Concert Season 2014 - 2015

Family & Friends Weekend Concert

Saturday, October 18, 2014  4.30pm
Abbey Memorial Chapel, Mount Holyoke College
50 College St, South Hadley, MA 01075, USA.

  • Mount Holyoke College Chamber Singers
  • Mount Holyoke College Chorale
  • Mount Holyoke College Family and Friends Choir
  • Mount Holyoke College Glee Club
  • Mount Holyoke Symphony Orchestra

Programme:
Johann Strauss Jr. - Perpetuum mobile
Modeste Mussorgsky - Night on Bald Mountain
Georg Frideric Handel - "Music Spread Thy Voice Around"

Free Admission


KIDS' MONSTERS BALL 
Sat 25 OCT 3.00pm
Abbey Memorial Chapel, Mount Holyoke College
50 College St, South Hadley, MA 01075, USA.
Mount Holyoke Symphony Orchestra

Programme:
Modeste Mussorgsky - Night on the Bare Mountain
Johann Strauss Jr. - An der schönen blauen Donau, op.314 
Danny Elfman - The Simpsons Theme
Frederic Chopin arr. Garban Lucien - Grand Valse Brillante

Instrument Demonstration

Antonin Dvorak - iv. Allegro con fuoco from the New World Symphony
Johann Strauss Jr. - Vibrations Waltz op.204 
Ron Grainer - Dr Who

Tickets: $5 (General Admission) $3 (All students under 18) Accompanying adults with groups of 4 or more children enter for free. Please also see our group offers here. Order here using our group order form. Tickets also available at the door.


MONSTERS BALL 
TV MUSIC Special!
Sat 25 OCT 8.00pm
Abbey Memorial Chapel, Mount Holyoke College
50 College St, South Hadley, MA 01075, USA.
Mount Holyoke Symphony Orchestra

Programme:
Modeste Mussorgsky - Night on the Bare Mountain
John Lunn - Downton Abbey Suite
Johann Strauss Jr. - An der schönen blauen Donau, op.314 
Danny Elfman - The Simpsons Theme
Frederic Chopn arr. Garban Lucien - Grand Valse Brillante
Ron Grainer - Dr Who
Johann Strauss Jr. - Vibrations Waltz op.204
Antonin Dvorak - iv. Allegro con fuoco from the New World Symphony
Johann Strauss Jr. - Perpetuum mobile
Ramin Djawadi - Game of Thrones Opening Title

Tickets: $5 (General Admission) $3 (All students)


Flights of Fancy
Fri 14 NOV 8.00pm
McCulloch Auditorium, Pratt Hall, Mount Holyoke College
50 College St, South Hadley, MA 01075, USA.
Mount Holyoke Symphony Orchestra
Amy Chen (violin)
Adrianne Greenbaum (flute)
Anna Schwartz(oboe)

Programme:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Oboe Concerto in C K.314
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Violin Concerto No. 5 in A "Turkish" K.219
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Flute Concerto in A major Wq 168 H 438
Michael Nyman - And Do They Do 

Free Admission


CHRISTMAS VESPERS IN NEW YORK
FRI 5 DEC 2014 8.00pm
St Bartholomew Episcopal Church
325 Park Ave, New York, NY 10022, USA.
Mount Holyoke Symphony Orchestra
Mount Holyoke College Choral Ensembles
Mount Holyoke College Handbell Choir

Programme:
Leroy Anderson - A Christmas Festival
Patrick Roszell - Christmas Mash Up
Gabriel Faure - Cantique for Jean Racine

Tickets: http://sites.alumnae.mtholyoke.edu/wp/nyc/vespers/


CHRISTMAS VESPERS IN SOUTH HADLEY
SUN 7 DEC 2014 4.00pm
SUN 7 DEC 2014 7.30pm

Abbey Chapel, Mount Holyoke College
50 College St, South Hadley, MA, 01075.
Mount Holyoke Symphony Orchestra
Mount Holyoke College Choral Ensembles
Mount Holyoke College Handbell Choir

Programme:
Leroy Anderson - A Christmas Festival
Patrick Roszell - Christmas Mash Up
Gabriel Faure - Cantique for Jean Racine

Free Admission.


Honoring Jacqueline du Pre
FRI 20 FEB 2015 8.00pm
Abbey Memorial Chapel, Mount Holyoke College
50 College St, South Hadley, MA 01075, USA.
Mount Holyoke Symphony Orchestra
Lynn Pasquerella (narrator)
Astrid Schween (cello)

Programme:
Benjamin Britten - Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Edward Elgar - Cello Concerto in E Minor Op.85
Historical Footage of Jacqueline Du Pre playing the concerto
Antonin Dvorak - Silent Woods

Free Admission

 


4th MHSO Concerto Competition

featuring student performers from Mount Holyoke College

Sat 28 March 2015 2.00pm
McCulloch Auditorium, Mount Holyoke College
Student performers accompanied by Larry Schipull and Gary Steigerwalt, piano.

Program to be announced


Simple Gifts
Beethovenian Hope and American Pioneers
FRI 17 APR 2015 8pm 
Abbey Chapel, Mount Holyoke College
50 College St, South Hadley, MA 01075, USA.
Mount Holyoke Symphony Orchestra
Gary Steigerwalt (Piano)

Programme:
Ludwig van Beethoven - Overture to "Fidelio" Op.72c
Ludwig van Beethoven - "Mir ist so wunderbar" from "Fidelio"
Hoh Chung Shih - hi-lo fide-lio:  wunder mir ist so bar
Helen Hopekirk - Concert Piece in D Major for Piano and Orchestra
Aaron Copland - Appalachian Spring 

Free Admission