UCI Symphony Orchestra - Spring 2023

UCI Symphony Orchestra - Spring  2023

Dr. Geoffrey Pope, conductor


May 26, 2023 at 8:00 p.m.

Irvine Barclay Theatre

Join the UCI Symphony Orchestra for the final concert of the season. The orchestra will perform an evening of orchestral classics from your favorite composers under the direction of conductor Dr. Geoffrey Pope.

Join Maestro Geoffrey Pope for a Pre-Concert Conversation before the performance at 7 p.m.


  • Coriolan Overture, op. 62 | Ludwig van Beethoven (1807)
  • Concerto for Flute and Orchestra | Carl Nielsen (1926)
    I. Allegro moderato
    II. Allegretto un poco – Adagio ma non troppo – Allegretto – Poco adagio – Tempo di marcia
    Savanna Nygard, flute
    UCI 2023 Concerto Competition Winner


  • Carceleras: “Al pensar en el dueño de mis amores” from Las hijas del Zebedeo | Ruperto Chapí, music | José Estremera, text (1889)
    Ivanna Vargas, soprano
    UCI 2023 Concerto Competition Winner
  • Symphony No. 3 in C minor | Florence Price (1938)
    I. Andante
    II. Andante ma non troppo
    III. Juba: Allegro
    IV. Scherzo: Finale

Generous support for this production is provided by the Marjorie & Rawlins Endowed Fund and Friends of the UCI Symphony

General admission: $21
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff: $18
Arts Packages: $16
UCI Students & Children under 17: $8

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Performance Program

May 26, 2023 - 8:00pm