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Festival City Symphony

Sunday, November 12, 2017 "Thanksgiving Promises”
Sunday, January 28, 2018 "Saints and Heroes"
Sunday, March 25, 2018 "Passion, Beauty and Light"
Sunday, May 13, 2018 "Legends and Masters"

2pm Doors //

3pm Show

November 12, 2017 | Thanksgiving Promises
The rich and expansive music of these four master-composers evokes appreciation, wonder, and thanks.The program will feature William Walton’s “Prelude and Fugue (The Spitfire),” Jennifer Higdon’s “Teton Range” from “All Things Majestic,” Aaron Copland’s “Suite” from “The Tenderland,” and Antonin Dvorak’s “Symphony No. 8 in G major, op. 88.”
January 28, 2018 | Saints and Heroes
Experience majestic music conveying powerful ideas and the inspiring spirit and faith of the composers.This program will feature Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Egmont Overture in F minor, op. 84” Paul Hindemith’s “Noblissima Visione,” and Felix Mendelssohn’s “Symphony No. 5, op. 107 (The Reformation).”

March 25, 2018
 | Passion, Beauty, and Light
Three of the finest French masters give us a musical feast inspired by passion, love, and studies in light and shade. Hartford Union High School Women’s Chorus directed by Ernie Brusubardis II will guest perform. The program will include Gabriel Faure’s “Pavane, op. 50,” Claude Debussy’s “Nocturnes,” and Georges Bizet’s “L’Arlesienne Suites 1 and 2” arr. Ernest Guiraud.

May 13, 2018 | Legends and Masters
A captivating concert of celestial music brings folktales to life. The program will feature Carl Maria von Weber’s “Overture to Der Freischutz,” Johannes Brahms’s “Intermezzo in A Major, op. 119, no. 2” (Black Swan), Engelbert Humperdinck’s “Prelude to Hansel and Gretel,” and Jean Sibelius’s “Symphony no. 7, op. 105, in C Major.”


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