2013-2014 Season

Choralis Marlissa Hudson Yvette Smith Dennys Moura Kerry Wilkerson

Verdi's Requiem

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


Chamber Concert One

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)


Jason Love Brian Stone

The Maestro's Anniversary

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


Columbia Orchestra Piano Trio Kyle Engler Mark Lanz Weiser

Chamber Concert Two: Columbia Orchestra Piano Trio

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)


Michael Sheppard

Billy the Kid

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

Jim Rouse Theatre

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 Greg Jukes Kinetics Dance Theatre, Lauren Snyder, Artistic Director

Young People's Concert

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


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Symphonic Pops Lori Hultgren Frédéric Rey Noelle Midori Naito (Saturday) Sean Li (Sunday)

Symphonic Pops

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!


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Chamber Concert Three

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

Exotic Landscapes

Winners of the Young Artist Competition
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


Events and performers are subject to change.