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2014-2015 Concert Season

All rehearsals are 7pm to 9pm on Thursday nights (during concert season)

in Shafer Hall on the corner of Windham and Valley Streets Willimantic CT (map)

Performances are also in Shafer Hall at the times listed below. (Concert admission is free; donations are gratefully accepted.)

  • Fall concert: Sunday November 2, 2014 3:00 pm

J. Strauss, Emperor Waltzes; Borodin, Polovetsian Dances; Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 24 in c minor, (K. 491) featuring Hyun Ju Jang on piano; Prokofiev, Classical Symphony (No. 1) op. 25

  • Winter concert: Sunday March 1, 2015 3:00 pm

David Maker, The Lamplighters of Ventemiglia; Danzi, Concerto for bassoon No. 2 in F major; Haydn, Symphony No. 103 in E-flat "Drumroll"; Sullivan, Overture to "The Mikado"

  • Spring concert: Sunday May 5, 2015 3:00pm

Puccini, Musetta's Waltz from "La Boheme"; Brahms, Symphony No. 4; Duke Ellington (arr. Calvin Custer), Duke Ellington!; TBD Windham Regional Arts Council Young Artist Competition winner performance

 

Last season's concerts:

  • Spring concert: Sunday May 4, 2014 3:00pm

Janácek, Sokol Fanfare; Elgar, Nimrod; Respighi, Pines of Rome; Lalo, Symphonie Espagnole (for violin & orchestra in D minor, Op. 21)  featuring Anysia Lee, winner of the Windham Regional Arts Council Young Artist Competition

See the poster Spring 2014

See the concert on YouTube

  • Winter concert: Sunday Mar. 2, 2014 3:00 pm

"And Ne're the Twain Shall Meet" - including pieces for strings, and pieces for winds

Jenkins, Palladio (strings); Corelli, Concerto Grosso in F Op. 6 (strings), No. 6; Holst, St. Paul Suite (strings); Strauss, Suite for Winds op.4 (winds); Mendelssohn, Trauermarsch op. 103 (winds)

See the poster Winter '14

Read the program notes - Winter '14

  • Holiday concert: Saturday Dec. 7, 2013 7:30 pm

Vivaldi, Concerto for 4 Violins; Anderson, Sleigh Ride and A Christmas Festival; Tchaikovsky, Selections from The Nutcracker; Holst/arr. Wagner, A Holst Christmas

See the poster Holiday '13

Read the program notes - Holiday '13

  • Fall concert: Sunday Oct. 27, 2013 3:00 pm

R. Lichtenberger, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow; Gluck, Dance  of the Blessed Spirits; Beethoven, Symphony No. 3 in E-flat

See the poster Fall '13

Read the program notes - Fall '13

 


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