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Wind Symphony Repertoire

Illinois Wind Symphony Repertoire 2017–18
(all performances at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, unless otherwise indicated)

Sunday, September 24, 3:00 pm (shared concert with Wind Orchestra)

Dmitri Shostakovich/Hunsberger, Festive Overture (Combined Bands)
Ryan Lindveit, Like an Altar with 9,000 Robot Attendants
Benjamin Britten/Bach, The Courtly Dances from "Gloriana," Op. 53a
Luis Serrano Alarcon, Duende

Friday, October 27, 7:30 pm

Homecoming Concert, shared with Wind Orchestra and the Marching Illini

Percy Grainger, Lincolnshire Posy
John Philip Sousa, University of Illinois March

Saturday, November 4, 7:30 pm

Christopher Theofanidis, I wander the world in a dream of my own making
Percy Grainger, Lincolnshire Posy
David Maslanka, Symphony No. 5

Friday, December 8, 7:30 pm

Norman Dello Joio, Variants on a Mediaeval Tune
Oliver Messiaen, Oiseaux exotiques
Christian Lindberg, Concerto for Winds and Percussion
Reynaldo Hahn, Le bal de Beatrice d’Este
Samuel Barber, Commando March

 

SPRING 2018

Saturday, January 27, 7:30 pm

School of Music Mozart Birthday Concert

Chamber Players Only Excerpts from "Don Giovanni"

Sunday, February 11, 3:00 pm

University of Illinois Sesquicentennial Concert #1
Chicago—Symphony Center

Dominick DiOrio, Gathering
Aaron Copland/Singleton, The Promise of Living
Dana Wilson, Piece of Mind
Illini Music (TBD)

Sunday, February 25, 7:30 pm (shared with Wind Orchestra)

Dana Wilson, Piece of Mind
Stanisław Skrowaczewski, Music for Winds

Saturday, April 7,  7:30 pm

Paul Dooley, Coast of Dreams
Paul Dooley, Concerto Grosso
Steven Bryant, Nothing Gold Can Stay
John Mackey, The Frozen Cathedral

Thursday, April 12,  7:30 pm (location TBD—Pennsylvania or Ohio)

University of Illinois Sesquicentennial Concert #2

Dominick DiOrio, Gathering
Stephen Montague, Intrada 1631 (after Juan Pérez Bocanegra)
John Mackey, The Frozen Cathedral
Aaron Copland, The Promise of Living
Illini Music (TBD)

Saturday, April 14,  7:30 pm

University of Illinois Sesquicentennial Concert #3
New York CityAlice Tully Hall

Dominick DiOrio, Gathering
Stephen Montague, Intrada 1631 (after Juan Pérez Bocanegra)
John Mackey, The Frozen Cathedral
Aaron Copland, The Promise of Living
Illini Music (TBD)

Saturday, April 21,  7:30 pm

University of Illinois Sesquicentennial Home Gala Concert 
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

Dominick DiOrio, Gathering
Stephen Montague, Intrada 1631 (after Juan Pérez Bocanegra)
John Mackey, The Frozen Cathedral
Aaron Copland, The Promise of Living
Illini Music (TBD)

Wednesday, May 5, (TBD)

Superstate Festival Performance
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

Stephen Montague, Intrada 1631 (after Juan Pérez Bocanegra)
John Mackey, The Frozen Cathedral
John Philip Sousa, The University of Illinois March