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 Diablo Valley College Philharmonic Orchestra Concerts
 
A Romantic Concert
Saturday, March 18, 1989
Fredric Johnson, Conductor
with
T. J. Lymenstull, Pianist
 
Donna Diana Overture Reznicek
 
Piano Concerto F minor op. 21 Chopin
      I. Maestro
     II. Larghetto
    III. Allegro vivace
 
Symphony No. 5 op. 82 Sibelius
      I. Tempo molto moderato
     II. Andanto mosso, quasi allegretto
    III. Allegro molto

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The Philharmonic Woodwind Quartet
Saturday, October 14, 1989
Fredric Johnson
 
Suite of Old American Dances Robert Russell Bennett
     I. Cake Walk
    II. Schottische
   III. Western One-Step
   IV. Wallflower Waltz
    V. Rag
 
Konzerantes Quartet Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
     I. Allegro
    II. Adagio
   III. Adantino con Variazione
   IV. Adagio
    V. Allegro
 
L'Arlésienne Suite No. 2 Georges Bizet
     I. Pastorale
    II. Intermezzo
   III. Menuetto
   IV. Farandole

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The Diablo Valley Suzuki Players
Conta Costa's Finest Young Musicians
Saturday, December 2, 1989
Fredric Johnson
 
Prelude, Die Meistersinger Wagner
 
Praire Light Welcher
     I. Light Coming on the Plains
    II. Canyon With Crows
   III. Starlight Night
 
West Coast Premiere
 
Violin Sonata in d minor (First Movement) Vivaldi
 
Violin Concerto in g minor (Gigue) Veracini
 
Violin Concerto No. 5 (First Movement) Seitz
 
Humoresque Dvorak
 
Minuet III J. S. Bach
 
Witches Dance Paganini
 
Bourée Handel
 
Perpetual Motion Unknown
 
Lightly Row Unknown
 
Twinkle Variations Unknown
 
Rudolph, The Red Nosed Reindeer Carol
 
Intermission
 
Symphony No. 7 Beethoven
     I. Poco Sostenuto; Vivace
    II. Allegretto
   III. Presto
   IV. Allegro con brio


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Diablo Valley Philharmonic Winter Concert
Saturday, February 10, 1990
David Cassel, Conductor
with
Vera Breheda, Pianist
 
Variations on America Ives
 
Piano Concerto No. 5 op. 73 Beethoven
     I. Allegro
    II. Adagio un poco mosso
   III. Rondo
Vera Breheda, Pianist
 
Intermission
 
Symphony No. 5 op. 95 "New World" Dvorak
     I. Adagio, Allegro Molto
    II. Largo
   III. Scherzo
   IV. Allegro con fuoco

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Diablo Valley Philharmonic Spring Concert
Saturday, May 19, 1990
Fredric Johnson, Conductor
with
Gregory Green, Gospel Singer
 
Overture - Parachute Dancing Larsen
 
I Told Jesus Burleigh, Arr. Piazza
 
Gospel Medley Arr. Green
 
Everytime I Feel The Spirit Arr. Green
Gregory Green,Gospel Singer
 
Intermission
 
A London Symphony Vaughn - Williams
     I. Lento, Allegro risoluto
    II. Lento
   III. Scherzo nocturne
   IV. Andante con moto

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Diablo Valley Philharmonic Fall Concert
Saturday, September 22, 1990
Fredric Johnson, Conductor
with
Gregory Green, Narrator
 
The Little Mermaid Orchestral Suite Menken, Arr. Pasatieri
     I. Part of Your World
    II. Under the Sea
   III. Poor Unfortunate Souls
   IV. Kiss the Girl
    V. The Storm
   VI. Happy Ending
 
A Lincoln Portrait Copeland
Gregory Green, Narrator
 
Intermission
 
Symphony No. 5, Op. 64 in E minor Tschaikowsky
     I. Andante, Allegro con anima
    II. Andante cantabile
   III. Valse
   IV. Finale

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Diablo Valley Philharmonic Winter Concert
Saturday, December 8, 1990
Fredric Johnson, Conductor
with
David McNaughton
Ballet Dancer, Composer, Choreographer, Teacher
 
Tale From The Vienna Woods Waltzes Johann Strauss, Jr.
 
Concerto for Dancers and Orchestra David McNaughton
     I. Polonaise
    II. Adagio
   III. Tarantella
 
Intermission
 
Symphony No. 8, Op. 88 in G major Antonin Dvorak
     I. Allegro con brio
    II. Adagio
   III. Allegretto grazioso
   IV. Allegro mo mon troppo

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Diablo Valley Philharmonic Spring Concert
Saturday, March 16, 1991
Fredric Johnson, Conductor
with
Eric Hunter, Pianist
 
"Tragic" Overture op. 81 Brahms
 
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra op. 25 Mendelssohn
      I. Molto Allegro con fuoco
     II. Andante
    III. Presto
 
Intermission
 
Symphony No. 2, "Romantic", op. 30 Hanson
      I. Adagio, allegro moderato
     II. Andanto con tenerezza
    III. Allegro con brio

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Diablo Valley Philharmonic Summer Concert
Saturday, May 18, 1991
Fredric Johnson, Conductor
with
Dan Levitan, Pianist
 
Serenade No. 5 Persichetti
      I. Prelude
     II. Poem
    III. Interlude
    IV. Capriccio
     V. Dialogue
    VI. Burla
 
Danses Bebussy
      I. Danse Sacrée
     II. Danse Profane
    (Performed without pause)
 
Morceau de Concert Saint Saëns
Dan Levitan, Harp
 
Intermission
 
Die Moldau, Tone Poem Smetana

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Diablo Valley Philharmonic Fall Concert
Saturday, October 12, 1991
Fredric Johnson, Conductor
with
David Flagg, Tenor
 
The Star Spangled Banner
Overture to Egmont Beethoven
Una Furtiva Lagrima Donizetti
A Wandering Minstrel Gilbert and Sullivan
David Flagg, Tenor
 
Intermission
 
America the Beautiful arr. Carmen Dragon
 
Memories of America arr. Carmen Dragon
     Battle Hymn of The Republic
     The Battle Cry of Freedom
     Tramp, Tramp, Tramp
     Yankee Doodle
     Tenting on the Old Campground
     Aura Lee
     When Johnny Comes Marching Home
     The Girl I Left Behind Me
     Dixie
     America
Mr. Flagg
 
 
Symphony No. 5, op. 47, Fourth Movement Shostakovich

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Diablo Valley Philharmonic Winter Concert
Saturday, December 7, 1991
Fredric Johnson, Conductor
 
Berceuse and Finale from the Firebird Stravinsky
 
Francesca da Rimini Tschaikowsky
 
Intermission
 
Symphony No. 4 Beethoven
      I. Adagio, Allegro vivace
     II. Adagio
    III. Allegro vivace
    IV. Allegro ma non troppo

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Diablo Valley Philharmonic Spring Concert
Saturday, April 4, 1992
Fredric Johnson, Conductor
with
Kristine Axthelm and Racquel Getz
Ballerinas
 
Academic Festival Overture Op. 80 Brahms
 
Ballet Suite No. I
No. 3 Romance Shostakovich
KRISTINE AXTHELM, Ballerina
 
Ballet Suite No. II
No. 4 Sentimental Romance Shostakovich
RACQUEL GELTZ, Ballerina
 
No. 6 Finale (Galop) Shostakovich
KRISTINE AXTHELM and RACQUEL GELTZ, Ballerina


Choreographer: Racquel Geltz
 
Intermission
 
The Planets Op. 32 Holtz
      I. Mars
     II. Venus
    III. Jupiter

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Symphony Todos Santos
Saturday, October 3, 1992
Fredric Johnson, Conductor
with
Gregory Green, Bass
 
Egmont, Overture Beethoven
 
Evita, Highlights Webber, arr. Lowden
 
Oklahoma, Selections Rogers, arr. Rosenhaus
 
The Sound of Music Rogers, arr. R.R. Bennett
 
Intermission
 
Gregory Green at the piano To Be Announced
Variations on a Theme of Hayden Brahms
Finale

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History Of Conductors

Owen J. Lee  2005 - Present
Mark Alburger  2003 - 2004
Ariel Whitbeck  2001 - 2003
Edward McCutchenne  2000 - 2001
Loren Tayerle  1998 - 2000
Enric Zappa  1995 - 1998
Robert Kissel  1993 - 1994
Fredric Johnson  1973 to 1992
Charles BlossomResearch needed

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Alphabetical Listing

The Diablo Valley College Philharmonic Orchestra

Repertory: March 18, 1989-May 17, 2004

Fredric Johnson (1989-1992), Robert Kissel (1993-1994), Enric Zappa (1995-1998), Loren Tayerle (1999-2000), Emmett E. McCutchenne, Jr. (2001), Ariel Witbeck (2001-2003), Mark Alburger (2003-2004), and Owen J. Lee (2005-present), Music Directors

Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA

Mark Alburger Camino Real
 Symphony No. 6 ("Apathetique")
J.S. Bach Orchestral Suite No. 2
Anne BaldwinVeterans' Day
Samuel Barber Second Essay for Orchestra
Béla Bartók Game of Pairs from Concerto for Orchestra
 Romanian Folk Dances
 Suite for Piano (orch. Robert Kissel)
Lyle BeardsleyJapanese Folk Song Suite
Ludwig van BeethovenEgmont Overture
 Leonore Overture No. 3
 Piano Concerto No. 3
 Piano Concerto No. 5 ("Emperor")
 Symphony No. 4
 Symphony No. 7
Robert Russell BennettSuite of Old American Dances
Alban BergWozzeck
Jean Berger Divertissment
Georges Bizet L'Arlesienne Suite No. 2
Ernest BlochConcerto Grosso for String Orchestra with Piano
 Obbligato
Johannes Brahms Academic Festival Overture
 Symphony No. 1
 A Tragic Overture
 Variations on a Theme by Haydn
Benjamin BrittenAmerican Overture
Max Bruch Violin Concerto ("Romantique")
Frederic Chopin Piano Concerto in F Minor
Domenico Cimarosa The Secret Marriage Overture
Aaron Copland Appalachian Spring
 Billy the Kid
 Fanfare for the Common Man
 A Lincoln Portrait
 Rodeo
Arcangelo Corelli Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, No. 8 ("Christmas")
Francois Couperin La Sultane Suite
Claude DebussyDances Sacred and Profane
 Nocturnes
Gaetano Donizetti Una Furtiva Lagrima
 
Antonin DvorakRomance for Violin and Orchestra
 Symphony No. 8
 Symphony No. 9 ("From the New World")
Gabriel Faure Elegy for Cello and Orchestra
 Pavanne
Niels GadeHamlet Overture
Charles GounodPetite Symphony
Edvard GriegIn the Hall of the Mountain King from Peer Gynt
George Frideric HandelMessiah
Howard Hanson Symphony No. 2 ("Romantic")
Joseph HaydnSymphony No. 99
 Symphony No. 102
Gustav HolstThe Planets
Alan HovhanessAndante con moto from Symphony No. 2 ("Mysterious
 Mountain")
Englebert Humperdinck     Hansel and Gretel Prelude
Charles IvesSymphony No. 1
 Variations on "America"
Scott JoplinRagtime Dance
Kent Kennan Night Soliloquy
LarsenParachute Dancing Overture
Ric LouchardNorth Beach
Andrew Lloyd Webber Evita
Gustav Mahler Huntsman's Funeral from Symphony No. 1
Stan McDaniel Quick Rain
David McNaughtonConcerto for Dancers and Orchestra
Felix Mendelssohn Piano Concerto
Alan Menken The Little Mermaid
Darius MilhaudThe Creation of the World
W.A. Mozart Clarinet Concerto
 Duo Concertante for Violin, Viola, and Orchestra
 Flute Concerto No. 1
Modest Mussorgsky Great Gate of Kiev from Pictures at an Exhibition
Carl Orff O Fortuna from Carmina Burana
Vincent Persichetti Serenade No. 5
Burill Phillips Concert Piece for Bassoon
Sergei ProkofievPeter and the Wolf
 Piano Concerto No. 1
 Gavotte from Symphony No. 1 ("Classical")
Lisa Scola Prosek Chilkat
Jan PusinaPink Wind
 Wind Quartet
Maurice Ravel The Dialogue of Beauty and the Beast from Mother Goose
ReznicekDonna Diana Overture
Richard Rodgers Oklahoma
 The Sound of Music
Gioachino Rossini Il Signor Bruschino Overture
Albert RousselThe Spider's Feast
Camille Saint-Saens Cello Concerto No. 1
 Harp Concerto
Franz SchubertOverture in Italian Style
 Symphony No. 8 ("Unfinished")
Robert Schumann Symphony No. 4
Dmitri Shostakovich Ballet Suite No. 1
 McPherson's Farewell from Six Romances on Verses by English Poets
 Symphony No. 5
Jan SibeliusSymphony No. 5
Bedrich Smetana The Moldau
Johan Strauss, Jr.Tales from the Vienna Woods
Richard Strauss Also Sprach Zarathustra: Introduction
Igor Stravinsky The Firebird
 The Rite of Spring
 A Soldier's Tale
Arthur Sullivan A Wandering Minstrel
SuolahtiSymphony No. 1
Franz von Suppe Poet and Peasant Overture
Peter Tchaikovsky Francesca da Rimini Overture
 Piano Concerto No. 1
 Symphony No. 4
 Symphony No. 5
 Variations on a Rococo Theme
Ralph Vaughan WilliamsMarch Past of the Kitchen Utensils from The Wasps
 Symphony No. 2 ("London")
 Epilogue Finale from Symphony No. 7 ("Sinfonia Antartica")
 Scherzo from Symphony No. 8
Antonio Vivaldi Piccolo Concerto in C Major
Richard WagnerDie Meistersinger Prelude
Kurt WeillLittle Threepenny Overture
Welcher Prairie Light
Ellen Taaffe ZwilichPeanuts Gallery

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