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UCI Symphony Orchestra

Fri. May 26, 2023 at 8pm

Presented by UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts

Dr. Geoffrey Pope, conductor

Join the UCI Symphony Orchestra for the final concert of the season. The orchestra will perform an evening of orchestral classics from your favorite composers under the direction of conductor Dr. Geoffrey Pope. The detailed program will be announced in April.

The UCI Symphony Orchestra is one of the premier large performance ensembles in Orange County, representing the Department of Music. The orchestra has existed since 1966 and offers music majors, non-majors, faculty and other community members the opportunity to study and perform symphonic music of the ages.


Ludwig van Beethoven (1807): Coriolan Overture, Op. 62 
Carl Nielsen (1926): Concerto for Flute and Orchestra 
I. Allegro moderato
II. Allegretto un poco – Adagio ma non troppo – Allegretto – Poco adagio – Tempo di marcia
Savanna Nygard, flute, UCI 2023 Concerto Competition Winner


Ruperto Chapí (1889): Carceleras: “Al pensar en el dueño de mis amores” from Las hijas del Zebedeo
José Estremera, text 
Ivanna Vargas, soprano, UCI 2023 Concerto Competition Winner

Florence Price (1938-40): Symphony No. 3 in C Minor 
I. Andante
II. Andante ma non troppo
III. Juba: Allegro
IV. Scherzo: Finale

General admission: $21
Seniors: $18
UCI Students & Children under 17: $8