2014 Orchestra Series

​The full grandeur of classical music
Hanaway Theatre - Silver Center for the Arts
114 Main Street, Plymouth, NH

Free, pre-concert lectures start at 7 PM
Classical Conversations with John Fetter
and Music Director, Donato Cabrera
Smith Recital Hall at the Silver Center

Click on the listen links below to hear the music in full - listen before you go!

Week 1: The German Romantic


Thursday, July 10

Community Celebration
PSU Alumni Green, 4:30–7 PM
All Welcome!
Concert, 8 PM

Festival Orchestra
Donato Cabrera, conductor
Mendelssohn: Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream
in E major, Op. 21
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major, K. 467  | Listen
       Frances Renzi, piano
Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B-flat major, Op. 60 | Listen


Week 2: A Musical Cornucopia


Thursday, July 17, 8 PM

Saturday, July 19, 8 PM
Festival Orchestra
Donato Cabrera, conductor
Schreker: Intermezzo, Op. 8
Vivaldi: Bassoon Concerto in E minor, RV 484  | Listen
     Nicolasa Kuster, bassoon
Mason Bates: Icarian Rhapsody
Piazzolla: Four Seasons of Buenos Aires  | Listen
     Jennifer Cho, violin


Week 3: Composer Portrait—
  Nathaniel Stookey


Thursday, July 24, 8 PM

Festival Orchestra
Donato Cabrera, conductor
Stookey: Go!
Milhaud: Concertino d’Hiver, Op. 327
    David Loucky, trombone
Poulenc: Sinfonietta, FP 141
Stookey: The Composer is Dead
    Nathaniel Stookey, composer/narrator


Week 4: The Russian Soul


Thursday, July 31, 8 PM

Saturday, August 2, 8 PM
Festival Orchestra
Donato Cabrera, conductor
Glinka: Ruslan and Lyudmila Overture
Conus: Violin Concerto in E minor
    Yulia Iglinova Milstein, violin
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64  | Listen


Week 5: Verdi’s Requiem


Thursday, August 7, 8 PM

Saturday, August 9, 8 PM
Festival Orchestra and Chorus
Donato Cabrera, conductor
Dan Perkins, director of choral activities
​Joel O. Johnson, symphonic chorus conductor emeritus
Verdi: Messa di Requiem  | Listen
    Heidi Melton, soprano
    Elizabeth Bishop, mezzo-soprano
    AJ Glueckert, tenor
    James Westman, bass


Sunday, August 10, 7 PM
An Evening with Lisa Vroman

Broadway and cabaret music featuring soprano
Lisa Vroman and the Festival Orchestra


Week 6: Latin Love


Thursday, August 14, 8 PM

Festival Orchestra
Donato Cabrera, conductor
Falla: The Three-Cornered Hat, Suite No. 1  | Listen
Copland: Clarinet Concerto
    Elizandro Garcia-Montoya, clarinet
Bizet: Carmen Symphony in 12 Scenes
Márquez: Danzón No. 2


Program and artists subject to change.