Program Schedule

Saturday, July 13

10 a.m -12:30 p.m.

Attend rehearsal with Maestro Michael Palmer and the Festival orchestra; meet Maestro Palmer following rehearsal for the first short discussion of repertoire and orchestral techniques.

12:30 - 2 p.m.

Lunch

2 - 5 p.m.

Master Class with Vance George, repertoire overview

8 p.m.

Festival Concert Nr 3, Britten, Mozart, Brahms, (Garrick Ohlsson, pianist)

Sunday, July 14

2 – 4 p.m.

Rehearsal - Verdi

6 – 9 p.m.

Rehearsal - Schubert-Brahms

Monday, July 15

2 – 5 p.m.

Master Class with Vance George

5 – 7 p.m.

Dinner

7 – 10 p.m.

Rehearsal - Schubert-Brahms

Tuesday, July 16

2 – 5 p.m.

Master Class with Vance George

5 – 7 p.m.

Dinner

7 – 10 p.m.

Rehearsal - Verdi, Maestro Palmer’s piano rehearsal for Verdi ending with Schubert-Brahms with Vance George

Wednesday, July 17

10 a.m -12:30 p.m.

Orchestra rehearsal with Maestro Palmer, open to all Choral Arts Symposium personnel, discussion with Maestro Palmer following

1 - 2 p.m.

Lunch

2 - 5 p.m.

Master Class with Vance George

5 – 7 p.m.

Dinner

Evening

SYMPOSIUM Concert -  Maestro Michael Palmer and Festival Orchestra, Bartok, Bruch, Barber, Schubert

Thursday, July 18 

2 – 5 p.m.

Master Class with Vance George

5 – 7 p.m.

Dinner

7 – 10 p.m.

Dress rehearsal, Schubert-Brahms on stage, chorus seated on individual chairs, palms, living room lamp beside the piano, oriental carpet to give the atmosphere of an European private salon

 Friday, July 19

2 – 5 p.m.

Master Class with Vance George (your work will be videotaped in each master class)

5 – 7 p.m.

Dinner

6:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Warm-up on stage – WWU Performing Arts Center

7:30 p.m.

Performance at WWU Performing Arts Center: A SUMMER NIGHT OF LOVE IN OLD VIENNA, the choral and keyboard music of Schubert and Brahms for chamber choir, solo piano and piano four-hands, storytelling of the lives of the two composers, a short spoken biography with music

Saturday, July 20

10 a.m -12:30 p.m.

Orchestra/Chorus Rehearsal of Verdi’s Te Deum, Mt Baker Theater, second discussion with Michael Palmer

12:30 - 2 p.m.

Lunch

2 - 5 p.m.

Master Class -  finish the week’s work, also an opportunity for observers to  conduct something of their choice, and short wrap-up discussion of the Symposium and ideas for Symposium 2014

Sunday, July 21

6:30 p.m.

Warm-up at Mt Baker auditorium           

7:30 p.m.

Performance: Mount Baker Theater - Festival Concert Nr 5, Festival  Orchestra, Festival Chorus, and Guest soloists, Maestro Michael Palmer, conducting,  Haydn, Soprano Arias, Verdi’s Te Deum, Strauss Rosenkavalier excerpts.  Guest artist sopranos Frederica von
Stade, Heidi Grant-Murphy and Katie von Koote

 

Social post-concert

Monday, July 22 

Check out of WWU residence halls

NOTE: This Schedule is subject to change at the discretion of the instructors.

Page Updated 07.03.2013