2016-2017 Concert Season

2016-2017 Concert Season

All APO concerts are free to the public!

Series I - Fall Concerts

David Felberg, conductor
Hannah Stephens, soprano soloist 

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Friday, October 28, 2016 at 7:30 pm
St. Therese Church (website)
3424 4th St. NW (map)

Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 2:00 pm
V. Sue Cleveland High School (Rio Rancho) (website
4800 Laban Rd. NE, Rio Rancho, NM 87144 (map)

Henryk Mikołaj Górecki, Symphony No.3
soprano soloist, Hannah Stephens
Maurice Ravel, Piano Concerto for the Left Hand in D major 
piano soloist, Keith Snell


Series II - Winter Concerts

Daniel Cummings, conductor
Ingela Onstad, soprano soloist

Felix Mendelssohn, Die schöne Melusine Overture
Samuel Barber,  Knoxville: Summer of 1915,  Ingela Onstad, soprano soloist.
Antonin Dvorak, Symphony No. 7

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Friday, December 16, 2016 at 7:30 pm 
Immanuel Presbyterian Church (website)
114 Carlisle Blvd. SE (at Silver) (map)
Sunday, December 18, 2016 at 3:30 pm
St. Therese Church (website)
3424 4th St. NW (map)


Series III - Art and Music Combined

Michael Bowen, conductor

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Friday, March 3, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Immanuel Presbyterian Church (website)
114 Carlisle Blvd. SE (at Silver) (map)

Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 2:00 pm
V. Sue Cleveland High School (Rio Rancho) (website
4800 Laban Rd. NE, Rio Rancho, NM 87144 (map)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart,
Overture to Don Giovanni
Michael Bowen,  Land of Enchantment
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Italian Capriccio
Paul Dukas, The Sorcerer's Apprentice 
George Gershwin, An American in Paris 

Student artwork, inspired by the music above, will be projected overhead during both performances, and will also be on display in the lobby at each concert.  Plan to arrive early to view drawings, paintings and photography created by students from V. Sue Cleveland High School, several Elementary schools from Rio Rancho Public Schools, Del Norte High School and  Explore Academy.

Note:  "Land of Enchantment" won first place in the 2013 Santa Fe Community Orchestra, National Orchestral Composition Competition. It is one piece with eight subsections:

Sunrise over the Mountains
Mustangs playing on the Prairie
Majestic Scenery
Simple Folk Song
Dance of the Kokopelli
Coyotes howling at the Moon
Basicilla of St. Francis of Assasi
Barelas Festival     


Series IV - Spring Concerts

Gabriela Garza Canales, conductor

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Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 2:00 pm  
National Hispanic Cultural Center (website)
1701 4th St. SW (map)

Saturday May 13, 2017 at 6:00 PM
National Dance Institute/Hiland Theater (website)
4800 Central Ave SE (map)

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Russian Easter Overture
Franz Liszt,  Les Preludes
Manuel de Falla, The Three Cornered Hat
Arturo Marquez, Danzon No. 2 

Chamber Music Concert

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 2:30 pm 
Las Puertas Events Center  (website
1512 1st St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102 (map)
—about half way between Mountain Rd and I-40; looks like a warehouse. 

Members of the Albuquerque Philharmonic perform a variety of intimate chamber music works. Program announced at the concert.


Summer Chamber Orchestra Festival
David Felberg, conductor

Roman Chavez, cello


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Series I:

Friday, July 14, 2017 

Wolfgang Mozart: K 213, Divertimento in F for Wind Sextet
George Enescu:  Decet for Winds
Arvo Pärt: Fratres for Winds and Percussion
Igor Stravinsky: Symphonies of Wind Instruments

Series II:

Friday, July 21, 2017 
Max Bruch: Romance for Cello and Orchestra
John Williams:  "Theme" from Schindler's List for Cello (Violin) and Strings
Arvo Pärt: Fratres for Strings and Percussion
Leoš Janáček: Idyll for Strings


Supported in part by the City of Albuquerque Urban Enhancement Trust Fund, New Mexico Arts, a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs, and the National Endowment for the Arts.