2017-2018 Concert Season

 All APO concerts are free to the public!

Series I - Fall Concerts

Byron Herrington, conductor

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String Bass Audition info 
Audience Survey  

Friday, October 27, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Immanuel Presbyterian Church (website)  
114 Carlisle Blvd. SE (at Silver) (map)

Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 3:30 pm
St. Therese Church (website
3424 4th St. NW (map)

Hector Berlioz, Overture to Benvenuto Cellini
                         Symphonie Fantastique:
                               March to the Scaffold
                               Witches Sabbath
Gustav Holst,    Perfect Fool Ballet Music
John Williams,  Harry Potter Symphonic Suite

Series II - Winter Concerts

William Reece Waag, conductor
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Friday, December 15, 2017 at 7:30 pm 
Immanuel Presbyterian Church (website)  
114 Carlisle Blvd. SE (at Silver) (map)

Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 3:30 pm
St. Therese Church (website
3424 4th St. NW (map)

Andrew Boysen, Jr.,    Kirkpatrick Fanfare
Steven Bryant,  Dusk
Arturo Marquez, Conga del Fuego Nuevo
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 5

Series III - Art and Music Combined

Wayne Thelander, conductor

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Friday, March 9, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Immanuel Presbyterian Church (website)
114 Carlisle Blvd. SE (at Silver) (map)

Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 2:00 pm
V. Sue Cleveland High School (Rio Rancho) (website
4800 Laban Rd. NE, Rio Rancho, NM 87144 (map)

Charles-Camille Saint-Saëns, Overture to The Yellow Princess
Edvard Grieg,  Peer Gynt Suite (from both suites, 1 and 2)
Johann Strauss IIBlue Danube Waltz
Modest Moussorgsky (revision by Rimsky-Korsakov), Night on Bald Mountain
Ron Nelson, Jubilee 

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.

Series IV - Spring Concerts

Daniel Cummings, conductor
Joan Zucker, cello soloist

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Daniel Cummings, SummerRun Overture 
Charles-Camille Saint-Saëns, Cello Concerto No. 1 in a minor, Op. 33
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 4 in f minor, Op. 36

Friday, May 11, 2018 at 7:30 pm  
(unconfirmed) First United Methodist Church (website
315 Coal Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102 (4th and Lead)

Saturday May 12, 2018 at 2:00 PM
(not confirmed)  National Hispanic Cultural Center (website)  
1701 4th St SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102 (map)


Chamber Music Concert

Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 3:00 pm 
(not confirmed) St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, likely, or
 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.


(not updated) 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.