2014-2015 66th Concert Season

WSO History
- click on concert date below for details -
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 & Hovhaness featuring Joseph Foley

 - Hovhaness 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
Overtures, A Clock, Sonata, & Rhapsody

Celebrating the World of Wellesley

Popper Hungarian Rhapsody
      Zlatomir Fung cello

Read about Zlatomir Fung

Beethoven Overture and
Turkish March from The Ruins of Athens
Kodaly Viennese Musical Clock and
Intermezzo from Hary Janos Suite
Schubert Arpeggione Sonata
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.

Anya Olsen

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

Vytas Baksys

Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue
 - Vytas Baksys, piano

Debussy Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Suk Scherzo Fantastique
Weber Jubel (Jubilee) Overture (based on My Country Tis of Thee)
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

2014 WSO Young Soloist Competition Winner Hana Chang plays Mendelssohn

Brian Hagar-McKee, Narrator and Host

Brian Hagar-McKee

Irish Party in 3rd Class from Titanic, Irish Stew by Greg Rice, Irish Singalong
Isle of Innesfree featuring Anya Olsen
Annual collaboration with the Wellesley Public Schools music program

2015 Concert Sponsors:
 Wellesley Bank Charitable Trust
 Bose Corp.
 Roche Bros
 Wellesley Hills Junior Women's Club
May 3, 2015
Season Finale Emerging Artists

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

Violin Concerto
Ilana Zaks, Violin

Tickets may also be purchased in advance at:
- M. Steinert & Sons Natick
- Walgreens (266 Washington St, Wellesley)
- Wellesley Books (82 Central St, Wellesley)
- by calling (781) 235-0515
- or at the Box Office on the day of the concert.

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

questions? email info@wellesleysymphony.org or call (781) 235-0515