Amherst Symphony Orchestra 2016-2017 Concert Season

A SEASON OF EPIC SYMPHONIES

MARK LANE SWANSON, Music Director & Conductor

STUART McKENZIE '15, Assistant Director

PLEASE NOTE: programs subject to change

PLEASE CONSULT www.amherstsymphonyorchestra.com for most current information

ALL CONCERTS IN BUCKLEY RECITAL HALL, ARMS MUSIC CENTER, AMHERST COLLEGE

 

Welcome, Class of 2020!

 Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 8pm

 Antonin Dvorak: Symphony #9 in E minor ("FROM THE NEW WORLD")

 

 Family Weekend Concert

Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 8pm

  Franz Liszt: Concerto for Piano & Orchestra #1 in E-flat major

             Eugene Lee '17, soloist

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony #3 in E-flat major ("EROICA")

 

 Homecoming Concert

 Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 9:30pm [please note late start time]

 George Gershwin: "Rhapsody in Blue" (Albert Yu '15, guest soloist)

 Antonin Dvorak: Symphony #9 in E minor ("FROM THE NEW WORLD")

             (encore performance)

 

Winter Concert

 Saturday, December Saturday 10, 2016 at 8pm

 Edward Elgar: Concerto for Cello & Orchestra in E minor

             Caroline Magee '17E, soloist

 Peter Tchaikovsky: Symphony #6 in B minor ("PATHETIQUE")

 

Annual Choral/Orchestral Concert

 Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 8pm

 Ralph Vaughan Williams: "Five Mystical Songs"

             Mallorie Chernin, conductor; David McFerrin, guest baritone

 Gustav Holst: "THE PLANETS" 

 

 Spring Concert

 Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 8pm

  Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony #7 ("LENINGRAD")

 

Concertofest!

SUNDAY APRIL 30, 2017 at 3pm

 Reinhold Gliere: Horn concerto in B-flat major

             Victoria Luizzi '17, soloist

 Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov: "Procession of the Nobles"