2016

Houston Symphony Orchestra

Miller Theater Exxon Mobil Symphony Nights

July 24th, 2016

     Chris Rogerson: Luminosity

     A. COPLAND: Suite from Billy The Kid

     Sam Hyken: Refried Farandole

     I. STRAVINSKY: Suite from the Firebird

     A. MARQUEZ: Danzon No. 2 


Amarillo Symphony

Opera Highlights with Mary Jane Johnson

September 18th and 19th, 2016

Globe News Center for the Performing Arts

     BRAKE: "World Premier" Beyond the Event Horizon

     J. BRAHMS: Symphony No. 3

     Opera Arias

     R. WAGNER/Hutschenruyter: Ride of the Valkyries

     G. PUCCINI: Musetta’s Waltz, La Boheme

     R. STRAUSS: Es gibt ein Reich, Ariadne auf Naxos

     LEHAR: Vilja’s Song, The Merry Widow 

     G. PUCCINI: Vissi d'arte, Tosca

     R. STRAUSS: Cacilie, Op. 27 No. 2

     R. STRAUSS: Zueignung, Op. 10, No. 1

     LEHAR:  Liebe, du Himmel auf Erden, Paganini

     Mary Jane Johnson, Soprano

     R. WAGNER: Die Meistersinger, Prelude to Act I


Nu Deco Ensemble

Imagine Series at the Seminole Theater

September 19th, 20th and 21st

     BERNSTEIN/Hyken: Overture to Candide

     BACH/Hyken: Toccata y Fuga in Re Minor 

     Andy Akiho: Ki 'Iro

     RADIO HEAD/Hyken: 15 Step

     L.v. BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5, Mvt. I

     Sam Hyken: Refried Farandole

     DAFT PUNK/Hyken: Around the World

     P. Williams/Hyken: Happy


Grand Rapids Symphony

GRS at ArtPrize

Andy Akiho, special collaborator, Steel Pan soloist

September 29th - October 2nd, 2016

     BACH/Hyken: Toccata y Fuga in Re Minor

     Nicolas Omiciolli: Fuse

     Chris Rogerson: The Way Through

     Andy Akiho: Ki 'Iro

     Andy Akiho: to Walk or Run in West Harlem

     P. HINDEMITH: Kammermusik No. 1

     Paul Dooley: Mask and Machines

     G. BIZET/Hyken: Refried Farandole


Amarillo Symphony

Copland's Rodeo

Anthony McGill, Clarinet

October 14th and 15th, 2016

Globe News Center for the Performing Arts

     A. COPLAND: Rodeo Suite

     Chris Rogerson: Four Autumn Landscapes for Clarinet and Orchestra "World Premier"

     C. DEBUSSY: Premier Rhapsody for Clarinet

     Anthony McGill, soloist

     M. GOULD: Latin American Symphonette

     M. GOULD: American Salute


Nu Deco Ensemble at The Light Box I

The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse

October 27th - 29th , 2016

     Adam Schoenberg: Go

     William Brittelle: Future Shock

     Judd Gernstein: Get Up/Get Down

     Special Collaboration featuring Bilal

     Sam Hyken: Massive Attack Symphonic Suite "World Premier" 


National Symphony Orchestra

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Declassified Series, Bryce Dessner Live 

November 17th, and 18th, 2017

Music of Academy Award Winning Composer, Bryce Dessner

     Imagining Buffalo, "World Premier"

     Quilting

     Lachrimae

     El Chan

     St. Caroline by the Sea

           Bryce Dessner, Giam Riley, soloists    


Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Ben Folds Experience

December 3rd, 2016

Featuring the Music of Platinum Selling, Singer-Song Writer Ben Folds

To include Piano Concerto No. 1


Amarillo Symphony

Happy Holiday Pops

Globe News Center for he Performing Arts

December 17th, 2016

    Program To include Tchaikovsky, Handel, Rutter, 

     Stephenson, and other holiday favorites

2017

National Symphony Orcehstra

In Your Neighborhood Concert Series

Featuring Black Violin

January 6th, 2017, 2p and 7:30p, Ballou High School

     L. BERNSTEIN: Three Dance Episodes from On the Town 

     D. ELLINGTON/arr. Tyzik: The Essential Ellington, Symphonic Picture

     A. MARQUEZ: Danzon No. 2

     The Music of Black Violin, to include Stereo Types

     SAM HYKEN: Refried Farandole


National Symphony Orchestra

In Your Neighborhood Concert Series

Featuring Beat-boxer Chris-stylez, and electric-cellist Wytold

January 7th, 2017 2p, The ARC

     L. BERNSTEIN: Overture to Candide

     D. SHOSTIKOVICH: Symphony No. 10, Mvt II

     S. PROKOFIEV: Excerpts from Romeo and Juliet, Suite 2

     The Music of Chrisstylez and Wytold

     L. BERNSTEIN/arr. Peress: Mambo, from West Side Story


Amarillo Symphony

Symphony Kids

Carnegie Hall Link-Up: The Orchestra Moves

January 12th, 2017

     R. STRAUSS: Blue Danube

     F. MENDELSSOHN: A Midsummer Night's Dream

     L.v. BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5, Mvt. I

     W. A. MOZART: Marriage of Figaro Overture


Nu Deco Ensemble at The New World Center

In Collaboration with the Dranoff 2 Piano Foundation

Duo Yoo + Kim, Pianos

New World Center, 8p, January, 15th, 2017

     J.S. BACH/arr Hyken: Toccata y Fuga en R minor

     Jesse Montgomery: Starburst

     Fredrik Sixten: Concerto for 2 Pianos

     Duo Yoo + Kim, Soloists

     Jesse Montgomery: Starburst

     RADIO HEAD/Hyken: Everything in its Right Place

     Steve Reich: Radio Rewrite

     FRANK ZAPPA: Dog Breath Variations

     FRANK ZAPPA: G-Spot Tornado

     FRANK ZAPPA/Hyken: Peaches and Regalia for Two Pianos and Orchestra

     DAFT PUNK/arr Hyken: Aurodynamic


Amarillo Symphony

Cirque de la Symphonie

Globe News Center for the Performing Arts

January, 20th and 21st, 2017

     Featuring the Music of Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky, Gershwin, 

     Bernstein, Shostakovich and more, fused with the artists

     of Cirque de Solie


National Symphony Orchestra

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Declassified Series, Rthyms and Rhymes 

February, 3rd, 2016

     Postponed Program TBA


Nu Deco Ensemble at The North Beach Bandshell

North Beach Bandshell

Featuring Monsieur Periné,  In partnership with the Rhythm Foundation

February, 16th, 2017

     J.S. BACH/arr Hyken: Toccata y Fuga en R minor

     Paul Dooley: Velocity Festivals

     MASSIVE ATTACK/arr. Hyken: Tear Drop, Unfinished Sympathy

     LCD SOUND SYSTEM/arr. Hyken: All My Friends, Someone Great

     A. GINESTERA: Mulambo from Estancia Dances

     JAMIROQUAI/arr Hyken: Virtual Insanity, To Young To Die

    Collaboration featuring Monsieur Periné

     DAFT PUNK/arr. Hyken: Special Encore

    

Amarillo Symphony

Anne-Marie McDermott Plays Mozart

Globe News Center for the Performing Arts

February 24th and 25th, 2017

     J. HAYDN: Symphony No. 101, "The Clock"

     W.A. MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 21, "Elvira Madigan" 

     Anne-Marie McDermott, Soloist

     Special cadenza written by Amarillo Composer-in-Residence Chris Rogerson

     L.v. BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 8

     G. ROSSINI: Overture to "The Barber of Seville"


Nu Deco Ensemble at The Light Box III

Global Cuba Fest, 2017

The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse

Global Cuba Fest, in collaboration with The Miami Light Project and Florida Grand Opera

March 9th - 11th, 2017

     E. LUCUONA/arr. Hyken: Malaguena

     J. MARTIN: A Cuban in Vermont,  "World Premier"

     Special collaboration with Cuban Pianist/Composer Dayramir Gonzalez

     Special collaboration with Cuban Singer-Song Writer, Danay Suarez

     Sam Hyken: The History of Cuban Dance, "World Premier" 


Amarillo Symphony

The Rite of Spring

Globe News Center for the Performing Arts

March 24th and 25th, 2017

     Chris Rogerson: Symphony No.1 "World Premier" 

     Commissioned by the Amarillo Symphony

     M. RAVEL: Piano Concerto in G major

     Martina Filjak, Soloist

     I. STRAVINSKY/McFee: The Rite of Spring


Nu Deco Ensemble at The Light Box IV

The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse

April 13th, 14th and 15th, 2017

     Chris Rogerson: Luminosity "World Premier Chamber Version" 

     John Adams: Son of Chamber Symphony 

     Special Collaboration featuring Magda Giannikou of Banda Magda

     Sam Hyken: Prince Symphonic Suite


The Atlanta Symphony Orcehstra

Woodruff Performing Arts Center

The Ben Folds Experience

April 24th, 2017, 7:30p

      Featuring the music of Ben Folds, to include Piano Concerto No. 1


Nu Deco Ensemble x Decadancetheatre at Arsht Center

The Vivaldi Project "4", a collaboration in visualization of music

Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts

April 28th and 29th, 2017

     Presented by the Adrienne Arsht Center, a unique collaboration

     with Brooklyn Based Hop-Hop crew Decadancetheatre

     featuring a new Arsht center commission created by Sam Hyken

     and choreographer Jennifer Weber entitled "4". A genre-bending

     reimagining of Vivaldi's masterpiece Four Seasons for Nu Deco Ensemble

     and Decadancetheatre. To also include, Stravinsky's Firebird, and other

     Nu Deco Ensemble signature works


National Symphony Orchestra

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Declassified Series

     Program TBA