University Symphony Orchestra Events

Western Michigan University hosts numerous University Symphony Orchestra events each semester. For more information, contact USO conductor Bruce Uchimura.

2017 - 2018 Performances

University Symphony Orchestra with 2017 Stulberg Medalist Winner Qing Ty Chen, Violin  
Sunday, October 8,  3 p.m.
Miller Auditorium, Free

Program:
Carnival Overture – Dvorak
Violin Concerto No. 2 Op. 63 in G Minor – Prokofiev, Qing Yu Chen, soloist
Symphony No. 5 Op. 64 in E Minor – Tchaikovsky

University Symphony Orchestra
Sunday, November 12, 7:30 p.m.
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free

Program:
Overture to "Fidelio" Op. 72c - Beethoven
Le Tombeau de Couperin - Ravel
Symphony No. 4 Op. 60 in B Flat Major - Beethoven

University Symphony Orchestra - "World Travels"
Sunday, February 4, 3 p.m.
Miller Auditorium, Free

Program (subject to change):
Rapsodie Espagnole - Ravel
An American in Paris - Gershwin
Estancia: Four Dances, Op. 8a - Ginastera

USO in WMUsic Showcase Spectacular 
Friday, February 16, 8 p.m.
Miller Auditorium, Charge

Program: 
"Malambo - Final Dance" from Estancia Op. 8a - Ginastera 

USO in World Music Concert with Vince Mendoza and Andrew Rathbun
Wednesday, February 21, 7:30 p.m. 
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Charge 

USO and University Chorale - Mozart and "Latvian Celebration"
Sunday, March 25, 3 p.m. 
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Free

Program:
Overture to Marriage of Figaro K. 492 - Mozart
Latvian selections TBA 

USO - Annual Concerto Concert
Sunday, April 22, 3 p.m.
Miller Auditorium, Free

Program:
Overture to La forza del destino - Verdi
Til Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche (Merry Pranks) TrV 171, Op. 28 - Strauss
Concerti TBA