2014-2015 Season

Subscriptions are now available for the Classical Series and the Amica Rush Hour Series.  Single tickets go on sale Monday, August 4, 2014.

Saturday Classical Series

Classical 1 | September 20, 2014
Opening Weekend: Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto

Larry Rachleff, conductor
Augustin Hadelich, violin

R. STRAUSS Wiener Philharmoniker Fanfare

ADAMS Short Ride in a Fast Machine
TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Concerto
PROKOFIEV Symphony No.5

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Open Rehearsal: Friday September 19 at 5:30pm

Classical 2 | October 18, 2014
Scheherazade!

Daniel Hege, guest conductor
Jon Nakamatsu, piano

SHOSTAKOVICH Festive Overture
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No.2

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade

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AMICA RUSH HOUR performance: Friday October 17 at 6:30pm

Classical 3 | November 15, 2014
The Four Seasons

Larry Rachleff, conductor
Jennifer Koh, violin

ROSSINI Semiramide: Overture
VIVALDI The Four Seasons
BEETHOVEN Symphony No.8

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AMICA RUSH HOUR performance: Friday November 14 at 6:30pm

Classical 4 | January 17, 2015
Strauss Showpieces!

Larry Rachleff, conductor
Ilya Yakushev, piano

R. STRAUSS Serenade for Winds

BACH Keyboard Concerto No.1
R. STRAUSS Ein Heldenleben

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Open Rehearsal: Friday January 16 at 5:30pm

Classical 5 | February 21, 2015
Mozart's "Elvira Madigan"

Larry Rachleff, conductor
Joyce Yang, piano

STRAVINSKY Jeu de cartes
MOZART Piano Concerto No.21 (Elvira Madigan)

SIBELIUS Symphony No.5

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Open Rehearsal: Friday February 20 at 5:30pm

Classical 6 | March 21, 2015
Ravishing Rachmaninoff

Larry Rachleff, conductor
Susan Lorette Dunn, mezzo-soprano

DVORAK Carnival Overture

WEILL Cabaret Songs
RACHMANINOFF Symphonic Dances

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Open Rehearsal: Friday March 20 at 5:30pm

Classical 7 | April 11, 2015
Boléro!

Larry Rachleff, conductor
Alban Gerhardt, cello

BERLIOZ Romeo & Juliet: Queen Mab Scherzo
SAINT-SAENS Cello Concerto No.1

RAVEL Mother Goose: Suite
RAVEL Boléro

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AMICA RUSH HOUR performance: Friday April 10 at 6:30pm

Classical 8 | May 9, 2015
Season Finale: Carmina Burana

Larry Rachleff, conductor
Andriana Chuchman, soprano
Donald George, tenor
Hugh Russell, bass
The Providence Singers, Christine Noel, artistic director
The Rhode Island Children's Chorus, Christine Noel, artistic director

JALBERT World Premiere, in honor of the RI Philharmonic's 70th Anniversary

RAVEL Le Tombeau de Couperin
ORFF Carmina Burana

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AMICA RUSH HOUR performance: Friday May 8 at 6:30pm

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Special Events

Cirque de la Symphonie

Saturday, January 31 • 7PM

The Vets, Providence

Francisco Noya, conductor
Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra

A Gala Evening with Joshua Bell

Friday, March 6 • 6:30PM

The Vets, Providence
Larry Rachleff, conductor
Joshua Bell, violin
Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra
Prokofiev Suite from Romeo and Juliet
Saint-Saëns Introduction & Rondo capriccioso
Bruch Violin Concerto No.1

Amica Rush Hour Series

October 17, 2014

Daniel Hege, guest conductor

SHOSTAKOVICH Festive Overture
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade

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Classical Concert: Saturday, October 18 at 8pm

November 14, 2014

Larry Rachleff, conductor
Jennifer Koh, violin

VIVALDI The Four Seasons

BEETHOVEN Symphony No.8 (selected movements)

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Classical Concert: Saturday, November 15 at 8pm

April 10, 2015

Larry Rachleff, conductor
Alban Gerhardt, cello

RIPYO Side-by-Side Performance, piece TBD
BERLIOZ Romeo & Juliet: Queen Mab Scherzo
SAINT-SAENS Cello Concerto No.1
RAVEL Boléro

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Classical Concert: Saturday, April 11 at 8pm

May 8, 2015

Larry Rachleff, conductor
Andriana Chuchman, soprano
Donald George, tenor
Hugh Russell, bass
The Providence Singers, Christine Noel, artistic director
The Rhode Island Children's Chorus, Christine Noel, artistic director

ORFF Carmina Burana

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Classical Concert: Saturday, May 9 at 8pm