2016-2017 Season

2016-2017 Season
57th Season

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

Concert 1 – Orchestra
“Pictures at an Exhibition”
Friday, Nov. 4, 2016 at 7:30pm
Manchester Community College
Program notes

Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture in B minor
Hagen: Concerto for Oboe and Strings
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

Concert 2 – Chorale
“Christmas in Venice”
Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 7:30pm
St. Mary’s Church, Manchester

Willaert: O Magnum Mysterium
Gabrieli: O Magnum Mysterium
Merulo: Magnificat a 8, Quinti Toni
Gabrieli: O Jesu Mi Dulcissime
Merulo: Hodie Beata Virgo
Da Rore: Hodie Christus Natus
Da Rore: Jubilate Deo
Gabrieli: Sonata pian’ e forte
Vivaldi: Magnificat, RV 510
Carol sing

Concert 2a – Orchestra with Travelers Chorale
Thursday, December 15th, 2016 at 7:30pm
The Bushnell

Concert 3 – Orchestra
“A Night at the Opera”
Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 7:30pm
Manchester High School
Program notes

Bizet: Carmen Suite No. 2
Rossini: Barber of Seville Overture
Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier Suite
Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo
Puccini: Quando me’n vo soletta
Mozart: Come scoglio immoto
Bernstein: Glitter and Be Gay

Concert 4 – Chorale/Orchestra
“Forest Tales”
Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 7:30pm
Manchester High School
Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 3:00pm
Killingly High School

Mahler: Das Klagende Lied (mvts 2&3)
Elgar: From the Bavarian Highlands

Concert 5 – Chorale/Orchestra
“Pops” “All That Jazz”
Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 7:30pm
Manchester High School

Ellington: Highlights from Sophisticated Ladies     
Joplin: Maple Leaf Rag     
Mercer: Autumn Leaves     
AndersonJazz Pizzicato     
Gershwin: George Gershwin in Concert     
Brubeck: Dave Brubeck: It’s About Time     
Jobim: Girl from Ipanema     
Joplin: Entertainer     
Swing, Swing, Swing
A Nightingale Sang in Berkley Square
I Can’t Give You Anything But Love
Porter: Cole Porter Jazz Trio
Kander: And All That Jazz
Berlin: Irving Berlin’s America