The ABQ|Philharmonic Announces the 2018/2019 Season

Welcome to our 46th year providing quality symphonic music to the Albuquerque area.  We are pleased to announce the program for the 2018-2019 concert season.  This year will be an eclectic mix of classical music standards as well as pieces new to the repertoire of the ABQ|Philharmonic.  We hope you enjoy this season as much as we enjoy putting it together for you! 


Series I

Season Open 

Friday, October 26, 2018 7:30 pm
La Cueva High School (website
7801 Wilshire NE
Albuquerque, NM 87122 (map)

Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 3:00 pm
St. Therese Church (website)
3424 4th St. NW (map)

Ralph Vaughan Williams, "The Wasps"
Danny Elfman, Batman Suite
Jerry Goldsmith,  Alien End Title
Peter IlyichTchaikovsky, Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74

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Series II

Schubert and Beyond 

Friday, December 14, 2018 at 7:30 pm 
Immanuel Presbyterian Church (Unconfirmed)(website)
114 Carlisle Blvd. SE (at Silver) (map)

Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 3:00 pm
Volcano Vista High School (Unconfirmed) (website
8100 Rainbow Road NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114 (map)

Edward Elgar, Cockaigne (In London Town) Overture
Alan Silvestri, "Back to the Future" Suite
John Williams, Adventrues on Earth (from E.T.)
Sergei Prokofiev, Lt. Kijé Suite
Franz Schubert, Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D.759 (Unfinished)


Series III


Friday, March 1, 2019 at 7:30 pm
La Cueva High School (website
7801 Wilshire NE, Albuquerque, NM 87122 (map)

Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 3:00 pm
V. Sue Cleveland High School (Rio Rancho) (website
4800 Laban Rd. NE, Rio Rancho, NM 87144 (map)

Richard Wagner, The Flying Dutchman Overture
Max Steiner, Casablanca Suite
Ottorino Respighi, (arr, Rossini), La Boutique Fantasque Suite
Zoltán Kodály, Háry János Suite, Op. 15:
         Prelude:  The Fairy Tale Begins
         The Viennese Musical Clock
         The Battle and Defeat of Napolean
         Entrance of the Emperor and his Court


Series IV

Season Finale

Friday, May 3, 2019 at 7:30 pm
St. Therese Church (website)
3424 4th St. NW (map)

Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 3:00 pm
National Hispanic Cultural Center (website) 
1701 4th St SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102 (map)

Silvestre Revueltas, Sensemayá,
Blas Galindo, Sones de Mariachi
Aaron Copland, El Salón México
Owen H. Reed, La Fiesta Mexicana
     Prelude & Aztec Dance

Erik Maese