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Past Five Seasons

Prince George’s Philharmonic

Season 2018-2019

 

Saturday, October 13, 2018- 7:30 pm

Bowie Center for the Performing Arts, Bowie, MD

Jesus Manuel Berard, conductor  

Charlotte Marckx, violinJohansen International Competition Winner

Walker: Pageant and Proclamation (1997)

Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op.35

Schumann: Symphony No. 3 in E Flat Major, Op.97 “Rhenish”

 

Saturday, November 17, 2018 – 7:30 pm

Bowie Center for the Performing Arts, Bowie, MD

Jesus Manuel Berard, conductor  

Laura Zuiderveen, mezzo-soprano

Wagner: Siegfried Idyll

Mahler: Kindertotenlieder

Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92

 

Saturday, February 09, 2019 – 7:30 pm

Northwestern High School, Hyattsville, MD

Jesus Manuel Berard, conductor  

The Northwestern High School, Visual & Performing Arts Choir; Dawn Jones, director 

Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Festival Overture, Op. 36

Grieg: Peer Gynt, Suite No. 2, Op.55 • Side-by-Side

Vivaldi: Gloria

 

Saturday, March  23, 2019 – 7:30 pm

Bowie Center for the Performing Arts, Bowie, MD

Jesus Manuel Berard, conductor  

Detra Battle, soprano

Chavez: Symphony No. 2 “Sinfonia India” (1935)

Simon: Silver Spring (2008)World Premiere

Bonds, Margaret: I Got a Home In dat Rock

He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands

Burleigh, Harry T.: Sometimes I feel like a Motherless Child

I Want to Be Ready

Simpson-Curenton, Evelyn: Git Onboard

Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95 “From the New World”

 

Saturday, May 18, 2019 – 7:30 pm

Dekelboum Concert Hall

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, College Park, MD

Jesus Manuel Berard, conductor  

Rita Sloan, piano 

Haydn: Introduction to The Creation

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major, K. 488

Holst:The Planets

In celebration of the 60th anniversary of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center

Prince George’s Philharmonic

Season 2017-2018

 

Saturday, October 07, 2017- 8:00 pm

Bowie Center for the Performing Arts, Bowie, MD

Jesus Manuel Berard, conductor  

Laura Zuiderveen, mezzo-soprano

Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man

Dvořák: Carnival Overture, Op. 92

Mahler: Rückert Lieder

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36

 

Saturday, November 11, 2017 – 8:00 pm

Bowie Center for the Performing Arts, Bowie, MD

Jesus Manuel Berard, conductor  

Victoria Chiang, viola

Rossini:  Overture to Semiramide

Martinů:  Rhapsody – Concerto for Viola and Orchestra, H. 337

Brahms:  Symphony No. 3 in F Major, Op. 90

 

Saturday, February 10, 2018 – 8:00 pm

Suitland High School, Forestville, MD

Jesus Manuel Berard, conductor  

Chris Vadala, saxophone

Suitland High School Visual and Performing Arts Concert Choir, Kenneth Boucher, director

BizetCarmen: Suite No. 2 – Side-by-Side

BernsteinChichester Psalms

MangioneThe Feel of a Vision

Rodgers and HartMy Romance

StrayhornTake the A Train

Rodgers and HartBewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered

Gillespie:  A Night in Tunisia

 

Saturday, March  24, 2018 – 8:00pm

Bowie Center for the Performing Arts, Bowie, MD

Jesus Manuel Berard, conductor  

All-orchestral program

Wm. SchumanAmerican Festival Overture

Coleridge-TaylorBallade in A Minor, Op. 33

CoplandEl Salón México

Still:  Symphony No. 1 “Afro-American Symphony”

Barber:  Essay for Orchestra No. 2, Op.17

 

Saturday, May 12, 2018 – 8: 00pm

Dekelboum Concert Hall

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, College Park, MD

Jesus Manuel Berard, conductor  

Yuliya Gorenman, piano 

TowerFanfare for the Uncommon Woman

Bernstein: Overture to Candide

Beethoven:  Piano Concerto No. 5 in E Flat Major, Op. 73 “Emperor”

Shostakovich:  Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, Op.47

Prince George’s Philharmonic

Season 2016-2017

 

08 October 2016

Saturday – 8:00 pm

Richard Rosenberg, conductor candidate

Rita Sloan, piano

Bowie Center for the Performing Arts, Bowie, MD

MendelssohnThe Hebrides Overture (Fingal’s Cave), Op. 26

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.3 in C Minor, Op.37  

Dvořák: Symphony No.7 in D Minor, Op.70

 

19 November 2016

Saturday – 8:00 pm

Stephen Czarkowski, conductor candidate

Jerry Grossman, cello

Bowie Center for the Performing Arts, Bowie, MD

BrahmsVariations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn, Op.56a

Bloch:  “Schelomo”: Hebraic Rhapsody for Cello and Orchestra 

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.5 in E Minor, Op.64

 

11 February 2017

Saturday – 8:00 pm

Brian Stone, conductor candidate

Adrienne Ivey, soprano

Northwestern High School Visual & Performing Arts Choir, Dawn Jones, director

Northwestern High School, Hyattsville, MD

 

BorodinPolovetsian Dances from Prince Igor (Side-by-Side)

Mendelssohn: Infelice, Op.94

Adrienne Ivey, soprano

Schubert:  Mass No. 2 in G Major, D. 167

Berlioz: D’amour l’ardente flamme from La damnation de Faust

Adrienne Ivey, soprano

Falla: El sombrero de tres picos, Suites 1 and 2

 

25 March 2017

Saturday – 8:00 pm

Jesus Manuel Berard, conductor candidate

David Perry, violin

Michael Mermagen, cello

Bowie Center for the Performing Arts, Bowie, MD

Mahler: Adagietto from Symphony No. 5

Strauss: Suite from Der Rosenkavalier

Brahms: Concerto for Violin and Cello in A Minor, Op. 102

 

14 May 2017

Sunday – 3:00 pm

Anna Binneweg, conductor candidate

Brian Ganz, piano

Dekelboum Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, College Park, MD

Tchaikovsky: Selections from Swan Lake

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20 in D Minor, K. 466

Elgar: Enigma Variations, Op. 36

Prince George’s Philharmonic

Season 2015-2016

 

Saturday, October 10, 2015- 8: 00 pm

Bowie Center for the Performing Arts, Bowie, MD

Charles Ellis, conductor  

Hae Sue Lee, viola, Johansen International Competition Winner

Buonamente:  Sonata for Brass

Walton:  Concerto for Viola

Beethoven:  Symphony No. 3 in E Flat Major, Op. 55 “Eroica”

 

Saturday, November 21, 2015 – 8:00 pm

Bowie Center for the Performing Arts, Bowie, MD

Charles Ellis, conductor – Richard Rosenberg, guest conductor

Amy Beth Horman, violin

Gottschalk (Rosenberg, editor):  Symphony No. 1 “A Night in the Tropics”

Korngold:  Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35

Vaughan Williams:  Symphony No. 2 in G Major “A London Symphony”

 

Saturday, February 13, 2016-8 pm & Sunday, February 14, 2016-3 pm

Eleanor Roosevelt High School, Greenbelt, MD & Suitland High School, Forestville, MD

Blair Skinner, resident conductor  – Kenneth Boucher, guest conductor 

Jennifer Cabot, soprano

Angelique Hunter, soprano

Suitland High School Visual and Performing Arts Concert Choir, Kenneth Boucher, director

ChabrierEspaña

MozartRegina Coeli, K. 108

PoulencGloria

Mendelssohn:  Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90 “Italian”

 

Saturday, March  19, 2016 – 8:00pm

Bowie Center for the Performing Arts, Bowie, MD

Blair Skinner, resident conductor

Anne-Marie McDermott, piano

KodalyDances of Galanta

RachmaninoffRhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43

Vaughan WilliamsNorfolk Rhapsody No. 1 in E Minor

Stravinsky:  Suite from The Firebird (1919)

 

Sunday, May 22, 2016 – 3: 00pm

Dekelboum Hall

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, College Park, MD

Blair Skinner, resident conductor

Janice  Chandler-Eteme, soprano 

Laura Zuiderveen, mezzo-soprano

The Heritage  Signature  Chorale, Stanley Thurston, director

The Chesapeake  Chorale, Jesse Parker, director

Mahler:  Symphony No. 2 in C Minor “Resurrection”