Summer Philharmonic - "Hollywood Blockbusters"

  • June 28, 2017
  • IU Summer Music
  • Musical Arts Center, 101 N. Jordan Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47405
  • (812) 855-9846
  • 8:00 PM
  • General admission $10, students w/ ID: $5, free w/ purchase of Summer Music 2017 pass

Summer Music 2017

Summer Philharmonic

Stuart Chafetz, guest conductor

“Hollywood Blockbusters”

Newman/Whiting: Twentieth Century Fox Fanfare/
       Hooray for Hollywood

Steiner: ‘Tara’s Theme’ from “Gone with the Wind”
Arlen: Get Happy
Brubaker (arr.): What’s Up at the Symphony
       (Bugs Bunny’s Greatest Hits)

Harline: When You Wish Upon a Star
Mancini: ‘Moon River’ from “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”
Mancini: The Pink Panther Theme
Rota: The Godfather Theme
E. Bernstein: The Magnificent Seven Theme
R. Strauss: ‘Fanfare’ from “2001: A Space Odyssey”
Norman: James Bond Theme
Adkins/Epworth: Skyfall
J. Williams: ‘Across the Stars’ from “Star Wars: 
Episode II – Attack of the Clones”
J. Williams: ‘Duel of the Fates’ from “Star Wars: 
Episode I – The Phantom Menace”
Silbar and Henley: The Wind Beneath My Wings
Silvestri: Back to the Future Suite
Schönberg: ‘I Dreamed a Dream’ from “Les Misérables”
P. Williams: Happy (encore)

About the Conductor

Stuart Chafetz is a conductor with a dynamic podium demeanor and a refined sense of audience engagement. Increasingly in demand with orchestras across the continent, this season Chafetz will be on the podium in Seattle, Detroit, Naples, Phoenix, Cincinnati, Milwaukee, Vancouver and many more.

He’s had the privilege to work with renowned artists such as Chris Botti, Michael Bolton, America, Roberta Flack, George Benson, Richard Chamberlain, The Chieftains, Jennifer Holliday, John Denver, Marvin Hamlisch, Thomas Hampson, Wynonna Judd, Jim Nabors, Randy Newman, Jon Kimura Parker and Bernadette Peters.

He previously held posts as resident conductor of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and associate conductor of the Louisville Orchestra. As principal timpanist of the Honolulu Symphony for twenty years, Chafetz would also conduct the annual Nutcracker performances with Ballet Hawaii and principals from the American Ballet Theatre. It was during that time that Chafetz led numerous concerts with the Maui Symphony and Pops. He annually leads the Spring Ballet at the world-renowned Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University.

In the summers, Chafetz spends his time at the Chautauqua Institution, where he conducts the annual Fourth of July and Opera Pops concerts with the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra in addition to his role as that orchestra’s timpanist.

When not on the podium, Chafetz makes his home near San Francisco, CA, with his wife Ann Krinitsky. Chafetz holds a bachelor’s degree in music performance from the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati and a master’s from the Eastman School of Music.

Summer Philharmonic - "Hollywood Blockbusters"
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