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JSO Concert Repertoire (2007-08)

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Music Director Fabio Mechetti Fabio Mechetti, Music Director
The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra (JSO) continues to affirm its place as the leading performing arts organization in Jacksonville, and is a vital part of cultural life on the First Coast.

The following list of scheduled JSO concert repertoire includes links to catalog entries for selections that are available for check-out from the Jacksonville Public Library.
September 27, 28 and 29, 2007
Fabio Mechetti, conductor
Ian Parker, piano*
• SMETANA: The Bartered Bride: Overture
• GRIEG: Piano Concerto*
• DVORÁK: Symphony No.9, "New World"
October 12, 2007
Fabio Mechetti, conductor
• ROSSINI: Semiramide: Overture
• RESPIGHI: La boutique fantasque (Suite)
• ROSSINI: La Cenerentola: Overture
• BRITTEN: Soirées musicales
• ROSSINI: William Tell: Overture
October 18, 19 and 20, 2007
Morihiko Nakahara, associate conductor
Barbara Moser, piano*
• WEBER: Der Freischutz: Overture
• MENDELSSOHN: Piano Concerto No.1*
• BRAHMS: Symphony No.3
November 8, 9 and 10, 2007
Fabio Mechetti, conductor
Jacksonville Symphony Chorus
Mary Wilson, soprano+*
Malin Fritz, alto*
Scott Ramsay, tenor*
Timothy Lefebvre, baritone+*
• DVORÁK: Te Deum+
• BEETHOVEN: Symphony No.9, "Choral"*
November 29, 30 and December 1, 2007
Morihiko Nakahara, associate conductor
Angela Cheng, piano*
• FALLA: Nights in the Gardens of Spain*
• ALBENIZ: Rapsodia española*
• DVORÁK: Slavonic Dances, Op. 46
December 7, 8 and 9, 2007
Morihiko Nakahara, associate conductor
• TCHAIKOVSKY: The Nutcracker Ballet
December 22, 2007
Scott Terrell, guest conductor
Jacksonville Symphony Chorus
• HANDEL: Messiah
January 10, 11 and 12, 2008
Fabio Mechetti, conductor
Chee Yun, violin*
Alisa Weilerstein, cello*
• WEISS: Voice of the Unknown Soldier
   World Premiere [NO RECORDING]
• BRAHMS: Double Concerto*
• STRAVINSKY: Song of the Nightingale
• STRAVINSKY: Firebird Suite (1919)
January 25, 2007
Grant Cooper, guest conductor
Peter Wright, clarinet*
• MOZART: Marriage of Figaro: Overture
• MOZART: Clarinet Concerto*
• MOZART: Symphony No.36, "Linz"
January 31, February 1 and 2, 2008
Fabio Mechetti, conductor
Miao Hou, piano*
• COPLAND: Appalachian Spring
• SAINT-SAËNS: Piano Concerto No. 2*
• MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No.4, "Italian"
February 16, 2008
Fabio Mechetti, conductor
• VERDI: La Traviata (Opera in 3 Acts)
February 28, 29 and March 1, 2008
Fabio Mechetti, conductor
Roberto Diaz, viola*
• BERLIOZ: Harold in Italy*
• GLUCK: Iphigenie in Aulis: Overture
• ROSSINI: Italian in Algiers: Overture
• GERSHWIN: An American in Paris
March 7, 2008
Morihiko Nakahara, associate conductor
Philip Pan, violin+
Ruxandra Marquardt, violin*
Les Roettges, flute*
Rhonda Cassano, flute*
• C.P.E. BACH: String Symphony no. 5 in B minor
• J.S. BACH: Violin Concerto BWV 1042+
• J.C. BACH: Symphony, Op. 18, No. 6
• J.S. BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No.4*
March 20, 21 and 22, 2008
Fabio Mechetti, conductor
Rachel Barton-Pine, violin*
CORIGLIANO: Red Violin Chaconne*
RAVEL: Tzigane*
April 10, 11 and 12, 2008
Fabio Mechetti, conductor
Jacksonville Symphony Chorus
Brenda Harris, soprano
Luretta Bybee, mezzo
Dinyar Vania, tenor
Todd Thomas, baritone
• VERDI: La forza del destino (Selections)
• VERDI: Macbeth (Selections)
• VERDI: Rigoletto (Selections)
• VERDI: Il trovatore (Selections)
• VERDI: Aïda (Selections)
April 18, 2008
Fabio Mechetti, conductor
Caio Pagano, piano*
• PROKOFIEV: Symphony No.1, "Classical"
• GUARNIERI: Piano Concertino* [NO RECORDING]
• BEETHOVEN: Symphony No.6, "Pastoral"
May 1, 2 and 3, 2008
Fabio Mechetti, conductor
Mikhail Rudy, piano*
• RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No.2*
• TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 5
• TCHAIKOVSKY: Swan Lake: Waltz
* + indicate corresponding soloists and works