2016 - 2017 Season
If an event is underlined, you can click on it to download a flyer PDF for that concert. All repertoire shown is subject to change.
September 9, 2016 - Friday, 7:30pm*
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October 9, 2016 - Sunday, 3pm* "Fall Fanfare"
Light Cavalry Overture by von Suppé
Concerto for Clarinet by Copland
Daniel Coombs, clarinet soloist
Capriccio Italien, op. 45 by Tchaikovsky
Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major (Rhenish), op. 97 by Schumann
November 6, 2016 - Sunday, 3pm* "Celebration of Youth"
Academic Festival Overture by Brahms
Phantom of the Opera by Webber
Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra by Britten
Night on Bald Mountain by Mussorgsky
January 29, 2017 - Sunday, 3pm* "To Jupiter and Beyond"
Tragic Overture, op. 81 by Brahms
"Meditation" from Souvenir d'un lieu cher, op. 42 by Tchaikovsky
LeAnn Contessa, violin soloist
"Jupiter", "Saturn" & "Mars" from The Planets by Holst
March 26, 2017 - Sunday, 3pm* "Spring Serenade" (click on the date to see program notes)
Serenade for Strings, op. 48 by Tchaikovsky
Scéne for English Horn and Orchestra by Reicha
Marc Goldstick, English horn soloist
Symphony No. 2 "Romantic" by Hanson
May 7, 2017 - Sunday, 3pm* "Light of Heart"
Oberon Overture by Weber
Viola Concerto by Walton
Hong-Mei Xiao, viola soloist
Roman Festival by Respighi
Holiday - ticketed events
December 4, 2016 - Holiday Concert Sunday, 3pm and 6pm***
December 16, 2016 - Nutcracker Ballet - Friday, 7pm**
December 17, 2016 - Nutcracker Ballet - Saturday, 2pm and 6pm**
December 18, 2016 - 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
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