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2011-2012 Concert Season

Performances take place in Paul F. Sharp Concert Hall (Catlett Music Center - 500 W. Boyd) unless otherwise noted.

September 27, 2011 at 8 pm, Sharp Hall
Verdi: Overture to La Forza del Destino (Chris David Westover, conductor)
Haydn: Symphony no. 96 in D major
Brahms: Symphony no. 4 in e minor

October 31, 2011 at 8 pm, Sharp Hall
Smetana: The Moldau
Tchaikovsky: The Tempest
Mendelssohn: Die erste Walpurgisnacht, with University Chorale and University Singers

November 19, 2011 at 8 pm, Sharp Hall
Concerto Gala with OU Concerto Contest Winners

December 2 and 3, 2011 at 8 pm, December 4 at 3 pm, Rupel Jones Auditorium
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker, with OU Dance Department

February 9-12, 2012
The 4x4 Prizes Concert
1. Durand Five Musical Tales
2. Runners-up performance
3. Bernd-Alois Zimmermann Photoptosis
4. First Prize performance
The Runners-up and First Prize performances will be selected from the three finalist scores (Ka, Concerto of Deliverance, and Green Flash.)

Concert on February 12 at 3 pm, Sharp Hall:

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February 29 at 10 am,
March 1, 2 and 3 at 8 pm,
March 4 at 3 pm,
(Chris David Westover, conductor)
Reynolds Performing Arts Center
* Opera events take place in the Reynolds Performing Arts Center

April 1, 2012 at 3 pm, Sharp Hall
Fantasia Concert
sponsored by Fred Jones Museum of Art, School of Music and School of Art

Opener TBA
Beethoven Pastoral Symphony, first movement: Andreas Levisianos, conductor
Jerod Tate The Legend of the Spider, a multi-media Chickasaw tale:
Dean Rich Taylor, narrator
Tchaikovsky Selections from Nutcracker Suite: Chris David Westover, conductor
Stravinsky Infernal Dance, Berceuse and Finale from The Firebird

April 22, 2012 at 3 pm, Sharp Hall
President’s Concert
Berlioz: Hungarian March from the Damnation of Faust
Kodaly: Hary Janos Suite
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

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