virtuosic program, featuring the 2017 Concerto Competition Winners (TBD), a performance of the Firebird Suite by Igor Stravinsky, and Serenade for Strings by Edward Elgar.

  • Dr. Daniel O'Bryant, Director
  • Dr. David Jacobs, Guest Conductor
  • Andrew Burton and Desmond Siu, Assistant Conductors
  • Soloists, TBD

NAU Symphony Orchestra Concert:
Spring Masterworks

Sunday, April 2, 2017, 3:00pm
  • Ardrey Memorial Auditorium
  • $10.00 general, $5.00 seniors and NAU employees, FREE for students and youth.

The Orchestra will perform Symphony No. 1 in D major by Gustav Mahler and Musica Celestis by Aaron J. Kernis.

  • Dr. Daniel O'Bryant, Director
  • Andrew Burton and Desmond Siu, Assistant Conductors

NAU Symphony Orchestra, Lyric-Theatre, and Choirs:
Opera Scenes

Saturday, May 6, 2017, 8:00pm

The NAU Symphony, Lyric-Theatre and Choirs will present and evening of highly-entertaining opera scenes, including well-known arias, choruses, and overtures.

  • Dr. Daniel O'Bryant, Director
  • Eric Gibson, Stage Director
  • Dr. Edith Copley, Chorus Master
  • Andrew Burton and Desmond Siu, Assistant Conductors