2012-2013 Season

Tracey Scher

Bernstein and Beethoven

Saturday, October 6, 2012 - 7:30 p.m.

Jim Rouse Theatre

Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 8
Leonard Bernstein - Symphony No. 1, "Jeremiah"
Enrico Chapela - ínguesu

 

Chamber Concert One

Chamber Concert One

Saturday, November 17, 2012 - 7:30 p.m.

Christ Episcopal Church

The amazing talents of Columbia Orchestra members will be on display as small ensembles present great works of the chamber music literature in the beautiful, intimate setting of Christ Episcopal Church in Columbia.

This concert features a string quartet playing music by Gershwin and the rarely heard Austrian composer Franz Schmidt. The Columbia Orchestra Brass performs "Fanfare from La Peri" by Dukas, Ewald's Brass Quintet, "Honor and Arms" from Handel's Samson, and several popular favorites.

These concerts are FREE and no seat reservation is required. (Donations to support the series are gladly accepted.) The concert will be about hour in length with no intermission.

 

Anne Koscielny

Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff

Saturday, December 1, 2012 - 7:30 p.m.

Jim Rouse Theatre

Nkeiru Okoye - Voices Shouting Out
Sergei Rachmaninoff - Symphonic Dances
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Piano Concerto No. 1

 

Madeline Adkins

Barber and Sibelius

Saturday, February 2, 2013 - 7:30 p.m.

Jim Rouse Theatre

Samuel Barber - Violin Concerto
Benjamin Britten - "Four Sea Interludes" from Peter Grimes
Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 5

 

Kinetics Dance Theatre, Priscilla Kaufhold, Artistic Director Greg Jukes

Young People's Concert

Saturday, February 23, 2013 - 10:30 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.

Jim Rouse Theatre

Join us for a “High Seas Adventure” with musical tales of sea-faring pirates and Sinbad the Sailor. Kinetics Dance Theatre and narrator Greg Jukes join the orchestra for Scheherezade, Pirates of the Caribbean, and more! Try your hand at playing instruments at our Musical Instrument Petting Zoo, sponsored by Music & Arts.

Thanks to a generous grant from the PNC Foundation, admission for children 11 and under are FREE!

 

Members of the Teelin Irish Dance Company Rob Zappulla Columbia Jazz Band

Symphonic Pops

Saturday, March 16, 2013 - 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 17, 2013 - 3:00 p.m.

Jim Rouse Theatre

Now with two performances of our most popular program!

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day weekend with Celtic classics featuring the Teelin Irish Dance Company in music from the Emerald Isle. Vocalist Rob Zappulla and the Columbia Jazz Band join the orchestra for A Tribute to Frank Sinatra performing some of old blue eyes' most beloved songs. Plus highlights from My Fair Lady, Jaws, Star Trek, and more round out this family-friendly event!

Rob Zappulla's appearance is sponsored by Vantage House.

 

Chamber Concert Two

Chamber Concert Two

Saturday, April 20, 2013 - 7:30 p.m.

Christ Episcopal Church

The amazing talents of our orchestra members are on display when they come together in chamber ensembles. Hear some of the great works of chamber literature up close in a beautiful, intimate setting.

This concert features Dvorak's Serenade for Wind Instruments, a new work by Maryland composer Mark Lackey, highlights from Schubert's Trout Quintet, and more!

These concerts are FREE and no seat reservation is required. (Donations to support the series are gladly accepted.)

 

Battle of Havre de Grace Commemoration

Battle of Havre de Grace Commemoration

Saturday, May 4, 2013 - 7:00 p.m.

Concord Lighthouse Grounds

Join the Columbia Orchestra for a free, open-air concert at Havre de Grace Concord Lighthouse Grounds. The orchestra is honored to perform as part of the city's three-day commemoration of the Battle of Havre de Grace in the War of 1812.

The whole family will enjoy this program of patriotic music, Broadway hits, a Salute to John Williams, the 1812 Overture and fireworks! For information on attending this event, please visit the Havre de Grace War of 1812 website.

 

Chamber Concert Three: Columbia Orchestra Piano Trio

Chamber Concert Three: Columbia Orchestra Piano Trio

Saturday, May 11, 2013 - 7:30 p.m.

Christ Episcopal Church

Béla Bartók - Romanian Folk Dances
Johannes Brahms - Piano Trio No. 3
Maurice Ravel - Piano Trio

 

Jeremy Hess Lisa Choi Andrew Kwon

Wagner and Stravinsky

Saturday, June 1, 2013 - 7:30 p.m.

Jim Rouse Theatre

Chen Yi - Mount a Long Wind
Edouard Lalo - Symphonie Espagnole, First Movement
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Flute Concerto in D, First Movement
Pablo Sarasate - Zigeunerweisen
Igor Stravinsky - Firebird Ballet Highlights
Richard Wagner - Siegfried's Funeral Music

 

Events and performers are subject to change.