Maria Sensi Sellner

Repertoire List

Opera & Musical Theater - Oratorio & Choral - Orchestral

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Opera, Musical Theater, and other staged works

Bernstein, Leonard
Candide *
On the Town
Trouble in Tahiti
West Side Story *

Bizet, Georges
Carmen (a)

Donizetti, Gaetano
Don Pasquale
L’elisir d’amore
Lucia di Lammermoor *

Dvořák, Antonín

Hoiby, Lee
Bon Appétit!

Humperdinck, Engelbert
Hänsel und Gretel (a)

Lerner & Loewe
My Fair Lady

Massenet, Jules

Menotti, Gian Carlo
Amahl and the Night Visitors
The Consul

Monteverdi, Claudio
L’Incoronazione di Poppea

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
La finta giardiniera
Cosi fan tutte (scenes)
Don Giovanni *

Offenbach, Jacques
Orpheus in the Underworld

Poulenc, Francis
Dialogues of the Carmelites

Puccini, Giacomo
La Boheme (a)
La Fanciulla del West (a)
Gianni Schicchi (a)
Madama Butterfly
Suor Angelica
Tosca *

Rossini, Gioachino
Il barbiere di Siviglia
Cenerentola *

Sosa, Jorge
I Am a Dreamer Who No Longer Dreams - world premiere (Sept. 2019)

Stravinsky, Igor
L’Histoire du Soldat

Tchaikovsky, Piotr Ilych
Eugene Onegin

Verdi, Giuseppe
Un Ballo in Maschera *
Otello (a, r)
La Traviata
Il Trovatore *

Weill, Kurt
Street Scene

White, Richard Alan
Hester - world premiere

All works conducted in performance, unless otherwise noted:
(a) cover/ assistant conductor - (c) chorus director - (r) conducted in rehearsal - (m) conducted in a masterclass
* suggested repertoire

a second set of flowers might have been bestowed on Maria Sellner, who has really transformed the Akron Symphony chorus.
— Daniel Hathaway Cleveland Classical



Oratorio & selected choral works

Bach, Johann Sebastian
B Minor Mass, BWV 232 (excerpts)
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 (excerpts)
Coffee Cantata “Schweigt stille, plaudert nicht”, BWV 211
Komm, Jesu, Komm, BWV 229
Magnificat in D major, BWV 229
St. John Passion, BWV 245
St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244 *

Beethoven, Ludwig van
Christ on the Mount of Olives: Hallelujah
Mass in C Major (a)
Meeresstille und Glückliche Fahrt
Symphony No. 9 (c, excerpt conducted in concert)

Bernstein, Leonard
Chichester Psalms

Borodin, Alexander
Polovetsian Dances from Prince Igor

Boulanger, Lili
Pie Jesu

Brahms, Johannes
Ein Deutsches Requiem
Schicksalslied (a, c)

Britten, Benjamin
A Ceremony of Carols
Hymn to St. Cecilia
A Masque of Choral Dances from Gloriana

Bruckner, Anton
Ave Maria
Mass in E minor (a)
Psalm 150 (r)

Dafnis, Costas
How Long Ago

Durufle, Maurice

Faure, Gabriel
Requiem (c)

Finzi, Gerald
In terra pax

Galbraith, Nancy
Four Nature Canticles
Missa Mysteriorum
Psalm 42 - world premiere
Sacred Songs & Interludes

Gounod, Charles
St. Cecilia Mass: Sanctus

Handel, George Frideric

Haydn, Franz Joseph
The Creation
Lord Nelson Mass (r)
Spring from The Seasons (c)

Lang, David
little match girl passion
O graveyard (lay this body down)
the public domain - conducting team for world premiere at Lincoln Center

MacMillan, James
Cecilia Virgo
Gloria - U.S premiere
Lux Aeterna
Tota pulchra es

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Ave Verum Corpus, K.618
Mass in C major, “Coronation”, K.317 (c)
Grand Mass in C minor, K.427 (a)
Regina Coeli, K.276
Requiem, K.626 (c, r)

Orff, Carl
Carmina Burana (c)

Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
Stabat Mater

Poulenc, Francis
Litanies a la Vierge Noire

Pukinskis, Katherine
Requiem Fragments

Rachmaninoff, Sergei
All-Night Vigil

Rutter, John

Schubert, Franz
Mass in G

Vaughan Williams
Flos Campi
Serenade to Music (c)

Verdi, Giuseppe
Ave Maria

Vierne, Louis
Messe Solennelle: Kyrie

Vivaldi, Antonio
Beatus Vir, RV 598
Gloria, RV 589
Magnificat, RV 610

The orchestra, under Sellner, is sterling
— Boston Globe
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Orchestral Works

Adams, John
Lollapalooza (a)

Anderson, Leroy
Clarinet Candy
Sleigh Ride

Arnold, Malcolm
The Holly & the Ivy: Fantasia on Christmas Carols

Bach, Johann Sebastian
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, BWV 1048
Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, BWV 1050
Concerto in E Major for violin, BWV 1042
Concerto in C Major for flute, BWV 1055
Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067

Barber, Samuel
Adagio for Strings
Violin Concerto – Mvt. 2

Bartok, Bela
Divertimento for Strings (m)

Bass, Randol
The Night Before Christmas

Beethoven, Ludwig van
Egmont Overture
Symphony No. 1 (m)
Symphony No. 3 (a)
Symphony No. 5
Symphony No. 6 “Pastorale” (m)
Symphony No. 7
Symphony No. 9 (c, excerpt conducted in concert)

Bernstein, Leonard
Overture to Candide
Overture to West Side Story
Serenade (May 2019)
Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

Bizet, Georges
Carmen Suites 1 & 2 (selections)
L’Arlesienne Suite No. 2
Prelude to Carmen

Borodin, Alexei
Polovetsian Dances from Prince Igor

Brahms, Johannes
Academic Festival Overture
Symphony No. 2
Symphony No. 4 (a)
Violin Concerto (a)

Britten, Benjamin
Simple Symphony
Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge (m)
Young Apollo

Bruch, Max
Violin Concerto No. 1 (m)

Copland, Aaron
Appalachian Spring Suite (original version for 13 instruments)
Clarinet Concerto (May 2019)
Fanfare for the Common Man
Old American Songs (m)
The Red Pony Film Suite
Rodeo Suite
Variations on a Shaker Melody

de Falla, Manuel
El Amor Brujo (original 1915 version)

Debussy, Claude
Danses sacrée et profane
Prelude a l’apres-midi d’un faune (arr. Schoenberg)

Dukas, Paul
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Durufle, Maurice

Dvořák, Antonín
Serenade for Strings
Symphony No. 7 (m)
Symphony No. 9 “From the New World”
Vodník (The Water Goblin)
Wind Serenade (m)

Elgar, Edward
Enigma Variations
Symphony No. 1 (a)

Finzi, Gerald
In terra pax

Galbraith, Nancy
A Festive Violet Pulse
Effervescent Air
Other Sun

Gershwin, George
Rhapsody in Blue

Glinka, Mikhail
Overture to Ruslan and Ludmilla (a)

Golijov, Osvaldo
Lua descolorida

Grieg, Edvard
Holberg Suite
Piano Concerto in A minor

Handel, George Frideric
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba from Solomon

Haydn, Franz Joseph
Symphony No. 83, “Le Poule” (m)

Holst, Gustav
St. Paul Suite
The Planets

Hovhaness, Alan
Alleluia and Fugue
Prayer of St. Gregory

Humperdinck, Engelbert
Evening prayer and Dream pantomime from Hansel & Gretel

Jones, Samuel
Janus (m)

Larsen, Libby
String Symphony (m)

Lecuona, Ernesto

MacMillan, James
Larghetto for Orchestra (a) - World Premiere

Mahler, Gustav
Adagietto from Symphony No. 5
Das Lied von der Erde (Schoenberg/ Riehn)
Songs of a Wayfarer (m)

Mascagni, Pietro
Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana

Mendelssohn, Felix
Violin Concerto (m)
Symphony No. 3 “Scottish” (m)

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Concerto for Oboe in C major, K.314 (a)
Divertimento K 136 (m)
Overture to Don Giovanni
Overture to Die Zauberflöte
Overture to Idomeneo
Overture to La Clemenza di Tito
Overture to Le Nozze di Figaro
Symphony No. 29 (m)
Symphony No. 35 “Haffner”(m)
Symphony No. 36 “Linz”(m)
Symphony No. 40
Symphony No. 41 (m)

Mussorgsky, Modest
A Night on Bald Mountain

Offenbach, Jacques
Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld

Pärt, Arvo
Fratres, for solo violin, percussion, and strings

Paulus, Stephen
Sea Portraits (m)

Piazzolla, Astor
Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas

Pigovat, Boris
...therefore choose life… (a) - World Premiere

Prokofiev, Sergei
Romeo and Juliet (selections)

Puccini, Giacomo
Intermezzo from Manon Lescaut (a)

Purcell, Henry
Suite from the Fairy Queen

Rachmaninoff, Sergei
Piano Concerto No. 2
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini (a)

Respighi, Ottorino
Trittico Botticelliano
Fontane di Roma: Mvts. 3 & 4

Rimsky-Korsakov, Nicolai
Capriccio Espagnol
The Snow Maiden: Dance of the Tumblers

Rossini, Gioachino
Overture to Il barbiere di Siviglia
Overture to William Tell

Saint-Saëns, Camille
Carnival of the Animals
Danse Bacchanale from Samson and Delilah
Symphony No. 3 “Organ” (a)

Schumann, Robert
Cello Concerto (a)

Shostakovich, Dimitri
Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a
Festive Overture

Sibelius, Jean
Symphony No. 2 – Mvt. 4

Strauss, Eduard
Die Biene, Op. 54 (a) - American premiere

Strauss, Johann
Auf der Jagd, Op. 373 (a)
On the Beautiful Blue Danube
Im Krapfenwaldl, Op. 336 (a)
Unter Donner und Blitz, Polka, Op. 324 (a)
Weiner Blut (a)

Strauss, Richard
Fanfare from Also Sprach Zarathustra
Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks (a)

Stravinsky, Igor
Concerto in E-flat “Dumbarton Oaks”
The Firebird Suite (1919)
L’Histoire du Soldat

Stuckey, Steven
Silent Spring (a)

Tchaikovsky, Piotr
Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture
The Nutcracker (selections)
Serenade for Strings
Symphony No. 2, “Little Russian” (m)
Variations on a Rococo Theme (a)
Violin Concerto (a)

Theofanidis, Christopher
I add brilliance to the sun

Vaughan Williams, Ralph
Fantasia on Greensleeves
Flos Campi
Serenade to Music (c)

Verdi, Giuseppe
Anvil Chorus from Il Trovatore
Brindisi from La Traviata
Overture to Nabucco

Vivaldi, Antonio
Concerto in G minor for two cellos
Concerto in E minor for bassoon
The Four Seasons: Winter

von Suppe, Franz
Light Cavalry Overture

Wagner, Richard
Introduction to Act 3 of Lohengrin
Overture to Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg
Siegfried Idyll (m)

Williams, John
The Patriot
The Raiders March