Amherst Symphony Orchestra 2015-2016 Concert Season

A FESTIVAL OF FRENCH CLASSICAL MUSIC

MARK LANE SWANSON, Music Director & Conductor

ALBERT YU '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

 

Francesca Zambello, Artistic and General Director of The Glimmerglass Festival, to Speak at Amherst College Dec. 12

November  30, 2010

AMHERST, Mass. – On Sunday, Dec. 12, at noon in Stirn Auditorium, the Amherst College Department of Music, the Mead Art Museum and the Center for Community Engagement will present Francesca Zambello, artistic and general director of The Glimmerglass Festival.

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Amherst College Jazz Ensemble to Perform Ellington, Basie and More on Dec. 10

November 12, 2010

AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College Department of Music will present a concert by the Amherst College Jazz Ensemble Friday, Dec. 10, at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College.

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Amherst College Jazz Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, Choral Society to Perform During Homecoming Weekend Nov. 12 and 13

September 29, 2010
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195

AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College Department of Music announces the fall 2010 Homecoming Weekend concert schedule. The Amherst College Jazz Ensemble will perform at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 12; the Amherst Symphony Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 13 and the Amherst College Choral Society will perform at 9 pm on Saturday, Nov. 13.

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Amherst College Students to Direct Pros in George Bizet’s Carmen on April 17

March 24, 2010
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195

AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College Department of Music presents a student-directed and student-designed production of George Bizet’s Carmen on Saturday, April 17, at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the ArmsMusicCenter at AmherstCollege.

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Senior Music Majors’ Original Choral Works to be Performed at Amherst College March 28

March 8, 2010
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195

AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College Department of Music will present “Missa Brevis in E minor,” a music composition thesis by senior Nathan Olson and “Requiem,” a music composition thesis by classmate Andrew Holgate on Sunday, March 28, at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College.

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Pianist Alissa Leiser to Perform Recital of Solo and Chamber Works at Amherst College on Mar. 7

February 9, 2010
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195

AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College Department of Music presents a recital of solo and chamber music works by Alissa Leiser, piano instructor at Amherst since 1998, on Sunday, March 7, at 3 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the ArmsMusicCenter on campus.

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Celtic Ensemble Mist Covered Mountains to Perform at Amherst College on Feb. 28

February 4, 2010
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195

 

AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst College Department of Music presents the Mist Covered Mountains Celtic ensemble featuring fiddle instructor Donna Hébert and guest performer Emmy Pierce ’11 on Sunday, Feb. 28, at 3 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the ArmsMusicCenter at AmherstCollege.

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Amherst College to Present Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd Jan. 28 to 30

December 21, 2009
Contact: Sara Leonard
Concert and Production Manager
413/542-2195

AMHERST, Mass. — The Amherst College Department of Music presents Sweeney Todd: the Demon Barber of Fleet Street as its 2010 annual musical, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler. 

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Free Russian Music Concert at the Mead Art Museum on October 30

September 22, 2009
Contact: Karen Cardinal
Accounting, Web and Marketing Manager, Mead Art Museum
413/542-2551

AMHERST, Mass.—The Amherst Center for Russian Culture and Amherst College Department of Music will present a concert of music by Arthur Vincent Lourié (1891-1966) in the MeadArt Museum’s Rotherwas Room on Friday, Oct. 30, at 8 p.m.

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