REHEARSAL SCHEDULE

Montgomery Philharmonic Rehearsal and Concert Calendar

Season 17, 2023-24

October 15, 2023 – Concert 1 (Regular Season), Opening Concert (GPC – Sanctuary), 6:30 PM

(rehearsals August 28, September 11, 18, 25, October 2, 9)



Symphony in C major (1855) – George Bizet (1838–1875) (34:09) – 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, timpani, violin 1, violin 2, viola, cello, double bass https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STvVanu1fQU

Overture in C (1830–1832) – Fanny Hensel–Mendelssohn (1805–1847) (9:51) – 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, timpani, violin 1, violin 2, viola, cello, double bass https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yi0K83ZVQQg

Sinfonia in C Major – Marianna Martines (1744–1812) (12:52) – 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, timpani, violin 1, violin 2, viola, cello, double bass. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JP1vlX5j4Qk
 




December 10, 2023 – Concert 2 (Regular Season), (GPC – Sanctuary), 6:30 PM

(rehearsals October 23, 30, November 6, 13, 20, 27, December 4)



Symphony in E minor, Gaelic Symphony (1894) – Amy Beach (1867–1944) (40:23) – 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, percussion (triangle, mvt. 2 only), violin 1, violin 2, viola, cello, double bass. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a90JHU2saSU

Santa Barbara Overture – Emma Lou Diemer (1927–) (11:17) – 3 flutes (3rd doubles piccolo), 3 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, bass trombone, timpani, 2 percussion, harp, piano, violin 1, violin 2, viola, cello,  double bass.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Eud5NmVj0g
 




 February 4, 2024 – Concert 3 (Regular Season), (Village at Rockville), 3:00 PM

(rehearsals January 8, 15, 22, 29)



Romanza for Violin and Orchestra, Opus 2, No. 3 – Felipe Téllez (6:16) – 1 flute, English horn, 1 clarinet, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, violin 1, violin 2, viola, cello double bass. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T1o-JVQLXEI

Serenade for Strings in E minor, opus 20 (1892) – Edward Elgar (1857–1934) (12:10) – violin 1, violin 2, viola, cello double bass. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Gkalm4jE4o

Holberg Suite, Opus 40 (1884) – Edvard Grieg (1843–1907) (21:10) violin 1, violin 2, viola, cello double bass.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xTYF8tXuUuU

March 16, 2024 – Side-by-Side Concert with rehearsals on March 9 and 16 –Montgomery County Middle School Orchestra Festival, (GPC – Sanctuary)



Conga del Fuego Nuevo (2005) – Arturo Márquez (b. 1950) (5:25) – 2 flutes, piccolo, 2 oboes, E–flat 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, 4 percussion, violin 1, violin 2, viola, cello double bass. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lpZ-1yOsaiI

2024 Rappaport competition winners
Other selections will be with Middle School Students TBD.
 


April 14, 2024 – Concert 4 (Regular Season), (GPC – Sanctuary), 

(rehearsals February 12, 19, 26, March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1, 8)

Symphony No. 4 in D minor, opus 120 (1841) – Robert Schumann (1810–1856) (31:04) – 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, timpani, violin 1, violin 2, viola, cello, double bass. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0Jsc-QU6A0

The Oak (1943) – Florence B. Price (1887–1953) (12:43) – piccolo, 3 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinet, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, violin 1, violin 2, viola, cello, double bass. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqgTVyIby-o

Breathe (2021) – Carlos Simon (b. 1986) (12:52)– 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, timpani, triangle, violin 1, violin 2, viola, cello, double bass. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3y2CB1NEgI
 




June 9, 2024 – Concert 5 (Regular Season), (GPC – Sanctuary)
(rehearsals April 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, June 3, 10)



Symphony No. 7 in A major, Opus 92 (1812) – Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827) (35:39) – 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, timpani, violin 1, violin 2, viola, cello, double bass. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rd0HnxWm5CY

The Rhyme of Taigu (2003) – Zhou Long (b. 1953) (10:30) – piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, 3 percussion, piano, celeste, harp, violin 1, violin 2, viola, cello, double bass.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-I8uP-ldAbA

Serenade for Orchestra – William Grant Still (1875–1978) (7:24) – 2 flutes (flute 2 doubles piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 3 F horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion 1 (orchestra bells, crash cymbals), percussion 2 (suspended cymbal), harp, violin 1, violin 2, viola, cello, double bass. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l297NGIR24w