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BrSO 2015-2016 Concert Season

Our Sixty-Eighth Season

A Celebration of Music

After our three-year musical journey, Brockton Symphony celebrates being back home, with our friends and our favorites. We present a melting pot of American classics and our favorite symphonies, culminating with our long-anticipated collaboration with the Jubilate Chorale & Bridgewater State University Chorale in Brahms’ glorious Requiem.

October 18: Celebrating America!
December 13: Holiday Pops
January 24: Chamber Music Concert
February 21: Sizzling Symphonic Favorites
May 1: Vocal Masterworks

Concerts are Sundays at 3pm. Click on the concert name for more information, or click here to get all the details of our current season.

Brockton Symphony Orchestra
Our Sixty-Eighth Season!

Celebrating America!

Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 3:00PM

Buckley Performing Arts Center, Massasoit Community College, Brockton

We celebrate the music traditions and composers of the United States in our season opener. Our principal cellist, Kevin Crudder, eloquently performs the passionate Concerto by Victor Herbert.

Chadwick - Jubilee from Symphonic Sketches
Anderson - First Day of Spring
Herbert - Cello Concerto No. 1 in D Major, Op. 8
Kevin Crudder, cello
Gould - American Salute
Grofé - Grand Canyon Suite
Sousa - El Capitan March

Holiday Pops!

Sunday, December 13, 2015 - 3:00PM

Brockton High School, Brockton

Lift your holiday spirit and revel in the job, fellowship, and fun as Dr. Emilian Badea leads the Symphony in joyous music from around the world! Featuring rich-toned mezzo-soprano, Margaret Lias, and Brockton's Angelo Elementary School Chorus.

Chamber Music Concert

Sunday, January 24, 2016 - 3:00PM

Christ Congregational Church, Brockton

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.

Sizzling Symphonic Favorites

Sunday, February 21, 2016 - 3:00PM

Buckley Performing Arts Center, Massasoit Community College, Brockton

Warm your winter afternoon at our family-friendly concert of orchestral favorites, featuring principal clarinetist and chairman of our BrSO family, Torben Hansen.

Suppé - Light Cavalry Overture
Weber - Concertino for Clarinet
Torben Hansen, clarinet
Britten - Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
narrated by Harry Williams, the voice of the Symphony
Four Fabulously Fiery Finales:
Stravinsky - Berceuse and Finale from The Firebird
Beethoven - Symphony No. 5
Sibelius - Symphony No. 2
Tschaikowsky - Symphony No. 4

Vocal Masterworks

Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 3:00PM

Oliver Ames High School, North Easton

We are delighted to collaborate with Brockton's Jubilate Chorale, Dr. Maxine M. Asselin director, and the Bridgewater State University Chorale, Dr. Steven Young director. We present three choral classics: Brahms’ glorious, comforting, and hopeful Requiem, Verdi’s glowing Va Pensiero, and Beethoven’s elegant Hallelujah from Mount of Olives.

Verdi - Va Pensiero from Nabucco
Brahms - Ein Deutsches Requiem
Beethoven - Hallelujah from Mount of Olives