2008-2009 Season

49th Season
Lewis J. Buckley, Orchestra Director
Kevin L. Mack, Chorale Director

Concert 1 – Orchestra
“A New England Triptych”
November 8, 2008, 7:30 p.m.
Trinity Covenant Church
302 Hackmatack Street
Manchester, Connecticut
Pre-concert writeup
W. Schuman New England Triptych
W. A. Mozart Violin Concerto #3 in G Major
featuring Bernard Lurie
C. Franck Symphony in D Minor
Concert 2 – Chorale
“Magnificats Revisited”
December 6, 2008, 7:30 p.m.
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church
41 Park Street
Manchester, Connecticut
Video preview
Pre-concert writeup
Buxtehude Magnificat BUXWV1
Vivaldi Magnificat RV610
Rutter Magnificat
Concert 3 – Orchestra
“Young Artist Concert”
March 7, 2009, 7:30 p.m.
Manchester Community College
Great Path
Manchester, Connecticut
Pre-concert writeup
Rimsky-Korsakov Russian Easter Overture
Purcell/Britten Chacony in G Minor
Chopin Piano Concerto No. 1, Mvts. II and III, Remy Zhang, pianist
Goldmark Rustic Wedding Symphony Mvt.1
Massenet Ballet Music from “Le Cid”
Concert 4 – Chorale/Orchestra
”Beethoven, Incidentally”
May 2, 2009, 7:30 p.m.
Church of the Nazarene
218 Main Street
Manchester, Connecticut
Pre-concert writeup
Beethoven Bundeslied, Op. 122
Beethoven Cantata on the Death of Joseph II
Beethoven Ruins of Athens, Op. 113
Concert 5 – Chorale/Orchestra
Pops Concert – “A Night at the Movies”
June 6, 2009, 7:30 p.m.
Manchester High School
134 Middle Turnpike East
Manchester, Connecticut
Pre-concert writeup
A classic silent short film, Laurel and Hardy in Double Whoopie shown with orchestral accompaniment, plus. Selections from Indiana Jones, Harry Potter, and Ben Hur Movie song favorites, and a Richard Rodgers medley.