2008-2009 Season

September 27, 2008

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

Young Persons' Concert and Instrument Petting Zoo

Gioacchino
Rossini

Overture to Semiramide
Leroy Anderson

Clarinet Candy
Buglers' Holiday

Piano Concerto op. 16 in A minor
Edvard Grieg

Angela Lo, soloist

Tickets $12 Students and children free. Call (516) 616-3610 for tickets.


November 8, 2008

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

Lots of Cellos, a Clarinet and More!

Prelude and Three Excerpts from Hansel and Gretel
Englebert Humperdinck

Prelude
Sandman's Song
Prayer
Pantomine

Christine Franco (Sandman)
Holliday Haynes (Hansel)
Christine Pizzo-Buxton (Gretel)

Bachianas Brasilieras No. 1 for Eight (or more) Cellos
Heitor Villa-Lobos

Wayne Lipton
Catherine Eyring
Scott Zarchy
Iris Winter
Sharon Kahn
Fran Dial
John Sullivan
Nicoletta De Vito
Elinor Appel

Rhapsody for Clarinet and Orchestra
Claude Debussy

Nancy Daniels, soloist

Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
Claude Debussy

Firebird Suite (1919 version)
Igor Stravinsky


December 5, 6, & 7, 2008

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.


March 21, 2009

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

This concert is in honor of Arthur Goldstein, a great horn player and even greater person

Symphony No. 1 in C
Georges Bizet

"A deliberate homage by a romantic composer to the classical style of Haydn and Mozart."

Themes from Tannhauser
Richard Wagner

Hunting Chorus from Der Freischutz
Carl Maria von Weber

William Riley
Michael Herzlin
Tammy Neumann
Toni Rosenbaum

Symphony No. 3 in Eb (Eroica)
Ludwig von Beethoven

"Strains and finally bursts the bonds of classical musical architecture to become the first truly romantic symphony."


May 17, 2009

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

We Celebrate a Collaboration
Scott Jackson Wiley and Michael Bower, conductors


Christina Pizzo Buxton, soprano
Holliday Haynes, contralto
Jeffrey Mosher, tenor
Lawrence Harris, bass

South Shore Symphony

Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys
Cathedral Senior Girls Choir
Cathedral Chorale

Hallelujah Praise the Lord (Mount of Olives, Opus 85)
Ludwig van Beethoven

"A deliberate homage by a romantic composer to the classical style of Haydn and Mozart."

Mass in C Major, Opus 86
Ludwig van Beethoven

II. Gloria
Allegro con brio
Adante mosso
Allegro ma non tropo

Symphony Number 9 in d minor, Opus 125 (Choral)
Ludwig von Beethoven

Allegro ma non troppo, un poco maestoso
Molto vivace
Adagio molto e cantabile
Presto, "O Freunde, nicht diese Tone" allegro assai

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.


July 5, 2009

Nassau County Museum of Art
1 Museum Drive (Northern Boulevard)
Roslyn, NY

Classical Romantics

Outdoor Summer Concert
Matthew Oberstein, guest conductor