New Mexico Philharmonic
2014 Zoo Concert Series

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Zoo Concert – Wild West Music
Saturday, May 10, 2014, 8pm
Rio Grande Zoo Amphitheater

Stuart Chafetz conductor

Put on your favorite western attire and welcome Pops Conductor Extraordinaire Stuart Chafetz, as he leads the New Mexico Philharmonic on a musical journey through the great Wild West, playing all-time favorites! The program includes Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!, Moore’s TV Western Medley, Rodeo by Aaron Copland, The Good, The Bad, The Ugly and much more!

Tickets: $7 – $125; $7 Advance Student Tickets available at the NMPhil Offices with student ID. NMPhil offices are located at 500 Copper Avenue NE. Children 12 and under free.

Gourmet Baskets included with Table Seating: Menu will be available in early May 2014.

Program:

Franz von Suppé: Light Cavalry Overture
Rodgers & Hammerstein: Selections from Oklahoma!
Ferde Grofé: “Sunrise” and “On the Trail” from Grand Canyon Suite
Moore: TV Western Medley

INTERMISSION

Ennio Morricone: “Theme from The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Aaron Copland: Selections from Rodeo
“Home on the Range” Sing-along
Richard Hayman: Pops Hoedown

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Zoo Concert – To Mom With Love!
Sunday, May 11, 2014, 2pm
Rio Grande Zoo Amphitheater

Stuart Chafetz conductor

Come celebrate Mother’s Day with the New Mexico Philharmonic! To Mom With Love! is a special concert dedicated to Moms everywhere, featuring orchestral favorites by Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Mendelssohn, Bernstein, Gershwin, and many more.

Program:

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Overture to Marriage of Figaro
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: “Love Theme” from Overture to Romeo & Juliet
Felix Mendelssohn: “Wedding March” from A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Jules Massenet: “Meditation” from Thaïs
Leonard Bernstein/Mason: Selections from West Side Story
Rudy Clark/arr. Berens: “Good Lovin’”
Pietro Mascagni: “Intermezzo” from Cavalleria rusticana
George Gershwin: An American in Paris

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Zoo Concert – Bennett Plays Benny
Saturday, May 17, 2014, 8pm
Rio Grande Zoo Amphitheater

Byron Herrington conductor

The amazing clarinetist Dave Bennett and his Sextet team up with your New Mexico Phil for an incredible tribute to a true giant of jazz Benny Goodman! This is as close as you will ever get to seeing the Benny Goodman Sextet live!

From “Stompin’ at the Savoy” to “Sing, Sing, Sing” to “Bugle Call Rag” to “Moonglow,” Bennett Plays Benny will have you dancing under the cottonwoods, and all the way home!

Tickets: $7 – $125; $7 Advance Student Tickets available at the NMPhil Offices with student ID. NMPhil offices are located at 500 Copper Avenue NE. Children 12 and under free.

Gourmet Baskets included with Table Seating: Menu will be available in early May 2014.

Program:

“Let’s Dance” (G. Stone, J. Bonime, F.M. Baldridge)
“Bugle Call Rag” (E. Schoebel, B. Meyers, J. Pettis)
Goodman Hits Medley
–“Don’t Be That Way” (Benny Goodman, E. Sampson, M. Parish)
–“Stompin’ at the Savoy” (B. Goodman, C. Webb, E. Sampson, A. Razaf)
–“Poor Butterfly” (J. Golden, R. Hubbell)
–“Moonglow” (E. Delange, I. Mills, W. Hudson)
–“Avalon” (V. Rose, A. Jolson, B. Desylva)
“Why Don’t You Do Right” (J. McCoy)
“These Foolish Things” (J. Strachey, H. Marvell)
“I Got Rhythm” (George & Ira Gershwin)

INTERMISSION

“Airmail Special” (B. Goodman, J. Mundy, C. Christian)
“Slipped Disc” (B. Goodman)
“And the Angels Sing” (Z. Elman, J. Mercer)
“Blues in the Night” (H. Arlen, J. Mercer)
“Goody Goody” (J. Mercer, M. Malneck)
“Sing, Sing, Sing (With a Swing)” (L. Prima)
“Goodbye” (G. Jenkins)

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Zoo Concert – Here’s to the Heroes!
Saturday, May 24, 2014, 8pm
Rio Grande Zoo Amphitheater

David Felberg conductor

Bring the whole family, and celebrate our heroes with a true red, white and blue night of great patriotic music! From great Sousa marches to The Star Spangled Banner and the beloved 1812 Overture by Tchaikovsky, don’t miss this amazing concert of American favorites, just in time for Memorial Day!

Tickets: $7 – $125; $7 Advance Student Tickets available at the NMPhil Offices with student ID. NMPhil offices are located at 500 Copper Avenue NE. Children 12 and under free.

Gourmet Baskets included with Table Seating: Menu will be available in early May 2014.

Program:

Stanislaw Skrowaczewski: “The Star Spangled Banner”
Morton Gould: American Salute
Aaron Copland: “Variations on a Shaker Hymn”
Jackie McGehee Young Artists’ Concerto Competition Winners
Richard Rodgers/Robert Russell Bennett: Victory at Sea

INTERMISSION

John Philip Sousa:
“The Liberty Bell”
“The U.S. Field Artillery March”
“The Stars and Stripes Forever”

(Arr. Robert Lowden and Joyce Eilers): Armed Forces Salute
Jerry Bilik: American Civil War Fantasy
John Williams: “Hymn to the Fallen”
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture

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