1. Opening Night - Rock the Classics

Richard Lee, Host

photo: Casey Jay Benson Photography


Nick Pencis,

Stanley's BBQ

All-Star Band

Dirk Meyer, Guest Conductor

Opening night is going to rock as Music Director Richard Lee hosts this engaging exploration of the connection between classical and popular music.  Guest conductor for the evening is Dirk Meyer, music director of the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra.  Center stage for the concert is the Stanley's BBQ All-Star Band, a group assemble exclusively for this concert.  


September 24, 2016, 7:30 p.m.


UT Tyler Cowan Center


(click on links below to hear music samples)

Beethoven:  Symphony No. 5, mvt 1

Whiter Shade of Pale

Bach:  Air from Suite No. 3 in D

25 or 6 to 4

Purcell/Sokowski:  Dido's Lament

Penny Lane

9 Crimes

Rossini:  Overture L'Italiana in Algieri

Murphy/Burden: A Fifth of Beethoven

Clark/Burden: Hooked on Classics medley

Annie's Song

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5, mvt 2

Love of my life

Brahms: Symphony No. 3, mvt 3

Waltz across Texas

Strauss Jr:  Roses from the South


Programming subject to change




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Concert sponsored in part by

Women's Symphony League of Tyler


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