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2023-2024 Season

Calendar: List

Louisville Orchestra | Oct 6

Kyle Dickson, Guest Conductor

Composing A Story

BIZET Overture to Carmen

PROKOFIEV Peter and the Wolf

Arr. “I See The Light” from Disney’s Tangled

MUSSORGSKY Night on Bald Mountain excerpts

BOSTIC “August Wilson Symphony”

RAVEL Mother Goose Suite V. Fairy Garden

Memphis Symphony Orchestra | Oct 25

Kyle Dickson, Conductor

"Lead From Every Chair"

Selections from Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite, Mendelssohn's Midsummer Night's Dream, Rossini's Overture to Il barbiere di Siviglia, Schubert Symphony 8, and Bizet's Carmen

Memphis Youth Symphony Orchestra | Nov 5-8

Kyle Dickson, Conductor

Peter and the Wolf @ the Orpheum Theater

PROKOFIEV Peter and the Wolf

WILLIAMS Suite from Jurassic Park


Illinois Music Educators Association

District 9 Festival Orchestra | Nov 11

MASON Toast on the Town

COLERIDGE-TAYLOR Petite Concert Suite


Kyle Dickson, Guest Conductor

Memphis Symphony Orchestra | Dec 2-3

Robert Moody & Kyle Dickson, Conductors


Memphis Black Arts Alliance Singers

Memphis Symphony Chorus

Dr. Vernell Bennet-Fairs, soprano

Memphis Youth Symphony Orchestra | Dec 10

Kyle Dickson, Conductor


TCHAIKOVSKY Selections from The Nutcracker

SILVESTRI Suite from Polar Express

ANDERSON Sleigh Ride

Ballet Memphis | Dec 15-17

TCHAIKOVSKY The Nutcracker

Kyle Dickson, Conductor

Marin Symphony Orchestra | Jan 10-14

Kyle Dickson, Conductor

John Freeman, Trumpet

PROKOFIEV Classical Symphony

HAYDN Trumpet Concerto

FAURE Pavane 

STRAVINSKY Pulcinella Suite

Memphis Symphony Orchestra | Jan 31-Feb 4

Kyle Dickson, Conductor

Zhu Wang, Piano

STILL Wood Notes

WEILL Suite from Threepenny Opera

GERSHWIN Rhapsody in Blue

Memphis Symphony Orchestra | Feb 6-8

Kyle Dickson, Conductor



BRITTEN Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra


CARLISLE Five by Five

WILLIAMS Main Title from Star Wars

WILLIAMS "Nimbus 2000" from Harry Potter

GABRIELLI Canzoni Septimi Toni a8

The Harriet Tubman Oratorio @ National Civil Rights Museum | Feb 11

An Original Oratorio by Earnestine Rodgers Robinson

Kyle Dickson, Conductor

Pasadena Symphony | Feb 14-17

Kyle Dickson, Guest Conductor

Wynona Wang, Piano


TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Concerto No. 1

SIBELIUS Symphony No. 2

Civic Orchestra of Chicago | Feb 21-24

CSO Young Artist Competition

Kyle Dickson, Conductor

Minnesota Orchestra | Feb 27-29

Kyle Dickson, Conductor


29:11 International Exchange

BEETHOVEN Overture to Leonore

SIMON The Block

WATKINS Five Movements in Color

arr. ANDY THOMAS “Still Love” and other songs

HYUN Gia Singh

Civic Orchestra of Chicago | Mar 16-19

Notes for Peace Project

Kyle Dickson, Conductor

Portland Symphony | Mar 23-24

Kyle Dickson, Conductor

MENKEN “Under the Sea” from The Little Mermaid
STRAUSS III The Blue Danube, Op. 314
WILLIAMS “The Shark Theme” from Jaws
DEBUSSY La Mer, II. Jeux de vagues
LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA “How Far I’ll Go” from Moana
KLAUS BEDELT arr. Ticketts Medley from Pirates of the Caribbean
MENDELSSOHN Hebrides Overture

Memphis Symphony Orchestra | April 16-21


Kyle Dickson, Conductor

New York Philharmonic |  April 29- May 4

Kwame Ryan, Conductor

Young People's Concert

Cover Conductor

New York Philharmonic | May 1-4

Cover Conductor

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor

Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Cello

Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1
Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique

2022-2023 Season

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra | Sep 16 - 18

Assistant Conductor

Stéphane Denève, Conductor

Nathalie Joachim, flute and voice

IBERT Escales

JOACHIM Fanm d'ayiti Suite

DVORAK Symphony 8

Colburn Orchestra | Sep 19 - Oct 1

Assistant Conductor

Ruth Reinhart, Conductor

Joey Tkach, Trumpet

BRAHMS Tragic Overture

DESENCLOS Incantation, Thrène et Danse for Tpt and Orchestra

BARTOK Concerto for Orchestra

San Francisco Symphony | Oct 20 - 22

Assistant Conductor

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor

Bertrand Chalamou, piano

MUSSORGSKY Night on Bald Mountain

LISZT Totentanz

BERLIOZ Symphonie Fantastique

San Francisco Symphony | Oct 27 - 29

Assistant Conductor

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor

Christopher Purves, baritone

BARTOK Miraculous Mandarin Suite

HERRMANN Suite from Psycho

GRUBER Frankenstein!!

Wichita Symphony Orchestra | Nov 7 - 10

Kyle Dickson, Conductor

Gershwin's Magic Key

ILMEA 2022 Disctrict 7 Senior Orchestra | Nov 12

Kyle Dickson, Conductor

BERNSTEIN West Side Story Symphonic Dances

Civic Orchestra of Chicago | Nov 17 - 20

Kyle Dickson, Conductor

Notes for Peace Project

New York Philharmonic | Dec 1 -3

Assistant Conductor

Raphael Payare, Conductor

Emmanuel Ax, Piano

STILL Darker America

BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 2


San Francisco Symphony | Dec 8 - 9

Kyle Dickson, Conductor


Reena Esmail, Curator

Hila Plitman, Soprano

ESMAIL A History of Red

FAURE Sicilienne from Pelleas et Melisande

FRANK Leyendes: An Andean Walkabout

National Symphony Orchestra | Dec 15 - 18

Assistant Conductor

Fabio Biondi, Conductor

Liv Redpath, soprano
Hannah Ludwig, mezzo-soprano
John Matthew Myers, tenor
Neal Davies, bass

HANDEL Messiah

Minnesota Orchestra | Dec 29 - Jan 1

Assistant Conductor

Marin Alsop, Conductor

BERNSTEIN Overture to Candide

MONTGOMERY Rounds for Piano and Orchestra


Minnesota Orchestra | Jan 5 - 7

Assistant Conductor

Ryan Bancroft, Conductor

MUSSORGSKY Pictures at an Exhibition

RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 3


Colburn Conservatory Concerto Forum | Jan 14

Kyle Dickson, Conductor

COPLAND Clarinet Concerto
SIBELIUS Violin Concerto
BARTOK Viola Concerto
MARTIN Ballade for Flute and Orchestra
WIENIAWSKI Violin Concerto No. 1
SHOSTAKOVICH Piano Concerto No. 1

Claremont Young Musicians Orchestra | Jan 15

Kyle Dickson, Conductor
Amy Jo Rhine, French Horn

DVORAK Carnival Festival Overture
MOZART Horn Concerto No. 4
MASSENET Selections from "Le Cid" Suite
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4

Minnesota Orchestra | Jan 31 - Feb 2

Assistant Conductor

Carlos Prieto, Conductor

RAVEL Rhapsodie Espagnol

CHAVEZ Sinfonia India

de FALLA Three-Cornered Hat Suite

New York Philharmonic | Feb 8 - 11

Assistant Conductor

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor

BOCCHERINI/BERIO The Night Retreat of Madrid


BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7

San Francisco Symphony | Feb 17 - 19

Assistant Conductor

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor

RAVEL Le Tombeau de Couperin

BARTOK Piano Concerto No. 2

PROKOFIEV Selections from Romeo & Juliet

Colburn Orchestra | Feb 20 - 25

Assistant Conductor

James Conlon, Conductor

Sam Glicklich, piano

BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 5 ‘Emperor’, Op. 73 

SCHUBERT Symphony No. 9 ‘Great’, D. 944 

New York Philharmonic | Feb 28

Assistant Conductor

Daniella Candillari, Conductor

Yo Yo Ma, Cello

MAZZOLI River Rouge Transfiguration

ELGAR Cello Concerto

DVORAK Symphony No. 8  

New York Philharmonic | March 2 - 4

Assistant Conductor

Leslie Dunner, Conductor

BRYAN & THOMPSON  (World Premiere)

STILL  Symphony No. 2
HAILSTORK  Done Made My Vow: A Ceremony 

Claremont Young Musicians Orchestra Children's Concert | March 11

Kyle Dickson, Conductor

ROSSINI William Tell Overture
GLINKA Ruslan and Lyudmila
BRITTEN Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

Adlai Stevenson High School Orchestra Workshop | March 15

Kyle Dickson, Conductor

MAHLER Symphony No. 5, Adagietto

Chicago Youth in Music Festival | March 24-26

Kyle Dickson, Conductor

DVORAK Symphony No. 8
STILL Symphony No. 1

National Symphony Orchestra | April 2

Kyle Dickson, Conductor

World Premiere Family Concert

Jacqueline Woodson, Education Artist-In-Residence

Quinn Mason, Composer

MASON This Is The Rope (World Primiere)

PRICE Dances in the Canebrakes

HOLLAND Motor City Dance Remix

ABELS Delights and Dances

Colburn Orchestra | April 9-10

Assistant Conductor

James Conlon, Conductor

KORNGOLD ‘Much Ado About Nothing,’ Suite for Chamber Orchestra 

SCHOENBERG Chamber Symphony No. 1

SCHREKER Chamber Symphony 

Oakland Symphony Orchestra | May 4 - 5

Kyle Dickson, Conductor


Claremont Young Musicians Orchestra | May 21

Kyle Dickson, Conductor

BERNSTEIN Overture to Candide
SIBELIUS Violin Concerto, Mvt III
DVORAK Cello Concerto, Mvt I
BERLIOZ Symphonie Fantastique
BERNSTEIN Candide Overture (encore)

Minnesota Orchestra | May 30-June 2

Assistant Conductor

Andrew Manze, Conductor

Susie Park, Violin

Silver Ainomäe, Cello

BRAHMS Double Concerto for Violin and Cello



Baltimore Symphony Orchestra | June 8-11

Assistant Conductor

Kevin John Edusei, Conductor

Isata Kanneh-Mason, Piano

KODALY Peacock Variations

PROKOFIEV Piano Concerto no. 3

BRAHMS Symphony no. 4

National Symphony Orchestra | June 20-21

Assistant Conductor

David Hamilton, Conductor
Cece Winans, Vocalist

San Francisco Symphony | June 23-July 1

Assistant Conductor

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor

Julia Bullock, Soprano

ESMAIL Black Iris

GERSHWIN“Somebody from Somewhere”
BONDS “The Negro Speaks of Rivers”
GERSHWIN “Summertime”

BONDS “Winter Moon”

RAVEL Daphnis et Chloé (complete)

Festival Napa Valley Orchestra | July 14

Kyle Dickson, Conductor

Alexander Malofeev, piano

Yang Bao, piano

Pablo Sáinz-Villegas, guitar

RODRIGO Concierto de Aranjuez

BAO Piano Concerto

RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 2

Festival Napa Valley Orchestra | July 23

Kyle Dickson, Conductor

RACHMANINOFF Symphinc Dances
STRAVINSKY Petroushka (1911 version)

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