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Haflah! Arab Fusion Fest
Saturday, September 19, 2015, 7:30 pm
Music Hall, Detroit
National Arab Orchestra, Michael Ibrahim, Director & Conductor
Kareem Roustom, composer
Wael Binali, composer

Marcel Khalifé Salute (Sabah el Leil)
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade: The Young Prince and The Young Princess
Wael Binali Through Time: Golden Age of the Sahra (2006)
Wael Binali Let the Games Begin! (2012)
Music Selections performed by the National Arab Orchestra
Kareem Roustom Hewar (Dialogue) for Takht & Orchestra (2015) World Premiere
(members of the National Arab Orchestra with the Michigan Philharmonic)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No. 40 - with a twist!

Denim and Dvořák: Voices from the New World
Saturday, October 3, 2015, 7:30 pm
The Village Theater at Cherry Hill, Canton
Emery Stephens, narrator
Jesse Ayers, composer

Dudley Buck Festival Overture on the Star Spangled Banner
Jesse Ayers The Passion of John Brown (2011)
Dvořák Symphony No. 9 "From the New World"

Philharmonic Phright Night
Saturday, October 24, 2015, 7:30 pm
Steppingstone School, Farmington Hills

Johann Sebastian Bach Toccata in D Minor
Richard Wagner Ride of the Valkyries
Paul Dukas The Sorcerer's Apprentice Themes
Igor Stravinsky Infernal Dance from "The Firebird"
Andrew Lloyd Webber Phantom of the Opera
John Williams The Witches of Eastwick: Devil's Dance
Klaus Badelt Pirates of the Caribbean (2003)
Michael Story Pit and the Pendulum (based on Edgar Allan Poe)
John Williams Suite from "Jaws"
Hans Zimmer Selections from "Man of Steel"
Florian Senfter Kernkraft 400 from "Zombie Nation"

Brazilian Blast!
Saturday, November 14, 2015, 7:30 pm
The Village Theater at Cherry Hill, Canton
Clarice Assad, jazz vocalist, pianist and composer
Michigan Philharmonic Youth Orchestra Sinfonia

José MaurÌcio Nunes Garcia Overture in D major, M 232 (MPYO side-by-side)
Heitor Villa-Lobos The Little Train Of Caipira from "Bachianas Brasileiras No. 2"
Morton Gould Tropical
Darius Milhaud Le boeuf sur le toit, Op. 58 ("The Ox on the Roof")
Clarice Assad Scattered: Concerto for Scat Singing, Piano & Orchestra (2010)
Clarice Assad The Last Song (2010)
Zequinha de Abreu Tico-Tico no Fub· ("Sparrow in the Cornmeal")

Holiday Pops with the Phil
Thursday, December 10, 2015, 6:00 & 8:00 pm
Penn Theatre, Plymouth
Andrew Monefeldt, string bass

Around the World at Christmas Time
J.S. Bach Air on the G String for solo string bass (8 pm only)
Steve Reisteter The Eighth Candle: Prayer and Dance for Hanukkah
A Most Wonderful Christmas
Wizards in Winter (Trans-Siberian Orchestra)
Christmas on Broadway
The Polar Express Suite
Christmas from the '50s
Jingle Bells Forever
José Feliciano Feliz Navidad sing-along
A Holiday Sing-Along
George Frideric Handel Hallelujah Chorus sing-along (8 pm only)

Miniature Masterpieces and Mahler
Sunday, January 17, 2016, 2:00 pm
The Inn at St. John's Chapel, Plymouth
Timothy Michling, oboe; Hektor Qyteti, violin
Christopher Cerrone, composer

Antonio Vivaldi Concerto for Oboe, Violin & Strings in B-flat major, RV 548
Christopher Cerrone Recovering (2012)
Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 1
for chamber ensemble

Broadway Valentine
Saturday, February 13, 2016, 7:30 pm
The Village Theater at Cherry Hill, Canton
Geff Phillips and Kylee Phillips, vocalists

Broadway Showstoppers
[That's Entertainment, Cabaret, Mame, There's No Business Like Show Business]
Frederick Loewe My Fair Lady Selections
Claude-Michel Schönberg Les Miserables Selections
Claude-Michel Schönberg I Dreamed a Dream from "Les Miserables"
Andrew Lloyd Webber Symphonic Reflections
[Superstar, Don't Cry for Me Argentina, King Herod's Song, Memory]
Jacobs Casey Grease Selections
Bob Gaudio Jersey Boys Highlights
Jonathan Larson Seasons of Love from "Rent"
Alan Menken Beauty and the Beast
Elton John The Lion King Selections
Meredith Willson 76 Trombones from "The Music Man"

An Accordion Affair
Sunday, March 13, 2016, 2:00 pm
First United Methodist Church, Plymouth
Peter Soave, accordion
Max Simoncic, composer
Michigan Philharmonic Youth Orchestra

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Dance of the Tumblers from "The Snow Maiden"
(MPYO side-by-side)
Max Simoncic Accordion Concerto (2011)
Sergei Prokofiev Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major, Op. 100

Lights, Camera, Concert
Saturday, April 16, 2016, 7:30 pm
Salem Auditorium, Salem High School, Canton
Joseph Deller, violin
P-CEP Dulcissima Choir, Jennifer Neumann director
Jack Goggin, guest MC, Host of "Film Classics" on WRCJ 90.9 FM Classical Radio

Alan Silvestri Back to the Future Suite
Bernard Herrmann Vertigo Suite
John Williams Dry Your Tears, Afrika from "Amistad"
Rachel Portman The Cider House Rules Main Theme
John Williams Three Pieces from "Schindlerís List"
Laura Karpman Suite from "Taken"
Leonard Bernstein Symphonic Dances from "West Side Story"

Toon Tunes and Tales
Saturday, May 21, 2016, 7:30 pm
Plymouth Arts & Recreation Complex

Gioachino Rossini Barber ("Rabbit") of Seville
Edvard Grieg Morning Mood from "Peer Gynt Suite No. 1"
Johann Strauss II Beautiful Blue Danube Waltz
What's Up At The Symphony? from "Looney Tunes"
Henry Mancini Pink Panther
Michael Giacchino Music from "Up"
Pharrell Williams Happy from "Despicable Me 2"
James Horner Somewhere Out There from "An American Tail"
Ron Jones The Fairly OddParents
Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez Music from "Frozen"
Prime Time Toons [The Simpsons, Family Guy, King of the Hill, and American Dad]
Flintstones Meet the Jetsons (arr. Robert Wendel)



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