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Upcoming Performances

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Adam Kerry Boyles, conductor
Sunday, December 5, 2021 @ 3pm
Tsai Performance Center
Boston University
Boston, MA

Michael GANDOLFI: Stepping Up (World Premiere)
Bernard RANDS: DREAM (Boston Premiere)
Amy BEACH: Jephthah’s Daughter
featuring Sarah Pelletier, soprano
Camille SAINT-SAËNS: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso in A minor
featuring Ella J. Kim, violin, 2021 Young Artist Winner
Maurice RAVEL: Daphnis et Chloé, Suite No. 2

Steven Karidoyanes, conductor
Saturday, December 11, 2021 @ 3pm
Saturday, December 11, 2021 @ 7:30pm
Sunday, December 12, 2021 @ 3pm
Memorial Hall
Plymouth, MA

Holiday Pops!

Steven Karidoyanes, conductor
Saturday, January 29, 2022 @ 7:30pm
Memorial Hall
Plymouth, MA

Brent Michael DAVIDS: Prayer and Celebration
Tonya Wind SINGER: Wampanoag Stories for All Time
Alex BERKO: Mayflower
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 6, "Pastorale"

Roderick MacDonald, conductor
Saturday, February 12, 2022 @ 7:30pm
Mechanics Hall
Worcester, MA

Joseph HAYDN: Trumpet Concerto in E-flat Major
Antonín DVOŘÁK: Symphony No. 9 in E minor, "From the New World"

Nicholas DeMaison, conductor
Saturday, February 26, 2022 @ 8pm
Tsai Performance Center
Boston University
Boston, MA

Ellen Taaffe ZWILICH: Fanfare in Honor of Richard Pittman
Jonathan Bailey HOLLAND: Stories from Home
George TSONTAKIS: Violin Concerto No. 3 (Boston Premiere)
featuring Danielle Maddon, violin
Jean SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 5

Yoichi Udagawa, conductor
Saturday, March 5, 2022 @ 8pm
Memorial Hall
Melrose, MA

Louise FARRENC: Overture No. 1 in E minor, Op. 23
Claude DEBUSSY: Danses sacrée et profane
Maurice RAVEL: Introduction and Allegro
featuring Ina Zdorovetchi, harp
Camille SAINT-SAÉNS: Symphony No. 3 in E minor, "Organ"

Past Performances

Robert Lehmann, conductor
Sunday November 14, 2021
Swampscott High School
Swampscott, MA

Édouard LALO: Prelude to the ballet Namouna
Igor STRAVINSKY: Firebird Suite (1919)
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67

Cailin Marcel Manson, conductor
Friday, November 12, 2021
Clark University
Worcester, MA

Joseph BOLOGNE: Symphony No. 2
Felix MENDELSSOHN: Psalm 42, Op. 42
featuring Clark University Chamber Chorus

Yoichi Udagawa, conductor
Saturday, November 6, 2021
Memorial Hall
Melrose, MA

Opening Night - Pops!
The Golden Age of Hollywood

Sunday, October 24, 2021
aVenue
Jamaica Plain, MA

Anton ALBRECHTSBERGER: Divertimento in C major
Georg Philipp TELEMANN: Trio sonata in D major
Joseph REICHA: Trio sonata in C major
Johann Georg ALBRECHTSBERGER: Divertimento in D major
Georg Philipp TELEMANN: Trio sonata in B minor

Marshunda Smith, conductor
Saturday, October 23, 2021
Second Congregational Church
Beverly, MA

J. S. BACH: Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
Anton ARENSKY: In Memory of Tchaikovsky, Op, 35a
Ralph VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Charterhouse Suite
Charles TURNER: Danvers Harmonies
Edvard GRIEG: Holberg Suite, Op. 40
Camille SAINT-SAËNS: Dance Macabre

Cailin Marcel Manson, conductor
Friday, October 22, 2021
All Saints' Episcopal Church
South Hadley, MA

BEETHOVEN: Coriolan Overture, Op. 62
Samuel COLERIDGE-TAYLOR: Four Novelletten, Op. 52
MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 11

Eric Nathan, conductor
Saturday, October 16, 2021
All Saints Parish
Brookline, MA

Bernard HOFFER: Fanfare for Dick (World Premiere)
Eric NATHAN: the space of a door
Hannah KENDALL: The Spark Catchers
Igor STRAVINSKY: Firebird Suite (1919)

Tuesday, October 5, 2021
King's Chapel
Boston, MA

BAX: Elegiac Trio
TAKEMITSU: And Then I Knew 'Twas Wind
RAVEL: Sonatine en Trio

Saturday, September 25, 2021
Turtle Swamp Brewery Beer Garden
Roslindale, MA

FASCH: Sinfonia for Strings in G major, FMW M:G5
VIVALDI: Concerto for Two Violins in A minor, Op. 3, No. 8, RV 522
featuring Albano Berberi & Nelli Jabotinsky, solo violins
GRAUPNER: Overture in B-flat major for Chalumeau, GWV 484
featuring Thomas Carroll, chalumeau soloist
PURCELL: "Curtain Tune" from Timon of Athens

Elias Miller, conductor
Saturday, September 18, 2021
Great Brook Farm State Park
Carlisle, MA

BEETHOVEN: Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major ("Eroica"), Op. 55

Roderick MacDonald, conductor
Saturday, September 11, 2021
Mechanics Hall
Worcester, MA

MOZART: Marriage of Figaro Overture
VIVALDI: Concerto for Two Trumpets in C Major
J. S. BACH: 'Air' from the 3rd Orchestral Suite
BEETHOVEN: Egmont Overture
MENDELSSOHN: Hebrides Overture (Fingal's Cave)
Dmitri SHOSTAKOVICH: Waltz No. 2
BEETHOVEN: Symphony no. 5 in C minor, Op. 67, Mvt. l. (Allegro con Brio)
Josef STRAUSS: Feuerfest Polka -
Johann STRAUSS II: Thunder and Lightning Polka
Johannes BRAHMS: Hungarian Dance No. 1  

Steven Karidoyanes, conductor
Saturday, September 4, 2021
Pilgrim Memorial State Park
Plymouth Waterfront, MA

Maritime Salute to the 400th Anniversary

Channing Yu, conductor
Wednesday, August 18, 2021
Hatch Memorial Shell
Boston, MA

COPLAND: El Salón México
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Scheherazade, Op. 35

Elias Miller, conductor
Saturday, July 24, 2021
Great Brook Farm State Park
Carlisle, MA

SCHUMANN: Die Braut von Messina Overture, Op. 100
SCHUBERT: selections from Rosamunde
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67

Julian Gau, conductor
June 27, 2021
Church of the Covenant
Boston, MA

Max FRIEDMAN: Horizons (World Premiere)
Seamus Hubbard FLYNN: Cloud Seven (World Premiere)
Ryan JOHNSTON: Misty Steps (World Premiere)
Lara POE: Dance of the Crocus Chrysanthus (Boston Premiere)

Elias Miller, conductor
September 19, 2020
First Baptist Church of Medford
Medford, MA

BARBER: Adagio for Strings
Evan WILLIAMS: Dream Deferred
Hanna BENN: Where Springs Not Fail
SCHOENBERG: Verklärte Nacht

Robert Lehman, conductor
March 1, 2020
Swampscott High School
Swampscott, MA

BORODIN: Polovtsian Dances
Daniel CROZIER: Concerto for Two Clarinets (New England Premiere)
featuring William Hudgins and Catherine Hudgins, clarinet
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 5

February 23, 2020
Memorial Church
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

JANITSCH: selections From Sonata da Camera Op. 1 No. 1 in C Minor

Eric Culver, conductor
February 23, 2020
Jordan Hall
New England Conservatory
Boston, MA

John ADAMS: The Chairman Dances
Bernard HOFFER: Violin Concerto No. 2 ("Decapod") (World Premiere)
featuring Danielle Maddon, violin
Judith WEIR: Moon and Star
featuring Metropolitan Chorale, Lisa Graham, conductor
Béla BARTÓK: Kossuth (Boston Premiere)

Elias Miller, conductor
January 10, 2020
St. John's Church
Jamaica Plain, MA

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 2
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 7

David Hodgkins, conductor
December 15, 2019
Christ Church
Andover, MA

HANDEL: Dettingen Te Deum

Yoichi Udagawa, conductor
December 13 and 14, 2019
Memorial Hall
Melrose, MA

Holiday Pops!
featuring New World Chorale

Darry Dolezal, conductor
December 8, 2019
Wickenden Chapel, Tabor Academy
Marion, MA

Christmas Past and Christmas Present

Richard Pittman, conductor
December 7, 2019
Tsai Performance Center
Boston University
Boston, MA

Christopher ROUSE: The Infernal Machine
BRITTEN: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Joyce Kulhawik, narrator
ELGAR: Cello Concerto in E Minor
featuring Fionn O'Connor, 2019 Young Artists Competition Winner, cello
Bernard HOFFER: Little Red Riding Hood
Joyce Kulhawik, narrator
featuring Westborough High School Women's Chorale

Neal Hampton, conductor
November 23, 2019
Houghton Chapel, Wellesley College
Wellesley, MA

November 24, 2019
Slosberg Hall, Brandeis University
Waltham, MA

STRAUSS I: Radetzky March
STRAUSS II: Emperor Waltzes
MAHLER: Symphony No. 4
featuring Kristen Watson, soprano