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.

Pops Concert:
September 9, 2016 - Friday, 7:30pm*
check back this summer for details

Classical Series:
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"
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" (click on the date to see program notes)
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

To view Previous Concert Season click here.

Get Involved
Youth Programs
About Us
Contact Us