2015-2016 season

Celebrating
Lehigh University
@150 years


Sept. 25 & 26, 2015
Autumn Romantics

A stirring program of Romantic orchestral masterworks! Director Eugene Albulescu and the LU Philharmonic celebrate Lehigh’s sesquicentennial with selected works showcasing Lehigh’s founding year of 1865. Works by Schubert, Liszt, and Beethoven’s majestic Violin Concerto, performed by Dr. Michael Jorgensen. 

Dec. 4 & 5, 2015
Lehigh: New Frontiers

The LU Philharmonic welcomes celebrated actor and director Jonathan Frakes narrating Copland’s A Lincoln Portrait. Also on the program, a Star Trek spectacular, featuring Jerry Goldsmith’s original score from Star Trek: First Contact (the 1996 movie directed by Mr. Frakes), and the monumental Symphony No. 5 by Beethoven. 

 

Feb. 26 & 27, 2016
Concerto Marathon
Brahms: Academic Festival Overture

Director Eugene Albulescu cordially invites everyone to our annual Concerto Marathon! Members of the LU Philharmonic perform concerto favorites with the orchestra, and join together for a stirring performance of the Academic Festival Overture by Brahms to commemorate Lehigh’s 150th year. 

April. 29 & 30, 2016
Dramaville

Be swept away by some of the most dramatic orchestral works in the repertoire! Eugene Albulescu leads the LU Phil in thrilling performances of Verdi’s Overture to La forza del destino, Wagner’s Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde, and the turbulent Symphonie fantastique by Berlioz.