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50 Years of Joy

Sunday, May 7, 3:00 p.m. Holyoke High School Adrienne Albert: Homeward Bound premiere, HCS commission Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 Erin Nafziger, soprano Eileen Ruby, mezzo-soprano Mark Todd, tenor John Thomas, bass Edwards Church choir Holyoke High School chorus Holyoke Community … Continue reading

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Seeing Double

Sunday, March 5, 3:00 p.m. Holyoke Community College Brahms: Tragic Overture Zeke Hecker: Two Portraits premiere, HCS commission Brahms: Double Concerto Ronald Gorevic, violin Melissa Westgate, cello Free! flyer | podcast | program notes iTunes: Tragic Overture, Double Concerto

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A Joyful Sound

Sunday, December 11, 3:00 p.m.Holyoke Community College Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite No. 1 Clifton J. Noble: A Caribbean Christmas premiere, HCS commission Plus holiday favorites, a singalong, the Holyoke Public Schools Strings, and a visit from Old St. Nick! Free! flyer … Continue reading

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People’s Choice

Sunday, October 23, 3:00 p.m. Holyoke Community College Mozart: The Magic Flute Overture Gwyneth Walker: Flying Colors premiere, HCS commission Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 “From the New World” Free! flyer | podcast | program notes iTunes: Mozart, Dvorak

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Spring Forward

Sunday, May 1, 3:00 p.m. Holyoke Community College Leroy Anderson: The First Day of Spring Mark Zuckerman: Civic Celebration (premiere) Mozart: Clarinet Concerto Paul Dratfield, clarinet Copland: Appalachian Spring Tickets $10 general, $5 under 12 Please support our Symphony’s very … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Russia

Sunday, March 6, 3:00 p.m. Holyoke Community College Glière: Russian Sailor’s Dance David Kidwell: Three Spirituals Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 Free! flyer | podcast | program notes iTunes: Glière, Tchaikovsky

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Far, Far Away

Sunday, December 13, 3:00 p.m.Holyoke High School Holst: Christmas Day Mary Annarella, soprano Eileen Ruby, mezzo-soprano John Thomas, bass Holyoke High School Madrigal Choir Handel: Messiah selections John Williams: Star Wars Suite Plus a Star Wars costume contest and a … Continue reading

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Haunted Holyoke

Sunday, October 25, 3:00 p.m. Holyoke Community College Berlioz: March to the Scaffold Lauren Bernofsky: House of Untold Horrors Saint-Saëns: Danse Macabre Irina Condon, violin Sibelius: Symphony No. 1 Free! flyer | podcast | program notes iTunes: Berlioz, St.-Saëns, Sibelius

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First You Dream

Vocalist Mary Annarella and pianist David Kidwell will present a cabaret performance on Friday, March 27 at 7:30 p.m. at the Wistariahurst Museum, 238 Cabot St. in Holyoke. The evening is entitled “First You Dream” and will include selections from … Continue reading

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The Wild, Wild West

Sunday, May 3, 3:00 p.m. Holyoke Community College Adrienne Albert: Western Suite John Williams: The Cowboys Overture Copland: selections from Rodeo Edouard Lalo: Symphonie Espagnole Hannah Lynn Cohen, violin 2015 Student Concerto Competition winner Tickets $10 general, $5 under 12 … Continue reading

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