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James M. Orent, Music Director | Emilian Badea, Assistant Conductor

Brockton Symphony Orchestra
Our Sixty-Ninth Season!

Vive la Symphonie!

Majestic Masterworks

Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 3:00PM

Christ Congregational Church, Brockton

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Dane Jacobson
Dane Jacobson, violin

The bold, brass sounds of the Renaissance open the Symphony's 2016-2017 season. Enjoy the ageless classics that ignited our love of symphonic music, featuring our 2015 Youth Competition co-winner, violinist Dane Jacobson.

Gabrieli - Canzon Septimi Toni No. 2 for Brass Octet
Tchaikowsky - Violin Concerto in D Major
Dane Jacobson, violin
Brahms - Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68

Holiday Pops!

pops poster

Sunday, December 11, 2016 - 3:00PM

West Middle School, Brockton

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Lift your spirits at our joyous Holiday Pops Concert as we celebrate Assistant Conductor Dr. Emilian Badea's 10th Anniversary with the Holiday Pops. Listen (and sing along) as we reprise your favorites and introduce new gems from around the world. A truly memorable celebration! With special guests Olive Marie, alto, Liya Atanasova, soprano, Angel Valchinov, violin, Greg Jukes, xylophone, and the South Middle School Chorus, directed by Kate M. Higgins.

Chamber Music Concert

Sunday, January 29, 2017 - 3:00PM

Christ Congregational Church, Brockton

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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.

Wayne King
Wayne King,
trumpet

Hayden Idson
Hayden Idson,
cello

Invitation to the Dance

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Christ Congregational Church, Brockton

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Tap your toes to dance music for all ages, including the American premier of William Perry's Two Dance Pieces for Trumpet and Orchestra featuring beloved BrSO principal trumpet, Wayne King.

Strauss, Jr. - Overture to The Gypsy Baron
Tchaikowsky - Pezzo capriccioso, for cello
Hayden Idson, cello
Grieg - Symphonic Dances, Op. 64
Strauss, Jr. - Blue Danube Waltzes
William Perry - Two Dance Pieces for Trumpet and Orchestra
Wayne King, trumpet
Rossini - William Tell Overture

Symphonic Spirituals

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Christ Congregational Church, Brockton

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Oral Moses
Oral Moses, bass-baritone

This concert features BrSO Board member and local composer Eric Lindgren's own Extreme Spirituals, with bass-baritone Oral Moses singing a suite of spirituals, including Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child, Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho, and more. Then sit back for Dvorák's sublime Symphony No. 9; The New World Symphony, inspired by African-American spirituals and Native American melodies.

Hérold - Zampa Overture
Lindgren - Extreme Spirituals
Dvorák - Symphony No. 9, The New World