2022-2023 SEASON

2013-2014 Season : All Events

Past Events

Benjamin Britten - Fanfare for St. Edmundsbury
Giuseppe Verdi - Requiem

Chamber Concert One

Saturday, November 16, 2013 - 7:30 p.m.
Christ Episcopal Church


Antonín Dvořák - String Quartet No. 10, Op. 51
Alexandre Tansman - Septet
William Walton - Façade (Highlights)

The Maestro's Anniversary

Saturday, December 7, 2013 - 7:30 p.m.
Jim Rouse Theatre

Brian Stone, conductor
Jason Love, cello
Jason Love, conductor


Johannes Brahms - Symphony No. 3
Shulamit Ran - Chicago Skyline
Dmitri Shostakovich - Cello Concerto No. 1

Chamber Concert Two: Columbia Orchestra Piano Trio

Sunday, January 19, 2014 - 3:00 p.m.
Christ Episcopal Church

Columbia Orchestra Piano Trio
Mark Lanz Weiser, composer
Kyle Engler, mezzo-soprano


Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Trio No. 3
Gabriel Fauré - Piano Quartet No. 1
Jake Heggie - Some Times of Day
Mark Lanz Weiser - The Stronger Child (world premiere)

Billy the Kid

Saturday, February 1, 2014 - 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, February 2, 2014 - 3:00 p.m.
Jim Rouse Theatre

Michael Sheppard, piano
Jason Love, conductor


Aaron Copland - Suite from Billy the Kid
Michael Djupstrom - Scène et Pas de deux
Sergei Rachmaninoff - Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

Young People's Concert

Saturday, February 22, 2014 - 10:30 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
Jim Rouse Theatre

Kinetics Dance Theatre, Lauren Snyder, Artistic Director
Greg Jukes, narrator
Jason Love, conductor


The orchestra is joined by the marvelous performers of Kinetics Dance Theatre for Prokofiev’s immortal Peter and the Wolf along with other kid-friendly versions of famous classics. Children of all ages will enjoy this fun-filled introduction to the orchestra with our entertaining conductor and narrator Greg Jukes. Choose either the 10:30 or 1:00 concert and try your hand at playing instruments in between the two performances at our free Musical Instrument Petting Zoo, sponsored by

Symphonic Pops

Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 16, 2014 - 3:00 p.m.
Jim Rouse Theatre

Frédéric Rey, tenor
Lori Hultgren, soprano
Noelle Midori Naito (Saturday), violin
Sean Li (Sunday), saxophone
Jason Love, conductor


Classic film music from The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly to Indiana Jones, Broadway blockbusters like Wicked and the Sound of Music, video game music from Halo and Civilization IV, pop hits by Billy Joel, and light classical favorites... Two talented winners from the Orchestra's 2014 Young Artist Competition will also perform. Come see why this is one of our most popular and family-friendly events!

Chamber Concert Three

Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 3:00 p.m.
Christ Episcopal Church


(New date and time!) The amazing talents of Columbia Orchestra members will be on display as small ensembles present great works of the chamber music literature in the beautiful, intimate setting of Christ Episcopal Church in Columbia. The April Chamber Concert features string, woodwind, brass, piano, and even hammered dulcimer music including highlights from Schubert's "Trout" Quintet, and music by Brahms, Beethoven, Piazzolla, and more.

Exotic Landscapes

Saturday, May 31, 2014 - 7:30 p.m.
Jim Rouse Theatre

Chris Niebling, actor
Valerie Fenton, actor
Janie Shih, cello
Edmond Kim, clarinet
Jason Love, conductor


Edward Elgar - Cello Concerto, 4th movement
Felix Mendelssohn - A Midsummer Night's Dream (Highlights)
Francis Poulenc - Les Animaux modèles (Excerpts)
Ottorino Respighi - Fountains of Rome
Silvestre Revueltas - "Night of Enchantment" from The Night of the Mayas
Artie Shaw - Clarinet Concerto

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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