Repertoire Options

SFCE Concert List- Choose a program below or let us create a program for you.  We play all genres from classical, jazz, musical theater and popular music and we can reduce full symphonies and stage works for the trio.

 

  1. 1001 Nights- Rimsky Korsakov Scheherezade, Nielsen Aladdin, Johann Strauss Overture to Ali Baba
  2. The Five’s-Beethoven Symphony No. 5, Sibelius Symphony No. 5, Mahler Symphony No. 5
  3. To Spring- Hue Fantasy, Mel Bonis Scenes de la foret, Doppler Souvenir du Rigi, Ewazen Ballade, Pastorale and Dance, Morning from Peer Gynt, Albeniz Caprichio Catalan, Farrenc Piano Trio, Barboteu Esquisse
  4. Girls Night Out- Farrenc Piano Trio, Mel Bonis Scenes de la foret, Elfria Andre Piano Trio, Amy Beach Symphony No. 1 Gaelic, Ethyl Smythe Women’s March
  5. The Classical Concert- Haydn London Trio, Hummel Trio, Mozart Symphony No. 40
  6. Dvorak and the African Americans- Dvorak Symphony No. 9, Harry Burleigh Southland Sketches, Nathaniel Dett In the Bottoms
  7. Nadia Boulanger- Copland Appalachian Spring, Piazzolla Vuelve al Sur, Nathaniel Dett In the Bottoms, Caturla Danzas Cubanas
  8. The Concerto Concert- Sibelius Violin Concerto, Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, Mendelssohn Violin Concerto
  9. Goethe Concert- Beethoven- Egmont Overture, Schubert Erkling, Edward Macdowell-Six Idylls by Goethe
  10. American composers- Select from works by Amy Beach, Aaron Copland, Eric Ewazen, Arthur Foote, Edward Macdowell, Harry Burleigh, .
  11. Freemasons- Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 5, Albeniz Caprichio Catalan, Mozart Overture to the Magic Flute, Sibelius Finlandia, Haydn London Trio No. 1, Puccini Humming Chorus from Madame Butterfly, Liszt Liebestraum
  12. Recycled- tunes that appear in other pieces- Dvorak Symphony No. 9 and John Williams Theme to Jaws, Tchaikovsky Sleeping Beauty Waltz, Richard Strauss, Schubert Trout Quintet and Trout Variations, Marine Hymn and Offenbach’s Genvieve de Brabant, Mahler Symphony No. 1 and Frere Jacques, Bizet Habanera from Carmen
  13. The other Mozart- Arriaga (Spanish Mozart), Chevalier St Georges (Black Mozart), Rossini (Italian Mozart), Offenbach (French Mozart), Joseph Martin Kraus (Swedish Mozart), Samuel Wesley (English Mozart)
  14. Shakespeare- Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet Overture, Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet Verdi Otello, Foote Much Ado About Nothing
  15. Don Quixote Concert- Telemann- Don Quichotte Suite, Man of La Mancha, Strauss Don Quixote
  16. Trifles and Truffles- Mayr Bagatelles, Beethoven- Fur Elise, Dvorak Bagatelles, Busoni Bagatelles
  17. Flute/horn duos concert- Beethoven duos, Mozart basset horn duos, Bach two part inventions
  18. Debussy- Petite suite, Afternoon of Faun, Pagodes, Reverie
  19. Sibelius- Finlandia, Violin Concerto, Symphony 5
  20. Beethoven- Egmont Overture, Beethoven String Quartet No. 16 mvt 4., Symphony No.5
  21. Rimsky-Korsakov- Procession of the Nobles, Scheherezade, Capriccio Espagnol
  22. Mozart- Overture to Magic Flute or Marriage of Figar0, Flute quartets, Symphony No. 40
  23. Dvorak – Slavonic Dances, Song to the Moon, Symphony No.9, Carnival Overture
  24. Tchaikovsky- March Slav, Violin Concerto, Symphony No. 4 or 5
  25. Brahms- Trio, Hungarian Dances, Symphony No. 1
  26. Mendelssohn- Fingal’s Cave, Violin Concerto, Midsummer Night’s dream
  27. Prokofiev- Romeo and Juliet, Lt Kiji, Flute Sonata, 5th Symphony or Classical Symphony
  28. Rossini- Wind Quartets, Overtures to Italian in Algiers, Barber of Seville, William Tell, duos for the two cats
  29. Little Russian- Mussorgsky Night on Bald Mountain, Rimsky Korsakov Procession of the Nobles, Glinka Overture to Ruslan and Ludmilla
  30. Nights in the gardens of Spain- Albeniz Espana, Sarasate Carmen Fantasy, Falla Ritual Fire Dance
  31. English composers- Elgar The Light of Life, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor African Suite, Maude Valerie White How do I love thee, Alec Rowley A Christmas Carol, Gustav Holst St. Paul’s Suite

 

Holiday programs

  1. Christmas- Christmas around the world– A concert of carols from across the globe paired with classical music from that country, Classical Christmas-Christmas music by classical composers, The Nutcracker
  2. Valentine’s Day- Love Letters– a program that includes the reading of a letter from the composer to his great love followed by a piece dedicated to that person, Barcelona to Buenos Aires– The music of Spain and Argentina
  3. Chinese New Year- Music by Chinese composers and music inspired by China
  4. Martin Luther King Day- A program of works by African American composers personifying places that were important to them
  5. St. Patrick’s Day- Music by Irish American composers
  6. 4th of July program- Patriotic music by American composers
  7. Mother’s Day- A Mother’s Love– Music by composer’s who were influenced by their mothers, The mother of all composers– Composers who were mothers and Nadia Boulanger, who was a mother figure to many Modern composerss
  8. Father’s Day- Music by composers who were exemplary fathers
  9. Halloween Concert- A Classical Halloween– Halloween favorites written by Classical composers

Emoticoncert: A head to head matchup of a work by Tchaikovsky and an American composer based on the same emotion

  1. Rage- Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony vs. Amy Beach Symphony No. 1 Gaelic
  2. Love- Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet Overture vs. Frederick Glesser’s A Distant Love
  3. Joy- Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker vs. Copland’s Rodeo
  4. Despair- Tchaikovsky’s Sixth Symphony vs. Edward Macdowell’s Suite No. 2