2014-2015 Season

Jonathan Carney

Brahms & Schumann

Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 7:30 p.m.

Jim Rouse Theatre

Johannes Brahms - Violin Concerto
Mary Howe - Stars
Robert Schumann - Symphony No. 3, "Rhenish"

 

Chamber Concert

Chamber Concert

Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 7:30 p.m.

Christ Episcopal Church

The amazing talents of our orchestra members are on display when they come together in small ensembles. Hear some of the great works of the chamber literature up close in a beautiful, intimate setting. This concert IS FREE and no seat reservation is required. (Donations to support the series are gladly accepted.)

 

David Murray

Dvořák & Gershwin

Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 7:30 p.m.

Jim Rouse Theatre

George Gershwin - Cuban Overture
Christopher Rouse - Trombone Concerto
Antonín Dvořák - Symphony No. 9, “From the New World”

 

Andrew Earle Simpson

Cinematic Inspirations

Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 7:30 p.m.

Jim Rouse Theatre

Gioachino Rossini - William Tell Overture
Andrew Earle Simpson - Buster Keaton's One Week
Modest Mussorgsky - Night on Bald Mountain
Ferde Grofé - Grand Canyon Suite

 

Greg Jukes Dance Connections, Jennifer Aversa, Director

Young People's Concerts

Saturday, February 21, 2015 - 10:30 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.

Jim Rouse Theatre

Camille Saint-Saëns - Carnival of the Animals

 

Dance Connections joins the Orchestra for its popular Young People's Concerts. Kids of all ages will love 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

 

Young People's Concert at the Gordon Center Greg Jukes Kinetics Dance Theatre, Lauren Snyder, Artistic Director

Young People's Concert at the Gordon Center

Sergei Prokofiev - Peter and the Wolf

 

Chamber Concert: Columbia Orchestra Piano Trio

Chamber Concert: Columbia Orchestra Piano Trio

Sunday, March 15, 2015 - 4:00 p.m.

Christ Episcopal Church

Debussy’s ravishing early Piano Trio is equal parts French Romanticism and early Impressionism, while Brahms combines the sophisticated forms of the Piano Quartet with the passionate flair of gypsy music. Pulitzer Prize-Winner Jennifer Higdon’s thrilling Trio explores colors, both musical and visual in a virtuosic tour-de-force. This concert by the Columbia Orchestra Piano Trio—Brenda Anna, violin; Nancy Smith, piano; and Jason Love, cello— is FREE and no seat reservation is required. (Donations to the series gladly accepted.)

 

Schubert & Stravinsky

Schubert & Stravinsky

Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 7:30 p.m.

Jim Rouse Theatre

Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 8, "Unfinished"
Igor Stravinsky - Petrushka
Winners of the Young Artist Competition

 

Symphonic Pops

Symphonic Pops

Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 7:30 p.m.

Jim Rouse Theatre

This family-friendly concert brings together blockbuster hits from Broadway, the silver screen, popular song, light classics and more.

 

Concert sponsored by  

Chamber Concert

Chamber Concert

Sunday, May 31, 2015 - 4:00 p.m.

Christ Episcopal Church

The amazing talents of our orchestra members are on display when they come together in small ensembles. Hear some of the great works of the chamber literature up close in a beautiful, intimate setting. This concerts are FREE and no seat reservation is required. (Donations to support the series are gladly accepted.)

 

Events and performers are subject to change.