Find below the repertoire that Mélisse had the opportunity to conduct throughout her career.

+ = Performed in concert      Not marked pieces = conducted in rehearsal
+ OPERA AND MUSICAL
      • BERNSTEIN L.

      Trouble in Tahiti (complete staged opera, three performances) +

      • BIZET G.

      – Carmen (whole opera)

      • DONIZETTI G.

      – “Quel guardo il cavaliere” from Don Pasquale +

      • GOUNOD C.

      – Faust, excerpts +
      – “Ah! Je veux vivre” from Roméo et Juliette +

      • HEGGIE Jake

      – Dead Man Walking (complete staged opera, one performance) +

      • MENOTTI G. C.

      The Old Maid and the Thief  (complete staged opera, three performances) +

      • MOZART  W-A

      – Die Zauberflöte  (complete staged opera, four performances) +
      Don Giovanni, full opera
      – Nozze di Figaro, excerpts +
      – Cosi fan tutte, excerpts

      • P
        • POULENC F.

        – La Dame de Monte-Carlo +
        – La Voix Humaine, 
        excerpt +
        – Les Dialogues des Carmélites, 
        excerpt +
        – Les Mamelles de Tirésias, excerpt +

        • PRÉVIN A.

        – “I Want Magic” from A Streetcar Named Desire +

        • PUCCINI G.

        – Gianni Schicchi (complete staged opera, one performance) +
        Bohème, act I (excerpts), act III +

        • ROSSINI G.

        – Italian in Algiers, Overture +
        – Italian in Algiers, excerpts +
        – Barber of Seville, excerpts +

        • SONDHEIM S.

        Sweeney Todd (complete stage musical, three performances) +

        • STRAUSS II

        Die Fledermaus (complete operetta) +

        • VERDI G.

        – La traviata, (complete staged opera) +
        – Falstaff, excerpts

+ SYMPHONIC
    • ADAMS John

    The Chairman Dances +

    • BACH J.S.

    – Suite No.1 for orchestra +
    – Suite No.3 for orchestra, Air +
    – Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 +

    • BARBER S.

    – Violin Concerto +

    • BARTÒK B.

    – Dances’s Suite +
    – Roumanian Dances +
    – Divertimento for strings +
    – Concerto for Orchestra +
    – Miraculous Mandarin, Suite
    – Violin Concerto No.1
    – Piano Concerto No.1 +
    – Piano Concerto No.3 +
    – Viola Concerto +

    • BATES Mason

    The B-Sides for Orchestra & Electronica +

    • BERG A.

    – Kammerkonzert

    • BERIO Luciano

    – Folksongs +

    • BEETHOVEN L. van

    – Egmont, Overture +
    – Prometheus, Overture +
    – Coriolan, Overture
    – Leonore III, Overture
    – Symphony No.1
    – Symphony No.2
    – Symphony No.3 +
    – Symphony No.4
    – Symphony No.5 +
    – Symphony No.6 +
    – Symphony No.7 +
    – Symphony No.8 +
    – Violin Concerto
    – Piano Concerto No. 3 +
    – Piano Concerto No. 5 “Emperor” +
    – Concerto in C Major for Piano, Violin, and Orchestra “Triple Concerto” +

    • BERLIOZ H.

    – Rakoczy March +
    – Symphonie Fantastique +
    – Les Nuits d’Eté +

    • BERNSTEIN L.

    – Candide, Overture (original and “Scottish” version) +

    • BERWALD F.

    – Symphony No.3 Singulière +

    • BIRTWISTLE Harrison

    – Carmen Arcadiae Mechanicae Perpetuum +

    • BIZET G.

    – L’Arlésienne, Suites 1 & 2 +
    – Carmen, Suites 1 & 2 +

    • BOLOGNE J., CHEVALIER DE SAINT-GEORGES

    – Symphony No. 1 +

    • BONILLA Mathieu (1979, France)

    – Quiès +

    • BORODINE A.

    – Symphony No.2

    • BRAHMS J.

    – Tragic Overture
    – Academic Overture
    – Hungarian Dances +
    – Haydn Variations
    – Violin Concerto +
    – Symphony No.1
    – Symphony No.2 +
    – Symphony No.3
    – Symphony No.4
    – Nänie for chorus and orchestra +
    – Schicksalslied for chorus and orchestra +
    – Liebeslieder Walzer for chorus and orchestra

    • BRITTEN B.

    – Simple Symphony +
    – The Young People’s Guide To The Orchestra +
    – Sinfonietta op 1
    – Lacrymae for solo viola and strings
    – Four Sea Interludes

    • BRUCH M.

    – Violin Concerto

    • CARTER E.

    – Triple Duo

    • CHABRIER E.

    – Joyeuse Marche +
    – Danse Villageaoise

    • CLYNE Anna

    Color Field (2020) +

    • COLE T.J. (1993, USA)

    Megalopolis +

    • COLERIDGE-TAYLOR S.

    – “Danse nègre” from Suite Africaine
    – Othello Suite
    +
    – Violin Concerto +

    • COPLAND A.

    – Appalachian Spring, Suite for 13 musicians
    – Appalachian Spring, Orchestral Suite
    – An Outdoor Overture +
    Concerto for Clarinet +
    – Symphony No. 3 +

    • CUONG Viet

    Re(new)al (2017-18)

    • DALBAVIE M-A

    – Rocks under the Water +

    • DAUGHERTY M.

    Reflections on the Mississippi for Tuba and Orchestra +

    • DAVIS Carl (music & movie)

    – The Rink, Silent Film Score (Chaplin) +
    – The Fireman, Silent Film Score (Chaplin) +

    • DEBUSSY C.

    – Danse +
    – Prelude to the afternoon of a faun +
    – Prelude to the afternoon of a faun, chamber version by A. Schoenberg +
    – La Mer +
    – Danses sacrées et profanes, for solo harp and strings +
     Première Rhapsodie, for clarinet and orchestra +

    • DOHNANYI E. von

    – Symphonische Minuten

    • DUN Tan (1957, China)

    Contrabass Concerto: Wolf Totem (2014) +

    • DUFOURT H. (1943, France)

    – The Watery Stars

    • DVORÀK A.

    – Romance op.11 for Violin and Orchestra +
    – Serenade for strings
    – Symphony No.7 +
    – Symphony No.8 +
    – Symphony No.9 New World +
    – Violin Concerto

    • ELGAR E.

    – Enigma Variations +
    – Cello Concerto +

    • EÖTVÖS P.

    – Shadows +

    • ESCAICH T.

    – Chant des Ténèbres, for solo saxophone soprano and 12 saxophones +

    • FALLA M. de

    – El Amor Brujo +

    • FARRENC, Louise

    – Symphony No. 2, mvt 1 +

    • FRANCK C.

    – Les Djinns, for solo piano and orchestra +

    • GARROP Stacy

    Penelope Waits from Mythology Symphony

    • GOUNOD C.

    – Mireille, Overture +
    – Symphony No.1 +

    • GRIEG E.

    – Holberg Suite for String Orchestra +
    – Peer Gynt, Suite No.1 +

    • GRIFFES Charles

    – Pleasure Dome of Kubla Khan +
    Poem for Flute and Orchestra +

    • GRISEY G.

    – Périodes +
    – Partiels +

    • HANNON Andrew

    Unremembered (2019) +

    • HAYDN J.

    – Trumpet Comcerto in E-flat major +
    – Symphony No. 6 +
    – Symphony No. 11
    – Symphony No. 44 Trauersinfonie +
    – Symphony No. 46
    – Symphony No. 85 La Reine
    – Symphony No. 92 Oxford +
    – Symphony No. 94 Surprise +
    – Symphony No. 99
    – Symphony No. 101 The Clock
    – Symphony No. 104 London Symphony +

    • HIGDON Jennifer

    – blue cathedral +

    • HINDEMITH P.

    – Kammermusik No.1 +

    • HOLST G.

    St Paul’s Suite +

    • HONEGGER A.

    – Cello concerto +

    • HUREL P. (1955, France)

    – Figures Libres

    • JANACEK L.

    – Tarass Bulba +

    • JOLIVET A. 

    – Fanfares pour Britannicus

    • KODALY Z.

    – Peacock Variations
    – Marosszek Dances
    – Hary Janos, Suite +
    – Galanta Dances +

    • KYBURZ H.

    – Danse Aveugle +

  • LALO E.

– Cello Concerto +

  • LENA FRANK Gabriela

Three Latin American Dances (2003) +

  • LIEBERMANN L.

– Piccolo Concerto +

  • LIGETI G.

– Kammerkonzert +

  • LISZT F.

– Mephisto Waltz +
– Les Préludes +
– Totentanz for piano and orchestra +
– Piano Concerto No.1 +
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 (arr. Müller Berghaus) +

  • LOIACONO Loren

Smothered by Sky +

  • MAHLER G.

– Symphony No.4
– Totenfeier +

  • MANOURY P. (1952, France)

– Slova for mixed chorus a capella
– Fragments d’Héraclite for mixed chorus a capella
– Inharmonies for mixed chorus a capella

  • MARESZ Y. (1966, France)

– Entrelacs

  • MASSENET J.

– Thaïs’s Meditation +
– Werther {***}, excerpts +

  • MENDELSSOHN Fanny

– Overture in C +

  • MENDELSSOHN Felix

– Symphony No. 3 Scottish +
– Symphony No.4 Italian +
– Violin Concerto

  • MONTGOMERY Jessie

Starbust + (2012)

  • MOTSCH-ETIENNE F. (1981, France)

– Mémoire du vent +

  • MOUSSORGSKY/RAVEL

– Pictures at an Exhibition +

  • MOZART W-A

– Symphony No. 25 +
– Symphony No. 35 Haffner +
– Symphony No. 38 Prague +
– Symphony No. 39
– Piano Concerto No.23 +
– Ah, lo previdi !, aria for soprano and orchestra +
Le nozze di Figaro, Overture +
Don Giovanni, Overture +
Die Zauberflöte, Overture +

  • NATHAN Eric

– Gibellina (2014) +

  • O’BRIEN E. (1945, USA)

– Taking Measures +

  • OFFENBACH J.

– Orpheus in the underworld, overture (arr. C. Binder) +
– Les Contes d’Hoffman, Intermezzo and Barcarolle +

  • OKPEBHOLO Shawn

Zoom ! (2020) +
Sing Dumb (2016) +
Kutimbua Kivumbi (Stomp the Dust !) (2016) +

  • ORFF C.

Carmina burana +

  • PENARD Olivier (1974, France)

– La chèvre de Monsieur Seguin, for Actor and Ensemble +

  • PESSON G. (1958, France)

– Chants populaires for mixed chorus a capella

  • POULENC F.

– Litanies à la Vierge Noire
– Figure humaine for mixed chorus a capella
– Sinfonietta, 
mvt 1 +
– Trois Mouvements Perpétuels +
– Fanfare +
– Deux Préludes Posthumes et une Gnossienne +
– Les Biches, 
Final +
– Les Animaux Modèles,
 excerpt +
– Chansons villageoises (with tenor) +

  • PROKOFIEV S.

– Scythian Suite “Ala and Lolly” +
Romeo & Juliet, Suite No.2 +
– Peter and the Wolf (in French and English) +
– Symphony No. 5 +

  • RACHMANINOFF S.

Piano Concerto No.2 +

  • PUTS, Kevin

– Flute Concerto +

  • RAVEL M.

– Shéhérazade, trois poèmes pour chant et orchestre +
Trois Poèmes de Mallarmé
– Tombeau de Couperin +
– Alborada del Grazioso +
– Valses Nobles et Sentimentales +
– Daphnis et Chloé, Suite No.2 +
– Concerto in G +
Rapsodie espagnole +

  • REICH S.

– Triple Quartet +

  • REINECKE C.

– Flute Concerto +

  • REIPRICH Bruce

When Quiet Comes (2021) +

  • RIMSKY-KORSAKOV N.

– Sheherazade +
– Capriccio Espagnol
+

  • ROSSINI G.

– Prelude, Theme and Variation, for solo Horn and Orchestra +
William Tell, Overture

  • ROTA N.

– String Concerto +

  • ROUSE C.

– Compline

  • ROUSSEL A.

– The Spider’s Feast

  • SAINT-SAENS C.

– Danse Macabre +
– Le Carnaval des animaux +
– Cello Concerto No.1 +
– Symphony No.2 in A minor +
– Symphony No.3 Organ +

  • SALERNI, Paul

Palma (2023) +

  • SCHÖNBERG A.

– Kämmersymphonie op 9
 Verklärte Nacht
– Five Pieces op. 16

  • SCHUBERT F.

– Unfinished Symphony No.8
– Great Symphony No.9

  • SCHUMANN R.

– Symphony No.1 +
– Symphony No.2 +
– Piano Concerto +

  • SIBELIUS J.

– Finlandia +
– Violin Concerto (1st mvt) +
– Symphony No.5 +

  • STOCKHAUSEN K.

– Kreuzspiel +
– Gruppen (3rd orchestra)

  • STRAUSS R.

– Metamorphosen
– Bürger als Edelmann
– Don Juan
– Don Quixotte

  • STRAVINSKY I.

– Soldier’s Tale +
– String Concerto in D +
– Concerto in E-flat “Dumbarton Oaks” +
– Symphony for Wind Instruments +
– Apollon Musagète +
– Firebird (1919) +
– Firebird (1945) +
– Petrouchka (1911)
– Petrouchka (1947) +
– Violin Concerto
– Piano Concerto with Wind Instruments +
– Pulcinella (Ballet) +
– Pulcinella (Suite) +
Sacre du printemps +

  • STUCKY Steven (1949-2016, USA)

– Ad Parnassum +

  • TAAFE ZWILICH Ellen

Symphony No. 1Three Movements for Orchestra +

  • TCHAÏKOVSKY P-I

– Serenade for strings
– Nutcracker Suite +
– Swan Lake Suite op.20a +
– Capriccio Italien
– Romeo and Juliet Overture +
– 1812 Overture +
– Symphony No. 4 +
– Symphony No.5 +
– Symphony No.6
Rococo Variations +

  • TORKE Michael (1961, USA)

Sky, Violin Concerto (2019) +

  • TOWER Joan (1938, USA)

Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman #1 +

  • VARÈSE E.

– Octandre
– Intégrales +
– Déserts (with video by Bill Viola) +
– Ionisation

  • VERDI G.

– La Forza del Destino, Overture +

  • WAGNER R.

– Siegfried-Idyll
– Tristan und IsoldePrelude und Liebestod +

  • WATKINS Mary D. (1939, USA)

– Five Movements in Color (1994) +

  • WEBER C.M von

– Andante and Hungarian Rondo, for solo Viola and Orchestra +

  • WEBERN A.

 Langsamer Satz
– Six Pieces op.6b for Orchestra
– Passacaglia op.1 +

  • WHITE, Dolores (1932, USA)

 Give Birth to The Dream, for soprano, narrator, and orchestra (1998) +

  • YOSHIMATSU Takashi

Cyber Bird Concerto for alto saxophone (1994) +

  • ZARE Roger (1985, USA)

– Phobos +

+ SPECIFIC POPS
  • Created her own Tribute to John Williams

Programmed and performed (sold out performances) with the Lexington Philharmonic and the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic. The show includes hosting, costumes, and can include lights, BOGOs. Contact Mélisse for hire.

  • Picnic With the Pops: An Evening of Symphonic Disco featuring Boogie Wonder Band
  • Simply the Best, the Music of Tina Turner (Spot-on Entertainment)
     
  • Shows with Jeans ‘n Classics
  • Music of the Knights

– Phantom of the Opera
– Your Song
– Silly Love Songs
– Yellow Brick Road
– Crocodile Rock
– Live & Let Die
– Circle of Life
– Don’t Cry for me Argentina
– Maybe I’m Amazed
– Memory
– Don’t Let the Sun Go
– Buenos Aires
– Hey Jude

  • Respect: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin (Spot-on Entertainment)

– Baby I Love You
– Bridge Over Troubled Water
– Chain of Fools
– Don’t Play That Song (You Lied)
– I Dreamed a Dream
– Natural Woman
– Respect
– Rolling in the Deep
– Something He Can Feel
– The House That Jack Built
– Think
– Amazing Grace
– Ain’t No Way

  • Pops Mambo Kings Program

DELANEY (composer/arranger for the Mambo Kings)
– Melodia
– Blue Mambo A la Turk (Brubeck)
– Tres Lindas Cubanas (Castillo)
– El Cumbanchero (Hernandez)
– Day Tripper (Lennon-McCartney)
– Milonga Del Angel (Piazzolla)
– Marinera
– Danzón
– Oye Como Va (Tito Puente)

  • Pops 4th of July Program

– Sousa, El Capitan March
– Sousa, Liberty Bell March
– Sousa, The Thunderer
– Sousa, Hands Across The Sea
– Sousa, Semper Fidelis
– Sousa, Stars and Stripes Forever
– Sousa, The Washington Post March
– Gould, American Salute
– Rodgers and Bennett, Victory at Sea
– Lowden, Armed Forces Salute
– Hayman, Sing Out America
– Wilhousky, Battle Hymn Of The Republic
– Healy, God Bless America
– Tchaikovsky, 1812 Overture

  • Pops Wicked Divas Program

– Jule Styne/Arr. Bennett, Overture to Gypsy
– 
John Kander/Arr. Paul McKibbins, Introduction and All that Jazz from Chicago
– 
Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, I could Have Danced All Night from My Fair Lady
– 
Stephen Flaherty, Back to Before from Ragtime
– 
Stephen Flaherty/Arr. D. Cullen, Think Of Me from Phantom Of The Opera
– 
John Kander and Fred Ebb/Arr. Paul McKibbins, Ring Them Bells
 Enrique Garcia/Arr. Steven Reiniecke, Conga
– 
Various/Arr. Steven Reinecke, I Hear a Symphony: Symphonic Sounds Of Diana Ross
– 
Paul Jabara and Bruce Roberts/Arr. Fred Barton, No More Tears (Enough is Enough)
– Jeanine Tesori and Dick Scanlan, Gimme Gimme from Thoroughly Modern Millie
– 
Du Pruz and Eric Idle/Arr. T. Firth, Diva’s Lament from Spamalot
– 
Harold Arlen and Yip Harburg/Arr. Skitch Henderson and Dick Lieb, Over The Rainbow from The Wizard Of Oz
– 
Stephen Schwartz/Arr. Randall Craig Fleisher, Defying Gravity from Wicked
– 
Stephen Schwartz/Orch. Torrie Ziyo, For Good from Wicked
– 
Henry Krieger/Orch. Hugh Wheller, I Will Never Leave You from Side Show

    • Pops Holiday Program

    – Anderson, Christmas Festival Overture
    – 
    Guaraldi, Christmas Time Is Her
    – 
    Rutter, Star Carol
    – Silvestri, Polar Express Suite
    – Holst, Christmas Day
     Tchaikovsky, Nutcracker, excerpts
    – Handel, Messiah, excerpts
    – Jessel, Parade of The Wooden Soldiers
    – Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
    – Oh Holy Night
    – Holcombe, Hanukkah Festival
    – Swearingen, Holiday Greetings
    – 
    Krogstad, Frozen Medley
    – 
    Anderson, Sleigh Ride
    – 
    Harris, We Wish You a Merry Christmas
    – 
    Randol Bass, Jingle Bells
    Mark Hayes, It’s Beginning to Look…
    ­-
    Mark Hayes, Joyful and Triumphant
    – Amundson, Angels Dance
    – Darren Kelly, Of Nights And Lights
    – Rosephanye Powell, Christus Natus Est
    – Eric Whitacre, Glow
    Herbert, March of the Toys
    – Rachmaninov
    – Humperdinck
    – Vivaldi, Concerto for Two Trumpets
    – Multiple pieces by Dan Forrest
    – Matthew Jackfert, White Christmas
    – Multiple pieces by John Rutter
    – Multiple pieces by Elaine Hagenberg
     Multiple sing-alongs
    – Etc.

    • Pops Movie/Musical Scores

    – Refer to Wicked Divas Program
    – Arlen/Rothrock/Holcombe, Somewhere Over The Rainbow
    – Williams John, Harry Potter (all Suites)
    – 
    Williams John, Hymn To The Fallen from Saving Private Ryan
    – 
    Williams John, Raiders March
    – Williams John, Superman excerpts
    – 
    Williams John, Star Wars (all Suites)
    – Williams John, Jurassic Park (all Suites)
    – Williams John, Schindler’s List Theme
    – Williams John, Liberty Fanfare
    – Williams John, Shark Theme from Jaws
    Williams John, Close Encounters of the Third Kind Suite
    Williams John, E.T. Flying Theme
    – 
    Rogers & Hammerstein, The Sound Of Music (with Soprano)

  • Pops Movie / Musical Scores
    • Refer to Wicked Divas Program
    • Arlen / Rothrock / Holcombe,  Somewhere Over The Rainbow
    • Williams John,  Harry Potter Symphonic Suite
    • Williams John , Hymn To The Fallen  from  Saving Private Ryan
    • Williams John,  Raiders March
    • Williams John , Star Wars Suite
    • Williams John, Jurassic Park Theme
    • Williams John, Schindler’s List Theme
    • Rogers & Hammerstein , The Sound Of Music  (with Soprano)