2015-2016 Season : All Events

Past Events

Columbia Orchestra Piano Trio

Chamber Concert: Columbia Orchestra Piano Trio

Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 7:30 p.m.

Christ Episcopal Church

Zoltán Kodály - Duo for Violin and Cello
Felix Mendelssohn - Piano Trio No. 1 in D Minor
Astor Piazzolla - "Summer" from Four Seasons of Buenos Aires
Joel Puckett - Infinite Morning
Joel Puckett - bill-y-tude

 

Sgt. Pepper's Live

Sgt. Pepper's Live

Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 7:00 p.m.

Jim Rouse Theatre

Since you can’t see the Fab Four play live, here’s the next best thing! The Columbia Orchestra teams with Classic Albums Live as part of the Columbia Festival of the Arts in a note-for-note recreation of one of the greatest albums of all time. For tickets or more information, call 410-715-3044 or visit www.columbiafestival.org.

 

Katherine Needleman

Shostakovich's Fifth

Saturday, October 10, 2015 - 7:30 p.m.

Jim Rouse Theatre

Jennifer Higdon - Oboe Concerto
Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, Op. 47
Christopher Theofanidis - Dreamtime Ancestors (Maryland Premiere)

 

Dance Connections, Jennifer Aversa, Director Greg Jukes

Young People's Concert at the Gordon Center

Sunday, November 8, 2015 - 3:00 p.m.

The Gordon Center for Performing Arts

The Columbia Orchestra and Dance Connections present Saint-Saëns’ Carnival of the Animals at The Gordon Center along with musical highlights from Harry Potter, Bizet's Carmen, and Dvorak's New World Symphony. A fun, interactive program for kids! For tickets or more information, call 410-356-7469 or visit www.gordoncenter.com.

 

Jonathan Carney

Copland and Elgar

Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 7:30 p.m.

Jim Rouse Theatre

Leonard Bernstein - Overture to Candide
Aaron Copland - Danzón cubano
Edward Elgar - Enigma Variations
Jean Sibelius - Violin Concerto

 

Soloist sponsored by

 

Concert sponsored by  

Michael Edwards

Daybreak of Freedom

Saturday, January 30, 2016 - 7:30 p.m.

Jim Rouse Theatre

Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 5
Gioachino Rossini - Overture to The Barber of Seville
Joseph Schwantner - New Morning For The World

 

Dance Connections, Jennifer Aversa, Director Greg Jukes

Young People's Concert

Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 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! Narrator Greg Jukes and our friends from Dance Connections 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

Guest artist sponsored by

 

Concert sponsored by  

Kenneth Ryu Naito Angelina Lim John Dooley Theresa Bickham Teelin Irish Dance Company

Symphonic Pops

Sergei Prokofiev - Violin Concerto No. 1, 1st movement
Cecile Chaminade - Concertino for Flute

 

Concert sponsored by  

Chamber Concert

Chamber Concert

Sunday, April 10, 2016 - 3:00 p.m.

Christ Episcopal Church

Johannes Brahms - Cello Sonata No. 1 in E Minor
Felix Mendelssohn - Octet for Strings (selections)

 

The General at AFI

The General at AFI

Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 2:00 p.m.

American Film Institute

Did you catch our sold-out world premiere of Andrew Earle Simpson’s score to Buster Keaton’s One Week last season? Or the thunderous applause at our performances of Andrew’s music for The General at AFI Silver? It’s the 90th anniversary of Keaton’s classic film and we’re back by popular demand to play this marvelous score live with the film. For tickets or more information, call 301-495-6720 or visit www.afi.com .

 

Sean Kim Andrew Zhang Kyle Engler Marlissa Hudson Columbia Pro Cantare - Frances Dawson, Director

Mahler's "Resurrection"

Franz Joseph Haydn - Cello Concerto No. 1 in C
Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 2, "Resurrection"
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Flute Concerto No. 2 in D

 

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Young Artist Competition sponsored by

 

Concert sponsored by Dr. John Steinberg and Joyce Cox

Chamber Concert

Chamber Concert

Sunday, June 12, 2016 - 3:00 p.m.

Christ Episcopal Church

This performance features members of the orchestra in music from Mozart's D Major Flute Quartet, Brahms' First String Sextet, Weber's Clarinet Quintet, and more all in the beautiful setting of Christ Episcopal Church. No tickets or reservations are needed: admission is free and donations to the series are gladly accepted.

 

Events and performers are subject to change.