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This season features our usual mix of music and outstanding soloists with a special emphasis on local composers and performers.
Philharmonic December Concert
Sunday December 10 3 pm George Washington Masonic National Memorial (Alexandria)
Sunday December 17 3 pm Church of the Epiphany (DC)
First explore American music with Territo’s The Story of John Henry Set to Music. The Tubist is featured as the "voice" of John Henry, and the Percussion embodying "the machine". Then join WMP as we journey through Italy, Spain (via French Composers) and England in a concert of favorites. WMP principal cellist Randy Ward performs with the orchestra in Vaughn Williams’ pastoral English fantasy. The orchestra displays the brilliant orchestral colors of Respighi’s stunning Italianate tone poem. Outstanding guitarist Piotr Pakhomkin concludes the program with Tansman’s delightful homage to Manuel de Falla.
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For students grade 9 and higher
For students grade 6–9
WMCO/WMYO - Seasonal Concert
Saturday, December 9, 2017 – 7:30 PM, The Falls Church Episcopal (with WMCO)
Die Fledermaus Overture - Strauss arr: Pforner
Beethoven Symphony #1, 1st mvt. - arr: Isaac
The Seasons by: Tchaikovsky - arr. McAlister
September “The Hunt”
November “Sleigh Ride”
Song of the Bells - Leroy Anderson
Rimsky-Korsakov: Dance of the Clowns
J.S. Bach: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
Herbert: March of the Toys from "Babes in Toyland"
Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Ballet, Suite No. 1
Oneill: Christmas Eve in Sarajevo, 21/24