2007-2008 Season

September 29, 2007

South Side Middle School
67 Hillside Avenue (Hillside and Burtis Avenues)
Rockville Centre, NY

Old Masters and a World Premier

Family Concert - What is an Orchestra?

Overture to La Gazza Ladra
Gioacchino Rossini

Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Benjamin Britten

Scott Jackson Wiley, narrator

Tickets $15, $12 Guild members and seniors, $10 students. Call (516) 616-3610 for tickets.


Saturday, November 17

South Side High School
67 Hillside Avenue (Hillside and Burtis Avenues)
Rockville Centre, NY

Two Sides of Opera
Giacomo Puccini
Preludio Symphonico

Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
From Act I of La Bohème:
Giacomo Puccini

Che gelida manina
Mi chiamano Mimi
O soave fanciulla

Michelle Pretto, soprano
Adam Russel, tenor

Tenor Aria
Soprano Aria
Rosencavalier Suite


November 1, December 1, & 2, 2007

South Side High School
140 Shepherd St., Rockville Centre, NY

A Joyful Holiday with Leggz Ltd. Dance

The Nutcracker Ballet, Op. 71
Piotr Illych Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)

We usher in the holiday season with Tchaikovsky's classic ballet The Nutcracker. Our production has no equal anywhere on Long Island! The South Shore Symphony, led by Music Director Scott Jackson Wiley, summons all its forces to accompany a 90 member corps de ballet under the artistic direction of Joan MacNaughton of Leggz Ltd. Dance. In addition to the composer's full score and ballet stars of international prestige, featuring principal dancers who have appeared with the American Ballet Theatre, Kirov Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet "Moving Out", Joffrey Ballet, Metropolitan Opera Ballet and Moiseyev Ballet, this magical extravaganza features talented and gifted young dancers from all over the metropolitan area.

Tickets are $22 for adults, $18 for seniors and students under 18. For reservations call Leggz Ltd. Dance at (516) 766-7171. Credit cards are accepted.


February 13, 2008

St Agnes Cathedral
29 Quealy Place, Rockville Centre, NY 11570

Mighty Sounds: Chorus, Trumpet, and Organ

Festival Overture
Concerto for Trumpet (world premier)
Dmitri Shostakovich (1844-1908)
Scott A. Zarchy (b. 1984)

Walter Fremer, trumpet
Palm Sunday Antiphon
Michael L. Bower (b. 1962)

Alleluia
Randall Thompson (1899-1944)

Alma Redemptoris (St. Agnes premier)
Matthew Koraus (b. 1987)

What Sweeter Music
John Rutter (b. 1945)

What Cheer
William Walton (1902-1893)

Sing Ye Praises
Aaron Copland (1900-1990)

Cathedral Singers and Schola Cantorum
Michael L. Bower, conductor

Toccata Festiva, op.36, for Organ and Orchestra
Samuel Barber (1910-1981)

Michael L. Bower, organ soloist

Tickets are $15 General Admission, $12 for Guild Members and seniors, and $10 for students up to 21 years to age. Call the Guild Hotline at (516) 616-3610 to reserve your tickets.


April 6, 2008

South Side Middle School
67 Hillside Ave., Rockville Centre, NY

Happy Birthday Leroy Anderson!

El Salon Mexico
Rhapsody in Blue
Selected Works
Concerto for Piano

Tickets are $15, general admission, $12 for Guild members and seniors, and $10 for students up to 21 years of age. For information or to reserve tickets, call (516) 616-3610.


May 17, 2008

South Side High School
140 Shepherd St., Rockville Centre, NY

Classical Romantics

Overture to Der Freischutz
Concerto for Violin, op 64 in e minor
Symphony No. 3 in F major, opus 90


July 12, 2008

Mill River Park

Fireworks on the Lawn