2022-2023 SEASON

2006-2007 Season : All Events

Past Events

Passion and Destiny

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

Paul Moeller, guitar


Johannes Brahms - Hungarian Dances
Maurice Ravel - Daphnis and Chloé, Finale
Joaquín Rodrigo - Concierto de Aranjuez
Giuseppe Verdi - Overture to La Forza del Destino
Richard Wagner - Prelude to Parsifal

A Tribute to John Denver

Sunday, October 29, 2006 - 1:30 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, Pete Huttlinger, Ira Gitlin and John Sommers.

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

Secrets of Grace

Saturday, December 9, 2006 - 7:30 p.m.
Jim Rouse Theatre


John Adams - Harmonielehre
Randol Bass - Gloria
N. Cameron Britt - Inledning
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - “Coronation” Mass, K.317
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Ave Verum Corpus, K.618

Young People's Concert

Saturday, January 13, 2007 - 12:30 p.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Jim Rouse Theatre


Sergei Prokofiev - Peter and the Wolf

City and Country

Saturday, February 24, 2007 - 7:30 p.m.
Jim Rouse Theatre

Emily Park, violin
Lauren Song, violin


Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 6, “Pastorale”
Felix Mendelssohn - Concerto in e minor for violin, third movement
Daniel Bernard Roumain - Harlem Essay
Henryk Wieniawski - Violin Concerto in d minor, Movement 1

Pops Concert: Of Stage and Screen

Saturday, March 24, 2007 - 7:30 p.m.
Jim Rouse Theatre


The Columbia Orchestra and guest vocalists perform Broadway and Hollywood's biggest show-stoppers, from Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story and Andrew Lloyd Webber's most memorable hits to Lord of the Rings and a Salute to John Williams.

Featuring: Amanda Gosier, soprano and Stephen Cramer, tenor.

Chamber Music Concert

Friday, May 4, 2007 - 8:00 p.m.
Howard County Center for the Arts


Music Director Jason Love, concertmaster Brenda Anna and Columbia Orchestra pianist Nancy Smith present a free recital featuring Bartok's Romanian Folk Dances, Debussy's Cello Sonata and Beethoven's Archduke Trio. Join us for an intimate evening of chamber music!

A New World

Saturday, June 2, 2007 - 7:30 p.m.
Jim Rouse Theatre

Jonathan Carney, violin


Samuel Barber - Adagio for Strings
William Bolcom - Violin Concerto
Antonín Dvořák - Symphony No. 9, “From the New World”
David Heuser - A Screaming Comes Across the Sky

Columbia Festival of the Arts: Mark O'Connor with the Columbia Orchestra

Sunday, June 10, 2007 - 7:30 p.m.
Jim Rouse Theatre


Legendary violinist/composer/fiddler Mark O'Connor returns to the Festival joining the Columbia Orchestra for an unforgettable evening.

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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