USC Symphony Orchestra: Two Concerts

cl-141102-250A concert from Columbia gets the month started. The USC School of Music Symphony Orchestra welcomes guest conductors and a soloist to a program from November 2013 featuring beloved Brahms and Tchaikovsky. And highlights from another concert in January 2014 round out the program with a familiar Mendelssohn concert overture and some Slavic Tchaikovsky.

 

 

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Billboard and introduction to Johannes Brahms’ Academic Festival Overture – Lauren Rico





BRAHMS: Academic Festival Overture

USC Symphony Orchestra

Donald Portnoy, conductor





Introduction to Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4 in f-minor – Lauren Rico





TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 4 in f-minor

USC Symphony Orchestra

Donald Portnoy, conductor





Break and introduction to Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme – Mike McKay and Lauren Rico





TCHAIKOVSKY: Variations on a Rococo Theme

USC Symphony Orchestra

Zhongui Dai, conductor

Jiapeng Nie, cello





Introduction to Felix Mendelssohn’s Hebrides Overture and Giuseppe Verdi’s Nabucco – Lauren Rico





MENDELSSOHN: Hebrides Overture

VERDI: Nabucco

USC Symphony Orchestra

Donald Portnoy, conductor





Introduction to Tchaikovsky’s Slavonic March – Lauren Rico





TCHAIKOVSKY: Slavonic March

USC Symphony Orchestra

Donald Portnoy, conductor





End of the show – Mike McKay and Lauren Rico