Schedule

  • Adrian
  • Guest Appearances
  • Pasadena Symphony and Pops
  • Santa Cruz
  • Sequoia Symphony Orchestra
  • YOLA

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Event List

Classical Goes Hollywood
Bernstein:
Gershwin:Piano Concerto in F
Andrew Tyson, piano
Gershwin:An American in Paris
7:30PM, Saturday, November 17, 2018
Visalia Fox Theater
308 W Main St
Visalia, CA 93291

The early film industry took advantage of some of the world’s greatest composers and talents from Shostakovich to Aaron Copland. This concert selects scores from Leonard Bernstein and George Gershwin. The Sequoia Symphony welcomes back favorite pianist Andrew Tyson in Gershwin’s magnificent “Concerto in F.” 

 

A Soulful Christmas
3:00PM, Saturday, December 8, 2018
Visalia Fox Theater
308 W Main St
Visalia, CA 93291

Our holiday concert has become the must see of the December season. This season’s all new program focuses on great music from Motown and more, featuring the song stylings of Hope Garcia as she puts her distinct mark on favorite Christmas classics old and new. 

A Soulful Christmas
7:30PM, Saturday, December 8, 2018
Visalia Fox Theater
308 W Main St
Visalia, CA 93291

Our holiday concert has become the must see of the December season. This season’s all new program focuses on great music from Motown and more, featuring the song stylings of Hope Garcia as she puts her distinct mark on favorite Christmas classics old and new. 

Home for the Holidays
8:00PM, Saturday, December 15, 2018
Dawson Auditorium
Dawson Auditorium S Charles Street
Adrian, MI 49221

Holiday Tunes from the classic era of Christmas Music!

Winter Wonders
Tchaikovsky:Symphony No. 1
Sibelius:Symphony No. 2
7:30PM, Saturday, January 12, 2019
Visalia Fox Theater
308 W Main St
Visalia, CA 93291

Two classic symphonies from the “Great North.” Tchaikovsky’s short, sweet “Winter Daydreams” opens the program while Sibelius’ masterful Symphony No. 2, travels from the shimmering loneliness of doubt to a grand symphonic finale that rivals Beethoven’s best. 

Shades of Red
Bernstein:Overture from
Gershwin:Concerto in F
Jeffrey Biegel, piano
Shostakovich:Symphony #5
7:30PM, Saturday, February 2, 2019
Monroe Auditorium
775 Sixth St Ne
Hickory, North Carolina 28601
American Voices: Copland to Jazz
Daugherty:American Gothic
Copland:The Lincoln Portrait
Bolcom:Concerto for Clarinet (II)
Grant Still:The American Scene, suite 4 "The Far West"
Gershwin:"Porgy and Bess" Symphonic Picture
7:30PM, Saturday, February 9, 2019
Visalia Fox Theater
308 W Main St
Visalia, CA 93291

A tour through our country’s regions and history is anchored by Copland’s setting of Abraham Lincoln’s powerful words, while we also visit the jazz influences in symphonic repertoire, including Gershwin and William Grant Still. 

Harry Potter Goes to the Movies
John WilliamsMusic from:
Harry Potter
Star Wars
E.T. The Extra Terrestrial
Raiders of the Lost Ark
7:00PM, Friday, February 22, 2019
Dawson Auditorium
Dawson Auditorium S Charles Street
Adrian, MI 49221

Celebrate John Williams with the this family friendly program of film for Harry Potter, Star Wars, and more!

 

Great Movies/Great Music: Marvel-ous Heroes!
7:30PM, Saturday, March 2, 2019
Visalia Fox Theater
308 W Main St
Visalia, CA 93291

What makes a hero? We all know our favorite movies themes from our heroes and heroines. Our annual film concert celebrates all of them, from the obvious to the not so obvious. Characters and costumes will abound!  

Winds of Change
8:00PM, Friday, March 22, 2019
Holy Rosary Chapel
1257 East Siena Heights Drive
Adrian, Michigan 49221

Great music for orchestral winds in the incomparable setting of Holy Rosary Chapel.

Winds of Change
3:00PM, Sunday, March 24, 2019
Holy Rosary Chapel
1257 East Siena Heights Drive
Adrian, Michigan 49221

Great music for orchestral winds in the incomparable setting of Holy Rosary Chapel.

Wonders of Europe
Rodrigo:Concerto de Aranjuez
Jiji, classical guitar
Respighi:The Pines of Rome
7:30PM, Saturday, April 13, 2019
Visalia Fox Theater
308 W Main St
Visalia, CA 93291

Brilliant locations close our year of Destinations. A quick trip through Italy and Spain gives us three brilliant masterworks, including Rodrigo’s guitar concerto played by our brilliant soloist, joining the Sequoia Symphony for her debut. Flash, pomp, mystery and brilliance wrap up our year with one of Visalia’s favorite pieces, Respighi’s “The Pines of Rome.” 

 

Carmina Burana
Elisor:"Broad Bands of Light"
Steven Siefert, Dulcimer
Orff:Carmina Burana
8:00PM, Friday, May 3, 2019
Dawson Auditorium
Dawson Auditorium S Charles Street
Adrian, MI 49221

We close our orchestral season in Adrian with the spectacular oratorio, "Carmina Burana." Featuring a chorus of more than 100 singers from a combination of several local choirs, this concert is sure to blow the roof of the auditorium. Prior to the intermission, we have a return visit of Conni Elisor, for a performance of her second concerto for Dulcimer, "Broad Bands of Light."