100th Masterworks Season
Mark Russell Smith, Music Director and Conductor

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Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. in the Adler Theatre, Davenport
or
Sundays at 2:00 p.m. in Centennial Hall, Rock Island


Masterworks I
INTO A NEW WORLD
October 4 & 5
MARK RUSSELL SMITH, conductor
GARRICK OHLSSON, piano

JOHN FRANTZEN World Premiere
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 3
DVORÁK Symphony No. 9 "From the New World”


Masterworks II
A PASSION FOR LIFE
November 1 & 2
MARK RUSSELL SMITH, conductor
ERIN KEEFE, violin

JAMES ROMIG World Premiere
JOHANNES BRAHMS Violin Concerto
PETER ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6 "Pathétique”


Masterworks III
A MUSICAL SHOWCASE
December 6 & 7
MARK RUSSELL SMITH, conductor
NAHA GREENHOLTZ, violin
MARC ZYLA, horn
HANNAH HOLMAN, cello
ANDREW PARKER, oboe
LILLIAN LAU, harp
BENJAMIN COEHLO, bassoon

DAVID GOMPPER World Premiere
SAINT-SAENS Romance for Horn and Orchestra
HAYDN Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Cello, Oboe, Bassoon, and Orchestra
RAVEL Introduction and Allegro for Harp
MOZART Symphony No. 40


Masterworks IV
MUSICAL CATHEDRALS

February 7 & 8
MARK RUSSELL SMITH, conductor
DEMARRE McGILL, flute

MICHAEL TORKE Oracle
MOZART Flute Concerto in G
BRUCKNER Symphony No. 4 "Romantic”


Masterworks V
AN AMERICAN TAPESTRY

April 11 & 12
MARK RUSSELL SMITH, conductor
JOEL FAN, piano

WILLIAM CAMPBELL World Premiere
ROY HARRIS Symphony No. 3
GERSHWIN Rhapsody in Blue
MORTON GOULD Interplay for Piano and Orchestra
COPLAND Suite from Rodeo


Masterworks VI
Ode to Joy

April 11 & 12
MARK RUSSELL SMITH, conductor
KAREN SLACK, soprano
ELENI MATOS, mezzo-soprano
VALE RIDEOUT, tenor
DEAN ELZINGA, bass-baritone
QUAD CITY CHORAL ARTS and HANDEL ORATORIO SOCIETY
JON HURTY, director

LEE HYLA World Premiere
ARNOLD SCHOENBERG Friede auf Erden
LUDWIG VON BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 9


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