Past Concerts

2021-2022

Family concert: Friday September 24, 8pm, Kaplan Arena
Academic Festival Overture op.80

Halloween concert: Friday, October 29, 8pm, Commonwealth Auditorium Sadler
”Tales From Bohemia”
Brahms, Academic Festival Overture op.80
Smetana, The Moldau
Dvorák, Symphony No.8, G Major, op.88

Fall concert: Saturday, December 11, 7:30pm, Commonwealth Auditorium Sadler
Vaughan-Williams, English Folk Song Suite
Vaughan-Williams, Fantasy on Greensleeves
Vaughan-Williams, Symphony Nr.5

Winter concert: Thursday March 10, 7:30pm, Sadler CommonwealthCarmody, SinfoniettaWieniawski, Concerto for violin No.2, op.22, D minor (1st movement)Mahler, Adagietto from Symphony No.5Schumann, Symphony No.4, op.120, D minor

Performance with the Virginia Chamber Orchestra: Thursday, March 26th at 8:00pm at Capital One Hall, Tysons, VA

Wieniawski, Concerto for violin No. 2, op. 22, D minor 

Mahler, Adagietto from Symphony No. 5 

Dvorak, Symphony No. 8


2020-2021

March concert: Thursday March 25th, 4pm, Unity Hall
       Schubert, Symphony Nr.8, “Unfinished”, in B minor, D759.
       Haydn, Symphony Nr.104, “London”, in D Major.
 May concert: Thursday May 6th, 4pm, Unity Hall
       Verdi, Overture to Nabucco
       Rossini, Overture to L’Italiana in Algeri
       Beethoven, Symphony Nr.6, “Pastoral”, in F Major, op.68

2019-2020

Family concert: Friday October 4th, 8pm, Kaplan Arena

Strauss, The Blue Danube
Halloween concert: Friday October 31st, 8pm, Commonwealth Auditorium, Sadler Center
Strauss, The Blue Danube
Khatchaturian, Masquerade Suite
Grieg, Peer Gynt, Suite No. 1
Shore, The Hobbit
Shore, The Fellowship of the Ring (Cerulli)
Shore, The Fellowship of the Ring (Whitney)
Shore, The Lighting of the Beacons
Fall concert: Sunday December 8th, 7:30pm, Williamsburg Presbyterian Church
Massenet, Thaïs, opera excerpts (featuring Jennifer D’Agostino as Thaïs; Michael Roemer as Athanaël; and William Joyner as Nicias)
Winter concert: Thursday March 5th, 7:30pm,  Commonwealth Auditorium, Sadler Center
Student Composition Competition Winner
Student Concerto Competition Winners:
Lizzy Crotty ’21, Bruch, Kol Nidrei
Francis Reilly ’21, Debussy, Première Rhapsodie for clarinet
Mendelssohn, Symphony No. 3, A minor, op.56, “Scottish”
Spring concert: Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

2018-2019

Family concert: Friday September 28th, 8pm, Matoaka Ampitheatre

P.I. Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
Outreach Concert: Sunday October 21, 3:30pm, Yorktown Museum
“Songs of War” Halloween concert program
Halloween concert: Friday Oct. 26, 8pm, Commonwealth Auditorium, Sadler Center
Berlioz, Rakoczy March
Addison, A Bridge Too Far Overture
Jarre, Lawrence of Arabia Overture
Copland, Fanfare for the Common Man
Vaughan-Williams, 49th Parallel
Bernstein, The Great Escape
Coates, Bird Songs at Eventide
Wood, The Roses of Picardie
Delerue, Concerto de l’Adieu
Francaix, A toutes les gloires de la France
Holst, The Planets, Mars
Tchaikovsky, 1812 Overture
Fall concert: Friday Dec. 7, 7:30pm, Jamestown High School
Dukas, Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade
Winter concert: Thursday February 28, 7:30pm,  Commonwealth Auditorium, Sadler Center
Student Concerto Competition Winners:
Patti O’Meara ’20, Rachmaninoff, Piano Concerto No. 2, first movement
Rachael Stambaugh ’19, Vaughan-Williams, The Lark Ascending
Schumann, Symphony No.3, op.97, Eb Major, “Rhenish”
Spring concert: Saturday April 27, 7:30pm, Commonwealth Auditorium, Sadler Center
Lalo, Concerto for Piano, F minor
featuring Didier Castell-Jacomin, soloist
Lalo, Le Roi D’Ys Overture
Lalo, Namouna, Suite No.1

2017-2018

Family concert: Friday, September 15th, 8PM, William and Mary Hall

Vaughan Williams: The Wasps

Halloween concert: Friday, October 27th, 8PM, Commonwealth Auditorium, Sadler Center

Dimitri Shostakovich, Symphony No.12
Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Wasps
Michael Mauldin, Petroglyphs

Fall concert: Friday, December 8th, 7:30PM, PBK

Max D’Ollone, Lamento
Vincent D’Indy, Fantasy on French Popular Themes, Op.31, ft. Sherie Aguirre, soloist

George Bizet, L’Arlesienne, Suite No.1 and 2

Winter concert: Thursday, March 1st, 7:30PM, PBK

Student Concerto Competition Winner:

Lizzy Crotty, Saint-Saens’ Cello Concerto (1st Mvt)

Hope Wright, Dittersdorf’s Harp Concerto (1st Mvt)

Hans Gal, Serenade for strings, op.46
Felix Mendelssohn, Symphony No.5

Tour: March 23rd – 25th (Concert on Saturday, March 24th, at North Carolina University-Chapel Hill with Tonu Kalam)

Same as Winter Concert

Spring concert: Sunday, April 29, 4PM

Arturo Marquez, Danzon No.2
Joaquin Rodrigo, Concerto de Aranjuez,  ft. Tim Olbrych, soloist
Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Capriccio Espagnol, op.34
Maurice Ravel, Rapsodie Espagnole


2016-2017

Halloween concert: (Friday Oct. 28, 8pm, Commonwealth Auditorium Sadler)

M. Mussorgsky, Khovantchina Overture (Arjun Malhotra, conducting student)

C. Saint-Saëns, Danse Macabre 
M. Mussorgsky, Night on the Bald Mountain
A. Caplet, The Masque of Red Death 
J. Holbrooke, The Raven, op.25

Fall concert: (Friday Dec. 2, 7:30pm, PBK)

W.A. Mozart, The Marriage of Figaro, overture (Arjun Malhotra, conducting student)

W.A. Mozart, The Marriage of Figaro, opera excerpts with WM voice students

J. Massenet, Meditation from Thaïs (Rachael Stambaugh, soloist)
G. Bizet, Carmen Suites, Suites No.1 and No.2

Winter concert: (Thursday March 2, 7:30pm, PBK)

F. Delius, A Walk to the Paradise Garden (Emily Chrisman, conducting student)
Student Concerto Competition Winner:

K. Kay, Pulsar (Composition Competition Winner)
M. Bruch, Scottish Fantasy in Eb Major, op.46 (Matthew Wang, soloist)
L.V. Beethoven, Symphony No.4

Tour: Paris, France May 16-24 (two performances at Eglise de la Madeleine and Elgise Saint-Germain-des-pres)

Spring concert: (Sunday April 30, 4pm)

W.A. Mozart, Overture to Idomeneo (Emily Chrisman, conducting student)

C. Saint-Saëns, Symphony No.3, op.78
M. Duruflé, Requiem, op.9


2015-2016

Halloween concert: (Friday Oct. 30, 8pm, Commonwealth Auditorium Sadler)

Gershwin, Overture to Girl Crazy 
Copland, An Outdoor Overture 
Gould, Spirituals 
Copland, Appalachian Spring
Bernstein, Three Dances from On the Town

Fall concert: (Friday Dec. 04, 7:30pm)

R. Quilter, Where the Rainbow Ends 
M. Mauldin, Dreams of the Child of Light, (James Pellerite, soloist)
G. Fauré, Pavane
J. Guridi, 10 Melodias Vascas

Winter concert: (Thursday March 3, 8pm, PBK)

G. Butterworth, a Shropshire Lad Rhapsody
G. Butterworth, The Banks of Green Willow 
Student Concerto Competition Winner:

C. Brumby, Scena for English Horn (Emily Harmon, soloist)
A. Borodin, Symphony No2, B minor

Tour:

Performance at Duke University, March 18.

Spring concert: (Sunday May 1, 4pm, PBK)

Lalo, Scherzo in D minor
Tchaikovsky, Rococo Variations (Neal Cary, soloist)
Brahms, Symphony No4, E minor


2014-2015

Halloween concert: (Friday Oct. 24, 8pm and 26, 4pm, Commonwealth Auditorium Sadler)

P.I. Tchaikovsky, 1812 Overture
P.I. Tchaikovsky, Marche Slave
M. Mussorgsky, Pictures at an Exhibition

Fall concert: (Friday Dec. 05, 8pm)

P. Dukas, Fanfare pour preceder la Peri
B. Hulse, Questa rosa novella, Celine Mogielnicki, Soprano
G. Puccini, O Mio Bambino Caro, Celine Mogielnicki, Soprano
C. Debussy, Petite Suite
S. Prokofiev, Peter and the Wolf
I. Humperdinck, Hansel und Gretel Overture

Winter concert: (Thursday March 5, 8pm)

Student Concerto Competition Winners:

C. Saint-Saëns, Piano Concerto No.2, G minor, op.22 (Lily Li, soloist)

M. Bruch, Romance in F Major, op.85 (Cassandra Holmes, soloist)
J. Haydn, Concerto in C Major, Hob. VIIg:C1 (Emily Harmon, soloist)

G.F. Bristow, Symphony No.2 “Jullien”

Tour: (Performance at the Kennedy Center, Terrace Theater, Friday April 3, 7:30pm)

Spring concert: (Thursday April 30, 8pm)

H. Tomasi, Ballade for Saxophone and Orchestra (Gary Louie, soloist)
R. Strauss, Death and Transfiguration


2013-2014

Halloween concert: (Thursday Oct. 27)

R. Addinsell, Warsaw concerto, (Christine Niehaus, soloist)
B. Hermann, Psycho, suite for strings
R. Vaughan-Williams, Prelude to 49th Parallel
J. Williams, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Jurassic Park, E.T., Star Wars Suite
J. Goldsmith, Star Trek

Fall concert: (Friday Dec. 06)

J. Strauss, Die Fledermaus, overture and opera excerpts with WM voice students
P.I. Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker suite No. 1, op. 71a

Winter concert: (Thursday Feb. 27)

H. Rabaud, La procession nocturne
Student Concerto Competition Winners:

C. Debussy, Premiere Rhapsodie, (Arjun Malhotra, soloist)

E. Elgar, Concerto for cello, E minor, op. 85 (John Anderson, soloist)
F. Schubert, Unfinished Symphony, B minor, D. 759

Tour: (Performance at the University of Pittsburgh, Saturday March 22)

Spring concert: (Sunday April 27, 4pm)

S. Rachmaninov, Concerto for piano No. 2, C minor, (Maria Yefimova, soloist)
A. Dvoràk, New World Symphony, E minor, op. 95