5, 6, 7 January 2006

8:00 pm (6th at 11:00 am). Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA
(wdch.laphil.com) (323.850.2000)

Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Zubin Mehta, conductor
Lisa Batiashvilli, violin

Prokofiev: Violin Concerto no.1
Bruckner: Symphony no.8

8 January 2006

3:00 pm. Merkin Concert Hall, Kaufman Center, New York City, NY
(www.newyorkphilharmonic.org) (212.501.3330)

New York Philharmonic Members

Bridge: Lament for Two Violins
Prokofiev: Sonata for Two Violins
Diamond: Quintet for Clarinet and Strings
Enesco: Octet
Françaix: Trio

13, 14 January 2006

8:00 pm. Majestic Theatre, San Antonio, TX
(www.sasymphony.org) (210.554.1010)

San Antonio Symphony
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Horacio Gutierrez, piano

Kodály: Dances of Galenta
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto no.3
Brahms: Symphony no.1

19, 20, 21 January 2006

19th at 7:30 pm, 20th at 2:00 pm, 21st at 8:00.
Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York City, NY

(www.newyorkphilharmonic.org) (212.875.5656; Avery Fisher box office 212.875.5030)

New York Philharmonic Orchestra
Kurt Masur, conductor
Louis Lortie, piano

Beethoven: Symphony no.6, (Pastoral)
Liszt: Fantasy on Motives from Beethoven's "The Ruins of Athens"
Prokofiev: Scythian Suite

20, 21, 22 January 2006

8:00 pm (22nd at 2:00 pm). Symphony Hall, San Diego, CA
(www.sandiegosymphony.com) (619.235.0804)

San Diego Symphony
James Paul, conductor
Jeff Thayer, violin

Mozart: Marriage of Figaro Overture
Chaikovsky: Suite no.4 (Mozartiana)
Mozart: Symphony no.35
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto no.1

2 February 2006

8:00 pm. Williams Center, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

4 February 2006

8:00 pm. Carnegie Hall, New York City, NY
(www.orpheusnyc.org) (212.247.7800)

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Vadim Repin, violin

Ravel: Tombeau de Couperin
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto no.2
Marc Mellits: new work (World Premier)
Beethoven: Symphony no.8

8, 9 February 2006

8:00 pm. Segerstrom Hall, Orange Country Performing Arts Center, Costa Mesa, CA
(www.pacificsymphony.org) (714.755.5799)

Pacific Symphony Orchestra
Carl St. Clair, conductor
Cynthia Haymon-Coleman, soprano

Kevin Deas, baritone
Paul Smith Singers

Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet (selections)
Gershwin: Porgy and Bess (selections)

10, 11, 15-18 February 2006

Times TBA. Capitol Theatre, Salt Lake City, UT
(www.balletwest.org) (801.323.6900)

Ballet West
Jonas Kĺge, choreographer

Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet

15, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26 February 2006

7:30 pm (15, 17, 18, 24-26), 2:00 pm (18, 19, 25, 26).
Auditorium Theatre, Chicago, IL

(www.joffrey.com) (312.739.0120 ex.33)

Joffrey Ballet
Chicago Sinfonietta
John Cranko, choreographer

Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet

17, 18 February 2006

8:00 pm. Jemison Concert Hall, Alys Stephens Center, Birmingham, AL
(www.alabamasymphony.org) (205.251.7727)

Alabama Symphony Orchestra
Paul Polivnick. Conductor
Jennifer Frautschi, violin

Chaikovsky: Capriccio Italien
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto no.2
Beethoven: Symphony no.5

18, 19 February 2006

8:00 pm (19th at 3:00 pm). Arlington Theatre, Santa Barbara, CA
(www.thesymphony.org) ( 805.898.9626)

Santa Barbara Symphony
Kynan Johns, conductor
Fabio Bidini, piano

Janácek: Suite, op.3
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto no.3
Mozart: Symphony no.41 in C (Jupiter)

3, 4 March 2006

8:00 pm. DeVos Performance Hall, Grand Rapids, MI
(www.grsymphony.org) (616.454.9451)

Grand Rapids Symphony
Roberto Minczuk, conductor
Ralph Votapek, piano

Shchedrin: Concerto for Orchestra no.5 "Four Russian Songs"
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto no.3
Chaikovsky: Symphony no.5

3, 4, 5 March 2006

8:00 pm. (5th at 3:00 pm). Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore, MD
(www.baltimoresymphony.org) (410.783.8000)

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Yuri Temirkanov, conductor
Sergey Khatchatryan, violin

Hailstork: Intrada
Sibelius: Violin Concerto
Prokofiev: The Ugly Duckling
Prokofiev: Suite from Cinderella

4 March 2006

7:30 pm. Mahaffey Theater, Times Bayfront Center Arena, St. Petersburg, FL

5 March 2006

7:30 pm. Ruth Eckerd Hall, Baumgartner Center, Clearwater, FL

6 March 2006

7:30 pm. Carol Morsani Hall, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, Tampa, FL
(www.floridaorchestra.org) (800.662.7286)

The Florida Orchestra
Susan Haig, conductor
Karen Gromyo, violin

Chaikovsky: Suite no.4 (Mozartiana)
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto no.1
Musorgsky/Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition

9, 10, 12 March 2006

8:00 pm. (12th at 3:00 pm). Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore, MD
(www.baltimoresymphony.org) (410.783.8000)

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Yuri Temirkanov, conductor
Sayaka Shoji, violin

Prokofiev: Suite from Love for Three Oranges
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto no.2
R. Strauss: Ein Heldenleben

16, 17, 18 March 2006

8:00 pm (17th at 11:00 am). Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA
(wdch.laphil.com) (323.850.2000)

Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Martha Argerich, piano

Mozart: Overture, The Marriage of Figaro
Beethoven: Piano Concerto no.1
Prokofiev: Symphony no.6

17, 18, 19 March 2006

8:00 pm. (19th at 3:00 pm). Powell Symphony Hall, St. Louis, MO
(www.slso.org) (314.533.7888)

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Leon Fleischer, piano

Mozart: Piano Concerto in A, K.414
Hindemith: Klaviermusik mit Orchester
Prokofiev: Lt. Kije Suite
Martinu: Fantaisies symphoniques (Symphony no.6)

17, 18, 19 March 2006

8:00 pm (22nd at 2:00 pm). Symphony Hall, San Diego, CA
(www.sandiegosymphony.com) (619.235.0804)

San Diego Symphony
Jajha Ling, conductor
Vadim Repin, violin

Liadov: Kikimora
Chaikovsky: Violin Concerto
Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet (excerpts)

22 March 2006

6:30 pm. Orchestra Hall, Chicago, IL
(www.cso.org) (312.294.3000)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Charles Dutoit, conductor

Rossini: Overture to William Tell
Prokofiev: Symphony no.6

23, 24, 25, 28 March 2006

8:00 pm (24th at 1:30 pm, 28th at 7:30 pm). Orchestra Hall, Chicago, IL
(www.cso.org) (312.294.3000)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Charles Dutoit, conductor

Rossini: Overture to William Tell
Haydn: Symphony no.85 (The Queen)
Prokofiev: Symphony no.6

25, 26, 27 March 2006

8:00 pm (27th at 8:30 pm). Max M. Fisher Music Center, Detroit, MI
(www.detroitsymphony.com) (313.576.5111)

Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Neeme Järvi, conductor
Jian Wang, cello

Rossini: Overture Siege of Corinthe
Prokofiev: Sinfonia Concertante
Encores and Intermezzos announced from the stage

28 March 2006

7:30 pm. Jackson Theater, Sonoma Country Day School, Santa Rosa, CA
(www.santarosasymphony.com) ( 707.546.8742)

Santa Rosa Symphony Chamber Players
Jeffrey Kahane, piano

Prokofiev: Sonata for Flute and Piano
Shostakovich: Piano Trio no.2

part of the "Russian Titans Festival:
Music As A Mirror Of History" (25, 28, 30 March and 1 April 2006)

30 March 2006

7:30 pm. Jackson Theater, Sonoma Country Day School, Santa Rosa, CA
(www.santarosasymphony.com) (707.546.8742)

Santa Rosa Symphony Chamber Players
Jeffrey Kahane, piano
Soloists TBA

Prokofiev: Overture on Hebrew Themes
Shostakovich: From Jewish Folk Poetry
Shostakovich: String Quartet no.8

part of the "Russian Titans Festival:
Music As A Mirror Of History" (25, 28, 30 March and 1 April 2006)

6 April 2006

11:00 am. Hilbert Circle Theatre, Indianapolis, IN
(www.indyorch.org) (317.236.2040)

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
Gilbert Varga, conductor

Rachmaninoff: Isle of the Dead
Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet (from Suite no.2)

6, 7, 8, 9 April 2006

8:00 pm (6th at 7:30 pm., 9th at 2:00 pm). Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA
(www.seattlesymphony.org) (866.833.4747)

Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Mstislav Rostropovich, conductor

Shostakovich: Festive Overture
Shostakovich: Symphony no.1
Prokofiev: Symphony no.5

Lecture by Richard Taruskin, "Hot Wars, Cold Wars and Symphonies,"
one hour prior to performance.

7, 8 April 2006

8:00 pm. Hilbert Circle Theatre, Indianapolis, IN
(www.indyorch.org) (317.236.2040)

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
Gilbert Varga, conductor
James Ehnes, violin

Rachmaninoff: Isle of the Dead
Dvorák: Violin Concerto
Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet (from Suite no.2)

7, 8 April 2006

8:00 pm (8th at 8:30 pm). Max M. Fisher Music Center, Detroit, MI
(www.detroitsymphony.com) (313.576.5111)

Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Thomas Dausgaard, conductor
Christian Tetzloff, violin

Prokofiev: Symphony no.1 (Classical)
Weill: Concerto for Violin and Winds
Beethoven: Symphony no.4

14, 16 April 2006

8:00 pm. Marcus Center, Milwaukee, WI
(www.milwaukeesymphony.org) (414.291.7605)

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
Gilbert Varga, conductor
Mikhail Rudy, piano

Haydn: Symphony no.48
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto no.1
Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet Suite no.2

15 April 2006

11:00 am. Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA
(www.seattlesymphony.org) (866.833.4747)

Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Christian Knapp, conductor
Enchantment Theatre Company

"Discover Music!" series:

"Prokofiev's Cinderella comes to life . . ."
also, works by Musorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov and Stravinsky

20, 21, 22 April 2006

8:00 pm (20th at 7:30 pm).
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C.
(www.nationalsymphony.org) (202.416.8500)

National Symphony Orchestra
Raphael Frübeck de Burgos, conductor
Julian Rachlin, violin

Beethoven: Symphony no.6 (Pastoral)
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto no.2
Stravinsky: Suite from The Firebird (1919)

21, 22 April 2006

8:15 pm. Morrison Center for the Performing Arts, Boise, ID
(store.yahoo.com/boisephilharmonic/index.html) (888.300.7849)

Boise Philharmonic
James Ogle, conductor

R. Strauss: Suite from Der Rosenkavalier
Vaughan Williams: Variations on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Prokofiev: Symphony no.5

21, 23 April 2006

8:00 pm (23rd at 4:00 pm). Neal Blaisdell Concert Hall, Honolulu, HA
(www.honolulusymphony.com) (808.792.2000)

Honolulu Symphony
Samuel Wong, conductor
Ignace Jang, violin

Stravinsky: Symphonies of Wind Instruments
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto no.2
Nielsen: Symphony no.3 (Sinfonia espansiva)

4, 6 May 2006

8:00 pm. Eastman Theatre, Rochester, NY
(www.rpo.org) (585.454.2100)

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Christopher Seaman, conductor
Horacio Gutiérrez, piano

Dvorák: Carnival Orchestra
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto no.3
Schubert: Symphony no.9 (The Great)

5, 6 May 2006

8:00 pm. Ohio Theater, Columbus, OH
(www.columbussymphony.com) (614.228.8600)

Columbus Symphony Orchestra
Alasdair Neale, conductor
Midori, violin

Prokofiev: Symphony no.1 (Classical)
Concerto: TBA
Elgar: Enigma Variations

6 May 2006

8:00 pm. Pasadena Civic Auditorium, Pasadena, CA
(www.pasadenasymphony.org) (626.793.7172)

Pasadena Symphony Orchestra
Jorge Mester, conductor
Frank Huang, violin

Glinka: Ruslan and Ludmilla Overture
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto no.1
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique

6, 7 May 2006

8:00 pm (7th at 3:00 pm). Arlington Theatre, Santa Barbara, CA
(www.thesymphony.org) ( 805.898.9626)

Santa Barbara Symphony
Gisčle Ben-Dor, conductor
Santa Barbara Choral Society

Prokofiev: Alexander Nevsky

12, 13 May 2006

8:00 pm. Philharmonic Center for the Arts, Naples, FL
(www.thephil.org) (800.597.1900)

Naples Philharmonic Orchestra
Jorge Mester, conductor
Frank Huang, violin

Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto no.1
Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances

13, 16 May 2006

8:00 pm (16th at 2:30 pm). Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, NY
(www.bpo.org) (716.885.5000)

Buffalo Philharmonic
William Eddins, conductor
Corey Cerovsek, violin

Françaix: Hommage l'ami Pagapeno
Prokofiev: Symphony no.1 (Classical)
Mozart: Violin Concerto no.4
Haydn: Symphony no.60 (Il distrato)

20 May 2006

8:00 pm. Isaac Stern Auditorium, Carnegie Hall, New York City, NY
(www.carnegiehall.org) ( 212.247.7800)

Maxim Vengerov, violin
Lilya Zilberstein, piano

Mozart: work TBA
Beethoven: Sonata for Violin and Piano in c minor, op.30 no.2
Prokofiev: Sonata for Violin and Piano no.1
Shostakovich: Sonata for Violin and Piano

25 May 2006

7:30 pm. Ruth Eckerd Hall, Baumgartner Center, Clearwater, FL

26 May 2006

7:30 pm. Carol Morsani Hall, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, Tampa, FL

27 May 2006

7:30 pm. Mahaffey Theater, Times Bayfront Center Arena, St. Petersburg, FL
(www.floridaorchestra.org) (800.662.7286)

The Florida Symphony
Stefan Sanderling, conductor
Stewart Goodyear, piano

Honegger: Symphony no.5
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto no.5
Webern: Five Orchestral Pieces
Beethoven: Symphony no.5

6 January 2006