Symphony of the Hills 2017-2018 Season Concerts

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Symphony of the HIlls
Concert 1 “Wild Wild West”
Celebrating America’s Frontier
October 12, 2017     7:30 PM

The Cowboys OvertureJohn Williams
Violin Concerto in D MajorErich Wolfgang Korngold
Grand Canyon SuiteFerdinand Rudolph von Grofé

Concert 2 “Gloria”
Celestial Holiday Music
 December 7, 2017     7:30 PM

Christmas FestivalLeroy Anderson
GloriaJohn Milford Rutter
Music from Handel’s MessiahGeorg Friedrich Händel
Polonaise from Christmas Eve SuiteNikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
American Spiritual Festivalarr: Steven L. Rosenhaus
HamabdilGranville Ransome Bantock
Hava Nagilaharr: Kreger
A Holly Jolly Sing-AlongJames Stephenson

Concert 3 “The Magic of Disney”
Music from the Magic Kingdom
January 6, 2018     7:30 PM

Pomp and Circumstance – Edward Elgar 
 Disney Magic – Arr. Lowden
A Disney Supertime – Arr. Lowden 
(including music from Mary Poppins)
 A Disney Adventure Arr. Sayre
Symphony No. 5, First Movement – Ludwig van Beethoven 
Music from Fantasia – 
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice – Dukas 
Night on Bald Mountain – Mussorgsky 
 Dance of the Hours from La Giaconda – Ponchielli

Concert 4 “Old, New, Borrowed, Blue”
A Cool Musical Blend – Featuring the Hill Country Youth Orchestra
February 22, 2018     7:30 PM

Hill Country Youth Orchestra, Guest Artists
Rhapsody in Blue – George Gershwin
Naoko Takao, guest piano soloist

Pictures at an Exhibition – Modest Mussorgsky

Concert 5 “Strike Up the Band”
The Symphony on Parade
April 26, 2018    7:30 PM

Strike Up the Band Overture – George Gershwin
Suite from Karelia – 
Jean Sibelius
Trumpeter’s Lullaby – 
Leroy Anderson
George Eychner, Soloist 
Circus Polka: for a Young Elephant – Igor Stavinsky
The Irish Dragoon, Circus Galop  – John Phillip Sousa
Marche Slave – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Seventy Six Trombones, from The Music Man – Meredith Willson
Bugler’s Holiday – Leroy Anderson
A Salute to the Big Bands – Calvin Custer, arr. 
Festive Overture
– Dmitri Shostakovich

The orchestra is operated by the Symphony of the Hills Association, a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization.

Photographs by  Jeffrey Sirianni, Aaron Yates and Jim Adams, unless otherwise noted.

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Symphony of the Hills Association, Inc.
Margie Schwartz, Administration
PO Box 294703
Kerrville, TX 78029-4703
(830) 792-7469