2018-19 Season

42nd Season – Tentative Plans

Listed are the five concerts in the SSO concert series. Concerts #1, 2, 3, and 4 are available as a subscription series. Concert #5 is a free concert presented al fresco.

Concert #1 |October 2018 at 7:30PM | Bel Air High School

Bernstein’s Year

Sheldon Bair – Conductor
Katie Procell – Soprano

  • Megan DiGeorgio – Generations, premiere
  • Mozart – Susanna’s aria from Act IV of “The Marriage of Figaro”, “Deh vieni non tardar”
  • Beethoven – Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21
  • Bernstein – Glitter and Be Gay from “Candide”
  • Bernstein – Three Dance Episodes from “On the Town”
  • Bernstein/arr. Jack Mason – West Side Story Medley

 

 

Concert #2 |December 2018 at 7:30PM | Bel Air High School

Music for a Festive Season

Sheldon Bair – Conductor
Sara Magill – Harp

  • Jesse Ayers – Fanfare and Carol (on Joy to the World)
  • Jonathan Graybill – A Winter Celebration, premiere
  • Handel – Concerto a due Cori – Selection “And the Glory of the Lord”
  • Handel – Harp Concerto in B-flat Op. 4, No. 6
  • David Newman and Stephen Flaherty/arr. Custer – “Anastasia” Medley
  • Robert Bauerle – Fanfare on Emmanuel
  • Randol Bass – ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas
  • Sheldon Bair – Christmas Sing Along

Concert #3 |March 2019 at 7:30PM | Bel Air High School

Night Dances

Sheldon Bair – Conductor

  • Brahms – Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98
  • David Osbon – Nocturne, premiere
  • Leo Delibes – Pizzicato and Procession of the Bacchus from “Sylvia”

Concert #4 |May 2019 at 7:30PM | Bel Air High School

Influences

Sheldon Bair – Conductor
Kara Iwanowski – Piano

  • Modest Mussorgsky – Gopak from “Fair at Sorochyntsi”
  • Sir Malcolm Arnold – Tam O’Shanter Overture, Op. 51
  • Dmitri Shostakovich – Piano Concerto No. 2
  • William Grant Still – Archaic Ritual

Concert #5 Free Bel Air Summer Concert Series

June 2, 2019 at 7:00PM | Humbert Memorial Band Shell 

Program TBD