Two Extras

SPECIAL PRIZE FOR COURAGEOUS (OR FOOLHARDY) PROGRAMMING
Richard Leickly, Redmond, Washington

Concert 1
Havergal Brian: Symphony 1, Gothic

Concert 2
Benjamin Britten: Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes
Jean Sibelius: Violin Concerto
Intermission
Christopher Theofanidis: Symphony 1

Concert 3
Richard Einhorn: Voices of Light

Concert 4
Sofia Gubaidulina: Offertorium, for violin and orchestra
Intermission
Béla Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra

Concert 5
Olivier Messiaen: Turangalîla-Symphonie

Concert 6
Charles Ives: The Unanswered Question
Carl Ruggles: Sun Treader
Intermission
David Del Tredici: Final Alice

Concert 7
Johann Pachelbel: Canon in D
Béla Bartók: Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta
Intermission
Charles Ives: Symphony 4

Special Recognition

SPECIAL NON-PRIZE RECOGNITION TO A PROFESSIONAL MUSICIAN (AND FRIEND)
Arturo Delmoni, Concertmaster of The New York City Ballet and opera, symphony, and ballet conductor

Concert 1
Joaquín Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez, for guitar and orchestra
Frederic Delius: Prelude to Irmelin
Gioachino Rossini: Overture to Semiramide
Gioachino Rossini: Overture to William Tell
Intermission
Jean Sibelius: Symphony 1

Concert 2
Georges Bizet: Symphony in C
Alexander Scriabin, transcribed by Leopold Stokowski: Etude, Op.2 No.1 in c#
Jean Sibelius: The Swan of Tuonela
Claude Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
Intermission
Edward Elgar: Violin Concerto

Concert 3
William Boyce: Symphony 1
Paul Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber
Intermission
Giacomo Puccini: Elegy Crisantemi (Chrysanthemums), for string orchestra
Giacomo Puccini: Preludio Sinfonico
Antonin Dvorák: Symphony 9, From the New World

Concert 4
Hector Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture
Hector Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique
Intermission
Béla Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra

Concert 5
Leonid Desyatnikov: Russian Seasons, for violin, soprano, and string orchestra
Intermission
Antonio Vivaldi: The Four Seasons

Concert 6
Samuel Barber: Overture to The School for Scandal
Dmitri Shostakovich: Piano Concerto 1
Intermission
Richard Strauss: Four Last Songs
Richard Strauss: Death and Transfiguration

Concert 7
Edward Elgar: Serenade for Strings
Edward Elgar: Variations on an Original Theme for orchestra ("Enigma")
Intermission
Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony 5

Thanks to all who entered, and congratulations to the winners. My next reader write-in competition will be: Not soon!—John Marks

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