Grieg’s Symphonic Dances | October 17, 2021, Ft. Monroe Theatre Overture to L’italiana in Algeri – Gioachino Rossini (1792–1868) Mother Goose Suite – Joseph-Maurice Ravel (1875–1937) Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana – Pietro Mascagni (1863–1945) Enigma Variations – Edward Elgar (1857–1934) Symphonic Dances, Op. 64 – Edvard Grieg (1843–1907)
Winter Classics & Holiday Favorites | December 12, 2021, Ft. Monroe Theatre A Christmas Festival Overture – Leroy Anderson (1908-1975) Toccattaon Carol of the Bells – Mykola Dmytrovych Leontovych, Arr. David Lovrien (b. 1963) Lux Aurumque – Eric Whitacre (b. 1970) In the Bleak Midwinter – Gustav Holst (1874-1934), Arr. Robert W. Smith (b. 1958) Canadian Brass Christmas – Luther Henderson (1919-2003), Arr. Calvin Custer (1939-1998) Sleigh Ride – Leroy Anderson (1908-1975), James Morgan, conductor The Christmas Tree Ordeal – Mel Lauf (b. 1972) The Nutcracker Suite – PyotrIlyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
Young Artists Competition Performance | March 6, 2022, The American Theatre The Impresario: Overture – W. A. Mozart Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92, II. Allegretto – Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 13 K.415, I. Allegro – W. A. Mozart, Ritchie Bui, pianist Bloom – Steven Bryant (2004), Trans. James Spinazzola (2012) English Folk Song Suite – R. Vaughn Williams, Sam Brady, student conductor No. 1 – March – “Seventeen Come Sunday” No. 2 – Intermezzo – “My Bonny Boy” No. 3 – March – “Folk Songs from Somerset” Finlandia, Op. 26 – Jean Sibelius
Virginia Community Music Festival | April 24, 2022, Christopher Newport University The philharmonic performed a highlight of their season.
American Classics Finale Concert | May 15, 2022, Fort Monroe Theatre Lullaby – George Gershwin (1898-1937) HRP Brass Quintet Four Songs – Charles Ives (1874-1954), arr. Singleton On the Counter (1920) The Side Show (1921) Slow March (c.1887) Tarrant Moss (c.1898) HRP Woodwind Quintet Sailor’s Hornpipe – Burnet Tuthill (1888-1982) Suite of Old Lettish Dances – Andrejs Jansons (b. 1938) I Sarabumbals 1. Mummer’s Dance III. Dawn 1. Long Dance The Cascades – Scott Joplin (1868-1917) Hampton Roads Philharmonic Last Flight of the Kestrel– Melvin Lauf, Jr. (b. 1971) Fanfare for the Common Man – Aaron Copland (1900-1990) Down a Country Lane – Aaron Copland (1900-1990) An Outdoor Overture – Aaron Copland (1900-1990) Variations on a Shaker Theme – Aaron Copland (1900-1990) Rodeo: Hoedown – Aaron Copland (1900-1990)
Our 2020 Young Artist Competition was a huge success. The judges had their work cut out for them, selecting winners from the twelve extremely gifted young local musicians. Check out the results from the 2020 Young Artists Competition!
We have created a few videos that highlight our members’ wonderful talents. Stay tuned to our Facebook and YouTube pages for more content!
Young Artist Competition Showcase Performance | March 8, 2020 Violin Concerto No. 3, Saint-Saens, Maggie Jordan, Violin Cello Concerto in A Minor, Saint-Saens, Kendall Gonzales Violin Concerto in D Minor, Sibelius, Eliza Willett Symphony No. 2, Beethoven
HRP Presents: Season Finale | May 17, 2020 Balakirev, Grieg, Saint-Saens Performances by competition Runner-Up and Encouragement Award recipients
Totentanz & Brahms’ Symphony No. 2 | October 15, 2017
The Roman Carnival Overture, Berlioz
Symphony No. 2, Brahms
1st Annual Young Artists Competition | November 6, 2017 Overture: The Hebrides, Mendelssohn
Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Haydn, Kendall Gonzales, cellist
Violin Concerto No. 4 in D Major, Mozart, Kearston Gonzales, violinist
Symphony No. 104, Haydn
Winter Classics and Holiday Favorites @ Ft. Monroe Theatre | December 9, 2017 Part of a weekend of free events at Fort Monroe, including a Mistletoe Tour, a Tree Lighting, and Historic Tours
Hampton Roads Philharmonic: Winter Classics & Holiday Favorites | December 10, 2017 HRP Performs Holiday Classics with a pops-style twist. Hear how the coldest times have inspired some of the greatest composers. Features seasonal favorites such as The Skater’s Waltz, Sleigh Ride, and a special guest narration of A Visit from St. Nick.
Young Artist Competition Showcase Performance | March 11, 2018 Mendelssohn, Haydn feat. Kendall Gonzales, Cellist, Mozart feat. Kearston Gonzales, Violinist, Haydn
Season Finale Concert | May 20, 2018 Pavane, Fauré Petite Suite, Debussy Flute Concertino Op. 107, Chaminade Pastorale d’ete, Honeggar Algerian Suite, Saint-Saens
Holly Days @ Ft. Monroe Theatre | December 11, 2016 Weekend of free events: HRP Performs Holiday Classics, Mistletoe Tour, Tree Lighting, and Historic Tours
Young Artist Competition Showcase Performance | March 12, 2017 Young Artist Competition Winner, Brendan Elliott; Bloom, Steven Bryant; Sibelius Violin Concerto, Op. 47; Brendan Elliott, violinist; Symphony No. 3 “Eroica,” Beethoven
HRP Presents: Season Finale | May 21, 2017 Coriolan Overture, Beethoven Emperor Waltzes, Strauss II Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Grieg
Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto in G Minor | October 18, 2015 iFlight, Jeremy Ribando; Mendelssohn; Rebecca Willett, pianist; Rimsky Korsakov Symphony No. 1
Holly Days: A Classical Christmas with the HRP | December 13, 2015 Selected Highlights: Messiah, Handel; A Christmas Festival Overture; Musical Reading of “A Visit from St. Nick”; Sleigh Ride, A Christmas Sing-Along
HRP Presents: Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E Minor with Annika Jenkins | March 6, 2016 Egmont: Overture, Beethoven; Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E Minor; Annika Jenkins; “Shattered Glass” Lamb; L’Arlsienne Suite No. 2, Bizet
HRP Presents: Rossini, Bartok, Dvorak | May 22, 2016 The Thieving Magpie: Overture, Rossini; Fantasia on Serbian Themes, Rimsky-Korsakov; Sonata de Camera, Mel Lauf; Romanian Folk Dances, Bartok; Slavonic Dances No. 1, 4, 8, Dvorak
October, 2014 Iflight, Jeremy Ribando; East of the Sun and West of the Moon, Chris Lamb; Variations for Orchestra: Overture, Seare Farhat; Knights of the Red Branch, Kevin Kaska; Barbara Chapman, harpist; Vince Zentner, harpist; Mel Lauf, harpist; Symphony No. 9 in E Minor “From the New World” Antonin Dvorak
December 2014 A Christmas Festival Overture, Leroy Anderson; White Christmas, Traditional; The Christmas Song, Traditional; Sleigh Ride, Leroy Anderson; The Nutcracker Suite, Tchaikovsky; II. Danses caractéristiques; III. Waltz of the Flowers; O Holy Night, Traditional Arr. Goeller; Anna Feucht, Soprano; Gloria, John Rutter; First Presbyterian Church Choir; Schola Cantorum; A Christmas Sing-A-Long, Traditional
March 2015 Il barbiere di Siviglia: Overture, Rossini; Cello Concerto in E Minor Op 85, Elgar; Sterling Elliott, cellist; Symphony No. 8 in B Minor, D. 759 “Unfinished”
May 2015 Der Schauspieldirektor K 486: Overture, Mozart; Marche Hongroise from La Damnation de Faust, Op. 24, Berlioz; Concerto No. 2 in B minor for Double Bass and Orchestra, Bottesini; Symphonic Dances Op. 64, Grieg
October 2013 Overture to L’italiana in Algeri, Rossini; Prelude from Pelleas et Mellisande, Faure; Danse Bacchanale from Samson; and Delilah, Saint-Saens; Symphony No. 1, Beethoven
December 2013 Sleigh Ride, Leroy Anderson; A Christmas Festival Overture, Leroy Anderson; A Christmas Sing A Long, Traditional
The Christmas Song, Traditional; O Holy Night, Traditional; Anna Feucht, soprano; The Nutcracker Suite, Tchaikovsky
March 2014 Overture to The Magic Flute, Mozart; Mother Goose Suite, Ravel; Finlandia, Sibelius; Symphony No. 5 “Reformation,” Mendelssohn
May 2014 Karelia Suite, Sibelius. Ach Ich Fuhls from The Magic Flute, Mozart. Quando M’en Vo from La Boheme, Puccini. Sempre Libera from La Traviata, Verdi. Anna Feucht, soprano. Symphony No. 8, Beethoven.
June 2014 The Star-Spangled Banner, Traditional; American Folk Rhapsody No. 2, Grundman; Hail Columbia, Traditional; Finale, 1812 Overture, Tchaikovsky