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October 10, 2015, 7 pm
Mysteries Of The Human Heart
Lassiter Concert Hall
Roswell/Marietta

November 14, 2015, 7 pm
Romantic Reflections
Lassiter Concert Hall
Roswell/Marietta

February 6, 2016, 7 pm
Concerto Competition Showcase
Lassiter Concert Hall
Roswell/Marietta

March 13, 2016, 3 pm
Choral Masterworks
Roswell United Methodist Church
Roswell

May 7, 2016, 8 pm
An American Legacy
Oglethorpe University
Atlanta


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2015-16 Season

With a larger and more powerful orchestra than ever before, this season will take you on a tour of more great masterpieces of music than ever before. We have a number of surprises in store for you this season starting with our opening concert, so hang onto your seat. From animated music to great choral masterworks to great soloists, we're sure you'll love what you hear.



  Mysteries Of The Human Heart
Saturday, October 10, 2015, 7 p.m.
Lassiter Concert Hall
Roswell/Marietta

Moving and evocative tone poetry opens our 2015-16 season. Experience Berlioz’ thrilling Le Corsaire and Dvořák‘s Slavonic Dances. Suffer heartache and betrayal with Grieg‘s Peer Gynt and Saint-Saëns‘ Samson et Delilah. Then rejoice in the triumph of Holst‘s Jupiter, Bringer of Jollity. All of this with a very special surprise.



  Romantic Reflections
Saturday, November 14, 2015, 7 p.m.
Lassiter Concert Hall
Roswell/Marietta

Join us for a lighthearted sojourn in the countryside. We open with Berlioz‘s Shakespeare-inspired Béatrice et Bénédict. Then, Atlanta's own Helen Kim (who has appeared with the Boston Pops, Milwaukee and Atlanta Symphony Orchestras), performs the gorgeous Barber Violin Concerto, a virtuosic work that takes you on a trip through both peaceful pastures and thunderstorms. Then, hear Brahms‘ Symphony No. 2, so lush that the work is often compared with Beethoven‘s Pastoral Symphony for it's cheery picturesque themes.


  Young Artists‘ Concerto Competition
Saturday, February 6, 2016, 7 p.m.
Lassiter Concert Hall
Roswell/Marietta

The Samuel Fordis Young Artists’ Concerto Competition — now one of the largest in the South — features the top competition winners in solo performance with the orchestra. Scores of soloists come from all over the South to compete head-to head with amazing solos. The concert will also feature the Scherzo Cappriciosso by Dvořák. Without a doubt, this is one not to miss!



  Choral Masterworks — Beethoven & Bruckner
Sunday, March 13, 2016, 3 p.m.
Roswell United Methodist Church
Alpharetta

This spring, we join forces with The Michael O’Neal Singers, Atlanta's choral powerhouse, to bring you great works from musical titans: Bruckner’s incomparable Te Deum and Beethoven’s Fantasia in C Minor (Choral Fantasy). And for openers, we feature Beethoven's Egmont Overture.



  An American Legacy
Saturday, May 7, 2016, 8 p.m.
Conant Performing Arts Center,
Oglethorpe University

Atlanta

After a season of masterpieces from around the globe, we return home to feature American composers, including Howard Hanson‘s Symphony No. 2, Aaron Copland‘s An Outdoor Overture. Gershwin's flashy piano concerto Rhapsody in Blue is performed by Dr. William Ransom of Emory University. This concert is co-sponsored by the Arts, Education & Ideas at Oglethorpe University Series.

 
 
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