Calendar 2019-2020

August 20, 2020

Mississippi Valley Orchestra Crewtet

Bauhaus Brew Labs, Minneapolis, MN

July 23, 2020

Mississippi Valley Orchestra Crewtet

Bauhaus Brew Labs, Minneapolis, MN

July 15-21, 2020

University of Missouri Kansas City Conducting Symposium (online)

Kevin Noe, conductor

June 12-14, 2020 (Cancelled)

Lyric Opera of the North (Assistant Conductor)

Dirk Meyer, conductor

Puccini - Tosca

May 17, 2020 (Cancelled)

Mississippi Valley Orchestra
Chorus Polaris

Ho-Yin Kwok, conductor

Andrew Sords, violin

Wagner - Prelude to Act I of Parsifal

Tchaikovsky - Concerto for Violin

Prokofiev - Alexander Nevsky Cantata

May 3, 2020 (Cancelled)

Duluth Superior Youth Symphony

Ho-Yin Kwok, conductor

Borodin - Symphony No. 2

May 2, 2020 (Cancelled)

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra

Ho-Yin Kwok, Richard Robbins, conductors

Saint-Saëns - Baccanale from Samson and Delilah

Schubert - Symphony No. 5

Orff - Carmina Burana

April 24-25, 2020 (Cancelled)

University of Minnesota Duluth Opera Theatre

Jeffrey Madison, director

Ho-Yin Kwok, conductor

 

Mozart - Der Schauspieldirektor

Menotti - The Old Maid and the Thief

April 18, 2020 (Cancelled)

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra (Assistant Conductor)

Dirk Meyer, conductor

Pop Goes the Classics

Popular selections by Rossini, Strauss, Debussy, Tchaikovsky, etc.

April 9, 2020 (Cancelled)

Carleton College Orchestra (Guest Conductor for Rehearsal)

Ho-Yin Kwok, conductor

Grieg - Piano Concerto

Stravinsky - Firebird Suite (1919 version)

April 5, 2020 (Cancelled)

Mississippi Valley Orchestra

Ho-Yin Kwok, conductor

Susie Park, Sarah Grimes, violin

Smyth - "On the Cliffs of Cornwall" from The Wreckers

Bach - Concerto for Two Violins

Mahler - Symphony No. 1

April 2, 2020 (Cancelled)

Carleton College Orchestra (Guest Conductor for Rehearsal)

Ho-Yin Kwok, conductor

Grieg - Piano Concerto

Stravinsky - Firebird Suite (1919 version)

March 21-22, 2020 (Cancelled)

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra (Assistant Conductor)

Dirk Meyer, conductor

Marika Bournaki, piano

Connesson - Flammenschrift

Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 23

Beethoven - Symphony No. 5

March 7-8, 2020

Quad City Symphony Orchestra (Section Violin)

Mark Russell Smith, conductor

Verdi - Requiem

March 1, 2020

Minnesota Orchestra Young People's Symphony Concert Association

Judge for YPSCA's 63rd Annual Concerto Competition

February 29, 2020

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra (Assistant Conductor)

Dirk Meyer, conductor

Asami Hagiwara, piano

Beethoven - Symphony No. 2 

Brahms - Schicksalslied

Beethoven - Choral Fantasy

February 13, 2020

University of Minnesota Symphony Orchestra

Mark Russell Smith, Ho-Yin Kwok, conductors

Seongkyeong Kim, piano

Strauss - Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche

Liszt - Piano Concerto No. 1

Bartok - The Miraculous Mandarin Suite

February 9, 2020

Mississippi Valley Orchestra

Ho-Yin Kwok, conductor

Fanya Lin, Orion Kim, piano

Xian - Yellow River Piano Concerto

Saint-Saëns - Piano Concerto No. 2

Beethoven - Symphony No. 7

February 2, 2020

Duluth Superior Youth Symphony

Ho-Yin Kwok, conductor

Tchaikovsky - Swan Lake Suite

 

February 1, 2020

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra (Assistant Conductor)

Dirk Meyer, conductor

Erin Aldridge, violin

Daugherty - Red Cape Tango

Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto

Berlioz-  Symphonie Fantastique

December 31, 2019

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra

Ho-Yin Kwok, conductor

Jeans 'n Classics

Music of Rocky Horror Picture Show

 

December 10, 2019

University of Minnesota Symphony Orchestra

David Carrilo Siliezar, J Nick Smith, Hisham Groover, Ho-Yin Kwok, Mark Russell Smith, conductors

Seokho Park, tenor, Aisling O'Sullivan, horn

Dvořák - Serenade for Strings

Britten - Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings

Beethoven - Symphony No. 2

December 8, 2019

Mississippi Valley Orchestra

Ho-Yin Kwok, conductor

Smith - Christmas Sing-Along
Chadwick - "Jubilee" from Symphonic Sketches
Tailleferre - "Waltz of the Telegrams" from Les mariés de la tour Eiffel
Stanford - Irish Rhapsody No. 1
Tchaikovsky - "Forest of Firs in Winter" from The Nutcracker
Stokowski - Traditional Slavic Christmas Music
Chadwick - "Noel" from Symphonic Sketches
Hellem - The First Noel
Hellem - "Winter" from Four Turns of Time
Anderson - Sleigh Ride
Anderson: - A Christmas Festival

 

December 6, 2019

University of Minnesota Gold Campus Orchestra

Ho-Yin Kwok, conductor

Tippett - Divertimento on Sellinger's Round

November 24, 2019

Duluth Superior Youth Symphony

Ho-Yin Kwok, conductor

Liszt - Les préludes

Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 6 (3rd movement)

November 23, 2019

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra (Assistant Conductor)

Dirk Meyer, conductor

A Night at the Opera

Excerpts from operas by Wagner, Mozart, Verdi, Puccini, etc.

November 14-17, 2019

University of Minnesota Opera Theatre

David Walsh, director

Ho-Yin Kwok, conductor

Bizet/Constant - La Tragédie de Carmen

November 2-3, 2019

Quad City Symphony Orchestra (Section Violin)

Mark Russell Smith, conductor

Barber - Adagio for Strings

Adams - The Wound-Dresser

Shostakovich - Symphony No. 7

October 26-27, 2019

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra

 

Dirk Meyer, Ho-Yin Kwok, conductors

Pop Concert - A Night at the Movies

*Duluth Superior Youth Symphony Side-by side on Oct 27

October 23, 2019

University of Minnesota Symphony Orchestra (Section Violin)

 

Mark Russell Smith, conductor

Chen Yi - Symphony No. 2

Shostakovich - Symphony No. 7

 

October 21, 2019

University of Minnesota Gold Campus Orchestra

Ho-Yin Kwok, conductor

Haydn - Symphony No. 91

October 19, 2019

University of Minnesota Symphony Orchestra (Section Violin)

Minnesota Orchestra Side-by-side

Osmo Vänskä, conductor

Shostakovich - Symphony No. 7

 

October 13, 2019

Mississippi Valley Orchestra

Ho-Yin Kwok, conductor

Jotaro Nakano - guest conductor

Ketèlbey - Sanctuary of the Heart

Nielsen - Aladdin Suite

Stravinsky - Petrushka (1911 version)

October 5, 2019

Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra (Assistant Conductor)

Dirk Meyer, conductor

Lynn Harrell, cello

Leshnoff - Starburst

Tchaikovsky - Francesca da Rimini

Dvořák - Cello Concerto

August 23, 2019

Mississippi Valley Orchestra Crewtet

Modist Brewing Co., Minneapolis, MN

August 18, 2019

Mississippi Valley Orchestral Maneuvers in the Park

Parkway Theater LLC, Minneapolis, MN

August 6, 2019

Mississippi Valley Orchestra Crewtet

Wooden Hill Brewery Company, Edina, MN

July 27-31, 2019

Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music

Cristian Măcelaru, conductor

Ho-Yin Kwok, conducting associate

July 19, 2019

University of Minnesota Summer Orchestra

Ho-Yin Kwok, Hisham Groover, Ernesto Estigarribia, conductors

Kyung Kim, piano

Stravinsky - Firebird Suite (1919)

Prokofiev - Piano Concerto No. 3


July 7-8, 2019

Minnesota Orchestra (Cover Conductor)

Sarah Hicks, conductor


Disney Pixar's Coco in Concert (World Premiere)


June 9-14, 2019

Michigan State University Conducting Symposium

 

Kevin Noe, conductor

June 1, 2019

Minnesota Orchestra (Cover Conductor)

Sarah Hicks, conductor

Barber - Overture to The School for Scandal

Copland - Saturday Night Waltz, from Rodeo

Poulenc - Sinfonietta

Oliveros - Dissolving Your Earplugs

Higdon - blue cathedral

Bernstein - Lonely Town, from On the Town

Davies - An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise

Britten - Fugue, from The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra


May 30-Jun 1, 2019

Minnesota Orchestra (Cover Conductor)
 

Andrey Boreyko, conductor

Orion Weiss, piano

Borisova-Ollas - The Kingdom of Silence

Gershwin - Piano Concerto in F

Debussy - Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun

Lutoslawski - Concerto Orchestra