It’s the beginning of the new symphony season and the theme is, “Music Through the Years.” The following is a schedule of events:
Tuesday, September 27 at 7:30pm Classical Concert, Magale Recital Hall:
Our first concert of the seasons opens with Wagner’s Die Meistersinger Prelude. Also on the program, Schubert’s “Unfinished” Symphony No. 8, and the NSU Chamber Orchestra will perform Mozart’s Symphony No. 34 in C major. We will close with Tchaikovsky’s Marche Slav.
Tuesday, October 18, 6:00pm “Music at the Museum” NSU Chamber Orchestra at the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame.
This special performance in the museum by our chamber orchestra will feature Louisiana composers Kenneth Olson, Nettie Chenevert, and NSU faculty.
Monday, October 31 at 7:30pm “Pops” Concert, Magale Recital Hall:
Our Halloween “Hauntcert” program will feature “boo-tiful” symphonic favorites such as Mussorgsky’s “Night on Bald Mountain,” Grieg’s “In the Hall of the Mountain King”. Also on the program movie music from films Harry Potter and “Psycho.” In addition, we will have a “special” guest conductor recently called up from the beyond.
Wednesday, November 30 at 7:00pm, Thursday, December 1 at 7:00pm, and Friday December 2 at 7:00pm and 9:00pm in the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium:
Annual “Christmas Gala” performances again presented by the entire Creative and Performing Arts Department.
Tuesday, February 7, Classical Concert 7:30pm, Magale Recital Hall.
This concert will feature NSU’s professor of oboe Leah Forsyth performing Mozart’s Oboe Concerto. Also on the program Ravel’s charming Mother Goose Suite, and Beethoven’s Fidelio Overture. We will conclude our concert with Huapango by José Pablo Moncayo.
Monday, March 13, Concerto Winners Concert, Magale Recital Hall, 7:30pm
In addition to our concerto winners, this program will feature Dvorak’s Symphony no. 8 in G major.
Tuesday, April 25, with NSU Symphony Chorus, Magale Recital Hall, 7:30pm
For the final concert of the season, the Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony will be joined by the NSU Symphony Chorus with Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9.