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BrSO 72nd season

Our 72nd Season: 2019-2020

Celestial Masterworks

We're happy to announce our 72nd season lineup. Mark your calendars and join us for this fabulous season. Program subject to change; check back for updates!

Starry Night, Celestial Light

Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 3:00PM

Christ Congregational Church, Brockton

We open our 72nd anniversary season with our shimmering evocation of Scandinavia's northern lights, the dazzling sparkle of Paris, and the warmth of the German firmament. Vasconcellos Competition winner, Katherine Liu, will astonish you with her masterful interpretation of Saint-Saëns' fiery Second Piano Concerto!

Svendsen - Rapsodie Norvegienne No.3, Op. 21
Saint-Saëns - Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22
Katherine E. Liu, piano
Winner, 2018 Youth Concerto Competition
Brahms - Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90

Holiday Pops

Sunday, December 15, 2019 - 3:00PM

Oliver Ames High School, Easton

Celebrate the holidays with your family and friends. Dr. Emilian Badea has chosen your seasonal favorites, along with exciting soloists, sing-alongs, and fun surprises. This year features Megan Roth, mezzo-soprano; Dana Varga, soprano; and Brockton's South Middle School Chorus, directed by Kate M. Higgins.

Chamber Music Concert

Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 3:00PM

Christ Congregational Church, Brockton

The BrSO Chamber Players offer a potpourri of music in various styles for small ensembles.

Harmony of the Spheres

Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 3:00PM

Christ Congregational Church, Brockton

Harmony of the Spheres salutes seven luminaries of our classical galaxy as we "Trip the light fantastic" across the spectrum of music's most colorful orchestrators. From Suppé, Sibelius, and Tschaikowsky to Williams, Lehar, Enescu, and Josef Strauss, we serve a scintillating smorgasbord of virtuoso showpieces guaranteed to delight your musical palate.

von Suppé - Poet and Peasant Overture
J. Williams - Rememberances & Main Theme from Schindler's List
Kristina Nilsson, violin
Sibelius - Karelia Suite, Op. 11
Tschaikowsky - Polonaise from Eugene Onegin
Lehar - Overture to the Merry Widow
J. Strauss - Harmony of the Spheres, Op. 235
Enescu - Roumanian Rhapsody No. 1, Op. 11

Night of Passion, Night of Love

Sunday, April 26, 2020 - 3:00PM

Christ Congregational Church, Brockton

Night of Passion, Night of Love brings our concert season to a fiery climax. Thrill to the tone paintings of Josef Suk and Piotr Iliyich Tschaikowsky through Pohádka, the classic Czech romantic fairytale, and the Pathetique Symphony, that quintessential musical portrait of drama and love.

Suk - Pohádka, Op. 16 (Fairy Tale)
Tschaikowsky - Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathetique"

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