2018 - 2019 Season

If an event is underlined, you can click on it to view the program notes for that concert. All repertoire shown is subject to change.

Pops Concert:
September 7, 2018 - Friday, 7:30pm* 
Guest Conductor, Martin Haub
Click HERE for more information

Classical Series:
October 7, 2018 - Sunday, 3pm* "Pure Classics"
Vanja Gjumar Nikolovski, Guest Conductor
Rossini: Overture to La Gazza Ladra
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 "Classical"
Beethoven: Symphony No. 1
Berlioz: Hungarian March

November 4, 2018 - Sunday, 3pm* "Cheers to Youth"
Nicholas Ross, Guest Conductor
Respighi: La Primavera from Il Trittico Botticelliano
Youth Competition Winner performance TBD
Mussorgsky/Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition 

January 27, 2019 - Sunday, 3pm* "Classic Superheroes"
John Massaro, Guest Conductor
Beethoven: Egmont Overture
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade, movement 1
Rossini: William Tell Overture
Wagner: Siegfried's Rhine Journey from Götterdämmerung
Khachaturian: Adagio from Spartacus
Borodin: Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor

March 24, 2019 - Sunday, 3pm* "Romance Near and Far"
Chuck Stewart, Guest Conductor
White: Acadia Fanfare
Liebermann: Concerto for Flute, Harp and Orchestra, Op. 48
    Lisa Tharp, flute, Pamela Hahn, harp
Dvorak: Slavonic Dances No. 2 & 8
Dvorak: Symphony No. 8

May 5, 2019 - Sunday, 3pm* "Peace and Harmony"
Cindy H. Petty, Guest Conductor
Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man
Moncayo: Huapango
Sibelius: Violin Concerto
    Lauren Roth, soloist
Butterworth: Shropshire Lad
Still: Symphony No. 1 "Afro-American"

Holiday - ticketed events
December 2, 2018 - Holiday Concert Sunday, 3pm and 6pm***
December 14, 2018 - Nutcracker Ballet - Friday, 7pm**
December 15, 2018 - Nutcracker Ballet - Saturday, 2pm and 6pm**
December 16, 2018 - Nutcracker Ballet - Sunday, 3pm**

   *Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler AZ 85225, admission by donation
 **Higley Center for the Performing Arts, 4132 E. Pecos Rd., Gilbert AZ 85295
       Ticketed event: see higleycenter.org for information
***Sun Lakes United Methodist Church, 9248 E. Riggs Rd., Sun Lakes, AZ 85248
       Ticketed event: call 480-895-8766

To view Previous Concert Season click here.

Get Involved
Youth Programs
About Us
Contact Us