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2010-11 SEASON

OCTOBER 9–10, 2010

MICHAEL STERN, Conductor
HILARY HAHN, Violin

LESHNOFF - Starburst
SIBELIUS - Concerto in D Minor for Violin and Orchestra, op. 47
RAVEL - Valses nobles et sentimentales
STRAVINSKY - Suite from The Firebird (1919 revision)

OCTOBER 22–24, 2010

ROBERTO MINCZUK, Conductor
KANSAS CITY SYMPHONY CHORUS

VERDI - Overture to I vespri siciliani [The Sicilian Vespers]
VERDI - Four Sacred Pieces
BUSONI - Suite from Turandot, op. 41
RESPIGHI - Feste romane [Roman Festival]

NOVEMBER 19–21, 2010

MICHAEL STERN, Music Director
JAMES TOCCO, Piano

WOLF - Italian Serenade
BARBER - Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, op. 38
BERLIOZ - Harold in Italy, op. 16

JANURARY 7–9, 2010

MICHAEL STERN, Music Director
HAOCHEN ZHANG, Piano

DUKAS - The Sorcerer's Apprentice
PROKOFIEV - Concerto No. 3 in C Major for Piano and Orchestra, op. 26
STRAUSS - Also sprach Zarathustra, op. 30

JANUARY 14–16, 2010

MICHAEL STERN, Conductor
ANDRE WATTS, Piano

BEETHOVEN - Grosse Fuge, in B-flat Major, op. 133
MARTINU - Symphony No. 4
RACHMANINOFF - Concerto No. 2 in C Minor for Piano And Orchestra, op. 18

JANUARY 28–30, 2011

GIANCARLO GUERRERO, Conductor
ALISA WEILERSTEIN, Cello

GIMENEZ - Interlude from La boda de Luis Alonso
SIERRA - Sinfonía  No. 4
SHOSTAKOVICH - Concerto No. 2 for Cello and Orchestra, op. 126
RAVEL - Rapsodie espagnole

FEBRUARY 4–6, 2011

MICHAEL STERN, Music Director
BAIBA SKRIDE, Violin

MESSIAEN - Un sourire (A Smile)
MOZART - Symphony No. 38 in D Major, K. 504, "Prague"
KHACHATURIAN - Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
SMETANA - "The Moldau", No. 2 from Má vlast

MARCH 4–6, 2011

MICHAEL STERN, Music Director
JONATHAN BISS, Piano

WAGNER - Overture to Rienze
SCHOENBERG - American Symphony
BRAHMS - Concerto No. 1 in D Minor for Piano and Orchestra op. 15

MARCH 18–20, 2011

MICHAEL STERN, Music Director
ROBERTO DIAZ, Viola

GOLIJOV - Sidereus
PENDERECKI - Concerto for Viola and Orchestra
WILLIAMS - The Wasps:  Aristophanic Suite
GINASTERA - Four Dances from Estancia, op. 8a

MARCH 25–27, 2011

LARRY RACHLEFF, Conductor
INGRID FLITER, Piano

BERLIOZ - Overture to Benvenuto Cellini, op. 23
RAVEL - Concerto in G Major for Piano and Orchestra
BARBER - Adagio for Strings
ELGAR - Variations on an Original Theme, op. 36 "Enigma Variations"

APRIL 29–MAY 1, 2011

MICHAEL STERN, Music Director
MARTIN GRUBINGER, Percussion

HAYDN - The Creation, H. XXI:2
MILHAUD - La création du monde, op. 81
DORMAN - Frozen in Time, Percussion Concerto
DVORAK - Symphony No. 8 in G Major, op. 88 [old No. 4]

MAY 20-22, 2011

MICHAEL STERN, Music Director
KANSAS CITY SYMPHONY CHORUS 
CHARLES BRUFFY, chorus director
SASHA COOKE, mezzo soprano

BRAHMS - Rhapsody for Alto, Male Chorus, and Orchestra
BEETHOVEN - Symphony No. 1
PROKOFIEV - Alexander Nevsky Cantata

JUNE 2-5, 2011

JUANJO MENA, conductor
MARKUS GROH, piano

GRIEG - Lyric Suite
BEETHOVEN - Piano Concerto No. 3
SCHUMANN - Symphony No. 4

JUNE 17-19, 2011

MICHAEL STERN, music director
STEFAN JACKIW, violin

MENDELSSOHN - The Hebrides Overture, "Fingal's Cave"
BRUCH - Scottish Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra
TCHAIKOVSKY - Symphony  No. 4