Carlo Ponti

Carlo Ponti

Performances with the RNO

May 2014

On Tour

23 Fri

Stowe Music School

Stowe, Buckingham

Location

Program

Glinka
Overture to "Ruslan and Ludmila"
Tchaikovsky
Excerpts from "The Nutcracker"
Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy (Dance de la fee-dragee)
Tea (Chinese Dance)
Trepak (Russian Dance)
Dance of the Reed Pipes (Danse des mirlitons)
Coffee (Arabian Dance)
Tchaikovsky
Piano Concert No. 1 (1st movement)
Dvorak
Song to the Moon
Lehar
Zigeunerliebe: Czardas
Stravinsky
Fireworks, op. 4
Elgar
Variation 9 (IX) from Enigma Variations: Nimrod
Rimsky–Korsakov
Neapolitan Song
Bizet
Habanera
Chabrier
Pretty Little Star
Bizet
Beat out dat rhythm on a drum
Rodgers and Hart
Lover
Arlen
Somewhere over the Rainbow
Conductor:

Carlo Ponti

Guest Artists:

Lesley Garrett, Soprano

Craig Greene, Piano

2014 European Tours

July 2010

On Tour

25 Sun

Lincoln Theater

Yountville

CA

Program

Getty
The Old Man in the Night
La Belle Dame Sans Merci
Lieberson
Neruda Songs
Dvorak
Symphony No. 7
Conductor:

Carlo Ponti

Guest Artists:

Kelly O'Connor, Mezzo-soprano

Volti, Chorus

Napa Valley Festival del Sole 2010

May 2010

On Tour

20 Thu

Vatican City

Rome

Location

  • Vatican City
  • Time: 12 AM

Program

Rachmaninov
Vocalise
Rimsky-Korsakov
Neopolitan Song, op.63
Hilarion
The Song of the Ascent
Mussorgsky
The Great Gate of Kiev
Conductor:

Carlo Ponti

2010 Europe Spring Tour

February 2008

On Tour

26 Tue

Eisenhower Hall

State College

PA

Program

Dvorak
Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104
Tchaikovsky
Symphony No. 4
Conductor:

Carlo Ponti

Guest Artist:

Claudio Bohorquez, Cello

2008 US Tour

August 2007

On Tour

04 Sat

Piazza Signorelli

Cortona

Location

Program

Nino Rota
Selections from La Strada
Saint-Saens
Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor
Verdi
Canzone di velo from Don Carlo
Rossini
Bel Raggio lusinghier from Semiramide
Donizetti
Una furtiva lagrima from L'Elisir d'Amor
Bizet
Habanera from Carmen
Puccini
Che gelida manina from La Boheme
Dvorak
Song to the Moon from Rusalka
Mussorgsky
Pictures At An Exhibition (arr. Ravel)
Conductor:

Carlo Ponti

Guest Artists:

Nina Kotova, Cello

Isabel Bayrakdarian, Soprano

Nino Surguladze, Mezzo-soprano

Francesco Demuro, Tenor

2007 Tuscan Sun Festival

July 2007

On Tour

16 Mon

Lincoln Theater

Yountville

CA

Program

Corigliano
Red Violin
Prokofiev
Piano Concerto No. 3
Mussorgsky
Pictures at an Exhibition
Conductor:

Carlo Ponti

Guest Artist:

Conrad Tao, Piano

Festival del Sole 2007

July 2006

On Tour

19 Wed

Lincoln Theater

Yountville

CA

Program

Berlioz
"Devant la maison" from La Damnation de Faust
Gounod
"Vous qui faites" from Faust
Boito
"Ecco il mondo" from Mefistofele
Offenbach
"Ah, que j'aime les militaires" from La Grande Duchesse du Gerolstein
Thomas
"Connais-tu le pays" from Mignon
Berlioz
Selected songs from Les Nuits d'Été
Rodgers & Hammerstein
"People Will Say We're in Love" from Oklahoma
Tchaikovsky
Symphony No. 4
Conductor:

Carlo Ponti

Guest Artists:

Frederica Von Stade, Mezzo soprano

Samuel Ramey, Bass

Festival del Sole 2006

March 2006

On Tour

27 Mon

Mondavi Center / Jackson Hall

Davis

CA

Program

Mozart
Flute Concerto No. 1,  K. 313, G major
Shostakovich
Suite No. 1
Rimsky-Korsakov
Scheherazade
Conductor:

Carlo Ponti

Guest Artist:

Maxim Rubtsov, Flute

15th Anniversary US Tour (March 2006)

July 2005

On Tour

31 Sun

Lincoln Theater

Yountville

CA

Location

Program

Liadov
Three Fairy Tales:
Baba Yaga
The Enchanted Lake
Kikimora
Tchaikovsky
Romeo and Juliet Overture - Fantasy (1880 version)
Rimsky-Korsakov
Scheherazade
Conductor:

Carlo Ponti

Guest Artists:

Svetlana Paramonova, Harp

Tatiana Porshneva, Violin

Summer 2005 RNO-Grove Street Winery Concert Series

On Tour

30 Sat

Chalk Hill Estate Vineyards & Winery

Healdsburg

CA

Program

Imagine Gala
Rimsky-Korsakov
Scheherazade
More information about this special Imagine event.
Conductor:

Carlo Ponti

Guest Artist:

Tatiana Porshneva, Violin

Summer 2005 RNO-Grove Street Winery Concert Series

On Tour

29 Fri

Villa Montalvo

Saratoga

CA

Program

Liadov
Three Fairy Tales:
Baba Yaga
The Enchanted Lake
Kikimora
Tchaikovsky
Romeo and Juliet Overture - Fantasy (1880 version)
Rimsky-Korsakov
Scheherazade
Conductor:

Carlo Ponti

Guest Artists:

Svetlana Paramonova, Harp

Tatiana Porshneva, Violin

Summer 2005 RNO-Grove Street Winery Concert Series

On Tour

28 Thu

Luther Burbank Center

Santa Rosa

CA

Program

The Enchanted Kingdom
World premiere performance of a new Magic of Music concert based on Russian fairy tales, set to the inspiring music of Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Stravinsky, Prokofiev, and other master composers. Narrated by John Salley.
Conductor:

Carlo Ponti

Summer 2005 RNO-Grove Street Winery Concert Series

August 2004

On Tour

01 Sun

Villa Montalvo

Saratoga

CA

Program

Tchaikovsky
Marche Slave
Sarasate
Carmen Fantasy
Prokofiev
Romeo and Juliet, selections
John Williams
Theme from The Lost World
Selections from Schindler's List
Selections from E.T.
Maurice Jarre
Suite from Dr. Zhivago
Conductor:

Carlo Ponti

Summer 2004 RNO-Grove Street Winery Concert Series

July 2004

On Tour

31 Sat

Chalk Hill Estate Vineyards & Winery

Healdsburg

CA

Program

Prokofiev
Romeo and Juliet, selections
Mussorgsky
Night on Bald Mountain Overture
Tchaikovsky
Marche Slave
Sarasate
Carmen Fantasy
More information about this special Imagine event.
Conductor:

Carlo Ponti

Summer 2004 RNO-Grove Street Winery Concert Series

On Tour

30 Fri

St. John's Catholic Church

Napa

CA

Location

Program

Glinka
Kamarinskaya
Ravel
Introduction and Allegro
Tchaikovsky
Marche Slave, op 31
Mussorgsky
Night on Bald Mountain
Prokofiev
Romeo and Juliet, selections
Presented by the Napa Valley Symphony
Conductor:

Carlo Ponti

Guest Artist:

Svetlana Paramonova, Harp

Summer 2004 RNO-Grove Street Winery Concert Series

On Tour

29 Thu

Ironstone Vineyards

Murphys

CA

Location

Program

Tchaikovsky
Marche Slave
Sarasate
Carmen Fantasy
Prokofiev
Romeo and Juliet, selections
John Williams
Theme from The Lost World
Selections from Schindler's List
Selections from E.T.
Maurice Jarre
Suite from Dr. Zhivago
Conductor:

Carlo Ponti

Summer 2004 RNO-Grove Street Winery Concert Series

On Tour

28 Wed

Luther Burbank Center

Santa Rosa

CA

Location

Program

Prokofiev
Peter and the Wolf
Beintus
Wolf Tracks
Conductor:

Carlo Ponti

Summer 2004 RNO-Grove Street Winery Concert Series

On Tour

24 Sat

Lake Tahoe Music Festival

Lake Tahoe

CA

Location

Program

Tchaikovsky
Marche Slave
Sarasate
Carmen Fantasy
Chris Brubeck
Trombone Concerto
John Williams
Theme from The Lost World
Selections from Schindler's List
Selections from E.T.
Maurice Jarre
Suite from Dr. Zhivago
Conductor:

Carlo Ponti

Guest Artists:

Chris Brubeck, Trombone

Dan Brubeck, Drums

Summer 2004 RNO-Grove Street Winery Concert Series

April 2004

On Tour

27 Tue

Philharmonie (matinee)

Köln (matinee)

Location

Program

Tchaikovsky
March Slave, op 31
Glinka
Fantasy Waltz
Tchaikovsky
Nutcracker Suite
Conductor:

Carlo Ponti

Spring 2004 European Tour

On Tour

Location

  • Time:

Program

Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881)
Pictures at an Exhibition
Night on the Bare Mountain
The Sorochinsky Fair
Khovanschina
Carlo Ponti, conductor
More info
Conductor:

Carlo Ponti

On Tour

Location

  • Time:

Program

Scheherazade
Capriccio espagnol
Neapolitan Song

Soloists: Tatiana Porshneva and Alexei Bruni, violin
Conducted by: Carlo Ponti
Conductor:

Carlo Ponti

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