quowp 2010-2011: Our Second Season

It’s time to join the Queer Urban Orchestra (QUO) in marking, at long last, the transition from winter to spring with Mysterium: Music of Reflection, including: Elegie by Gabriel Faure Pavane by Gabriel Faure Ballet Suite #4 by Dmitri Shostakovich Quiet City by Aaron Copland Peer Gynt (Full Suite) by Edvard Grieg Firebird Suite by Igor Stravinsky

QUOtets II

quowp 2010-2011: Our Second Season

Our second QUOtets chamber music concert featured: Britten Wassail Song for brass choir McMichael: A Gaelic Offering for 3 flutes and alto flute Arnest: Pi per pi pes for piccolo, flute, alto flute, and bass flute Waterson: Grand Trio Concertante #2 for 3 clarinets Pal sine honer (Norwegian Folksong) for 5 horns Charpentier: Te Deum for 5 horns Bruch: Three Pieces for piano, …


quowp 2010-2011: Our Second Season

To begin our second year, QUO performed a work by D.C. composer Brian Grundstrom. The program included Bernstein: Overture to Candide Grundstrom: Jubilation! Dance for Orchestra Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4, BWV1049 Dvorak: Symphony No. 8 Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 7


quowp 2009-2010: Our First Season

To conclude our first season, QUO presented its first Pride concert on the Thursday night before the big march: June 24, 2010. We were proud to include: Mozart: Overture to the Magic Flute Offenbach: Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld Ravel: Pavane pour une infante defunte Sibelius: Finlandia Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 3

QUOtets I

quowp 2009-2010: Our First Season

QUO held its first chamber concert on May 23, 2010 — affectionately called QUOtets. Since then, our QUOtets series has been one of our most popular offerings among members and audience alike. Included on the program: Handel: Passacaglia for violin and viola Boucard, Suite Champetre for flute and horn Bach: Suite #1 for unaccompanied cello Canaro: Corazon de Oro for …


quowp 2009-2010: Our First Season

The second concert of our debut season featured Adam Norris, French Horn. The program included: Saint-Saens: Morceau de concert, Opus 94 Holst: St. Paul’s Suite Strauss: Suite for 13 Wind Instruments, Opus 4, Schubert: Symphony No. 8 (Unfinished), D 759


quowp 2009-2010: Our First Season

QUO’s first concert featured Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite, Opus 71a Strauss: On the Beautiful Blue Danube, Opus 314 Dvorak: Serenade for Winds, Opus 44 Brahms: Serenade No. 1, Opus 11 Liadov: Polonaise, Opus 49

Witches and Warlocks

quowp 2015-2016: Abracadabra!

The first concert of our 2015-2016 season Abracadabra!, QUO presented “Witches and Warlocks” on November 1, 2015. The concert was hosted by magician Patrick Terry, who also performed during the Villa-Lobos. Concert Repertoire included: Camille Saint-Saëns: Danse Macabre Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 93 Heitor Villa-Lobos: Uirapurú Paul Dukas: L’Aprenti Sorcier (The Sorcerer’s Apprentice)