Matthew Kraemer Conductor David Kim Violin
Shannon Wood New Composition (World Premiere)Mozart Violin Concerto No.4, K.218, D MajorBizet Symphony in C
Concertmaster of the Philadelphia Orchestra, David Kim, joins the ECO for a spectacular opening night celebration. Be a part if history as we premiere a work written specifically for your Erie Chamber Orchestra.
Fawzi Haimor Guest Conductor Claudia Hoca Harpsichord
Respighi Trittico BotticellianoBach Harpsichord Concerto No.1, BWV 1052, D minorMozart Divertimento, K.136Ibert Divertissement
The ECO welcomes Guest Conductor Fawzi Haimor, assistant conductor with the Pittsburgh Symphony, along with Claudia Hoca, pianist from the Buffalo Philharmonic. A wonderful evening of chamber music.
Sponsored by the Luther Memorial Concert Series.
Matthew Kraemer ConductorShannon Kessler Dooley SopranoKatherine Drago AltoJoseph Gaines TenorJohn Dooley BassStephen Barr Director of ChoirsSlippery Rock University Concert Choir
Mozart Symphony No.41, K.551, C Major, "Jupiter" Haydn Missa in Angustiis, "Lord Nelson Mass"
Matthew Kraemer ConductorSharon Downey Choir DirectorSt Paul's Children's Choir
Our annual Christmas Concert featuring the Children's Choir from the Episcopal Cathedral of St. Paul. Traditional holiday favorites, a carol sing along and one very special guest. A fun night for the entire family.
Matthew Kraemer ConductorJaninah Burnett SopranoEdward Pleasant BaritoneDr. Parris Baker SpeakerFrederick Dixon Choir DirectorShiloh Baptist Choir
The ECO is pleased to welcome back baritone Edward Pleasant, alongside soprano, Janinah Burnett and the Shiloh Baptist Choir, for our traditional night of music and celebration. Featuring music from "Ragtime" and more!
Matthew Kraemer ConductorAdé Williams ViolinSphinx Competition Winner, TBD Violin
Handel Concerto Grosso, Op.6, No.5, HWV 323, D majorBach Concerto for 2 Violins, BWV 1043, D minorSchnittke Moz-Art a la HaydnBloch Concerto Grosso No.1
For the second year in a row, the ECO is pleased to be working with winners from the prestigious Sphinx Competition. An exciting musical journey from the Baroque through the 20th Century.
Matthew Kraemer ConductorShawn Clerkin Director
Book, Music and Lyrics by:
Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey
Concert Adaptation by:
The ECO proudly presents The Music Man in Concert! Auditions will be held locally in the fall; please stay tuned to our website and Facebook page for all forthcoming information. A true community-wide event!
Matthew Kraemer ConductorGlenn Einschlag Bassoon
Arvo Part Fratres for Strings and PercussionMarjan Mozetich Concerto for bassoon, strings and marimbaBorodin Nocturne (arr. Malcolm Sargent)Shostakovich Chamber Symphony, Op.110a
Canadian composer Marjan Mozetich, hailed as the "Tchaikovsky of the 20th Century", will be in attendance for the Pennsylvania premiere of his concerto! Also featuring Glenn Einschlag, Principal Bassoon of the Buffalo Philharmonic.
Matthew Kraemer ConductorSari Gruber SopranoSchreker Chamber SymphonyMahler Symphony No. 4, G Major (arr. Simon)
For our season finale, the ECO is proud to present a vivid, new arrangement of Mahler's beloved Fourth Symphony, arranged for chamber orchestra. Of Franz Schreker, an oft-overlooked composer, Gramophone writes; "His command of the orchestra is everywhere apparent, and cinematic, that is, moving and flowing, in the best sense of the word."
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