Author Archives: David Kidwell

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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Chamber Music Concert

Members of the Holyoke Civic Symphony will present a chamber music concert on Sunday, March 18 at 3pm at Holyoke Community College. A variety of ensembles will perform music by Brahms, Ravel, Saint-Saëns, Paul Henle, Richard Rodgers, and Cole Porter. … Continue reading

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Looking Forward, Looking Back program notes

PROGRAM NOTES by Jane Rausch Janus, the Roman god of beginnings and transitions, is usually depicted as having two faces looking opposite ways, one towards the past and other towards the future. The three compositions that we present this afternoon … Continue reading

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You Better Watch Out! program notes

PROGRAM NOTES by Jane Rausch Today’s concert – “You Better Watch Out!” – is the Holyoke Civic Symphony’s gift to you for the holidays. As part of our “Plus One” season, we are presenting a program of beloved classical and … Continue reading

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Student Concerto Competition

The Holyoke Civic Symphony’s 2018 Student Concerto Competition is coming up! It’s open to students in grades 9 to 12 in Franklin, Hampshire, Hampden, and Berkshire counties in Massachusetts. The winner will receive a cash award and will perform with … Continue reading

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You Better Watch Out!

Corelli Christmas Concerto Weber Clarinet Concerto Rimsky-Korsakov Christmas Eve Polonaise Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24 Sleigh Ride Rocket Sleigh Polar Express Christmas Singalong Christmas Song

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