2006-2007 Season

November 11, 2006
South Side Middle School
67 Hillside Avenue (Hillside and Burtis Avenues)
Rockville Centre, NY

Old Masters and a World Premier

Concerto for Cello and Orchestra Scott Zarchy
Symphony No. 1 in D (The Titan) Gustav Mahler
Siegfried Idyll Richard Wagner

The Concerto for Cello and Orchestra written by Peabody graduate and South Shore Symphony cellist Scott Zarchy and dedicated to the orchestra's brilliant principal cellist, Wayne Lipton will begin this first concert of the season. Also featured are the music of Richard Wagner and Gustav Mahler.

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


December 1, 2, & 3, 2006
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 Legg Ltd. Dance at 516-766-7171. Credit cards are accepted.


February 10, 2007
South Side Middle School
67 Hillside Avenue (Hillside and Burtis Avenues)
Rockville Centre, NY

All Beethoven

Symphony No. 2 in D (Opus 36) Ludwig Beethoven
Piano Concerto No. 5 in Eb (Opus73) The Emperor Ludwig Beethoven
Karen Faust Baer, piano

Join the Symphony featuring well-known and highly-respected pianist Karen Faust Baer for a celebration of Beethoven's works to warm up a chilly winter evening. Ms. Baer, a Julliard graduate who was acknowledged in "Who's Who of American Women," has performed in Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Tanglewood Music Center, C.W Post College and other venues in the Metropolitan area. She also performs as half of the Nelson-Baer duo, a two-piano duet team. Ms. Baer is currently the vocal and music director at South Side High School in Rockville Centre.

The Symphony is proud and honored to have Ms. Baer join us to perform Beethoven's Concerto No. 5 in E flat, directed and conducted by Scott Jackson Wiley.

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 14, 2007
South Side High School
140 Shepherd St., Rockville Centre, NY

Verdi and Stravinsky

Rite of Spring Igor Stravinsky

Part I: Adoration of the Earth
Introduction
The Augurs of Spring (Dances of the Young Girls)
Ritual of Abduction
Spring Rounds (Round Dance)
Ritual of the Rival Tribes
Procession of the Sage
The Sage (Adoration of the Earth)
Dance of the Earth
Part II: The Sacrifice
Introduction
Mystic Circles of the Young Girls
The Glorification of the Chosen One
Evocation of the Ancestors
Ritual Action of the Ancestors
Sacrificial Dance (the Chosen One:L'Elue)

Excerpts from La Traviata Giuseppi Verdi
Introduction
Libiamo - Un Di Felice (Victoria Atwater and Bruce Reed)
Semlire Eibera (Victoria Atwater)
De Miei Bollenti Sliiriti (Bruce Reed)
Madamigella Vaiery - Son Io (Victoria Atwater and Lawrence Harris)
Victoria Atwater, soprano
Bruce Reed, tenor
Larry Harris, baritone

As we welcome the change of season in April, the Symphony will perform a challenging work by Stravinsky, Sacre du Printemps (the Rite of Spring). Opera will be well represented with excerpts from Verdi's beloved and timeless opera La Traviata featuring soprano Victoria Atwater, tenor Bruce Reed and baritone Larry Harris.

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.


July 7, 2007
Fireworks at 9:15 PM

South Shore Symphony Mill River Park Concert

Mill River Park (Centennial Park) is just South of Sunrise Highway (Rt. 27) in Rockville Centre at the intersection of Sunrise Highway and Merrick Road

The Star Spangled Banner John Stafford Smith
American Salute Morton Gould
The Entertainer Scott Joplin
Russian Easter Overture Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Selections from Chorus Line Marvin Hamlisch
Stars and Stripes John Philip Sousa
Selections from Cats Andrew Lloyd Weber
Fascinating Rythm George Gershwin
Music from Guys and Dolls Frank Loesser
1812 Overture Pyotr Tchaikowsky
Fireworks/Intermission
Washington Post March John Philip Sousa
The Moldau Bedrich Smetana
Sophisticated Ladies Duke Ellington
Over the Rainbow Harold Arlen
Blue Tango Leroy Anderson
The Easy Winner Scott Joplin
America Irving Berlin

Admission is free. Bring folding chairs, blankets, and picnic fare. For information call the Rockville Centre Guild for the Arts (516) 616-3610.