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Brockton Symphony Orchestra
Our Sixty-Seventh Season!

The Voyage Home

This season, we continued our epic three-year Symphonic Voyage with the soul-stirring music of Germany, Scandinavia, and the British Isles, in addition to our beloved Holiday Pops and Chamber Music concerts.

Rhine Journey

Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.

Oliver Ames High School, North Easton

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.

David Shin
David Shin, cello

Weber - Oberon Overture
Bruch - Kol Nidrei
Haydn - Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major
David Shin, cello
2012 Feinberg Competition finalist
Bruch - Symphony No. 3 in E Major

Holiday Pops!

Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.

West Middle School, Brockton

John-Andrew Fernandez
, baritone

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, including the opportuntity to sing along with your favorites in Leroy Anderson's Christmas Festival! Featuring John-Andrew Fernandez, baritone, singing Figaro's Aria as well as some of our favorite holiday classics, and Brockton’s South Middle School Chorus, directed by Kate M. Higgins.

Chamber Music Concert

Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.

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.

Viva Scandinavia!

Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.

West Middle School, Brockton

Trip the light fantastic in the Land of the Midnight Sun. Join BrSO and special guest dancers from Matta Dance Academy 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!

Kristina Nilsson
Kristina Nilsson,

Halvorsen - Entry March of the Boyars
Grieg - Peer Gynt Suite No. 1
Svendsen - Romance for violin
Jaernefeld - Berceuse
Kristina Nilsson, violin
BrSO Concertmaster
Nielsen - Aladdin: Seven Pieces
Alfven - Swedish Rhapsody No. 1, "Midsommarvarka”
Sibelius - Finlandia

Rule Britannia

Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.

West Middle School, Brockton

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, Mike W. 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.”

Mike W. Roylance
Mike W. Roylance,

Walton - Crown Imperial March
Mendelssohn - Hebrides (aka Fingal's Cave) Overture
Vaughan Williams - Tuba Concerto
Mike W. Roylance
Principal Tuba, Boston Symphony Orchestra
John Williams - Suite from the Nicole Kidman/Tom Cruise movie Far and Away
Parry - Symphony No. 3 in C Major, "The English"