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Carnegie Mellon University Philharmonic

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Led by Maestro Andrés Cárdenes, the Carnegie Mellon University Philharmonic runs on a professional schedule where the orchestra rehearses for two weeks and then is off for two weeks. The orchestra performs a wide range of works by masters of the 18th century through those of today’s leading composers. The Philharmonic typically performs in the historic Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland. 

2016-2017 Concert Repertoire


Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 7:30pm
Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland
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Rossini's La Gazza Ladra Overture
Korngold's Concerto in D Major for Violin
Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4

Andrés Cárdenes, conductor
Alyssa Wang, violin


Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 8:00pm
Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland
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Verdi's Sinfonia di Aida
Reinecke's Flute Concerto
Respighi's Fontane di Roma
Respighi's Pini di Roma

Alessandro Siciliani, guest conductor
Julie Kyoungmin Lee, flute


Friday, December 9, 2016 at 12:00pm
Great Hall, College of Fine Arts
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Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 8:00pm
Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland
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J. Strauss's Die Fledermaus Overture
Verdi's Te deum from Four Pieces
R. Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier Suite

 

Andrés Cárdenes, conductor
Thomas Douglas, Director of Choral Studies
Daniel Nesta Curtis, conductor 
with CMU Chorus

 


Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 7:30pm
Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland
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Messiaen's 4 méditations symphoniques
Bruckner's Symphony No. 4

Christoph Campestrini, guest conductor
 

 


Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 8:00pm
Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland
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Prokofiev's Alexander Nevsky
Sibelius's Symphony No. 2

Arild Remmereit, guest conductor
Thomas Douglas, Director of Choral Studies
with CMU Chorus


Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 8:00pm
Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland
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The Student Composers' Concert will feature original works composed for orchestra by Carnegie Mellon School of Music students.

Daniel Nesta Curtis, conductor
Guy Bordo, guest conductor


Friday, May 5, 2017, 8:00pm
Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland
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Lutoslawski's Concerto for Orchestra
Mozart's Symphony No. 41
Stravinsky's Firebird Suite (1911)

 

Andrés Cárdenes, conductor