2018-2019 Season

2018-2019 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 26 2018:

SALUTE

Nov 30, Dec 1,2 2018:

A CLASSIC PARKER HOLIDAY

Dec 1, 2018:

SOUNDS OF THE SEASON WITH THE PSO

Feb 15 2019:

PASSION

May 3 2019:

BLOCKBUSTERS

SALUTE

October 26, 2018, 7:30 pm

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The Colorado Mormon Chorale and the Parker Symphony join together to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the World War I Armistice. This program of music of remembrance and celebration features popular songs of the times, music of consolation, and spirit-rousing anthems.

Program:

  • The Star Spangled Banner (J. Smith)
  • Le Tombeau de Couperin, “Menuet” (M. Ravel)
  • Requiem for a Soldier (from Band of Brothers) (M. Kamen)
    Anna Goodwin, Soprano
  • When Johnny Comes Marching Home / Keep the Home Fires Burning (D. Zabriskie)
  • German Requiem, “How Lovely Is Thy Dwelling Place” (J. Brahms)
  • Homeward Bound (arr. M. Wilberg) (M. Keen)
    Amanda Rusten, Penny Whistle
  • Alleluia (R. Thompson)
  • Baba Yetu (C. Tin)
  • U. S. Field Artillery March (J. Sousa)
  • English Pastoral Impressions, “Bredon Hill” (E. Farrar)
  • World War I Medley (arr. Goodwin) (Jones)
  • Even When He Is Silent (K. Arneson)
  • Enigma Variations, “Nimrod” (E. Elgar)
  • Battle Hymn of the Republic (Wilhousky)

A CLASSIC PARKER HOLIDAY

November 30 and December 1, 7:30pm, and December 2, 2:00pm

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Parker Symphony and the Parker Chorale once again share the stage in performances of holiday favorites.

Program:

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SOUNDS OF THE SEASON WITH THE PSO

December 1, 4:00pm

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A family focused concert with popular favorites, featuring a holiday sing-along and maybe even a visitor from the North Pole!

Program:

  • March of the Toys from “Babes in Toyland” (V. Herbert)
  • Polar Express Concert Suite (A. Silvestri)
  • Nutcracker, 2 snippets from “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” and “Trepak” (P. Tchaikovsky)
  • A Mad Russian’s Christmas (P. Tchaikovsky/Trans Siberian Orch.)
  • Sing along of several Christmas Carols (Various)
  • Twas the Night Before Christmas (with narrator) (B. Holcombe, arranger)
  • Music from “Frozen” (K. Anderson-Lopez, arr. by B. Krogstad)
  • Christmas Eve Sarajevo (P. O’Neill)
  • Sleighride (L. Anderson)

PASSION

February 15, 2019, 7:30 pm

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Mozetich ‘Passion of Angels’ double harp concerto with soloists Janet Harriman and Don Hilsberg. An evocation of both earthbound and heavenly longing, desire, and love. Harpists Janet Harriman and Don Hilsberg join the Parker Symphony for the heart-stoppingly beautiful double harp concerto by Canadian composer Marjan Mozetich – ‘The Passion of Angels’. And what more earthly expression of desire is there than the Bacchanale from Samson and Delilah?

Program:

  • Ritual Fire Dance from “El Amor Brujo” (M. DeFalla)
  • Salut D’Amour (E. Elgar)
  • Bacchanale from “Samson and Delilah” (C. Saint-Saens)
  • Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Variation XVIII, Andante cantabile (S. Rachmaninoff)
  • Romance from “The Gadfly” (D. Shostakovich)
  • Romeo and Juliet, Selections from Suites #1 and #2 (S. Prokofiev)
  • The Passion of Angels (M. Mozetich)
    Solo Harpists – Don Hilsberg & Janet Harriman

BLOCKBUSTERS

May 3, 2019, 7:30 pm

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Great classical music from box office favorites. Parker Symphony presents popular and classical music from movies you’ve all seen, but you’ll have to bring your own popcorn! From ‘Amadeus’ to ‘The Godfather’, you’ll recognize and enjoy this music.

Program:

  • Procession of the Sardar from “Caucasian Sketches (M. Ippolitov-Ivanov)
    (Curse of the Mummy’s Tomb – 1964)
  • Symphony #25, 1st Movement (W. Mozart)
    (Amadeus – 1984)
  • Summertime from “Porgy and Bess” (G. Gershwin/arr. Bill Hill)
    Nadya Hill, Soprano
    (Rhapsody in Blue – 1945 and Porgy and Bess – 1959)
  • O Mio Babbino Caro from “Gianni Schicchi” (G. Puccini)
    Nadya Hill, Soprano
    (Room with a View – 1985)
  • Una Voce Poco Fa from “Barber of Seville” (G. Rossini)
    Nadya Hill, Soprano
    (Citizen Kane – 1941)
  • Hungarian Rhapsody No.2 (F. Liszt)
    (Who Framed Roger Rabbit – 1988, A Night in Casablanca – 1946, Several cartoons – Bugs Bunny and Tom & Jerry)
  • Toccata and Fugue in D Minor (J. S. Bach / Stokowski)
    (Meaning of Life – 1983, Sunset Boulevard – 1950, Fantasia – 1940)
  • Tribute to the Film Composer (J. Williams)
    (Short snippets of music from about 30 very famous movies.)
  • Go West Medley (E. Bernstein, E. Morricone, D. Frontiere, arr. R. Ford)
    (The Magnificent Seven – 1960, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly – 1966, Hang ’em High – 1968)
  • Theme from The Godfather (N. Rota / J. Mortimer)
    (The Godfather – 1972)

 

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