2007-2008 Season

September 29, 2007
South Side Middle School
67 Hillside Avenue (Hillside and Burtis Avenues)
Rockville Centre, NY

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 Middle 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 Giacomo Puccini
Soprano Aria Giacomo Puccini
Rosencavalier Suite Richard Strauss

 

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 Dmitri Shostakovich (1844-1908)
Concerto for Trumpet (world premier) 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 Aaron Copland
Rhapsody in Blue George Gershwin
Jeffrey Biegel, piano
Selected Works Leroy Anderson

Concerto for Piano

Leroy Anderson
Jeffrey Biegel, 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 Carl Maria von Weber
Concerto for Violin, op 64 in e minor Felix Mendelssohn
Susan Hytken, violin
Symphony No. 3 in F major, opus 90 Johannes Brahms


July 12, 2008
Mill River Park
Fireworks on the Lawn