12/2 New Dominion Chorale: Gloria In Excelsis

Issachah Savage

Gloria in Excelsis
Sunday, December 2, 2018

The concert, conducted by Artistic Director Thomas Beveridge, will feature Puccini’s “Messa di Gloria,” Bach’s “The Childhood of Jesus,” and Beveridge’s “Carols for Singers and Orchestra.” Vocal soloists will be the internationally-acclaimed tenor Issachah Savage; soprano Annie Schwartz; mezzo-soprano Julia Farbstein; tenor Aaron Tucker; baritone Andre Darvasan-Stancui ; and bass-baritone Bob McDonald.

Dramatic tenor Issachah Savage has garnered international acclaim as a “heldentenor par excellence” with “trumpet-like, clear, open-throated, powerful” singing (San Francisco Examiner). Praised for his “impressive natural instrument” (Opera News), Mr. Savage is the winner of the Seattle International Wagner Competition earning the main prize, audience favorite prize, orchestra favorite prize, and a special honor by Speight Jenkins.

$35 for adults, $30 for seniors (62+), and $15 for students up to age 22. Group tickets are available for groups of 10 or more at $25 per ticket. All tickets are for general admission .

11/18 The Capitol Symphonic Youth Orchestras “Autumn Awareness”

Sunday, November 18, 2018
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TCSYO Symphonic Orchestra
TCSYO Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Dr. Cheri Collins

TCSYO Prelude Orchestra
Conductor: Ms. Diana Chou

TCSYO Percussion Ensemble
Conductor: Dr. David Wolf

Prelude Orchestra
Doug Spata……….Iroquois Journey
Brian Balmages……….Beethoven Lullaby
Richard Meyer……….Viola Country
Bob Cerulli ……….Syncopated Clock

Chamber Orchestra
William Hofeldt……….The Speckled Hen Overture
Antonin Dvorak/McCashin……….Largo
Bob Phillips……….Impact

Symphonic Orchestra
Hector Berlioz……….The Damnation of Faust – Hungarian March
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ……….Symphony 35 in D major, K. 385 “Haffner”
1. Allegro con spirito
2. Andante
3. Menuetto
4. Presto
Richard Wagner……….Lohengrin – Introduction to Act III

11/17 Virginia Grand Military Band Returns to the Schlesinger Center

Saturday, November 17, 2018
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The Star-Spangled Banner . . . . . . . . . . John Stafford Smith
Overture: Ruslan und Lyudmila . . . . . . . . . . . Mikhail Glinka
Air Varie: Rock of Ages . . . . . . . . . .Charles Lloyd Barnhouse
David Boltz, cornet and Philip Franke, euphonium
a) March: The National Geographic . . . . . . .  . CPT Thomas F. Darcy, Jr.
b) March: The New Colossus . . . . . . . . . . .Gene Milford
After Emma Lazarus (1849 – 1887) and composed for the VGMB
Finale from Death and Transfiguration . . . . . . . . . .Richard Strauss


Marche des Petits Faunes . . . . . . . . . . Gabriel Pierné
A selection of original compositions and arrangements of John Philip Sousa
Celebration! . . . . . . . . . Robert Russell Bennett

11/10 “Pershing’s Own” US Army Band



Saturday, November 10, 2018
FREE (Please reserve tickets in advance)

Join COL Andrew J. Esch as he conducts an evening of music that will engage and inspire. We celebrate Veterans and give you a special preview of our up-coming winter performances at the Midwest Orchestra and Band Clinic in Chicago, Illinois.

Free tickets available online only on Monday, October 29 and while supplies last. Parking is free at the venue.

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11/3 Alexandria Symphony Orchestra: Bernstein, Krash, and Mendelssohn


PROGRAM 2 – Mendelssohn: SYMPHONY NO. 3
Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 8pm
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James Ross, conductor
Tanya Anisimova, cello

BERNSTEIN: Overture to West Side Story
BERNSTEIN: Three Dance Episodes from On The Town
JESSICA KRASH: cello concerto (World Premiere)
MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 3 “Scottish”

The November program celebrates the past and present of American music. In recognition of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday celebration, the orchestra will perform two pieces from his acclaimed musicals, including the Overture to West Side Story and Three Dances Episodes from On the Town. The present comes into focus as the ASO performs the world premiere of Jessica Krash’s Cello Concerto. Closing the program will be Felix Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 3 “Scottish,” loosely based on the composer’s travels in Scotland with his longtime friend Karl Klingemann.

NOVA Band performs with George Mason University Wind Symphony 10/25


On Thursday, Oct. 25, the George Mason University Wind Symphony, under the direction of Mark Camphouse, and the NOVA Alexandria Band, under the direction of Lisa Eckstein, will present a FREE concert!

Come and hear favorites by Camille Saint-Saens, Percy Grainger, John Philip Sousa, Henry Fillmore, David Gillingham, Edward Gregson, Charles Carter, Rossano Galante, and new pieces by young composers Justin David Casinghino, Matthew Bandman, and Nathan Pereda. This concert will also feature Air Force Band member, Kate Fitzpatrick, as French Horn soloist!