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UMSO: Orpheus Sings - Sunday, December 4th, 2011

The UMD School of Music presents

University of Maryland Symphony Orchestra and Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Orpheus Sings

Sunday, December 4, 2011 5:00 pm - Dekelboum Concert Hall

As part of its ongoing exploration into new ideas about classical performance, UMSO welcomes members of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra who have been working all semester with students for a program entitled Orpheus Sings.

Orpheus musicians will join the UMSO in a conducter-less performance of Haydn's Symphony No. 90. The second half of the program will feature Ades' Chamber Symphony and Brahms' Symphony No. 2, conducted by James Ross. Explore recordings by the Orpheus Chamber Ensemble, conductor James Ross, and learn more about the pieces featured on this program in the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library:

  Recordings by the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

  Recordings featuring UMSO music director James Ross

Program: Symphony No. 90 - Franz Joseph Haydn   Recordings   Books: critical analysis of Symphony No. 90 and biographies of Franz Joseph Haydn

Chamber Symphony - Thomas Ades   Recordings   Scores   Books: writings by and about composer Thomas Ades

Symphony No. 2 - Johannes Brahms   Recordings   Scores   Books: critical analysis of Symphony No. 2 and biographies of Johannes Brahms

Streaming audio:   Listen to recordings of the pieces featured on this program on Naxos Music Library and Classical Music Library

  Listen to recordings by the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra on Classical Music Library and a two playlists featuring this world-renowned chamber group on Naxos Music Library: Naxos Playlist 1 and Naxos Playlist 2