2020-2021 Season : Orchestra Series

Upcoming Events

Holiday Concert Dance Connections, Jennifer Aversa, Director Min Jin

Holiday Concert

Saturday, December 19, 2020 - 7:30 p.m.

YouTube

Join us on YouTube for our virtual Holiday Concert! It will look a little different this year, but you're sure to enjoy small groups from the Orchestra playing your favorite Christmas carols, Hanukkah songs, selections from The Nutcracker & more!

 

Past Events

Buster Keaton’s ONE WEEK with Andrew Simpson

Buster Keaton’s ONE WEEK with Andrew Simpson

Saturday, July 25, 2020 - 7:30 p.m.

Facebook and Website

Composer Andrew Simpson joins Music Director Jason Love to discuss his wonderful score to Buster Keaton’s hilarious short film, ONE WEEK. You’ll see the orchestra’s previously-recorded world premiere performance synced to the film, plus Andrew and Jason perform the first movement of Andrew’s beautiful Vistas of Rome. (This event will last approximately 45 minutes.)

Sponsored by: BWFA

 

Beethoven’s Violin Concerto with Joel Fuller Joel Fuller

Beethoven’s Violin Concerto with Joel Fuller

Saturday, August 8, 2020 - 7:30 p.m.

Facebook and Website

Explore the fascinating history of this marvelous concerto with Music Director Jason Love. Then soloist Joel Fuller from the National Symphony chats with Jason before we hear his virtuosic and emotional performance with the Orchestra from 2016. Continue our celebration of Beethoven’s 250th with one of the Columbia Orchestra’s very best performances. (This event will last approximately 1 hour)

If you are watching on Facebook Live, don't forget to refresh the page at 7:30pm!

Sponsored by: BWFA

 

Mahler’s “Resurrection” Symphony

Mahler’s “Resurrection” Symphony

Saturday, August 15, 2020 - 7:30 p.m.

Facebook and Website

Soloists, choristers, and orchestra members join Jason Love to share their experiences performing this monumental work, and we explore the piece in a short documentary. Experience the entire professionally filmed performance.

If you are watching on Facebook Live, don't forget to refresh the page at 7:30pm!

Sponsored by: BWFA

 

Carnival of the Animals Dance Connections, Jennifer Aversa, Director

Carnival of the Animals

Saturday, September 26, 2020 - 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, September 26, 2020 - 1:00 p.m.

Chrysalis, Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods

Join us for two live performances of Carnival of the Animals at the Chrysalis, presented in partnership with the Inner Arbor Trust! A small group of musicians and dancers from Dance Connections will perform Saint-Saën’s Carnival of the Animals and Aesop’s Fables by Richard Maltz at the Chrysalis for a small socially-distanced audience of 200 people. It may look a little different from our regular Young People’s Concerts, but your child is sure to enjoy this fun-filled introduction to the orchestra led by our entertaining Music Director Jason Love! (This event will last approximately 45 minutes.)

Rain date: Sunday September 27th

Sponsored by: BWFA

 

Appalachian Spring

Appalachian Spring

Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 7:30 p.m.

YouTube

Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Aaron Copland - Appalachian Spring
Jessie Montgomery - Strum

 

Events and performers are subject to change.

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