Conductors' Concert: UMD Symphony Orchestra and UMD Wind Orchestra

Conductors' Concert

UMD Symphony Orchestra and UMD Wind Orchestra
Friday, April 21, 2023. 8PM
Photo by David Andrews.
Special Announcement: 

The livestream of this event will only be available to view during the performance. The video will not be available for viewing after the concert.

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Estimated Length: 
2 hours
Program Notes: 

Join us in person at The Clarice or watch the livestream from the comfort of your home.

The UMD Symphony Orchestra and UMD Wind Orchestra combine for this concert led by members of the graduate conducting studios. This semester's performance showcases a variety of composers from the Romantic to Contemporary eras, including works by Jennifer Higdon, Gustav Mahler and more.


Jennifer Higdon: Fanfare Ritmico
Ivan Tcherepnin: Statue
Dmitri Shostakovich, arr. Donald Hunsberger: Festive Overture
Giuseppe Verdi: La Forza de Destino - Overture
Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 4, movement 1 

About the Ensembles

UMD Symphony Orchestra (UMSO)

Through its committed and polished performances under the baton of David Neely, UMSO is dedicated to the power of musical communication. In its repertoire, the orchestra explores the intersection between traditional symphonic masterworks and marginalized works from various eras, with many programs featuring composers of diverse backgrounds.

UMD Wind Orchestra (UMWO)

Led by Michael Votta, Jr., UMWO is a leader among collegiate ensembles in premiering new works for winds. This season’s engaging performances will feature faculty soloists and world premieres of new works and masterworks of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Health + Safety

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