Guest Artists

Ilmar Gavilan

Ilmar Gavilan
Performing the Gavilan Violin Concerto
May 5, 2011

Tom Malone, Steve Wiest, and Tom Brantley

Tom MaloneSteve WiestTom Brantley
Triple Play
March 26, 2011

Adonis Gonzalez

Adonis Gonzalez
Performing the Prokofiev Third Piano Concerto
September 23, 2010

Renee Fleming

Renee Fleming
Voice of the Century
The Inaugural University Centennial Event
January 29, 2010

Joshua Roman

Joshua Roman
Performing the Schumann Cello Concerto

Manuel Barrueco

Manuel Barrueco
October 9, 2008
Performing Vivaldi Concerto for Guitar in D Major, RV 93, Marquez
Danzon No. 2, Sierra Folias

Sandi Patty

Sandi Patty
Dec 2, 2008
Holiday Choral Spectacular

Pointer Sisters

Pointer Sisters
March 29, 2008

Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg

Nadja Salermo-Sonnenberg
October 4, 2007
Performing Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1 in g-minor
Jay Dean, conductor

Singing sensation Patti LaBelle

Singing sensation Patti LaBelle
May 5, 2007
Jay Dean, conductor

Pop icon Dionne Warwick

Pop icon Dionne Warwick
May 5, 2007
Jay Dean, conductor

R & B songstress Patti Austin

R & B songstress Patti Austin
May 5, 2007
Jay Dean, conductor

R & B songstress Vesta Williams

R & B songstress Vesta Williams
May 5, 2007
Jay Dean, conductor

Gospel recording artist Ann Nesby

Gospel recording artist Ann Nesby
May 5, 2007
Jay Dean, conductor

Country music legend Charley Pride

Country music legend Charley Pride
March 31, 2007
Jay Dean, conductor

Flutists Sir James and Lady Jeanne Galway

Flutists Sir James and Lady Jeanne Galway
October 10, 2006
Performing Overton's The Magic Flutes and Borne's Fantasie Brillante on Bizet's Carmen
Jay Dean, conductor

October 6, 2004
Performing Mozart's Concerto No. 2 in D Major and Cimarosa's Concerto for Two Flutes in G Major

Violinist Joshua Bell

Violinist Joshua Bell
April, 2006
Performing Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto
Jay Dean, conductor

Bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs

Bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs
March 25, 2006
Jay Dean, conductor

Tenor Placido Domingo

Tenor Placido Domingo
April 2, 2005
Jay Dean and Eugene Kohn, conductors

Soprano Ana Maria Martinez

Soprano Ana Maria Martinez
April 2, 2005
Jay Dean and Eugene Kohn, conductors

Violinist Itzhak Perlman

Violinist Itzhak Perlman
March 29, 2001
A Season to Remember
Performing Beethoven's Violin Concerto
Jay Dean, conductor

February 13, 1996
Masterful Music
Performing Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto
Jay Dean, conductor

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma
September 28, 1999
Music through the Eyes of Yo-Yo Ma
Jay Dean, conductor

Trumpeter Doc Severinsen

Trumpeter Doc Severinsen
October 9, 2001
Night of a Thousand Trumpets
Jay Dean, conductor

October 3, 1996
And Now for Something Completely Different...
Jay Dean, conductor

Entertainer Ray Charles

Entertainer Ray Charles
October 13, 1998
The Wizardry of Ray Charles
Jay Dean, conductor

Soprano Denyce Graves

Soprano Denyce Graves
July 25, 1998
Carmen (concert version)

Flutist Jean-Pierre Rampal

Flutist Jean-Pierre Rampal
April 19, 1998
An Award-Winning Season
Performing Bach's Flute Concerto in C major
Jay Dean, conductor

Bassist Edgar Meyer

Bassist Edgar Meyer
September 26, 2002
The "Bassics" of Tradition
Performing Meyer's Concerto in D major for Double Bass and Orchestra and Bottesini's Concert No. 2 in B minor for Double Bass and
Orchestra

Pianist John Browning

Pianist John Browning
November 6, 1997
An Award Winning Season
Performing Tchaikovsky's Piano Concert No. 1
Jay Dean, conductor

Guitarist Christopher Parkening

Guitarist Christopher Parkening
October 2, 2003
Performing Stanley Myers "Cavatina" from The Deer Hunter,
Joaquin Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez, Elmer Bernstein's Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra for Two Christophers

Violist Atar Arad

Violist Atar Arad
November 11, 1993
Come Hear What You've Been Missing
Performing Berlioz's Harold in Italy
Jay Dean, conductor

On Harmonica - Robert Bonfiglio

On Harmonica - Robert Bonfiglio
November 9, 1995
A Season to Remember
Performing Benjamin's Concerto for Harmonica
Jay Dean, conductor

Violinist Alexandre Brussilovsky

Violinist Alexandre Brussilovsky
November 7, 2002
Essential Orchestral Treasures
Performing Concerto for Violin, Violoncello, and Piano in C major
Jay Dean, conductor

November 8, 2001
A Salute to Masters of Great Britain
Performing Vaughn Williams' The Lark Ascending
Jay Dean, conductor

November 12, 1998
Russian Fantasies

February 2, 1993
A Season of Discoveries
Performing Brahm's Violin Concerto
Jay Dean, conductor

Pianist Kevin Kenner

Pianist Kevin Kenner
March 6, 2003
Performing Sergei Rachmaninoff's
Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, op. 18

March 23, 2000
Doublevisionaries
Performing Frederic Chopin's
Piano Concerto No. 2
Jay Dean, conductor

Trombonist Jorgen van Rijen

Trombonist Jorgen van Rijen
November 6, 2003
Performing Johann Georg Albrechtsberger's Concerto for Alto
Trombone and Strings and Launy Grndahl's Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra

Vocalist William Warfield

Vocalist William Warfield
April 25, 1996
Mississippi Music: In Praise of America
Performing Witness to Matters
Jay Dean, conductor

Piano Duo Richard Steinbach and Howard Helvey

Piano Duo Richard Steinbach and Howard Helvey
April 3, 2003
Performing Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Concerto for Two
Pianos in E-flat major, K. 365

Soprano Shelia Smith
Tenor Douglas Biggs
Bass-Baritone Marc Embree
April 22 and 24, 2004
Performing Richard Wagner's Scenes from "The Ring"

Soprano Rochelle Ellis
Mezzo-soprano Virginia Dupuy
Tenor Jeffrey Springer

Baritone Philip Kraus
April 15, 1993
Giuseppi Verdi's Requiem

Paris Opera Boys Choir
July 25, 1998
Performing the opera Carmen (concert version) with Denyce Graves
The Conductors

 

THE CONDUCTORS

Eugene Kohn
April 2, 2005
Mississippi Coast Coliseum
Conducting a program featuring Placido Domingo, tenor and
Ana Maria Martinez, soprano

Cornelius Ebenhardt
February 7, 1991
An Award Winning Season
 

Christian Gouinguene
Christian Gouinguene

October 13, 1994
An Award Winning Season

Louis Lane
November 11, 1999
Perception de la Francais
Conducting Berlioz's Overture to Roman Carnival
And Poulenc's Concerto for Two Pianos

Joe Barry Mullins
Joe Barry Mullins

April 7, 1989
A Gala Evening
Conducting Mozart's Overture to The Magic Flute

Javier Garcia Vigil
Jav
ier Garcia Vigil
October 5, 1995
A Season to Remember

Leonard Slatkin
Leonard Slatkin

Clinic Rehearsal 1998

Gunther Schuller
Clinic Rehearsal 1989