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Monday, February 23rd, 2015

South Bend Youth Symphony Orchestra

February 22, 2015
 
RICHARD STRAUSS: Also sprach Zarathustra, fanfare                                     
WILLIAM WALTON: Crown Imperial ‘Coronation March’                              
ANNA CLYNE: Masquerade (2013)                                                                      
            North American Premiere                                      
PIETRO MASCAGNI: Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana                               
DAVID T. LITTLE: Radiant Child  (2011)                                                                                Third Coast Percussion, soloists    
KAIJA SAARIAHO: Asteroid 4179: Toutatis (2005)
GUSTAV HOLST: The Planets 
             I. Mars, The Bringer of War
             IV. Jupiter, The Bringer of Jollity 
 
DeBartolo Center for the Performing Arts
University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana
4:00pm
Monday, February 23rd, 2015

Third Coast Percussion

February 21, 2015
 
DAVID T. LITTLE: Radiant Child
South Bend Youth Symphony Orchestra
with soloists, Third Coast Percussion
DeBartolo Center for the Performing Arts
University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana
7:30pm
Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

South Bend Youth Symphony Orchestra

November 2, 2014
 
KEVIN PUTS: Elegy (2005)                                                          
STRAVINSKY: The Star-Spangled Banner            
BEETHOVEN: Fidelio Overture                                 
COPLAND: Letter from Home                                            
NKEIRU OKOYE: Voices Shouting Out (2001)                  
STRAVINSKY: Berceuse and Finale from The Firebird   
KEVIN PUTS: Violin Concerto (2006)                             
           Rachel Patrick, violin
Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Winner, The American Prize

The American Prize is pleased to announce Robert Boardman as the 2nd Place winner nationally for The American Prize in Orchestral Programming—Maestro Vytautas Marijosius Memorial Award, 2014. More information can be found at: http://theamericanprize.blogspot.com/2014/10/community-divsion-vytautas-marijosius.html
Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

South Bend Youth Symphony Orchestra

May 4, 2014
 
Mother of God, Here I Stand (2003)                Sir John Tavener (1944-2013)
from The Veil of the Temple
 
Violin Concerto No. 9, Op. 104          Charles-Auguste de Bériot (1802-1870)
I. Allegro Maestoso, Ylana Padgett, violin
 
Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 54                Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
I. Allegro affettuoso, John Griffith, piano
 
Danzón No. 2 (1994)                                         Arturo Marquez (b. 1950)
 
The Pines of Rome                                      Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936)
I. Pines of the Villa Borghese, Allegretto vivace
II. Pines Near a Catacomb, Lento
III. Pines of the Janiculum, Lento
IV. Pines of the Appian Way, Tempo di marcia!
Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Live from Orchestra Hall

Sunday April 6, 2014
Artistic Director, Live from Orchestra Hall
Detroit Symphony Orchestra, free worldwide webcast
 
Conductor, Leonard Slatkin
Soloist, Leon Fleisher, piano
 
SHENG Zodiac Tales, Concerto for Orchestra (World Premiere)
RAVEL Concerto in D major for Piano and Orchestra
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93 
Monday, March 24th, 2014

Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Live from Orchestra Hall

Friday, March 28, 2014
Artistic Director, Live from Orchestra Hall
Detroit Symphony Orchestra, free worldwide webcast
 
Conductor, Leonard Slatkin           
Soloists, Patricia Masri-Fletcher, harp; Adrienne Ronmark, violin; Rachel Klaus, violin; Sheryl Hwangbo, violin; Hong-Yi Mo, violin; David Buck, flute; Kenneth Thompkins, trombone; Dennis Nulty, tuba
 
VIVALDI Concerto for Four Violins and Orchestra
WILLIAMS Concerto for Flute and Orchestra  
JIE Symphony No.2, To and From Dakini    
GILLILAND A Celtic Concerto for Harp And Orchestra
WILLIAMS Concerto for Tuba and Orchestra
CARTER Remembrance
BRITTEN The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Sunday, December 29th, 2013

South Bend Youth Symphony Orchestra

February 23, 2014
Indiana University at South Bend, Raclin School of the Arts
 
Wagner: Die Meistersinger Prelude
Anna Clyne: Rewind (2005)
Ellington/Gould: Solitude
Mason Bates: Mothership (2011)
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
                Natasha Stovanska, pianist
Sunday, December 29th, 2013

South Bend Youth Symphony Orchestra

November 3, 2013
Indiana University at South Bend, Raclin School of the Arts
 
Beethoven: Leonore No. 3 Overture
George Walker: Lyric for Strings
Dvorak: Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Op. 88, I. Allegro con Brio
Bright Sheng: Black Swan by (2007)
Tan Dun: Internet Symphony No. 1 'Eroica' (2009)
Monday, September 9th, 2013

Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Live from Orchestra Hall

Sunday October 6, 2013
 
Artistic Director, Live from Orchestra Hall
Detroit Symphony Orchestra, free worldwide webcast
 
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Soloist: Gil Shaham, violin
 
SMITH, Star Spangled Banner
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV, Russian Easter Overture, Op. 36
SHENG, Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
RAVEL, Rapsodie espagnole
RAVEL, Pavane pour une infante défunte
RAVEL, Suite No. 2 from Daphnis et Chloé
Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

South Bend Youth Symphony Orchestra

May 5, 2013: 45th Anniversary Concert
Indiana University at South Bend, Raclin School of the Arts
 
Marvin Curtis: A Stanislaus Overture
Saint-Saens:   Violin Concerto No. 3
                       Concerto Competition winner: Kirill Gillespie, violin
Tchaikovsky:   1812 Overture

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

SBYSO dinner and auction

Robert offers 'crash-course' conducting lesson to SBYSO silent auction winner. Proceeds benefit the SBYSO. 
Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

South Bend Youth Symphony Orchestra

March 3, 2013
 
Corigliano: Voyage
Verdi: La forza del destino Overture
Ravel: Pavane for a Dead Princess
De Falla: Ritual Fire Dance
Bernstein/arr. Jack Mason: Selections from West Side Story
Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

South Bend Youth Symphony Orchestra

November 2, 2012, Mishawaka High School, Mishawaka, Indiana
November 4, 2012, Indiana University at South Bend, Raclin School of the Arts
 
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5
Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

South Bend Youth Symphony Orchestra

May 6, 2012
Indiana University at South Bend, Raclin School of the Arts
 
Reinhold Glière: Concerto for Horn and Orchestra in B-flat  
                         Concerto Competition winner, Anton Gillespie, Horn
 
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Festival Overture  
 
John Williams: "Across the Stars"
                        love theme from Star Wars, Episode II: Attack of the Clones
 
Klaus Badelt/arr. Ricketts: Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl 
Saturday, March 31st, 2012

SBYSO dinner and auction

March 24, 2012
 
Robert offers 3 course meal, and crash-course conducting lesson as auction item to winning bidder at SBYSO auction. Proceedings to benefit the SBYSO. 
Saturday, March 31st, 2012

South Bend Youth Symphony Orchestra

March 11, 2012
 
Rossini: The Barber of Seville Overture
Dvorak: 'Largo' from the New World Symphony no. 9
Bizet: Farandole 
Saturday, March 31st, 2012

RSO Pops


March 3, 2012
 
EMPAC, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
Shared concert with RMA "Pops Gone Wild":
 
Beethoven: The Creatures of Prometheus
John Williams: Highlights from Jurassic Park
Stravinsky: Berceuse and Finale from The Firebird (1919) 
Saturday, March 24th, 2012

Spring 2012 HIGHLIGHTS

Robert Boardman invited to audition with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra for Assistant Conductor post. Boardman also named 1 of 8 participants in the 2012 Ithaca International Conducting Masterclass with Larry Rachleff. Repertoire: Beethoven Symphony No. 3 and Prokofiev Symphony No. 5. 
Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

Rensselaer Symphony Orchestra

December 3, 2011
 
Shared ensemble Holiday Concert 
EMPAC, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
 
Bizet: Farandole
Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite
Anderson: Sleigh Ride
Friday, November 11th, 2011

South Bend Youth Symphony Orchestra

November 13, 2011:
 
Beethoven: Egmont Overture
Dvorak: Symphony No. 9, 'From the New World'
Gliere: Russian Sailor's Dance
Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

Piano Waves at EMPAC

EMPAC, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
 
November 9, 2011: Robert conducts the Strauss Kaiser-Walzer (Emperor Waltz) at EMPAC as arranged by Arnold Schoenberg, on a concert entitled "Piano Waves". The concert features other brilliant chamber works from the 20th century that highlight works for multiple pianos; works by Debussy, Ravel, Feldman, Rosell, and Vivier. 
Saturday, October 29th, 2011

Rensselaer Symphony Orchestra

October 29, 2011: Conducting the Rensselaer Symphony Orchestra in concert at EMPAC in Troy, NY, presented by the Rensselaer Music Association. This concert in combination with other student ensembles, features sinister and somber music kicking-off Halloween weekend.
 
Holst: Mars, from The Planets
Ives: The Unanswered Question
Grieg: In The Hall of the Mountain King
Ravel: Pavane for a Dead Princess
Williams: Empire Strikes Back suite
Saturday, October 15th, 2011

Boardman receives Finalist Award for the American Prize in Conducting

Robert was awarded as Finalist (runner-up to former teacher Kenneth Kiesler) by the American Prize in Conducting for his performance of Lembit Beecher's multi-media oratorio, "And Then I Remember": http://theamericanprize.blogspot.com/
Sunday, September 25th, 2011

Music Director, South Bend Youth Symphony Orchestras

Robert has been appointed Music Director of the South Bend Youth Symphony Orchestras, effective 9.25.2011
Monday, August 1st, 2011

Lake Placid Sinfonietta

Robert will be guest conducting the Lake Placid Sinfonietta on August 3, 2011 at Mid's Park in downtown Lake Placid, NY. The concert, "Out Of This World" weaves together fantasy, sci-fi, and off-season music in hopes of a respite from summer heat.  
Monday, August 1st, 2011

FANFARE Performance at EMPAC

Aug 26, 2011: Robert conducts the incoming orchestra members at Rensselaer on a concert entitled "Fanfare" as part of a welcome weekend entitled, "Navigating Rensselaer and Beyond" 
Monday, July 4th, 2011

Guest Conducting, Lake Placid Sinfonietta

 Robert will be guest conducting the Lake Placid Sinfonietta on July 6, 2011 in Lake Placid, NY. The concert, "Celebrate America" is a patriotic salute to America's history and spirit!
Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

Robert Boardman appointed Music Director of Rensselaer Symphony Orchestra


June 2, 2011: Robert has been appointed Music Director and Conductor of the Rensselaer Symphony Orchestra at RPI in Troy, New York for the coming 2011-2012 season. 
Thursday, March 17th, 2011

International Conducting Workshop & Festival with Gustav Meier

March 18-21, 2011:
 
Robert conducts at the International Conducting Workshop & Festival in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He will be working with Gustav Meier, Don Schleicher, and Benjamin Loeb on various repertoire ranging from John Adams' Harmonielehre to works by Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Debussy, and Stravinsky.
Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Adjudicator, Washington State

March 9-11, 2011:  
 
Robert will be an adjudicator and clinician at the Central Washington University Orchestra Festival. Over 30 orchestras will participate in the festival. 
Thursday, February 24th, 2011

The American Prize in Conducting

The American Prize in Conducting, 2011
Robert Boardman named as a Semi-Finalist for the American Prize in Conducting: http://theamericanprize.blogspot
Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Welcome!

March 1, 2011:
 
www.robertboardman.org is launched! Welcome.