2020-21 Season

Due to the uncertainty of COVID-19 and its ongoing impact, all plans are tentative. Our Board of Directors continues to monitor the situation and will post all updates here, on our home page and on Facebook.++

 

Concert #1 Ι Friday, September 11, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

Location: Outdoors at Mt. Felix Winery in Havre de Grace
Time: 6:30 p.m.

Rain Date: Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 4 p.m.

Sheldon Bair – Conductor
Brian Folus – Guest Conductor
Emmanuel Borowsky – violinist
Frances Borowsky – cellist

  • Samuel Ward and Katherine Bates/arr. Turner – America the Beautiful
  • Jean Sibelius – Andante Festivo
  • Arcangelo Corelli – Concerto Grosso Op, 6, No. 4 in D Major
  • Peter Tchaikovsky – Hamlet Entr’acte No. 8, conducted by Brian Folus
  • Anderson – Plink, Plank, Plunk, conducted by Brian Folus
  • arr. Sheldon Bair – Londonderry Air (Traditional Irish Melody)
  • Jay Ungar/arr. Calvin Custer – Ashokan Farewell
  • WA Mozart – Six Ländler K. 606
  • Ed Sheeran and Amy Wadge/arr. Larry Moore – Thinking Out Loud
  • Antonio Vivaldi – Concerto for Violin and Cello in A Major, with soloists Emmanuel and Frances Borowsky

Program for Sept. 11, 2020

Concert #2 Ι Saturday, October 24, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

“A Salute to Europe”

Location: St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Bel Air
Two Performances!
Time: 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Sheldon Bair – Conductor
Brian Folus– Conductor
Emmanuel Borowsky – Violin
Frances Borowsky – Cello
Christopher Dillon – Piano

  • Jean Sibelius – Andante Festivo
  • Felix Mendelssohn – Sinfonia No. 3 in E Minor for String Orchestra
  • Ludwig van Beethoven – Cavatina from String Quartet Op. 130
  • JS Bach – Piano Concerto in D Minor, with soloist Christopher Dillon
  • Peter Tchaikovsky – Hamlet Entr’acte
  • Franz Shubert, arr. Folus – Erlkönig
  • Antonio Vivaldi – Concerto for Violin and Cello in  A Major, with soloists Emmanuel Borowsky and Frances Borowsky

A Salute to Europe Program

Concert #3 Ι Saturday, January 23, 2021 – CANCELLED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Holiday Music from Around the World!”

Location: St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Bel Air
Two Performances!
Time: 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Sheldon Bair – Conductor

  • Corelli – Christmas Concerto Grosso Op. 6, No. 8
  • arr. Brian Folus – A Taste of Hanukkah
  • William Grant Still – Christmas in the Western  World, with piano soloist, Gabriellia McNeil
  • Giuseppe Torelli – Christmas Concerto Grosso
  • Anderson – Suite of Carols
  • Anderson, arr. Applebaum – Sleigh Ride

 

Concert #4 Ι Sunday, April 11, 2021

Location: St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Bel Air
Two Performances
Time: 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Sheldon Bair – Conductor
Brian Folus – Guest Conductor

  • Samuel Ward, arr. Jeffrey E. Turner – America the Beautiful
  • Francesco Geminiani – Concerto Grosso Op. 5. No. 12 “La Folia”
  • Sir William Walton – Touch Her Soft Lips and Part from “Henry V”
  • Benny Russell – Oh, Freedom
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Six Ländler Dances, K. 606, conducted by Brian Folus
  • Jay Ungar, arr. Calvin Custer – Ashokan Farewell, conducted by Brian Folus
  • William Boyce, arr. Brian Folus – Symphony No. 1, conducted by Brian Folus
  • Percy Grainger – Irish Tune from County Derry, conducted by Brian Folus

Concert #5 Ι Sunday, May 16, 2021

Location: St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Bel Air
Two Performances
Time: 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Sheldon Bair – Conductor
Brian Folus – Guest Conductor
Linda Leanza – violinist

  • Arcangelo Corelli – Concerto Grosso Op. 6, No. 4
  • Edvard Grieg – Holberg Suite, Op. 40
  • Leroy Anderson – Plink, Plank, Plunk, conducted by Brian Folus
  • arr. Theldon Myers – Scarborough Fair, conducted by Brian Folus
  • JS Bach – Concerto in A Minor for Violin and Orchestra, with soloist Linda Leanza

SSO Recipe Book 2021 During the fall of 2020, we decided to do something to help brighten everyone’s day, and what better way to do that than with recipes from our musicians and their families!

Watch our concert on our YouTube channel!

Concert #6 Ι Sunday, June 6, 2021

Town of Bel Air Summer Concert Series Ι SSO’s 3rd Annual Opioid Awareness Concert 

Location: William A. Humbert Amphitheater at Shamrock Park
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Sheldon Bair – Conductor

  • Samuel Ward, arr. Jeffrey E. Turner – America the Beautiful
  • Ed Sheeran and Amy Wadge, arr. Larry Moore – Thinking Out Loud
  • Jean Sibelius – Andante Festivo
  • more TBA!

Concert #7 Ι Monday, June 7, 2021

Fundraiser at Hopkins Farm Brewery

Location: Hopkins Farm Brewery
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Sheldon Bair – Conductor

Join us at Hopkins Farm Brewery for an evening filled with music, friends, and family!  With special guests, Opera Susquehanna from York, PA.  Tickets are $15 for Adults and $10 for kids 11-18, and children 10 and under are free. Tickets can be purchased in advance online or at the door.

Doors open at 5 p.m. with Jimmy’s Famous Seafood and drinks will be available. Bring some shades and enjoy a wonderful evening of music to support the SSO!

  • Sibelius – Andante Festivo
  • Grieg – Holberg, mvmt. 1
  • Puccini – O Mio Babbino Caro
  • Corelli – Concerto Op. 6, No. 4, mvmt. 1
  • And More!

June 7th Program & Cookbook

++ Last Updated June 13, 2021

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