2011-2012 Season : All Events

Past Events

Christopher Rose

Higdon and Tchaikovsky

Saturday, October 15, 2011 - 7:30 p.m.

Jim Rouse Theatre

Aaron Copland - Fanfare for the Common Man
Jennifer Higdon - Percussion Concerto
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 5 in E Minor


Chamber Concert One

Chamber Concert One

Saturday, October 29, 2011 - 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 the chamber literature up close in a beautiful, intimate setting. These concerts are FREE and no seat reservation is required. (Donations to support the series are gladly accepted.)


Final Words Stanley Thurston, Music Director Wayne Jennings The Heritage Signature Chorale

Final Words

Saturday, December 3, 2011 - 7:30 p.m.

Jim Rouse Theatre

Adolphus Hailstork - I Will Lift Up Mine Eyes
Gustav Mahler - Adagio from Symphony No. 10
Giuseppe Verdi - Stabat Mater


American Inspirations Rachel Young Christopher Weiss

American Inspirations

Saturday, February 4, 2012 - 7:30 p.m.

Jim Rouse Theatre

N. Cameron Britt - Inledning
Aaron Copland - Appalachian Spring
Antonín Dvořák - Cello Concerto
Christopher Weiss - Voice of the Unknown Soldier


Greg Jukes Kinetics Dance Theatre, Priscilla Kaufhold, Artistic Director

Young People's Concert

Saturday, February 25, 2012 - 12:30 p.m. & 3:00 p.m.

Jim Rouse Theatre

Russell Peck - The Thrill of the Orchestra
Camille Saint-Saëns - Carnival of the Animals


Leigh Ann Hinton Stephen Cramer Teelin Irish Dance Company

Symphonic Pops

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

Jim Rouse Theatre

Cap off your St. Patrick's Day celebrations in a concert with Irish-themed folk music, highlights from Finian's Rainbow, and selections from Lord of the Dance featuring the Teelin Irish Dance Company. Hits by Andrew Lloyd Webber, film music from Jurassic Park and Somewhere In Time, and classical favorites round out this musical evening to remember!


Chamber Concert Two

Chamber Concert Two

Saturday, March 31, 2012 - 7:30 p.m.

Christ Episcopal Church

Antonín Dvořák - Serenade for Winds
Franz Schubert - Piano Quintet in A Major, "Trout"
Mark Lackey - Tangle: an off-kilter tango
Arthur Foote - A Night Piece


Chamber Concert Three: Columbia Orchestra Piano Trio

Chamber Concert Three: Columbia Orchestra Piano Trio

Saturday, May 12, 2012 - 7:30 p.m.

Christ Episcopal Church

Handel-Halvorsen - Passacaglia
Arno Babajanian - Piano Trio
Antonín Dvořák - Piano Quintet No. 2


Orchestral Fireworks Diane Yang Katherine Tich Kenneth Ryu Naito

Orchestral Fireworks

Saturday, June 2, 2012 - 7:30 p.m.

Jim Rouse Theatre

Zhou Tian - A Thousand Years of Good Prayers
Ludwig van Beethoven - Leonore Overture No. 3
Max Bruch - Concerto in G Minor for Violin, First Movement
Cecile Chaminade - Concertino for Flute
Felix Mendelssohn - Concerto in E Minor for Violin, First Movement
Arturo Márquez - Conga del Fuego Nuevo
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Capriccio Espagnol


Sunset Serenade Concert in the Park

Sunset Serenade Concert in the Park

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 7:00 p.m.

Centennial Park

Pack a picnic, bring a blanket, and come on out for a fun-filled, free concert for the entire family. Enjoy music from Hollywood blockbuster films, classic Beatles songs, and lots of other pops classics including Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture! Click here to read more about the music.

From 6:00 to 7:00, children (and adults) of all ages can try out many of the instruments of the orchestra, at our Musical Instrument Petting Zoo! Courtesy of Music & Arts.

In case of rain, both the concert and the petting zoo will take place at the Jim Rouse Theatre.


Events and performers are subject to change.

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