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SEASON HIGHLIGHTS

2019/2020

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Bravissimo

October 11, 2019 

Ford Community & Performing Arts Center

Dearborn, MI

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Berlioz - Roman Carnival 

Boyer - New Beginnings 

Brahms - Hungarian Dances 5 & 6 

Strauss - Pizzicato Polka 

Bizet - Farandole

 - INTERMISSION - 

Rodgers/Bennett arr. Robert Russell - The Sound of Music, A Symphonic Picture

Beethoven - Symphony No. 6 Mvt 1

Williams - Throne Room and Finale from Star Wars 

Strauss - Peasant Polka

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A Tribute to Arthur Fiedler

October 15-19, 2019 

Holley Hall

Sarasota, FL

Nicolai - Overture to Merry Wives of Windsor 

Alford - Colonel Bogey March

Anderson - Syncopated Clock

Beethoven - Allegretto scherzando [II] from Symphony No. 8 in F Major

Sousa - Semper fidelis March

Weber - Andante and Rondo Ungarese, Op. 35    

Handy/Hayman - Saint Louis Blues March 

- INTERMISISON -

Rodgers/Bennett - The Sound of Music: Selection for Orchestra

Simon/Holcombe - Bridge over Troubled Water

Gold/Holcombe - Main Theme from Exodus

Rota/Kusik/Holcombe - Main Theme from The Godfather 

Williams - Shark Theme from Jaws 

Sherman/Lowden - A Disney Super Time (Mary Poppins)

Willson/Anderson - Seventy-Six Trombones from The Music Man

Sousa - Stars and Stripes Forever

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Halloween Spooktacular

October 27, 2019 

Valentine Theatre

Toledo, OH

Glaser – March of the Little Goblins

Goulet – Metamorphosis of the Werewolf, from On Halloween Night

Dukas – Sorcerer’s Apprentice 

Wendel – Ride of the Headless Horseman

Mosolov – The Foundry

Fucik – March of the Gladiators

Williams – Cantina Band

Williams – The Rebellion is Reborn

Picketts/Bachman – Monster Mash

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Music in the Middle: American Masters

November 13, 2019

Hill Auditorium

Ann Arbor, MI

Copland - Fanfare for the Common Man
Tim Hinck - Fanfare for Rosa: A New Citizen
Florence Price - Symphony in E Minor, iv. Finale: Presto
Dvorak - Symphony No. 9 “Largo” (New World Symphony)
Wang Jie - Symphonic Overture on “America, the Beautiful”
Prokofiev - Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26 i. Andante-Allegro

(ft. Competition Winner: Shuheng Zhang)
Bernstein - West Side Story Selections

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American Masters

November 22, 2019

Ford Community & Performing Arts Center

Dearborn, MI

Bernstein - West Side Story Overture 

Walker - Lyric for Strings 

Copland - Old American Songs

- Jonathan Lasch, Baritone 

- Intermission - 

Inside the Music - Gershwin’s American in Paris

Gershwin - An American in Paris 

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Holiday Pops Concert

December 13, 2019

Hill Auditorium

Ann Arbor, MI

 

Stephenson - Holiday Overture

Vaughn Williams - Fantasia on “Greensleeves”

Tchaikovsky - Nutcracker Suite No. 1 Excerpts: “Russian Dance”, “Chinese Dance”, and “Waltz of the Flowers”

Ames – Gloria Fanfare

Helvey - Love Came Down at Christmas

Vivaldi– “Gloria” and “Domine Fili unigenite” from Gloria

Willcocks - Ding Dong Merrily on High

Rutter - Donkey Carol

Holcombe - Festive Sounds of Hanukkah

Anderson – Sleigh Ride

Ellington – The Nutcracker Suite (Jazz Version)

Lopez – Selections from Frozen

Williams - Let there be peace on earth

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Holiday Pops Concert

December 21, 2019

Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts

Amarillo, TX

Highlights Include:

Dragon - Deck the Halls

Dragon - Hark the Herald Angel's Sing

Anderson -  Christmas Festival Overture

Silvestri  - Polar Express

Anderson  - Sleigh Ride

Tiomkin - Theme from It’s a Wonderful Life

Berlin - White Christmas

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Gruber/Wilberg - Silent Night

Wyle/Pretchel - It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

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For the Love of Beethoven

February 14, 2020

Ford Community & Performing Arts Center

Dearborn, MI

Beethoven - Egmont Overture 

Haydn - Symphony No. 103 “Drum Roll” 

Beethoven - Romance No. 2 for Violin and Orchestra 

 - Intermission - 

Beethoven - Symphony 5, Mvt. 1 

Beethoven: Symphony No. 7, Mvt. 2 

Tchaikovsky - March Slave - Side by Side with Youth Orchestra

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Brundibár

A Children's Opera

February 20, 2020

Toledo Museum of Art

Toledo, OH

- The Toledo Symphony is proud to partner with the Toledo School for the Arts to produce a semi-staged version of the children’s opera: Brundibár. Originally performed by children in the Terezin concentration camp in occupied Czechoslovakia, this work has stood the test of time. 

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Family Concert: A Pirates Love For Me

March 8, 2020

Veterans Memorial Civic Center

Lima, OH

Korngold - Overture to "Captain Blood" 

Smetna -The Moldau from Ma Vlast

Korngold - Overture to "The Sea Hawk"

Rossini - Storm Scene from William Tell Overture

Handel - Water Music - Hornpipe (written during height of piracy 1717)

Vaughan Williams - Sea Songs March

Gliere -The Red Poppy Suite: Russian Sailor's Dance

Pirates of the Caribbean

Debussy - La Mer - Mvt. 3 

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Stage & Screen

April 3, 2020

Ford Community & Performing Arts Center

Dearborn, MI

Rogers/arr. Bennett - Sound of Music 

Sherman/arr, Lowden - Mary Poppins

Addinsell - Concerto

Rachmaninoff - in Time 

Concerto for Index Finger

Bernstein - America 

- Intermission - 

Brooks - Producers Medley 

Willson/arr. Anderson - Severnty Six Trombone from The Music Man

Joplin - Sting  (Solace and Entertainer) 

Joel - Rootbeer Rag

Debussy - Clair de lune

Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue

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Fairy Tales & Friends!

MAY 8, 2020

Ford Community & Performing Arts Center

Dearborn, MI

Ravel: Mother Goose Suite 

Student Concerto Winner

-Intermission-

Elgar: Enigma Variations 

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SIDE BY SIDE PINCKNEY

April 15 - May 19, 2020

Hill Auditorium

Ann Arbor, MI

Repertoire TBD​