Diane Ballweg Winterfest Concerts

The Diane Ballweg Winterfest Concerts will be taking place on March 18, 2017. The concerts will feature Opus One, Sinfonietta, Harp Ensemble, Concert Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, and Youth Orchestra. The music for the program is below. Please note, the pieces are subject to change at the conductor’s discretion

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Opus One and Sinfonietta –  11:30 am


Longfield (b.1947), Black Diamond

Smetana (1824-1884), Themes from The Moldau, arr.Frost

Mosier, Kirt N., American Reel

Trad Irish, The Salley Gardens arr. Britten/Longfield,

Richard Stephan (b1929), Variations On A Well-Know Sea Chantey,

Grundman (193-1996), Kentucky 1800 arr. Longfield,

Leyden (1917-2014), Serenade for String Orchestra

  • Prelude
  • Fugue
  • Nocturne
  • Cakewalk

Dvorak (1841-1904), Themes From The New World Symphony arr. Gruselle

Opus One

Richard Meyer (b.1957), Night Shift

Follow the Drinking Gourd – African-American Folk Song arr. Carrie Lane Gruselle

Ewazen (b.1951), Four Royal Dances

  1. The Lord

Brian Balmages (b.1975), A Beethoven Lullaby

For the Star of County Down – arranged by Deborah Baker Monday

Richard Meyer (b.1957) Dragonhunter –

Concert Orchestra & Harp Ensemble – 1:30 pm

Gounod (1818-1893), Funeral March of a Marionette ed. Rosenhaus

Holst (1874-1934) Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity from The Planets arr. Leidig

M.L. Daniels (b. 1931) Contending

Tres Danzas de mexico setting by Rhoads (b. 1918)

  • El Pitayero (from Jalisco)
  • El Café (Province unknown)
  • El Curripiti (from Veracruz)

Montgomery (1771-1854), Angels, From the Realms of Glory, setting Robert W. Smith

Philharmonia Orchestra – 4:00 pm

Wagner (1813-1883), Procession to the Cathedral, from the Opera Lohengrin arr. Kennedy

Greig (1843-1907), Peer Gynt: Suite No. 1, op.46

  • Morning
  • Ase’s Death
  • Anitra’s Dance
  • In the Hall of the Mountain King

Weber (1786-1826), Tourandot, J.75: Overture and March

Hindemith (1895-1963), Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber

Mvt IV Marsch

Youth Orchestra – 7:00 pm

Vieuxtemps (1820-1881) Concerto, Violin, No. 4, op.31, D minor mvt 1

Mary Deck-  violin soloist

Creston (1906-1985) Concertino for Marimba mvt 3

Adam Goren –  marimba

Prokofiev (1891-1953) Symphony No 7, op.131, C-sharp minor

  • Moderato
  • Allegretto
  • Andante espressivo
  • Vivace

Glinka (1804-1857) Russlan and Ludmilla: Overture

Mills Concert Hall
UW Humanities Building, 455 N. Park St
Admission $10 adults/ $5 youth age 3-18


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