2015-16 Concert Season: Infinite Inspiration

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MUSIC AND THE MOVIES: Sunday, November 1, 2015 • 4:00pm

Mt. Nittany Middle School Auditorium | Symphonic Pops Concert

Music inspired by movies… and vice versa!


MEDITERRANEAN HOLIDAY: Tuesday, January 26, 2016 • 7:30pm

Eisenhower Auditorium | Max Zorin, Violin | Tour of the Mediterranean, featuring music from Italy, France and Spain.

BERLIOZ:  Le carnaval romain, Op. 9 [Roman Carnival Overture]

SAINT-SAËNS:  Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 28

MASSENET:  Méditation from Thaïs

SARASATE:  Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20 [Gypsy Airs]

RESPIGHI:  Fontane di Roma [Fountains of Rome]

RESPIGHI:  Pini di Roma [Pines of Rome]


DR. SEUSS AT THE SYMPHONY: Sunday, February 21, 2016 • 4:00pm

*Bellefonte Area High School Auditorium | Family Concert | Mark Ballora, narrator | Ann Keller Young Soloist Competition Winner

Program for the entire family, including a work inspired by Dr. Seuss,

plus the winner of our annual young soloist competition.

PALOMO:  The Sneetches (Story by Dr. Seuss)

*venue change from Bellefonte Middle School

FROM THE NEW WORLD: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 • 7:30pm

Eisenhower Auditorium | Christopher Guzman, Piano | The evolution of America’s musical identity, from Dvořák to jazz.

COPLAND:  An Outdoor Overture

GERSHWIN:  Piano Concerto in F major

DVORAK:  Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95, From the New World


GERMAN ROMANTICS: Sunday, April 17, 2016 • 4:00pm

Mt. Nittany Middle School Auditorium | Anthony J. Costa, Clarinet | Romantic works by great German masters of the 19th century.

WAGNER:  Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

WEBER:  Clarinet Concerto No. 1 in F minor, Op. 73

BRAHMS:  Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98

Past Concerts:


Mt. Nittany Middle School Auditorium | Elizabeth Lyon Hall, Violoncello | Fateful encounters of the musical kind.

LISZT:  Mephisto Waltz No. 1

HAYDN:  Cello Concerto in C major, Hob. VIIb:1

TCHAIKOVSKY:  Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36

2015-16 Season Brochure:

 We look forward to seeing you in the audience!

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