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Upcoming Performances

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Israel Gursky, conductor
Dona D. Vaughn, director
July 27 & 29, 2022
Merrill Auditorium
Portland, ME

The Flying Dutchman

Elias Miller, conductor
August 20, 2022
Great Brook Farm State Park
Carlisle, MA

Samuel COLERIDGE-TAYLOR: Ballade for Orchestra, Op. 33

DVOŘÁK: Symphony No. 9 in E minor

Steven Karidoyanes, conductor
August 28, 2022
Plymouth Public Library
Plymouth, MA

Brent Michael DAVIDS: Prayer and Celebration

Alex BERKO: Mayflower

BEETHOVEN: Excerpts from Symphony No. 6

Tonya Wind SINGER: Creation

Past Performances

Nick Palmer, conductor
July 9, 2022
South Shore Conservatory
Hingham, MA

Portrait of a New World
with a tribute to Dorothy Palmer

Kenneth Slowik, artistic director
June 19-July 3, 2022
Oberlin Conservatory of Music
Oberlin, OH

Glories of the German Baroque

Yoichi Udagawa, conductor
June 18, 2022
Jordan Hall
New England Conservatory
Boston, MA

Kathryn SALFELDER: Fanfare for Richard Pittman (World Premiere, NEP Commission)

Igor SANTOS: ploy, pivot (Boston Premiere, 2021 Call for Scores Winner)

TJ COLE: Nightscape (Boston Premiere)

Eric NATHAN: Double Concerto for Solo Violin, Solo Clarinet, and Strings (Boston Premiere)
featuring Stefan Jackiw, violin, and Yoonah Kim, clarinet

Witold LUTOSŁAWSKI: Concerto for Orchestra

Roderick MacDonald, conductor
June 16, 2022
Brooks Pond
Leominster, MA

Emily Isaacson, artistic director
June 7-12, 2022
Portland, ME

Walter Chapin, conductor
June 5, 2022
First Lutheran Church of Boston
Boston, MA

J. S. BACH: Christ lag in Todesbanden, BWV 4

Cailin Marcel Manson, conductor
 June 4, 2022
Shea Theater
Turners Falls, MA

GINASTERA: Harp Concerto
featuring Jordan Thomas, harp

BRAHMS: Symphony No. 1

Jung-Ho Pak, conductor
May 28 & 29, 2022
Barnstable Performing Arts Center
Barnstable, MA

Passport to Ireland
featuring Eileen Ivers, Irish fiddle
and Maeve Gilchrist, Celtic harp

Walter Chapin, conductor
May 15, 2022
University Lutheran Church
Cambridge, MA

J. S. BACH: Christ lag in Todesbanden, BWV 4

Yoichi Udagawa, conductor
May 15, 2022
Manchester Essex RHS
Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA

BEETHOVEN: Coriolan Overture

MENDELSSOHN: Violin Concerto
featuring Adrian Anantawan, violin

TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 5

Yoichi Udagawa, conductor
May 7, 2022
Memorial Hall
Melrose, MA

May Pops Finale: Let's Celebrate!

Tian Ng, conductor
May 1, 2022
Tsai Performance Center
Boston University
Boston, MA

Yehude WYNER: Richard Pittmann . . . Come Back! (World Premiere)

Sofía ROCHA: Replier (World Premiere)

CHEN Yi: Spring in Dresden
featuring Danielle Maddon, violin

Silvestre REVUELTAS: La noche de los Mayas

Steven Karidoyanes, conductor
April 30, 2022
Memorial Hall
Plymouth, MA

SIBELIUS: Finlandia
with members of the South Shore Conservatory Youth Orchestra

Amy BEACH: Piano Concerto
featuring Randall Hodgkinson, piano

ELGAR: Enigma Variations

Katherine Chan, conductor
April 24 2022
Fenway Center
Boston, MA

Jocelyn HAGEN: The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci
with the New England Philharmonic Chamber Players

Roderick MacDonald, conductor and soloist
April 9, 2022
Mechanics Hall
Worcester, MA

WAGNER: Overture from Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, WWV 96

HAYDN: Trumpet Concerto in E-flat Major

DVOŘÁK: Symphony No. 9 in E minor, "From the New World"

Edward E. Jones, conductor
April 3, 2022
Memorial Church
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

J. S. BACH: Himmelskönig, sei willkommen, BWV 182

J. S. BACH: Trauerode, BWV 198
featuring the Harvard University Choir

Steven Karidoyanes, conductor
March 26 & 27, 2022
Plymouth North High School Performing Arts Center
Plymouth, MA

BEETHOVEN: Prelude: Ode to Joy from Symphony No. 9

BEETHOVEN: Violin Concerto
featuring Alexander Velinzon, violin

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5

Cailin Marcel Manson, conductor
March 19, 2022
Clark University
Worcester, MA

Fanny Mendelssohn HENSEL: Overture in C major

Florence PRICE: Piano Concerto in One Movement
featuring Leonard Hayes, piano

Louise FARRENC: Symphony No. 3 in G minor

Steven Karidoyanes, conductor
March 6, 2022
Memorial Hall
Plymouth, MA

J. STRAUSS Jr.: Thunder & Lightning Polka

BEETHOVEN: Pastorale Symphony

ROSSINI: William Tell Overture

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Scheherazade

Yoichi Udagawa, conductor
March 5, 2022
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"

Nicholas DeMaison, conductor
February 26, 2022
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

Steven Karidoyanes, conductor
December 11 & 12, 2021
Memorial Hall
Plymouth, MA

Holiday Pops!

Adam Kerry Boyles, conductor
December 5, 2021
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

Robert Lehmann, conductor
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
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
November 6, 2021
Memorial Hall
Melrose, MA

Opening Night - Pops!
The Golden Age of Hollywood

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
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
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
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)

October 5, 2021
King's Chapel
Boston, MA

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

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
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
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
September 4, 2021
Pilgrim Memorial State Park
Plymouth Waterfront, MA

Maritime Salute to the 400th Anniversary

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

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

Elias Miller, conductor
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