Conductor Repertoire Report- Leonard Slatkin, May 08-April 09

We’re going to be continuing our discussion of conductor repertoire in an upcoming post. To that end, we’ll be posting repertoire reports for individual conductors in separate blogs posts. Below is Leonard Slatkin’s repertoire from May 08-April 09 (a sampling chosen for highly structured research-oriented reasons, er, it was what we found most easily on his website).

We’re also inviting conductors to submit their own repertoire reports or for readers to assemble repertoire reports on other artists using their websites. Hopefully, it might lead to some interesting discussions. Send any lists to info@kennethwoods.net and we’ll post ’em here.


1- AHO: Concerto for Contrabassoon and Orchestra
2-       ADAMS: Slonimsky’s Earbox
3-       BARBER: Essay No. 2
4-       BARBER: Piano Concerto
5-       BEETHOVEN: Egmont Overture
6-       BEETHOVEN: Leonore Overture No. 3
7-       BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 2
8-       BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 7
9-       BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9
10-   BERG: Violin Concerto
11-   BERNEL: The Good Life, “Pittsburgh 250” co-commission
12-   BERLIOZ: Symphonie Fantastique
13-   BERLIOZ: Harold in Italy
14-   BERLIOZ: Selections from Romeo et Juliette
15-   BERNSTEIN: Facsimile
16-   BERNSTEIN: Candide Overture
17-   BERNSTEIN: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
18-   BERNSTEIN: Symphony No. 1 Jeremiah
19-   BLOCH: Schelomo, Hebraic Rhapsody for Cello and Orchestra
20-   BORODIN: Polovtsian Dances
21-   BORZOVA: Songs of Lada
22-   BRAHMS: Academic Festival Overture
23-   BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor
24-   BRAHMS: Symphony No. 4
25-   BRITTEN: Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes
26-   BRITTEN: Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
27-   BROUWER: Rhapsody for Orchestra (World Premiere)\
28-   COPLAND: Symphony No. 3
29-   COPLAND: El Salon Mexico
30-   COPLAND: Appalachian Spring
31-   COPLAND/OCHOA: Emblems
32-   CORIGLIANO: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (The Red Violin)
33-   NSO Composer Portrait – Aaron Copland
34-   DEBUSSY: Rhapsody No. 1
35-   DEL TREDICI: Final Alice
36-   DVOŘÁK: Symphony No. 9
37-   ELGAR: Serenade in E minor for String Orchestra
38-   ELGAR: Enigma Variations
39-   ELGAR: Pomp & Circumstance March No. 1
40-   ENESCO: Rumanian Rhapsody
41-   FRIEDMAN: Revelation
42-   FRIEDMAN: The Throne of the Third Heaven
43-   GABRIELI: Canzona
44-   GERSHWIN: An American in Paris
45-   GLASS: Two Interludes from the CIVIL warS
46-   GLASS: Violin Concerto
47-   GLAZUNOV: Violin Concerto
48-   GLINKA: Russlan and Ludmilla Overture
49-   HARBISON: Symphony No. 5
50-   HAYDN: Symphony No. 67
51-   HAYDN: Symphony No. 85
52-   “HAYDN”: Divertimento in B flat
53-   HIGDON: Concerto 4-3
54-   HINDEMITH: Symphonic Metamorphosis
55-   HINDEMITH: Overture to Neues vom Tage
56-   HINDEMITH: Trauermusik
57-   HOLST: The Planets
58-   KORNGOLD: Nocturne from Much Ado About Nothing
59-   LEE: A Different Soldier’s Tale (World Premiere)
60-   LISZT: Prometheus
61-   MAHLER: Symphony No. 1 in D major – Blumine
62-   MAHLER: Symphony No. 1
63-   MATHES: A Standing Crowd Concertino for Orchestra (World Premiere, NSO commission
64-   MENNIN: Concertato for Orchestra, “Moby-Dick”
65-   MEYER, FLECK, HUSSAIN: Triple Concerto
66-   McTEE: Einstein’s Dream
67-   MOZART: A Musical Sleigh Ride
68-   MOZART: Concerto for Piano No. 27 in B-flat major
69-   MOZART: Symphony No. 40 in G minor
70-   MUSSORGSKY: Pictures at an Exhibition
71-   ORFF: Carmina Burana
72-   PAGANINI: Violin Concerto No. 1
73-   PRIMIAMI: Sirens (World Premiere)
74-   PURCELL/arr. WARLOCK: Fantasia upon one note
75-   RACHMANINOFF: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
76-   RACHMANINOFF: Vocalise
77-   RACHMANINOFF: Symphonic Dances
78-   RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 3
79-   RAVEL: Daphnis et Chloe Suite 2
80-   RESPHIGI: Pines of Rome
81-   ROSSINI: La Gazza Ladra Overture
82-   ROSSINI: Overture to Guillaume Tell
83-   ROSZA: Sinfonia Concertante – Double Concerto for Violin and Cello
84-   ROUSE: Friandises
85-   ROUSE: Ogoun Badagris
86-   SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 3
87-   SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 2
88-   SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 5
89-   SLATKIN: Dialogue for Two Cellos and Orchestra
90-   SLATKIN: The Raven
91-   STRAUSS: Die Fledermaus Overture
92-   BRIGHT SHENG: Harp Concerto
93-   SHOSTAKOVICH: Festive Overture
94-    STRAUSS: Thunder and Lightning Polka
95-   STRAUSS: Blue Danube Waltz
96-   STRAUSS: Moto Perpetuo
97-   STRAUSS: Radetsky March
98-   R. STRAUSS: Ein Heldenleben
99-   R. STRAUSS: Burleske
100-                        STUCKY: Son et lumiere
101-                        STRAVINSKY: Violin Concerto
102-                        SZYMANOWSKI: Sinfonia Concertante
103-                        TCHAIKOVSKY: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture
104-                        TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 5, Op. 64 in E minor
105-                        TCHAIKOVSKY: Serenade for Strings,
106-                        TCHAIKOVSKY: Eugene Onegin
107-                        TCHAIKOVSKY: Variations on a Rococo Theme for Cello and Orchestra
108-                        TCHAIKOVSKY: Violin Concerto
109-                        TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No. 1
110-                        TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 4
111-                        TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 6
112-                        VERDI: La Forza del Destino Overture
113-                        VERDI: Sicilian Vespers Overture
114-                        VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Five Variants of “Dives and Lazarus”
115-                        VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
116-                        VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: The Lark Ascending
117-                        VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Symphony No. 6
118-                        WALTON: Henry V
119-                        WALTON: Portsmouth Point Overture
120-                        CHEN YI: Olympic Fire c12′, BBC Commission: World Premiere
121-                        Detroit Symphony “A Night at the Opera (repertoire unavailable)

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