Gala Concert information

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Evening Gala Concerts

Tuesday Evening Gala Concert
June 25, 2013 – 7:00pm
Memorial Chapel, University of Redlands
Milan Turkovic and Gordon Hunt Conductors
Redlands Symphony Orchestra


Bassoon Soloist: Judith Farmer
Gordon Jacob Concerto for Bassoon and Strings




Oboe D’amore Soloist Robert Walters
J.S. Bach Oboe D’amore Concerto in A major BWV 1055
String orchestra with harpsichord.




Bassoon Soloist: Nicolasa Kuster
Ellen Taaffe Zwillich Concerto for Bassoon and Orchestra







Oboe Soloist: Ariana N. Ghez
Jean Françaix: L’Horloge de Flore, for oboe and orchestra




Bassoon Soloist: Martin Kuuskmann,
Stephen Paulson conducting
Stephen Paulson Concerto for Bassoon and Chamber Orchestra



Oboe Soloist: Richard Woodhams
Leclair oboe concerto in C op.7 no 3
String orchestra with harpsichord

Elgar Soliloquy,completed by Gordon Jacob,
for oboe, strings, flute and clarinet.


Reception following the concert.


Wednesday Evening Gala Concert
June 26, 2013 – 7:00pm
Memorial Chapel, University of Redlands

Chamber music concert in the Memorial Chapel with collaborative artists.

Carolyn Beck: Bassoon. Sara Andon: flute. Kathryn Nevin: clarinet. Bill Douglas: Piano
Bill Douglas quartet for flute, clarinet, bassoon and Piano
World premier

Carolyn Beck                             Sara Andon                           Kathryn Nevin






Bill Douglas


English Horn Soloist: Carolyn Hove
“Abeja Blanca” by Dan Welcher for Mezzo-soprano, English Horn and Piano
Poem by Pablo Neruda (1904 -1973)

Bassoon Soloist: Saxton Rose
Philippe Hersant, Eight Pieces for bassoon and instrumental ensemble







Oboe Soloist: Christoph Hartmann
A. Pasculli, Ricordo di Napoli for Oboe and Strings




Bassoon Soloist: Magnus Nilsson
Astor Piazzolla, “El muerte del angel” for bassoon and strings




Oboe Soloist: Dwight Parry
John Harbison, Six American Painters for Oboe and string trio.





Oboe: Christoph Hartmann. English Horn & Oboe: Francisco Castillo. English Horn: Lara Wickes. Bassoon & Contra Bassoon: Carolyn Beck. Bassoons: William Dietz and Leonardo Dean
Francisco Castillo, Serenata for Double Reeds and Strings
World premier

Christoph Hartmann             Francisco Castillo                   Lara Wickes






Carolyn Beck                       Leonardo Dean                      William Dietz







Thursday Evening Gala Concert
June 27, 2013 – 7:15pm
Mount Palomar Winery
Charles Fernandez, Conductor
Redlands Festival Strings


A special event with chamber music, wine and dinner at the beautiful grounds of the Mount Palomar Winery in Temecula, California.


David Weiss on the Musical Saw




Main Course:
Oboe Soloist: Martin Schuring
J.S. Bach — Concerto in d minor, BWV 1059 for Oboe and Strings



Bassoon Soloist: Nadina Mackie Jackson
Antonio Vivaldi Bassoon Concerto in E flat major RV 483 (F.VIII No.27)




Oboe Soloist: Gordon Hunt
Mozart quintet No. 2 in C minor K406/516b




Bassoon Soloist: Nadina Mackie Jackson
“man will only grieve if he believes the sun stands still” by Glenn Buhr




Oboe D’Amore Soloist: Amilcar Villanueva
“Noche de Tango”, playing Argentinian Tangos and more for Oboe D’amore and Strings”




Friday Evening Gala Concert
June 28, 2013 – 8:15pm
Redlands Bowl
Frank Fetta, Conductor
Redlands Bowl Orchestra


Concert under the stars with soloists and orchestra at the Redlands Bowl.


Oboe Soloist: Pietro Corna
D. Cimarosa, Concerto per oboe and strings (arr. A. Benjamin)

Morricone – The Mission



Bassoon Soloist: Valentin Martchev
Nino Rota, Concerto for bassoon and orchestra, movements 1 & 3;

Charles Fernandez: Amazing Grace for jazz bassoon and strings



 Oboe Soloist: Tom Boyd

Somewhere Over the Rainbow, for oboe and orchestra by Harold Arlen and lyrics by E.Y. Harburg

Richard Rodgers, Blue Moon, for oboe and orchestra by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart

Orchestrations by Thomas Parisch


Saturday Afternoon Gala Concert
June 29, 2013 – 3:00pm
Memorial Chapel
Redlands Festival Strings

Charles Fernandez, conductor


Bassoon Soloist: Rose Corrigan
Steven James Williams, Veils for bassoon and piano
World premier



Bassoon Soloist: Anders Engstrom
Von Koch, A Portrait of Sylvia Hardy for solo bassoon
Jimenez, “Parody” for bassoon and piano



Oboe Soloist: Matt Sullivan
Brian Kershner, Pastorale & Scherzino for Oboe and String orchestra.




Bassoon and Oboe Soloists: Arnaldo de Felice, Oboe and Magnus Nilsson,
Arnaldo de Felice, Musica Concertante for oboe, bassoon and orchestra, movement 2
World premier

Arnaldo de Felice                    Magnus Nilsson





Bassoon Soloist: Kim Walker
J. S. Bach, Concerto in d Minor, BWV 1056 (arr. Walker)
Antonio Vivaldi, Largo from Concerto No. 4 in F Minor, Op 8, RV 297, “L’Inverno” (arr. Walker)



Oboe Soloist: Sebastien GIOT:
Antonio Pasculli, Concerto sopra motivi “la favorita” de Donizetti for Oboe and Strings




Saturday Evening Gala Concert
June 29, 2013 – 8:00pm
Memorial Chapel
Milan Turkovic and Gordon Hunt Conductors
Redlands Symphony Orchestra

Oboe Solist: Keisuke Wakao
John Williams, Concerto for Oboe
California Premier



Bassoon Soloist: Frank Morelli
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Concerto for bassoon and orchestra in B flat major, K.191




Oboe Soloist: 2013 Fernand Gillet-Hugo Fox Oboe Competition Winner:
Ludwig August Lebrun, Concerto in D Minor


Bassoon Soloist: Yoshihide Kiryu
Antonio Vivaldi, Concerto for bassoon and strings in B flat, F. VIII no. 1 “La Notte”




Oboe Soloist: Emily Pailthorpe
Richard Blackford, Concerto for Oboe “The Better Angels Of Our Nature”
World Premier




Bassoon Soloist: Valery Popov
Yuri Kasparov, Concerto for Bassoon and Orchestra





Reception following the concert.