This season, we continue our epic three-year Symphonic Voyage with the soul-stirring music of Germany, Scandinavia, and the British Isles, as well as continue our beloved Holiday Pops and Chamber Music concerts. Please mark your calendars and join us for another season of our spectacular symphonic journey!
Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.
We launch from the shores of the glorious Rhine River with Weber’s evocative Oberon Overture. Cellist David Shin, 2012 Feinberg Youth Competition second place winner, shines in Bruch’s deeply spiritual Kol Nidrei and Haydn’s Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major – welcome to Papa Haydn’s Austria! Bruch’s sumptuous Symphony No. 3 in E Major, another magical BrSO discovery, completes our Gala Season Opener.
Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.
Lift your holiday spirit and revel in the joy, fellowship, and fun as the Symphony performs joyous music from around the world! Lots of holiday classics, too!
Chamber Music Concert
Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.
Once again, we offer our popular Chamber Music concert, in which small groups perform more intimate music, from Baroque to Contemporary, with each musician playing his/her own part. The BrSO Chamber Players perform their favorites.
Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.
Trip the light fantastic in the Land of the Midnight Sun. Join BrSO and special guest dancers as we sweep across the musical landscapes of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Finland, with our Swedish-American concertmaster, Kristina Nilsson, taking center stage for Svenden's Romance for violin and Jaernefeldt's Berceuse!
Halvorsen - Entry March of the Boyars
Grieg - Peer Gynt Suite No. 1
Svendsen - Romance for violin
Jaernefeld - Berceuse
Nielsen - Aladding: Seven Pieces
Alfven - Swedish Rhapsody No. 1, "Midsommarvarka.”
Sibelius - Finlandia!
Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.
Savor the British Isles’ majesty with Walton’s classic Crown Imperial March; Mendelssohn’s Hebrides (aka Fingal’s Cave) Overture; Vaughan Williams’ virtuosic Tuba Concerto featuring Boston Symphony Principal Tubist, Michael Roylance; Williams’ magnificent Suite from the Nicole Kidman/Tom Cruise movie Far and Away; and Parry’s quintessentially British Symphony No. 3 in C Major, “The English.”