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2014-15 Hal and Jeanette Family Foundation Classical Series

Program Notes by Michael Clive

Classical 1 - Joshua Bell
Classical 2 - Cathedrals of Sound
Classical 3 - Mozart & Brahms
Classical 4 - Beethoven & Rachmaninoff
Classical 5 - Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto
Classical 6 - For the Love of Bernstein
Classical 7 - Bizet's "Carmen"
Classical 8 - Tchaikovsky's "Pathetique"
Classical 9 - Romeo & Juliet
Classical 10 - Beethoven's "Emperor"
Classical 11 - André Previn
Classical 12 - Fire & Water

2013-14 Hal and Jeanette Family Foundation Classical Series

Program Notes by Michael Clive

Classical 1 - Conrad Tao Plays Rach 3
Classical 2 - Rodrigo's Concierto
Classical 3 - Beethoven's Triple Concerto
Classical 4 - Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1
Classical 5 - Nadja Plays Mendelssohn
Classical 6 - Toradze Plays Shostakovich
Classical 7 - "La Traviata"
Classical 8 - Ravel's Piano Concerto
Classical 9 - Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 1
Classical 10 - Sarah Chang Plays Sibelius
Classical 11 - From Screen to Score (ACF 2014)
Classical 12 - Carmina Burana

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Shostakovich & Musical Cryptograms

2012-13 Hal and Jeanette Family Foundation Classical Series

Program Notes by Michael Clive

Classical 1 - Andre Watts Plays Brahms
Classical 2 - Conrad Tao Plays Grieg
Classical 3 - Come to the Cabaret
Classical 4 - Weilerstein Plays Dvorak
Classical 5 - Beethoven's Violin Concerto
Classical 6 - Mozart's Requiem & More
Classical 7 - Tosca
Classical 8 - from Bach to Mahler
Classical 9 - Beethoven's Fifth
Classical 10 - Saint-Saëns' Organ Symphony
Classical 11 - Duke Ellington Orchestra
Classical 12 - Rite of Spring

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A Guide to Weill's "The Seven Deadly Sins"
A Guide to Strravinsky's "The Rite of Spring"

2012-13 Cafe Ludwig Chamber Series

Cafe Ludwig 1: The French Connection
Cafe Ludwig 2: Woodwind Magic
Cafe Ludwig 3: Brilliance of Brahms

2011-12 Hal and Jeanette Family Foundation Classical Series

Program Notes by Michael Clive

Classical 1 - Sarah Chang Plays Mendelssohn
Classical 2 - 2011: A Space Odyssey
Classical 3 - Mahler's Ninth (Notes by Joseph Horowitz)
Classical 4 - Vivaldi's Four Seasons
Classical 5 - Tchaikovsky's Fifth
Classical 6 - Beethoven & Benedetti
Classical 7 - Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto
Classical 8 - Rachmaninoff's Mighty Third
Classical 9 - ACF 2012 - Celebrating Nowruz
Classical 10 - La Boheme
Classical 11 - Schubert's Ninth
Classical 12 - Beethoven's Ninth

2011-12 Cafe Ludwig Chamber Series

Cafe Ludwig 1: From Russia With Love
Cafe Ludwig 2: French Impressions

2010-11 Hal and Jeannette Family Foundation Classical Series

Program Notes by Michael Clive

Classical 1 - Tchaikovsky's First
Classical 2 - Pictures at an Exhibition
Classical 3 - Mozart & Beethoven
Classical 4 - Rachmaninoff's Second
Classical 5 - Zukerman Plays Beethoven
Classical 6 - Beethoven's Piano Concertos - Feb. 3
Classical 6 - Beethoven's Piano Concertos - Feb. 4
Classical 6 - Beethoven's Piano Concertos - Feb. 5
Classical 7 - Cathedrals of Sound (Notes by Joseph Horowitz)
Classical 8 - The Passion of Philip Glass (Notes by Joseph Horowitz)
Classical 9 - Mahler & Liszt
Classical 10 - Bolero!
Classical 11 - Yuja Wang Plays Rachmaninoff
Classical 12 - Rhapsody in Blue

2010-11 Specials

Handel's "Messiah"
Lang Lang
Glass Plays Glass (Notes by Philip Glass)

2010-11 Cafe Ludwig Chamber Series

Chopin & Schumann
Beethoven, Beethoven, Beethoven!
Music & Art

Summer Festival 2010

Summer Festival 1 - Fourth of July Celebration: A John Denver Tribute
Summer Festival 2 - Cirque de la Symphonie
Summer Festival 3 - Tchaikovsky Spectacular
Summer Festival 4 - Kicked-Up Classics featuring Time for Three
Summer Festival 5 - Beethoven's Ninth

2009-10 Hal and Jeannette Family Foundation Classical Series

Program Notes by Peter Laki

Classical 1 - Midori Plays Beethoven
Classical 2 - Alpine Symphony
Classical 3 - Enigma Variations & Tchaikovsky
Classical 4 - Beethoven's Fifth
Classical 5 - A Tchaikovsky Portrait
Classical 6 - American Composers Festival: The Greatest Generation (Notes by Joseph Horowitz)
Classical 7 - Fantastique!
Classical 8 - Gershwin & All That Jazz
Classical 9 - Poulenc's Organ Concerto
Classical 10 - Beethoven & Rachmaninoff
Classical 11 - Leila Josefowicz
Classical 12 - Andre Watts Returns

2009-10 Special Events

Handel's Messiah
Holiday Organ Spectacular
A Gala Night with Joshua Bell