Greenville Symphony Orchestra: Oktoberfest

tchivzhel-250The orchestras of two cultural oases in the Carolinas provide the concerts for this edition of the program. From Greenville in South Carolina Edvard Tchvizhel returns with that city’s symphony orchestra to perform an autumn-themed program of Bach, Weber, Mendelssohn and Brahms. Then it’s over to Greensboro in the Old North State where another Russian émigré, Dmitry Sitkovetsky, leads the city’s orchestra in a similar program, but with an emphasis on dance in music from Weber, Saint-Saëns, Khatchaturian and Borodin.

Billboard and Introduction to Greenville Symphony Orchestra – Lauren Rico





BACH: Suite No. 3 in D
Greenville Symphony Orchestra
Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor





Introduction to Carl Maria von Weber’s Bassoon Concerto in F – Lauren Rico





WEBER: Bassoon Concerto in F
Greenville Symphony Orchestra
Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor


Introduction to Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Lauren Rico





MENDELSSOHN: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Greenville Symphony Orchestra
Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor





Introduction to Hungarian Dances, Nos. 2 and 9, by Johannes Brahms – Lauren Rico





BRAHMS: Hungarian Dances, Nos. 2 and 9
Greenville Symphony Orchestra
Edvard Tchivzhel, conductor





End of Part One; Introduction to Invitation to the Dance by Carl Maria von Weber – Lauren Rico





WEBER: Invitation to the Dance
Greensboro Symphony Orchestra
Dmitry Sitkovetsky, conductor





Introduction to Hungarian March by Hector Berlioz – Lauren Rico





BERLIOZ: Hungarian March
Greensboro Symphony Orchestra
Dmitry Sitkovetsky, conductor





Introduction to Danse Bacchanale from Samson and Delilah by Camille Saint-Saens – Lauren Rico





SAINT-SAENS: Introduction to Danse Bacchanale from Samson and Delilah
Greensboro Symphony Orchestra
Dmitry Sitkovetsky, conductor





Introduction to Waltz from Aram Khachaturian’s Masquerade – Lauren Rico





KHACHATURIAN: Introduction to Waltz from Masquerade
Greensboro Symphony Orchestra
Dmitry Sitkovetsky, conductor





Introduction to Polovtsian Dances from Russian composer Alexander Borodin – Lauren Rico





BORODIN: Introduction to Polovtsian Dances
Greensboro Symphony Orchestra
Dmitry Sitkovetsky, conductor





End of the Show – Lauren Rico and Mike McKay





Listen to Entire Program: Greenville Symphony Orchestra and Greensboro Symphony Orchestra
The orchestras of two cultural oases in the Carolinas provide the concerts for this edition of the program.