2013-2014 Concert Season: 60th Anniversary

Concord: The Transcendentalists

Fri October 18, 2013
Sat October 19, 2013

Hector Berlioz, Symphonie Fantastique
Charles Ives, The Unanswered Question

Eric Sawyer, World Premier of Fantasy Concerto: Concord Conversations.
Soloists are Triple Helix: Bayla Keyes, violin; Lois Shapiro: piano; Rhonda Rider: cello

Holiday Family Concert

Sun December 8, 2013
2pm & 4pm

Howard Blake, The Snowman
Georges Bizet, Farandole (from l'Arlesienne Suite No. 2)
Irving Berlin (Bennett) White Christmas
Leroy Anderson, Jingle Bells (from Christmas Festival)
Gene Autry, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Our December Holiday Family Concert is supported in part by grants from the local cultural councils of Acton-Boxborough, Bedford, Carlisle, Concord and Sudbury, local agencies supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

Historical Concord: Ehlers Young Artist Concert

Fri January 31, 2014 8pm
Sat February 1, 2014 8pm

Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto
Kent William Hisada, soloist
Ehlers Young Artist Concerto Competition Winner

Antonin Dvorak, Symphony No. 9,
From the New World

William Schuman New England Triptych

From Concord to the BSO: Richard Sebring

Fri March 21, 2014 8pm
Sat March 22, 2014 8pm

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade
Richard Strauss, Horn Concerto No. 2
Richard Sebring, soloist
Michael Gandolfi, Night Train to Perugia

Eat, Drink and Be Merry

Fri May 16, 2014 8pm
Sat May 17, 2014 8pm
Sun May 18, 2014 2pm

Julius Fucik, Entrance of the Gladiators
Joseph Strauss,
Auf Ferienreise Polka Schnell (On Holiday)
Antonin Dvorak, Carnival Overture

Cole Porter/Bernard Hoffer, Aspects of Love, world premier, Marlene VerPlanck, vocalist

Jean Sibelius, The Swan of Tuonela, Barbara Shinn-Cunningham, English Horn soloist

Johann Strauss, Wine Women and Song
Antonio Carlos Jobim,
Oooh Brazil, arr. by Bernard Hoffer, Marlene VerPlanck, vocalist
John Philip Sousa, The Stars and Stripes Forever

Special Events

Triple Helix: Benefit Concert for the Concord Orchestra

at 51 Walden on Sunday Sept.15 at 2 pm

Writing under the influence:
music "looking" beyond itself for inspiration

Piano Trio by Ives
Piano Trio by Ravel
Ich bin der Schneider Kakadu Variations
, Op. 121a by Beethoven

The renowned Triple Helix piano trio (Bayla Keyes, violin; Lois Shapiro: piano; Rhonda Rider: cello) are the soloists in our October concerts.
They will premiere Eric Sawyer's Fantasy Concerto: Concord Conversations.

Concord Chamber Ensemble

July 12, 2013 noon at First Parish in Lexington

Gordon Jacob: Concerto for Bassoon and Chamber Orchestra
Keith Jarrett: Adagio for Oboe and Chamber Orchestra
Frank Martin: Concerto for Seven Wind Instruments,
Tympani and Chamber Orchestra

Alan Yost, conductor, with members of the Concord Orchestra