2013-2014 Season

54th Season

Joseph Hodge , Orchestra Director
Kevin L. Mack, Chorale Director

Concert 1 – Orchestra
“New Beginnings ”
Saturday, November 2nd, 2013, 7:30 pm
Timothy Edwards Middle School
100 Arnold Way, South Windsor, CT
Pre-concert writeup
Walker Lyric for Strings
Lalo Cello Concerto in D minor
with Wesley Baldwin, cello
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 2 “Little Russian”
Concert 2 – Chorale
“Lollipops for Christmas ”
Saturday, December 7th, 2013, 7:30 pm
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church
41 Park Street, Manchester, CT
Pre-concert writeup

Christmas Pops program including pieces like Christmastime Is Here, Deck the Halls, The Twelve Days of Christmas, Christmas in the Manger, Angel’s Carol, Pastores a Belen, and Celtic Silent Night


Concert 3 – Orchestra
“A la France ”
Saturday, February 1st, 2014, 7:30 pm
Bailey Auditorium, Manchester High School
Pre-concert writeup
Delibes Sylvia Suite
Chausson Poeme with Gary Capozziello, violin
Franck Symphony in D minor

Concert 4 – Chorale/Orchestra
“Handel’s Esther ”
Saturday, March 29th, 2014, 7:30 pm
East Catholic High School
115 New State Road, Manchester, CT
Pre-concert writeup
Handel Esther

Concert 5 – Chorale/Orchestra
“Passport to Europe”
Saturday, June 7th, 2014, 7:30 pm
East Catholic High School Auditorium
115 New State Road, Manchester, CT

Always an audience favorite, our Pops concert season finale will be centered around a European theme. Hear Wagner’s “Ride of the Valkyries”, Mozart’s “Marriage of Figaro” overture, and Grieg’s “In the Hall of the Mountain King” performed with a full orchestra and chorale.

Program details are subject to change.