Greenville Symphony Orchestra: Orchestral Showstoppers

harvest_moon_100From a Halloween weekend 2011 concert, the Greenville Symphony Orchestra plays haunting music by Strauss, Liszt, Mussorgsky and more. Then north to Hickory, NC, for some similarly eerie selections from the Western Piedmont Symphony and the first concert of their 46th season.
Listen to the entire program: Greenville Symphony Orchestra - Orchestral Showstoppers



Billboard and Introduction to Strauss's "Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks" - Lauren Rico



RICHARD STRAUSS: Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks
Greenville Symphony Orchestra
Edvard Tchivzhel, Music Director and Conductor



Introduction to Liszt's Mephisto Waltz - Lauren Rico



FRANZ LISZT: Mephisto Waltz No. 1
Greenville Symphony Orchestra
Edvard Tchivzhel, Music Director and Conductor



Introduction to Arnold's "Tam O'Shanter Overture"



MALCOLM ARNOLD: Tam O'Shanter Overture
Greenville Symphony Orchestra
Edvard Tchivzhel, Music Director and Conductor



Introduction to Mussorgsky's "Bald Mountain" - Lauren Rico



MODEST MUSSORGSKY: Night on Bald Mountain
Greenville Symphony Orchestra
Edvard Tchivzhel, Music Director and Conductor



Introduction to Tchaikovsky's "Francesca da Rimini" - Lauren Rico



TCHAIKOVSKY: Francesca di Rimini
Greenville Symphony Orchestra
Edvard Tchivzhel, Music Director and Conductor



Introduction to Berlioz and Saint Saens - Lauren Rico



HECTOR BERLIOZ: "March to the Scaffold" (from Symphonie Fantastique)
CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS: Danse Macabre
Western Piedmont Symphony
John Gordon Ross, Music Director and Conductor



Introduction to de Meij's "Lord of the Rings" Symphony - Lauren Rico



JOHAN DE MEIJ: "Gandalf" "Gollum" "Journey In The Dark" (from de Meij's Symphony No. 1 "The Lord of the Rings" Symphony)
The Concert Band of Lenoir-Rhyne University
Dr. Daniel Kiser, conductor



End of show - Lauren Rico