2016-2017 Season

2016-2017 Concert Dates

All PSO concerts are held at the

Parker Arts, Culture and Events (PACE) Center
20000 Pikes Peak Ave.
Parker, CO 80138
303.805.6800
Map and Directions

Tickets are available through the PACE Center’s web site here.

Rehearsals are held at Cherry Creek High School, unless otherwise noted, and are held on Wednesdays from 7:00pm to 9:15pm

Oct 29 2016:

DVORAK’S NEW WORLD SYMPHONY AND OTHER ROMANTIC SELECTIONS

Dec 2,3,4 2016:

A CLASSIC PARKER HOLIDAY WITH THE PARKER CHORALE

Feb 25 2017:

CELEBRATING BLACK COMPOSERS THROUGHOUT THE CENTURIES

May 5 2017:

NOTES FROM NATURE – A JOURNEY OF SIGHTS AND SOUNDS

Dvorak’s New World Symphony and Other Romantic Selections

October 29, 2016, 7:30 pm

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Program:

Symphony No. 9 “New World” (Dvorak)
Peer Gynt Suite (Grieg)
Finlandia (Sibelius)

A Classic Parker Holiday with the Parker Chorale

December 2 & 3, 7:30pm, and December 4, 2:00pm

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A Classic Parker HolidayGet into the spirit of the holidays as the Parker Chorale and the Parker Symphony Orchestra treat you to an evening of traditional carols, familiar songs, and a few surprises in this annual celebration of the season.

Program:

Dashing Through the Snow, Variations on Jingle Bells (Paul Smith)
Celtic Christmas Celebration (Goss)
Kyrie and Gloria from Mass #2 in G Major (Schubert)
“Winter” from The Four Seasons (Vivaldi)
Lo How A Rose E’er Blooming (Davis)
German Carol Festival (Arr. Christensen)
Hanukkah Light (Bavel)
A Mad Russian’s Christmas (O’Neill)
And other selections

Celebrating Black Composers Throughout the Centuries

February 25, 2017, 7:30 pm

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Celebrating Black Composers Through the Centuries, Feb 25 2017In honor of Black History Month, the Parker Symphony Orchestra performs pieces by composers of color from the late 1700’s to the late 1900’s, with works from Scott Joplin, Duke Ellington, and more.

Program:

Three Black Kings (Duke Ellington) Art Bouton, Saxophone Soloist
The Entertainer (Scott Joplin)
Overture to Treemonisha (Scott Joplin)
Overture in D (Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges)
Afro-American Symphony (William Grant Still)

Notes From Nature – A Journey of Sights and Sounds

May 5, 2017, 7:30 pm

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Paying homage to the beauty of Mother Nature, this performance combines some of the most magnificent orchestral pieces inspired by the great outdoors, along with breathtaking paintings of nature. Artwork provided by Plein Air Painters of America.

Program:

America the Beautiful (Ward — arr. Reed)
In Nature’s Realm (Dvorak)
Nocturne from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (Mendelssohn)
“Mars” from “The Planets” (Holst)
Clair de Lune (Debussy)
The Moldau (Smetana)
“Storm” from 6th Symphony (Beethoven)
Overture to Fingal’s Cave (Mendelssohn)
Thunder and Lightning Polka (Johann Strauss II)

 

All PSO concerts are held at the

Parker Arts, Culture and Events (PACE) Center
20000 Pikes Peak Ave.
Parker, CO 80138
303.805.6800
Map and Directions

Tickets are available through the PACE Center’s web site here.

Rehearsals are held at Cherry Creek High School, unless otherwise noted, and are held on Wednesdays from 7:00pm to 9:15pm