Suns, Moons & Stars
October 15, 1996

Visit Jupiter and Mars without leaving your seat! A journey through the cosmos of truly galactic proportions.

Antonin Dvorak: Carnival Overture
Richard Strauss: Serenade
Gustav Holst: Suite in Eb
Paul Dukas: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Gustav Holst: The Planets
John Philip Sousa: The Black Horse Troop (encore)

A Garden of Dreams
November 19, 1996

A little bit of whimsy. A smidgen of mischief. A dash of fantasy. Something for the child in all of us.

Eugene Bozza: Children’s Overture
Percy Aldridge Grainger: Children’s March
William Schuman: When Jesus Wept
Ernst Krenek: Dream About Flying
Percy Aldridge Grainger: I’m Seventeen Come Sunday
Edwin Franko Goldman: Children’s March (encore)
David Maslanka: A Child’s Garden of Dreams
John Philip Sousa: High School Cadets (encore)

Christmas at the Meyerson
December 22, 1996
December 23, 1996

What better way to catch the spirit of Christmas? Ho! Ho! Ho! We’re playing your family’s all-time favorite holiday songs. Joy to the World, Jingle Bells, It Came Upon a Midnight Clear, The First Noel, The Holly and the Ivy, We Wish You a Merry Christmas and more!

March Mania!
January 14, 1997

Grab your baton and join the parade with Frederick Fennell! He’s back to set your toes a-tappin’ with a collection of the world’s best-loved marches.

Robert Browne Hall / arr. Fennell: The New Colonial March
W. Paris Chambers / Boyd: Chicago Tribune March
A. Javaloyes / arr. J. Ord Hume: Quick March – “El Abanico”
John Philip Sousa: The Northern Pines
B. Sbraccia / Fennell: La Banda Nascente
Kenneth J. Alford: On the Quarter Deck
Henry Fillmore: Men of Ohio
Leon Jessel / arr. Morrissey: Parade of the Wooden Soldiers
John Philip Sousa / arr. F. Byrne & John Boyd: The Gladiator
Joseph Olivadoti: The Hall of Fame March
Genaro Codina / arr. R. E. Thurston: Mexican March – Zacatecas
S. E. Morris: The Kilties March
Robert Crawford: The Army Air Corps
Henry Fillmore: The Footlifter
Charles S. Belsterling: March of the Steel Men
Alex F. Lithgow: Invercargill
George Gates: Sol y Sombra – Spanish March
Paul Lavalle: Band of America March

Appalachian Spring
February 11, 1997

Springtime at the Meyerson. Mother Nature stirs in the hills of Kentucky and on the Steppes of Russia.

Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring
Peter I. Tchaikovsky: Capriccio Italian
Aaron Copland: An Outdoor Overture
Peter I. Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake
Aaron Copland: Down A Country Lane

From Beatles to Broadway
March 18, 1997

Songs you can’t get out of your head. Showtunes, soundtracks, hit singles. You’ll be humming along for days!

Lennon/McCartney: Penny Lane
Rodgers/Hammerstein, arr. Floyd Werle: Music from South Pacific
Rodgers/Hammerstein, arr. Mark Rogers: Music from Oklahoma!
Leonard Bernstein: On The Town
John Philip Sousa: Riders for the Flag

Music for Prague
April 22, 1997

Enduring, inspired, uplifting. Music that celebrates the heart and soul of a city whose people have persevered through a thousand years of triumph and tragedy.

Janacek: Sokol Fanfare
Antonin Dvorak: Serenade, Opus 44
Giuseppe Verdi/Bassi: Concert Fantasia “Rigoletto”
(Robert Spring, clarinet soloist)
Rimsky-Korsakov: Flight of the Bumblebe (encore)
(Robert Spring, clarinet soloist)
Bedrich Smetana: Wallenstein’s Camp – Finale
Karel Husa: Music for Prague 1968
Julius Fucik: Unter Der Admirals Flagge (encore)

Sousa! A Star-Spangled Spectacular
July 4, 1997

In addition to the seven season concerts, subscribers can be first in line for the Sousa concert and save up to 10%. It’s an all new red, white and blue extravaganza. The hottest ticket in town on the 4th. Always a sellout! Shows at 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.