Performances

Following are ARCHIVE listings of recitals and performances of FZ's works by orchestras and ensembles.

 

April 29, 2014: Oklahoma City, OK

Oklahoma City University

“The Dog Breath Variations / Uncle Meat” for chamber orchestra

Venue: Petree Recital Hall, Oklahoma City, OK
Conductor: Matthew Mailman

 

April 4, 2014: Munich, GERMANY

Bayerisches Staatsballett

“NAVAL AVIATION IN ART?” for chamber ensemble
“The Dog Breath Variations / Uncle Meat” for chamber orchestra
“Be-Bop Tango” for chamber orchestra
“G-Spot Tornado” for orchestra

Venue: National Theater in Munich

 

March 27, 2014: Antwerp, BE

Brussels Philharmonic

“The Dog Breath Variations / Uncle Meat”
“G-Spot Tornado”

Venue:de Singel

 

March 6, 2014: Boston, MA

New England Conservatory

“The Dog Breath Variations / Uncle Meat”

Venue:Jordan Hall
Conductor: Charles Peltz

 

March 6, 2014: Boston, MA

New England Conservatory

“The Dog Breath Variations / Uncle Meat”

Venue:Jordan Hall
Conductor: Charles Peltz

 

February 13, 2014: Boston, MA

New England Conservatory

“The Dog Breath Variations / Uncle Meat”

Venue: Centennial Concert Hall
Conductor: Jordan Hall

 

January 29, 2014: Winnipeg, CANADA

Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra

“The Perfect Stranger”

Venue: Centennial Concert Hall
Conductor: Alexander Mickelthwate

 

January 28, 2014: Dublin, IRELAND

RTE National Symphony Orchestra

“DUPREE’S PARADISE - Orchestra”

Venue: National Concert Hall
Conductor: Gavin Maloney

 

January 27, 2014: Winnipeg, CANADA

Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra

“THE DOG BREATH VARIATIONS”

Venue: Centennial Concert Hall
Conductor: Richard Gillis

 

January 25, 2014: Winnipeg, CANADA

Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra

“G-SPOT TORNADO”
“THE PERFECT STRANGER”

Venue: Centennial Concert Hall
Conductor: Alexander Mickelthwate

 

December 18, 2013: Milan, ITALY

Fondazione Orchestra Sinfonica e Coro di Milano

“Get Whitey”
“G-Spot Tornado”
“Questi Cazzi Di Piccione”
“Be-Bop Tango”
“Dupree's Paradise”
“The Perfect Stranger”
“Outrage at Valdez”
“The Dog Breath Variations / Uncle Meat”

Venue: Auditorium di Milano Fondazione Cariplor

 

November 9, 2013: Basel, SWITZERLAND

Sinfonieorchester Basel

“THE DOG BREATH VARIATIONS / UNCLE MEAT, aka DOG/ME”
“Dangerous Kitchen”
“Lumpy Gravy”
“REVISED MUSIC FOR LOW-BUDGET SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA”
“The Adventures of Greggery Peccary”
“G-SPOT TORNADO”
“NAVAL AVIATION IN ART?”
“Moggio”

Venue: Kaserne Basel
Conductor: Jonathan Stockhammer

 

November 1, 2013: Los Angeles, CA

Ensemble: wild UP

“The Dog Breath Variations / Uncle Meat, AKA Dogme”
“Be-Bop Tango (Chamber Orchestra Version)”
“Outrage at Valdez”

Venue: Zipper Hall, the Colburn School of Performing Arts
Conductor: Christopher Rountree
Tickets
7:30PM

 

October 29, 2013: London, ENGLAND

BBC Concert Orchestra

“200 MOTELS - The Suites”

Venue: Royal Festival Hall
Conductor: Jurjen Hempel
Tickets
7:30PM

 

October 26, 2013: Montreal, CANADA

Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal

“BOGUS POMP”

Conductor: Kent Nagano
Venue: La Mason Symphonique

 

October 23, 2013: Los Angeles, CA

LA Philharmonic

“The Concert 200 MOTELS - The Suites *”

Conductor: Esa-Peka Salonen
Venue: Walt Disney Concert Hall
Tickets: Subscription tickets available now.
Non-subscription tickets go on sale 25 August.
Check back for link.
8:00PM

* There will also be a presentation of Drool, Britannia by Frank Zappa prior to the show.
Details to be announced.

 

October 11, 2013: Nuremberg, GERMANY

ensemble KONTRASTE

“DOG BREATH VARIATIONS/UNCLE MEAT”
“G-SPOT TORNADO”
“OUTRAGE AT VALDEZ”

Conductor: Kevin John Edusei
Venue: Dinkelsbühl

 

September 13, 2013: Oslo, NORWAY

Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

“BOB IN DACRON AND SAD JANE”

Venue: Oslo Konserthus

Conductor: Baldur Broennimann

 

August 28, 2013: Edinburgh, ENGLAND

Ensemble musicFabrik

“Big Swifty”
“T'Mershi Duween”
“The Black Page”
“The Black Page #1”
“The Black Page #2”
“Echidna's Arf (Of You)”
“Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?”

Venue:Edinburgh International Festival
Edinburgh, Usher Hall
Time: 8pm

 

July 31, 2013: London, ENGLAND

Aurora Orchestra

“The Adventures of Greggery Peccary”

Venue: The Royal Albert Hall
Conductor: Nicholas Collon

 

June 6, 2013: Lille, FRANCE

Orchestre National de Lille Fritsch Francis

“DUPREE'S PARADISE - Orchestra”
“OUTRAGE AT VALDEZ”
“NAVAL AVIATION IN ART?”
“THE DOG BREATH VARIATIONS / UNCLE MEAT aka DOG/ME for chamber orchestra”
“G-SPOT TORNADO”

Venue: Auditorium Nouveau Siècle

 

May 5, 2013: Edmonton, AB, CANADA

Edmonton Symphony Orchestra

“THE DOG BREATH VARIATIONS / UNCLE MEAT aka DOG/ME for chamber orchestra”

Conductor: William Eddins
Venue: Winspear Centre

 

May 3 & 4, 2013: Adelaide, AUSTRALIA

Symphony Services International

“G-Spot Tornado”

Conductor: Hamish McKeich
Venue: Adelaide Entertainment Center

 

March 10, 2013: Evanston, IL

Music Institute of Chicago

“Be-Bop Tango (Chamber Orchestra Version)”
“Get Whitey”
“G-Spot Tornado”
“Ruth Is Sleeping”
“The Dog Breath Variations / Uncle Meat Aka Dog/Meat For Chamber Orchestra”
“The Girl In The Magnesium Dress”

Conductor: James Setapen
Location: Nichols Concert Hall

 

February 16, 2013: Bergen, NORWAY

BIT20 Ensemble

“The Perfect Stranger”
“Dupree's Paradise - Orchestra”
“Peaches En Regalia”
“Big Swifty”

Conductor: Baldur Brönnimann

 

February 13, 2013: New York, NY

Manhattan School of Music

“THE DOG BREATH VARIATIONS for Wind Ensemble with Rock Band”

Conductor: Mark Gould
Location: Borden Auditorium

 

November 18, 2012: Greencastle, IN

DePauw University

“THE DOG BREATH VARIATIONS for Wind Ensemble with Rock Band”

Conductor: Craig Parè
Location: Kresge Auditorium

 

October 27, 2012: Medford, MA

Tufts University

“THE DOG BREATH VARIATIONS for Wind Ensemble with Rock Band”

Conductor: John McCann
Location: Granoff Music Center

 

September 7, 2012: TX

Southern Methodist University

“BE-BOP TANGO (Chamber Orchestra Version)”

Conductor: Jack Delaney

 

August 15, 2012: Darlinghurst, NSW, AUSTRALIA

West Australian Symphony Orchestra

“The Perfect Stranger”
“G-Spot Tornado”

Conductor: Paul Daniel

 

July 13, 2012: Concord, MA

Concord Chamber Ensemble of Concord, MA

“The Adventures of Greggery Peccary”
“Peaches En Regalia”

 

May 24, 2012: Groningen, NL
May 25, 2012: Leeuwarden, NL
May 26, 2012: Drachten, NL

Noord Nederlands Orkest

“Dupree's Paradise”

Conductor: Stefan Asbury

 

April 14, 2012: Appleton, WI

Lawrence University

“THE DOG BREATH VARIATIONS for Wind Ensemble and Rock Band”

Conductor: Andrew Mast

 

April 12, 2012: NORWAY

Bodø Sinfonietta/Nordnorsk Opera og Symfoniorkeste Birkeland Borre

“None Of The Above”

Venue: Bodø Kulturhus

 

March 21, 2012: Ann Arbor, MI

University of Michigan School of Music

“Strictly Genteel”

Conductor: Kenneth Kiesler

 

January 20, 2012: Cincinnati, OH

Concert:Nova

“Be-Bop Tango (Chamber Orchestra Version)”
“Big Swifty”
“The Dog Breath Variations/Uncle Meat aka Dog/Me for chamber orchestra”
“Dupree's Paradise - Orchestra”
“G-Spot Tornado”
“III Revised”
“None Of The Above”
“Outrage At Valdez”
“Peaches En Regalia”
“The Perfect Stranger”

Conductor: Paul Hostetter

 

Columbus State University

“Be-Bop Tango (Chamber Orchestra Version)”

Conductor: Paul Hostetter

 

October 20, 2011: Bochum, GERMANY

Bochumer Symphoniker

“The Adventures Of Greggery Peccary”
“G-Spot Tornado”

Conductor: Stephen Sloane

 

October 19, 2011: Manhattan, KS

Kansas State University

“The Dog Breath Variations for Wind Ensemble & Rock Band”

Conductor: Dr. Frank Tracz

 

July 30, 2011: Groningen, NETHERLANDS

Peter De Grote Festival De Vries Harrie

“Black Page #1”
“T’Mershi Duween”
“Big Swifty”
“None Of The Above”
“Number Six”
“Times Beach III”
“Dupree’s Paradise For Brass Quintet”

 

September 30 - October 01, 2011: Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS

DoelenEnsemble

“Naval Aviation In Art?”
“Outrage At Valdez”
“The Girl In The Magnesium Dress”
“Dupree’s Paradise”
“The Adventures Of Greggery Peccary”
“The Perfect Stranger”

 

September 22-25, 2011: Seattle, WA

Seattle Symphony Orchestra

“Dupree's Paradise”

April 29, 2011: Porto, PORTUGAL

Sala Suggia In The Casa Da Musica, Porto

“G-Spot Tornado”
“The Dog Breath Variations / Uncle Meat aka Dog/Meat”

 

April 16, 2011: Milan, ITALY

Accademia Del Teatro Alla Scala Grelli Erika Jade

“Aerobics In Bondage”

Venue: Fundação Casa Da Música Quelhas André
Conductor: Jonathan Stockhammer

 

March 24, 2011: London, UK

Guildhall School of Music and Drama

“The Dog Breath Variations / Uncle Meat aka Dog/Meat”
“The Girl In The Magnesium Dress”
“The Perfect Stranger”
“G-Spot Tornado”
“Harry You’re A Beast / Orange County Lumber Truck”
“Questi Cazzi Di Piccione”

Conductors: Simon Wills and Ben Gernon
More information

 

March 18, 2011: Greenville, NC

East Carolina University

“The Dog Breath Variations for Wind Ensemble with Rock Band”
“Envelopes for Wind Ensemble with Rock Band”

Conductor: Scott Carter

 

March 15, 2011: Berlin, DE

Das Saarländische Staatsorchester

“None Of The Above”
“Outrage At Valdez”
“III Revised”
“Questi Cazzi Di Piccione”
“G-Spot Tornado”
“Get Whitey”
“Times Beach II and III”
“The Girl In The Magnesium Dress”
“Ruth Is Sleeping”
“The Dog Breath Variations For Wind Ensemble with Rock Band”

Venue: Gastspiel im Radialsystem V, Berlin, Germany
Conductor: Berthold Schneider

 

February 25, 2011: Miami, FL

New World Symphony

“Be-Bop Tango (Chamber Orchestra Version)”
“The Dog Breath Variations/Uncle Meat aka Dog/Me for chamber orchestra”
“G-Spot Tornado”

Conductor: Benjamin Schwartz
More information

 

February 04, 2011: Rome, ITALY

Contemporanea

“Dog/Meat”
“The Dangerous Kitchen”
“Revised Music for Low Budget Orchestra”
“Lumpy Gravy”
“Aerobics in Bondage”
“Moggio”
“The Black Page”
“Outside Now Again”
“Put A Motor in Yourself”
“Lumpy Gravy”
“The Adventures of Greggery Peccary”

Conductor: Jonathan Stockhammer and the Director Oscar Pizzo
Venue: Auditorium Parco della Musica in Sinopoli Hall
Tickets and Info

 

January 21, 2011: Edmonton, AB - CANADA

Edmonton Symphony Orchestra

“G-Spot Tornado”

Conductor: William Eddins
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre - Edmonton, AB
9:30pm
Get Tickets

 

January 15, 2011: Boulder, CO

Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra

“Be-Bop Tango”
“G-Spot Tornado”

Conductor: Michael Butterman
Macky Auditorium

 

December 12, 2010: Seattle, WA

University Of Washington

“The Dog Breath Variations for Wind Ensemble with Rock Band”

 

November 13, 2010: London, UK

Royal Academy of Music Manson Ensemble

“Peaches en Regalia”
“Big Swifty”
“Dupree’s Paradise”
“Twenty Small Cigars”
“The Legend of the Golden Arches”
“St. Alfonzo’s Pancake Breakfast”
“Little Umbrellas”
“The Black Page No. 2”
“Revised Music for Low-Budget Orchestra”
“Little House I Used to Live In”
“The Perfect Stranger”
“G-Spot Tornado”

Conductor: Franck Ollu
Duke's Hall, Royal Academy of Music - London
7:30pm

 

November 5, 6 & 7, 2010: London UK

FRANK ZAPPA AT THE ROUNDHOUSE - 3 Day Event!!

 

November 5, 2010: London, UK

London Contemporary Orchestra

“The Dog Breath Variations / Uncle Meat Aka Dog/Meat For Chamber Orchestra”
“Outrage At Valdez”
“Time Beaches IIAnd III”
“III Revised”
“The Girl In The Magnesium Dress”
“Be-Bop Tango (Chamber Orchestra Version)”
“Ruth Is Sleeping”
“None Of The Above”
“Questi Cazzi Di Piccione”
“Get Whitey”

The Roundhouse - 7:00pm
Conductor: Hugh Brunt
Tickets

November 07, 2010: London, UK

London Sinfonietta

“The Adventures of Greggery Peccary”
“Revised Music For Low Budget Symphony Orchestra”

The Roundhouse - 7:00pm
Conductor: Nicholas Collon
Tickets

 

July 23, 2010: Baltimore, MD

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

“Be-Bop Tango”
“Dupree's Paradise”
“Dog Breath Variations”

Conductor: Marin Alsop
7:30PM Performance

 

June 22 - 26, 2010: Munich, GERMANY

Münchner Philharmoniker

“Bogus Pomp for SATB chorus, 3 boy sopranos and orchestra”

Conductor: Adam Fischer
Gasteig, Philharmonie, München - Germany

 

June 11, 2010: Ojai, CA

Ojai Music Festival - Ensemble Modern

Selections from Greggery Peccary & Other Persuasions

“Night School”
“The Beltway Bandits”
“Put A Motor In Yourself”
“Peaches en Regalia”

Selections from The Yellow Shark

“Dog/Meat”
“Outrage at Valdez”
“The Girl in the Magnesium Dress”
“Ruth is Sleeping”
“Get Whitey”
“G-Spot Tornado”

Conductor: Brad Lubman
8:00pm

 

June 8, 2010: Seattle, WA

University of Washington

“Dupree's Paradise for Chamber Orchestra”

Conductor: Vu Nguyen

 

May 16, 2010: Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS

Simons Ensemble

“Times Beach II & III”

Conductor: Marijn Simons
Bethaniënklooster 3:00pm

 

May 13, 2010: Birmingham, AL

Alabama Symphony Orchestra

“G-Spot Tornado”
“Be-Bop Tango”

Conductor: Justin Brown
Alys Stephens Performing Arts

 

February 24, 2010: Los Angeles, CA

University of California Los Angeles

“The Dog Breath Variations / Uncle Meat for Wind Ensemble with Rock Band”

Conductor: Tom Lee
UCLA Schoenberg Hall
8:00pm

 

23 January 2010:   Toronto, ON

Toronto Philharmonia

“The Dog Breath Variations/Uncle Meat for Wind Ensemble and Rock Band”
“Outrage At Valdez”
“Time Beaches II and III”
“Ill Revised”
“The Girl In The Magnesium Dress”
“Be-Bop Tango (Chamber Orchestra Version)”
“Ruth Is Sleeping”
“None Of The Above”
“Questi Cazzi Di Piccione”
“Get Whitey”
“G-Spot Tornado”

Conductor: Kerry Stratton
George Weston Recital Hall
Toronto, ON, CANADA

 

December 1, 2009: Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles Philharmonic

“Questi Cazzi Di Piccione”
“Ruth is Sleeping”
“G-Spot Tornado”
“The Girl in the Magnesium Dress”
“The Dog Breath Variations / Uncle Meat aka Dog Meat”

Conductor: John Adams
Walt Disney Concert Hall

 

November 22, 2009: Kent, OH

Kent State University

“G-Spot Tornado”

Conductor: Scott Seaton
Cartwright Hall

 

November 20, 2009: Pasadena, TX

San Jacinto College

“G-Spot Tornado”

Conductor: Karen Marston

 

November 13, 2009: Paris, FRANCE

L’Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France

“Dupree's Paradise - Orchestra Version” “The Perfect Stranger”

Conductor: Peter Eotvos
Maison de Radio France Salle Olivier Messiaen

 

November 13, 2009: Madison, WI

University of Wisconsin

“The Dog Breath Variations / Uncle Meat”

Conductor: Scott Teeple
Mills Concert Hall

 

November 12, 2009: Bergen, NORWAY

Stavanger Symphony Orchestra

“The Adventures of Greggery Peccary”

Conductor: Steven Sloane
Grieghallen, Bergen, Norway
Stavanger Konserthus

 

October 30, 2009: Oslo, NORWAY

The Staff Band of the Norwegian Armed Forces

“The Dog Breath Variations/Uncle Meat aka Dog Meat”

 

 

October 22, 2009: Umea, SWEDEN

Symphony Orchestra of Norrlandsopera

“Naval Aviation in Art?”
“Revised Music for Low Budget Orchestra”
“The Dog Breath Variations/Uncle Meat Dog Meat”
“G-Spot Tornado”
“Peaches En Regalia”
“Be-Bop Tango”

Conductor: Rumon Gamba
Jazz Festival Umea
7:00PM

 

October 16, 2009: Dallas, TX

Meadows Wind Ensemble

“G-Spot Tornado”
“The Dog Breath Variations/Uncle Meat aka Dog Meat”

Conductor: Jack Delaney
Caruth Auditorium @ Southern Methodist University
8:00PM

 

September 30, 2009: Italy

Fondazione La Biennale di Venezia

“The Perfect Stranger”

 

15 May 2009:   Montreal, QC

Universite De Montreal

“The Perfect Stranger”
“Naval Aviation In Art?”
“The Girl In The Magnesium Dress”
“Dupree’s Paradise - Orchestra”
“Be-Bop Tango (Chamber Orchestra Version){
“G-Spot Tornado”

Conductor: Paolo Bellomia

 

25 April 2009:   Mainz, GERMANY

MDS Ltd.

“Be-Bop Tango (Chamber Orchestra Version)”
“G-Spot Tornado”
“Outrage At Valdez”

Conductor: Paul Hoskins

 

16 April 2009:   Birmingham, AL

Alabama Symphony Orchestra

“The Dog Breath Variations / Uncle Meat aka Dog Meat For Chamber Orchestra”

 

7 April 2009:   Barcelona, SPAIN

Group Instrumental Barcelona

“Be-Bop Tango (Chamber Orchestra Version)”
“The Dog Breath Variations / Uncle Meat aka Dog Meat For Chamber Orchestra”
“Dupree's Paradise”
“Get Whitey”
“G-Spot Tornado”
“Naval Aviation in Art?”
“Outrage At Valdez”
“Revised Music for Low Budget Orchestra”
“The Beltway Bandits”
“The Perfect Stranger”
“The Girl In The Magnesium Dress”

 

7 April 2009:   Verona, NJ

Subito Music Corporation

“Outrage At Valdez”
“Revised Music For Low-Budget Symphony Orchestra”
“Get Whitey”
“The Beltway Bandits”
“The Dog Breath Variations / Uncle Meat For Wind Ensemble And Rock Band”

 

12 March 2009:   Koeln, GERMANY

MusikFabrik

“The Black Page”
“The Black Page #1”
“The Black Page #2”
“T'Mershi Duween”
“RDNZL”
“Big Swifty”
“Echidna‘s Arf (Of You)”
“Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?”

 

Paul Green School of Rock Music
All-Star Tour with Napoleon Murphy Brock

17 February 2009:   Downingtown, PA

Downingtown School of Rock Garage
478 Acorn Lane
Downingtown, PA 19335
7:00pm
$10

18 February 2009:   Trenton, NJ

McGuinn's Place
1781 Brunswick Ave
Trenton, NJ 08648
6:30pm
$10

20 February 2009:   Wilmington, DE

Wilmington School of Rock Garage
484 Century Blvd
Wilmington, DE 19808
7pm
$10

21 February 2009:   Philadelphia, PA

The New Barbary
951 Frankford Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19125
6:30pm
$10

22 February 2009:   New York, NY

Sullivan Hall
214 Sullivan St
New York, NY 10012
8pm
$12 advance/ $15 dos

 

26 February 2009:   Storrs, CT

University Of Connecticut

“The Dog Breath Variations / Uncle Meat For Wind Ensemble And Rock Band”
“Envelopes (Wind Ensemble With Rock Band Version)”
“The Dog Breath Variations / Uncle Meat Aka Dog Meat For Chamber Orchestra”

Conductor: Jeffrey Renshaw
Location: Storrs, CT

 

25 January 2009:   Maastricht, THE NETHERLANDS

Simons Ensemble

“Times Beach II & Times Beach III”

Location: Theater aan het Vrijthof in Maastricht, Holland

 

1 December 2008:   Warrensburg, MO

University of Central Missouri Wind Ensemble

“The Dog Breath Variations for Wind Ensemble with Rock Band”

Location: Hendricks Hall Auditorium, University of Central Missouri

 

16 November 2008:   Chicago, IL

St. Louis Symphony

“G-Spot Tornado”

Conductor:  David Robertson
Location: Harris Theater in Chicago

 

13 November 2008:   St. Louis, MO

St. Louis Symphony

“G-Spot Tornado”

Conductor:  John Myers
Location: The Pageant Theater in University City

 

24 October 2008:   Spokane, WA

Spokane Symphony

“G-Spot Tornado”

Conductor:  Eckart Preu
Location: The Knitting Factory Concert House, Spokane Washington

 

24 October 2008:   Toronto, ON

Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra

“ The Dog Breath Variantions/Uncle Meat For Wind Ensemble with Rock Band”

Conductor:  Beryl Macleod
Location: Burton Auditorium, York University, Toronto

 

8 October 2008:   Nuremberg, GERMANY

EnsembleKONTRASTE

“Duprees Paradise”
“Outrage At Valdez”
“Naval Aviation In Art”
“G-Spot Tornado”
“The Dog Breath Variations/Uncle Meat aka Dog Meat”

Conductor:  Kevin John Edusei
Location: Tafelhalle, Nuremberg

 

18 September 2008:   Tempe, AZ

ASU Bands

“The Dog Breath Variations/Uncle Meat aka Dog Meat”

Conductor:  Gary Hill
Location: Gammage Auditorium - Tempe, AZ

 

26 July 2008:   North Adamns, MA

Bang on a Can Summer Marathon at MASS MoCA

“G-Spot Tornado”
“The Dog Breath Variations/Uncle Meat aka Dog Meat”

Conductor:  Brad Lubman
Location: MASS MoCA - Hunter Center. 87 Marshall St. North Adams, MA 01247
Tickets: Availble through MASS MoCA Box office: www.massmoca.org

 

11 April 2008:   OSLO, NORWAY

The Norwegian Radio Orchestra

“The Dog Breath Variations/Uncle Meat aka Dog Meat”
“G-Spot Tornado”
“Revised Music For Low Budget Orchestra”

Concert: Bylyder ("City sounds"), Student Festival
Location: Lindemansalen, Norwegian Academy of Music, Oslo, Norway
Conductor:  Dmitri Slobodeniouk

 

02 April 2008:   LINZ, AUSTRIA

MR Symphonics

“Bogus Pomp”

Location: Brucknerhaus – Linz, Austria
Conductor:  Adam Fischer

 

14 March 2008:   LEXINGTON, KY

University of Kentucky Chamber Winds

“Envelopes For Wind Ensemble”
“The Dog Breath Variations for Wind Ensemble”

Location: University of Kentucky
Time: 8:30pm
Conductor:  Michael Yonchak

 

4 February 2008:   GREELY, CO

University of Northern Colorado Orchestra

“G-Spot Tornado”

Location: University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO
Guest:  Russell Guyver

 

5 & 6 January 2008:   LOS ANGELES, CA

Los Angeles Philharmonic

“Dupree's Paradise”

Location: Walt Disney Concert Hall
Guest Conductor:  David Robertson

 

30 November 2007:   ROCHESTER, NY

Eastman School of Music

“The Girl In The Magnesium Dress”
“Outrage At Valdez”
“The Dog Breath Variations, Uncle Meat, aka Dog Meat”

Conducted by: Brad Lubman
Admission to the concert is free.

 

30 October 2007:   NEW YORK, NY

Zappa Plays Zappa

“Willie The Pimp”

Late Night with Conan O'Brien 12:35/11:35 Central
Check the Late Night with Conan O'Brien website for more information.

 

24 October 2007:   LOS ANGELES, CA

Zappa Plays Zappa

ZPZ Performs Live on Rockline

Check www.rocklineradio.com for local times and listings.

 

13 October 2007:   MILLENÁRIS CENTRE, BUDAPEST, HUNGARY

Budapesti Fesztiválközpont Kht. - WR Orchestra

“Bogus Pomp”
“Pedro’s Dowry”
“Strictly Genteel”
“Envelopes”

Conducted by: Maestro Adam Fischer
Performance Time: 7:30PM
Tickets available through the website: www.bof.hu or call customer service at +36 1 486 3311, workdays 10-17 or email: tickets@festivalcity.hu

 

11 & 12 October 2007:   OSLO, NORWAY

Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

“Dupree's Paradise”

Conducted by: Lawrence Renes

 

02 October 2007:   AUSTIN, TEXAS

University of Texas New Music Ensemble

“G-Spot Tornado”

Conducted by: Dan Welcher

 

18 May 2007:   MIDLOTHIAN HIGH SCHOOL, TEXAS

Midlothian High School Wind Ensemble

“The Dog Breath Variations for Wind Ensemble with Rock Band”
“Envelopes”

Conducted by: Larry Doran

 

27 April 2007:   RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE, RHODE ISLAND

Rhode Island College Wind Ensemble

“The Dog Breath Variations for Wind Ensemble with Rock Band”

Rhode Island College

 

20 April 2007:   NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY, ILLINOIS

Northwestern University Band

“The Dog Breath Variations for Wind Ensemble with Rock Band”

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University
Conducted by: Dr. Mallory Thompson

 

24 March 2007:   DRESDEN, GERMANY

Dresdener Philharmonie

“Strictly Genteel”
“Bob In Dacron And Sad Jane”
“Bogus Pomp”

Conducted by: Roland Kluttig

 

10 March 2007:   SAN FRANCISCO, CA

New Music Ensemble

“Dupree’s Paradise”

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Concert Hall
8:00 p.m.
Conducted by: Nicole Paiement

Tickets: $15/$10   Box Office Ph: (415) 503-6275

 

21 February 2007:   MONTREAL, QC

Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal

“G-Spot Tornado”

Salle Wilifrid-Pelletier de la Palce des Arts
7:00 p.m.
Conductor: Jean-Francois Rivest

 

16 & 17 February 2007:   CLEVELAND, OH

Red {an orchestra}

“G-Spot Tornado”
“Naval Aviation in Art?”
“Be-Bop Tango”
“Dog Breath Variations/Uncle Meat”

8:00 p.m.
Conductor: Jonathan Scheffer

 

02 February 2007:   NEW YORK, NY

Fireworks Ensemble

“Times Beach”
“Woodwind Quintet”
“Number Six”
“None of the Above”
“III Revised”
“Questi Cazzi Di Piccione”
“The Girl on the Magnesium Dress”
“The Perfect Stranger”
“Be-Bop Tango”
“Naval Aviation in Art”
“The Black Page”
“T-Mershi Duween”
“G-Spot Tornado”

Miller Theater at Columbia University
2960 Broadway (at 116th St.)
New York, NY
8:00 p.m.

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20 January 2007:   SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

Sydney Symphony

“Strictly Genteel”

8:00 p.m.
Conducted by: Charles Hazlewood

 

25 November 2006:   PORTO, PORTUGAL

The Remix Ensemble at Casa da Musica

“Dog Breath Variations/Uncle Meat AKA Dog Meat”
“Outrage at Valdez”
“III Revised (String Quintet)”
“Ruth Is Sleeping (2 Pianos)”
“Be-Bop Tango”
“Get Whitey”
“G-Spot Tornado”
“The Black Page #2”
“Times Beach”

7:00 p.m.
Artistic Director: Peter Rundel

 

01 September 2006:   MONTREAUX-VEVEY, SWITZERLAND

The Montreaux-Vevie Festival of Music

MusicFabrik will play arrangements from “Roxy & Elsewhere,” “Zappa In New York,” “Waka-Jawka” and “Läther” at Salle del Castillo.

8:00 p.m.
Conducted by: Etienne Siebens

 

20 August 2006:   STADTHALLE OSNABRÜCK, GERMANY

Tehran Symphony Orchestra

“Dog Breath Variations”

7:30 p.m.
Conducted by: Nader Mashayekhi

 

22 July 2006: STUTTGART, GERMANY

ensemble ascolta

ensemble ascolta premieres their arrangements of Frank Zappa's works at the ISCM World New Music Festival. (For those of you lucky enough to have caught it live or on Deutschland Radio Kultur.)

 

24 June 2006:   COLUMBIA, MISSOURI

Missouri Symphony Orchestra

“Be-Bop Tango”

7:30 p.m.
Conducted by: Kirk Trevor

 

21 April 2006:   ALFORTVILLE, FRANCE

Orchestre National d'Ile-de-France

“Dupree’s Paradise”

8:00 p.m.
Conducted by: M. Pierre Roullier

 

16 March 2006:   LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

UCLA Philharmonia

“Dupree’s Paradise”

Schoenberg Hall, UCLA, 8:00 p.m
Conducted by: Neal Stulberg*
*A small film excerpt of a performance by Frank Zappa and a brief related discussion with Neal Stulberg, Gail Zappa and Joe Travers will precede the concert (beginning 7:00 p.m.)

 

11 & 12 March 2006:   STAMFORD, CONNECTICUT

The Stamford Symphony

“G-Spot Tornado”

Palace Theatre, 8:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Conducted by: Maestro Eckart Preu

 

3 March 2006:   RIDGEWOOD, NEW JERSEY

The Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra

“Strictly Genteel”

Benjamin Franklin Middle School, 8:00 p.m.
Conducted by: Gary Fink

 

24 February 2006:   MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE

Memphis Symphony Orchestra

“G-Spot Tornado”

Cannon Center
Conducted by: David Loebel

 

29 April 2005:   BELFAST, IRELAND

BBC Radio 3 Invitation Concert

‘Sonorities’ Festival of Contemporary Music

Ulster Hall, 7:45 p.m.
Conducted by: Philippe Nahon

 

19 November 2004:   PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC

Agon Orchestra

“Revised Music for Low Budget Symphony Orchestra”

Arca Theatre, Prague
Conducted by: Peter Kofron

 

3 November 2004:   NEW YORK, NEW YORK

Manhattan School Of Music

“Dog Breath Variations”

Bordon Auditorium
Conducted by: Jim Colonna

 

26 October 2004:   CHEYENNE, WYOMING

Laramie County Community College Wind Symphony

“Dog Breath Variations”

LCCC Concert Hall
Conducted by: Mark Gould

 

24 June 2004:   ADELAIDE, SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Elder Conservatorium Wind Ensemble

“Dog Breath Variations”

Elder Hall, University of Adelaide
Conducted by: Robert Hower

 

7 April 2004:   ROCHESTER, NEW YORK

Eastman Philharmonia Chamber Orchestra

“Dupree’s Paradise”

Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.
Conducted by: Brad Lubman

 

15 March 2004:   FREIBURG, GERMANY

Philharmonie Orchester Freiburg

“Peaches en Regalia”
“Dog/Meat”
“The Adventures of Greggery Peccary”

Theater Freiburg
Conducted by: Gernot Sahler

 

3 & 6 March 2004:   LEEDS, UNITED KINGDOM & BRUSSELS, BELGIUM

London Sinfonietta

“Jazz From Hell” (arr. Django Bates)

3 March 2004: West Yorkshire Playhouse - Leeds, United Kingdom
6 March 2004: Concertgebouw Brugge - Brussels, Belgium
Conducted by: Martyn Brabbins

 

19 & 20 February 2004:   NORWAY

Stavanger Symphony Orchestra

“The Perfect Stranger”

19 February 2004: Tysvaertunet, Norway
20 February 2004: Stavanger Konserthus, Norway
Conducted by: Susanna Mälkki

 

4 & 6 December 2003:   AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS

Asko Ensemble

“G-Spot Tornado”
“Get Whitey”
“Outrage at Valdez”

4 December 2003: Proms in Paradiso - Amsterdam
6 December 2003: Muziekcentrum (Podium Twente) Enschede
Conducted by: Etienne Siebens

 

1 December 2003:   EAST LANSING, MICHIGAN

Michigan State University School Of Music

“Dog Breath Variations”
“G-Spot Tornado”

MSU Music Auditorium
Conducted by: Dr. Wesley Broadnax

 

26 November & 13 December 2003:   LYON AND GRENOBLE, FRANCE

Ensemble Orchestral Contemporain

“The Perfect Stranger”
“Dog/Meat”
“Outrage At Valdez”
“III Revised”
“Be-Bop Tango”
“None Of The Above”
“G-Spot Tornado”

26 November 2003: Grenoble, France - Hexagone de Meylan
Festival des 38ème Rugissants 8:00 p.m.
13 December 2003: Lyon, France - Les Subsistances
Hommage à Frank Zappa 8:30 p.m.
Conducted by: Daniel Kawka

 

21, 22, 23, 27, 28 November 2003:   ENGLAND

PSAPPHA

“Be-Bop Tango “Big Swifty”
“Dog/Meat”
“Dupree’s Paradise”
“G-Spot Tornado”
“Get Whitey”
“The Girl In The Magnesium Dress”
“None Of The Above”
“Outrage at Valdez”
“Peaches en Regalia”
“III Revised”

21 November 2003: Nottingham - Lakeside Arts Centre
22 November 2003: Liverpool - Cornerstone at Hope
23 November 2003: Huddersfield - Contemporary Music Festival
27 November 2003: Lancaster - International Concert Series
28 November 2003: Manchester - Royal Northern College of Music
Conducted by: Nicholas Kok

 

19 November 2003:   LINCOLN, NEBRASKA

Lincoln School Of Music

“The Dog Breath Variations”

Kimball Recital Hall
Conducted by: Dr. Carolyn Barber

 

4 November 2003:   WUPPERTAL, GERMANY

Sinfonieorchester Wuppertal

“Be-Bop Tango”
“Dog/Meat”
“G-Spot Tornado”
“Get Whitey”

Stadthalle Wuppertal
Conducted by: George Hanson

 

2 October 2003:   OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA

Oklahoma City University Wind Philharmonic

“Dog/Meat”

Oklahoma City University School Of Music, Oklahoma City
Conducted by: Matthew Mailman

 

30 September & 2 October 2003:   METZ AND STRASBOURG, FRANCE

Orchestre Imaginaire

“Be-Bop Tango”
“The Dog Breath Variations”
“Envelopes”
“G-Spot Tornado”
“Outrage At Valdez”
“Dupree's Paradise”
“Peaches en Regalia”

30 September 2003: Metz - ARSENAL
2 October 2003: Strasbourg - LAITERIE ARTEFACT
Conducted by: Farbice Kastel

 

8 September 2003:   BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA

Camerata Bariloche

“None of the Above”

Teatro Colon, Buenos Aires
Conducted by: Fernando Hasaj

 

28, 29, 30 August 2003:   LONDON, UK

Stagecraft Entertainment presents...

An Authorized Adaptation of...“THING-FISH®”

Battersea Arts Centre - Lavender Hill, London SW11 5TN
More info: torchumuk.com

 

 
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