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Kansas State Orchestra

2017-2018136th Season        

David Littrell, conductor 1990-2018


Tuesday, September 19  An Evening of Dance Music

Offenbach ● Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld

Delibes ● Waltz from Act I of Coppélia

Lehár ● Gold and Silver Waltz  

Waldteufel ● The Skaters’ Waltz

Tchaikovsky ● Waltz from Act I from Swan Lake   

Shostakovich● Polka from The Golden Age   

Shostakovich ● The Second Waltz from Jazz Suite No. 2   

Chicago Medley ● Janie Brokenicky, soprano    

Tchaikovsky ● Dance of the Swans from Swan Lake    

Tchaikovsky ● Garland Waltz from Act I The Sleeping Beauty  


Tuesday, October 24

Amy Beach ● Gaelic Symphony, 2nd movement "Alla Siciliana"

John Mackey ● Percussion Concerto ● Kurt Gartner, percussionist 

Beethoven ● Symphony No. 6 “Pastoral” 


Tuesday, December 5     

A Grand Night for Singing: An Evening of Rodgers & Hammerstein

Faculty and Student Vocal Soloists


Tuesday, February 20

Laurel Littrell ● The Prairie Ascendant

Concerto Contest Winners:

Mozart ● Concerto No. 4, 3rd mvt. ● Christina Minton, violin 

Mozart ● Concerto No. 24, 1st mvt. ● Matthew Meals, piano 

Borodin ● Symphony No. 2 


Thursday, April 5  Composers Society International Conference at K-State

Stolz ● Lincoln Highway Suite -- two movements


Tuesday, April 24    Farewell Concert   

This concert was originally scheduled for April 17, but unforeseen circumstances forced a change to the new date of April 24.

Beethoven ● Overture to Egmont   

Verdi ● “Sempre libera” from La Traviata ● Janie Brokenicky, soprano 

Charpentier ● “Depuis le jour” from Louise ● Janie Brokenicky, soprano    

Fauré ● Elegy ● David Littrell, cello ● Paul Hunt, conductor  

Jones ● K-State Alma Mater ● K-State Choirs

Parry ● Jerusalem ● K-State Choirs  

Tchaikovsky ● Symphony No. 5 in E Minor