The Sunflower Music Festival 2024


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All concerts are free and do not require tickets. All concerts are held at White Concert Hall unless otherwise indicated.

Friday, June 21
Orchestra


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7:30 p.m. | White Concert Hall

ANTONY WALKER, CONDUCTOR

Opening Celebration – Season of “Firsts”

Symphony No. 1 in E-flat Major, Ok 16

Molto Allegro
Andante
Presto

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 
(1756 – 1791)

Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15
Allegro con brio
Largo
Rondeau: Allegro scherzando

Ludwig Van Beethoven 
(1770 – 1827)

Cynthia Raim, Piano

Intermission

Symphony No. 1 in B-flat Major, Op. 38 “Spring”

Andante un poco maestoso – Allegro (cont.)
molto vivace
Larghetto
Scherzo: Molto vivace
Allegro animato e grazioso

Robert Schumann
 (1810 – 1856)

Saturday, June 22
Chamber Ensembles


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7:30 p.m. | White Concert Hall

Rondo in C Major for 2 Pianos, Op. posth. 73

 

Frédéric Chopin
(1810 – 1849)

Cynthia Raim and David Allen Wehr, Piano

String Quartet No. 1 in C Major, Op. 49

Moderato
Moderato
Allegro molto
Allegro

Dmitri Shostakovich
(1906 – 1975)

Ole Böhn, Violin 1
Jesse Thompson, Violin 2
Jonathan Moerschel, Viola
Claudio Jaffé, Cello

Requiem, Op. 66

David Popper
(1843 – 1913)

John Walz, Cello 1
Claudio Jaffé, Cello 2
Diego Miralles, Cello 3
David Allen Wehr, Piano

Intermission

String Quintet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 77, B. 49
for 2 Violins, Viola, Cello, and Bass

Antonin Dvořák 
(1841 – 1904)

Jeanyi Kim, Violin 1
Philip Mannning, Violin 2
Jonathan Moerschel, Viola
John Walz, Cello
John Moore, Bass

Monday, June 24

7:30 p.m. | White Concert Hall


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David Basse with the City Light Jazz Orchestra

Sponsored by Liz Stratton

More information coming soon!

Tuesday, June 25
Chamber Ensembles

7:30 p.m. | White Concert Hall


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Wind Quartet for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet,
and Bassoon

Allegro
Andante
Allegro molto
Allegro vivo

Jean Françaix
(1912-1997)

Karen Bogardus, Flute
Margaret Marco, Oboe
Hank Landrum, Clarinet
Joe Merchant, Bassoon

String Quartet in E Flat Major, Op. 74, No. 10
“Harp”

Poco Adagio – Allegro
Adagio ma non troppo
Presto
Allegretto con variazioni

Ludwig van Beethoven
(1770 – 1827)

Phillip Manning, Violin 1
Sascha Mandl, Violin 2
Orlando Wells, Viola
Claudio Jaffé, Cello

Intermission

Tarantelle for Flute, Oboe, and Piano

Philippe Gaubert
(1879 – 1941)

Jennifer Gunn, Flute
Alex Klein, Oboe
Cynthia Raim, Piano

 

Wednesday, June 26
Chamber Orchestra

7:30 p.m. | White Concert Hall

Antony Walker, conductor/narrator


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Symphony No. 1 in D Major, Hob. I:1

Presto
Andante
Presto

Franz Joseph Haydn
(1732-1809)

Concerto for Flute, Harp, and Orchestra in C Major, K. 299/297c

Allegro
Andante 
Rondeau – Allegro

 Jennifer Gunn, Flute
Rita Costanzi, Harp

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
(1756-1791)

Intermission

Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21

Adagio molto – Allegro con brio
Andante cantabile con moto
Menuetto, Allegro molto e vivace
Adagio – Allegro molto e vivace

Ludwig Van Beethoven
(1770-1827)

thursday, June 27
Blanche Bryden Outreach Concert

thursday, June 27
Blanche Bryden Outreach Concert


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Friday, June 28
Blanche Bryden Outreach Concert


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Saturday, June 29
Blanche Bryden Student Ensembles


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Friday, June 28
Chamber Ensembles

7:30 p.m. | White Concert Hall


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Repertoire coming soon!

Saturday, June 29
FESTIVAL FINALE: Chamber Orchestra

7:30 p.m. | White Concert Hall

SPECIAL GUEST CONDUCTOR – ANTONY WALKER


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Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F Major, BWV 1046

Allegro
Adagio
Allegro
Menuet-Trio-Menuet-Polonaise-Menuet-Trio-Menuet 

Johann Sebastian Bach
(1685-1750)

Symphonic Variations for Piano and Orchestra, M. 46

César Franck
(1822-1890)

David Allen Wehr, Piano

Intermission

Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68 

Un poco sostenuto – Allegro – Meno allegro
Andante sostenuto
Un poco allegretto e grazioso

Adagio-Più andante-Allegro non troppo,
ma con brio-Più allegro

Johannes Brahms
(1833-1897)


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