2008-09 Concert Season

Mark O’Connor Dinner Jam Benefit Performance

National Heritage Museum, Lexington, MA
Saturday, September 20, 2008 — 5:30 – 11:00 pm
Special nonsubscription event

A champage reception, catered dinner, and jam session with fiddler Mark O’Connor and friends. Plus a live auction, quilt show, and chance to view the museum exhibit, Keepers of Tradition: Art & Folk Heritage in Massachusetts.

Just Fiddlin’

Sunday, September 21, 2008 — 3 pm

Joel Smirnoff, Guest Conductor
Mark O’Connor, Violinist

O’Connor, Concerto No. 6, “Old Brass”
O’Connor, Harmony
Mozart, Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K. 550

Program Notes
Photo Gallery

Wunderkinds of Music

Sunday, November 30, 2008 — 3 pm

Beatrice Affron, Guest Conductor
2008 Concerto Competition Winners, Guest Soloists

Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin
Haydn, Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major, First Movement
Eli Kaynor, Cello
Haydn, Trumpet Concerto in E-flat Major, First Movement
Nathaniel Meyer, Trumpet
Mozart, Flute Concerto No. 1 in G Major, K. 313, First Movement
Katherine Griffith, Flute
Intermission
Respighi, Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite 3
Haydn, Symphony No. 82

Program Notes
Photo Gallery

Gunther Schuller’s “Best Chamber Picks”

Sunday, April 5, 2009 — 3 pm

Gunther Schuller, Principal Guest Conductor
Irina Muresanu, Violinist

Haydn, Symphony No. 1 in D Major
Mozart, Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, K. 216 (Strassburg)
Bridge, There Is a Willow Grows Aslant a Brook
Haydn, Symphony No. 97 in C Major

Program Notes

Mozart’s Requiem

Saturday, April 25, 2009 — 8 pm
Special nonsubscription concert

Harvard-Radcliffe Chorus
Kevin Leong, HRC Conductor
Mara Bonde, Soprano
Deborah Rentz-Moore, Mezzo-soprano
Lawrence Jones, Tenor
Sumner Thompson, Baritone

Mozart, Requiem, K626 (completion by Robert Levin)