Author Archives: David Kidwell

A Joyful ❤️ program notes

Program Notes by Jane Rausch For many of us, the December holidays are truly “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” as happy memories and anticipation of the glories of the season rekindle joyful hearts. To assist in this process, … Continue reading

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One Hand, One ❤️️ program notes

Program Notes by Jane Rausch Many Americans who grew up in the 1950s will quickly recognize our concert’s theme, “One Hand, One Heart,” as the title of the beautiful duet between two star-crossed teenagers in Leonard Bernstein’s timeless musical, West … Continue reading

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David Browne Wins Composition Competition

The Holyoke Civic Symphony is pleased to announce that it has chosen composer David Browne as the winner of its 2018 Composition Competition. Browne, a student at Florida Atlantic University, was selected for his “Shattered Clock Fanfare.” The orchestra will … Continue reading

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Dec. 2018 concert info

A JOYFUL ❤️️ PROGRAM Beethoven – Fidelio Overture Chausson – Poeme Ronald Gorevic, violin Cerulli – It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year Holcombe – Festive Sounds of Hanukkah Delius – Sleigh Ride Kidwell – Hark, the Herald Angels … Continue reading

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2018 Composition Competition

The Holyoke Civic Symphony, a college/community orchestra in Holyoke, Massachusetts, announces its 8th biennial composition competition. The winning composition will be performed by the orchestra on Sunday, May 5, 2019, and the composer will receive a prize of $200 and … Continue reading

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You Gotta Have ❤️

Sunday, May 5, 3:00 p.m. Holyoke Community College Composition Competition winner TBA Bourgeois: Trombone Concerto Matthew Russo, trombone Dvořák: Symphony No. 8 Tickets $10-15 general, $5 under 12 Please support our Symphony’s very important fundraising concert. flyer | podcast | … Continue reading

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The Passionate ❤️

Sunday, March 10, 3:00 p.m. Holyoke Community College Liszt: Totentanz Andrew D’Antonio, piano Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 Free! flyer | podcast | program notes iTunes: Liszt, Tchaikovsky

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A Joyful ❤️

Sunday, December 9, 3:00 p.m.Holyoke Community College Beethoven: Fidelio Overture Chausson: Poème Ronald Gorevic, violin Plus music for Christmas, Hanukkah, and the winter season Free! flyer | podcast | program notes iTunes: Beethoven, Chausson

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One Hand, One ❤️️

Sunday, October 21, 3:00 p.m. Holyoke Community College Bernstein: West Side Story Selections Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No. 1 Boris Kogan, cello Schumann: Symphony No. 4 Free! flyer | podcast | program notes iTunes: Bernstein, Saint-Saëns, Schumann

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ComiConcert recordings

Berlioz Roman Carnival Overture Shostakovich Piano Concerto No. 2 Star Trek Through the Years Harry Potter Symphonic Suite Video Games Live Lord of the Rings Imperial March Superman Returns

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