2014-2015 66th Concert Season

WSO History
Oct 19, 2014 Patriotic Overtures, Haydn, Hohvaness & Grieg *
Nov 23, 2014 Academics, Athens, Clocks and more *
Dec 14, 2014 Holiday Pops - Carols of the Bells
Feb 8, 2015 Gershwin, Debussy and more *
Mar 15, 2015 Family Concert - Irish Singalong
May 3, 2015 Emerging Artist - All Tchaikovsky*

All concerts Sundays 3:00 PM
(*) subscription concerts
       with pre-concert talk at 2:15

MassBay Community College
50 Oakland Street, Wellesley Hills

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October 19, 2014
Patriotic Overtures, Haydn & Hohvaness featuring Joseph Foley




 - Hohvaness Prayer of St. Gregory
 - Haydn Trumpet Concerto in E-flat
Joseph Foley, trumpet


John La Montaine From Sea to Shining Sea Composed for the Inaugural Concert of JFK (1961) (Homage to America the Beautiful)
Edvard Grieg Symphonic Dances op. 64
Dudley Buck Festival Overture on the National Air "The Star Spangled Banner"
November 23, 2014
Overture, Clock, Sonata, & Rhapsody

Beethoven Overture and
Turkish March from The Ruins of Athens
Kodaly Viennese Musical Clock and
Intermezzo from Harry Jonos Suite
Schubert Arpeggione Sonata

Popper Hungarian Rhapsody
      Zlatomir Fung cello

Brahms Academic Festival Overture

December 14, 2014
WSO Holiday Pops

Soprano Anya Olsen sings Christmas and Holiday Favorites.

Featuring the winner of the WSO "Two Front Teeth" contest
Blake The Snowman Leslie Holmes narrator
our traditional audience singalong, Santa, and kids conduct the orchestra.
Reception to follow.


February 8, 2015
Gershwin, Debussy, Suk, and Weber

Debussy Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Suk Scherzo Fantastique
Weber Jubel (Jubilee) Overture (based on My Country Tis of Thee
Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue
 - Vitas Baksys, piano

March 15, 2015
Family Concert - St. Patrick's Day!


For Music in the Schools Month
- Pre-concert Instrument Petting Zoo at 1:30
- Show’n’tell with Leslie Holmes at 2:15, concert at 3
Brian Hagar-McKee, Narrator and Host
Irish Party in 3rd Class from Titanic
Annual collaboration with the Wellesley Public Schools music program
- 2014 WSO Young Soloist Competition Winner TBD

2014 Concert Sponsors: Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Bose Corp.,
  Wellesley Bank Charitable Trust, Wellesley Hills Junior Women's Club
  Rockland Trust

Brian Hagar-McKee

May 3, 2015
Season Finale Emerging Artists


All Tchaikovsky
  - Swan Lake Ballet Suite excerpts
  - Romeo and Juliet Overture Fantasy


Ilana Zaks

Violin Concerto
Ilana Zaks, Violin





Ticket prices for 2014 - 2015 season
Adult - $25  - -  Senior/Student - $20
Free admission for children under 12
Groups of 6 or more $15
MassBay Students, Staff & Faculty Free with ID