2022-2023 SEASON

2005-2006 Season : All Events

Past Events

Blockbusters and Discoveries: The Agony and the Ecstasy

Saturday, October 15, 2005 - 7:30 p.m.
Jim Rouse Theatre

Brenda Anna, Violin
Carl Reynolds, trumpet
Elaine Newhall, flute
Lindsey Spear, oboe


Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 2
Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 5
Jennifer Higdon - Blue Cathedral

Explorations: A Tribute to John Denver

Sunday, October 30, 2005 - 3:00 p.m.
Jim Rouse Theatre


Members and songwriters of the original John Denver Band remember the music of one of America’s best-loved singers, as they perform Rocky Mountain High, Thank God I’m a Country Boy, and more than a dozen other hits!

Featuring: Kenn Roberts and Mack Bailey of The Hard Travelers and friends Chris Nole, Bill Danoff, Mollie Weaver, Jim Salestrom, Jim Horn, and John Sommers.

This concert is a project of the M.U.S.E. Foundation.

Explorations: Young People's Concert

Saturday, December 3, 2005 - 12:30 p.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Wilde Lake Interfaith Center


George Kleinsinger - Tubby the Tuba
Deems Taylor - Through the Looking Glass

Blockbusters and Discoveries: Arabian Nights

Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 7:30 p.m.
Jim Rouse Theatre

John Locke, percussion


Tan Dun - Paper Concerto for Paper Percussion and Orchestra (2003)
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade

Blockbusters and Discoveries: Perfect Storms

Saturday, March 4, 2006 - 7:30 p.m.
Jim Rouse Theatre

Francis Scully, conductor
Patricia Wnek, violin
Jennifer Leung, violin


Benjamin Britten - "Four Sea Interludes" from Peter Grimes
Max Bruch - Violin Concerto in g Minor
Ernest Bloch - Baal Shem
Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 2

Explorations: COMCAST presents “By George! By Ira! By Gershwin!”

Saturday, April 8, 2006 - 7:30 p.m.
Jim Rouse Theatre


Celebrate the genius of George and Ira Gershwin as a dramatic multimedia narrative with spectacular visual images tells the compelling story of their rise to fame. A jazz quintet joins the orchestra for Selections from Porgy and Bess, Rhapsody in Blue, and more!

Featuring Carolyn Black-Sotir, Arno Drucker, R. Timothy McReynolds, Thomas Williams and Richard McCready

Blockbusters and Discoveries: Clear and Present Danger

Saturday, June 3, 2006 - 7:30 p.m.
Jim Rouse Theatre

Eric Zuber, piano


Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 10
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 25

Events and performers are subject to change.


Howard County Center for the Arts
8510 High Ridge Road
Ellicott City, MD 21043
Phone: 410.465.8777
Email: info@columbiaorchestra.org

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