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2008 - 2009 Season Schedule
NOTE: ALL CONCERTS START AT 7:30 PM
September 6, 2008 Fall "Pops" Concert
Bugler's Holiday; Thunder and Lightening Polka; Radetsky March; Russian Sailor's Dance; Touch of Jazz; Rainy Day Medley; Duke Ellington Medley; Lassus Trombone; Music from "Titanic"; Armed Forces Salute; and other Jazz selections
 
October 4, 2008, 7:00PM  Cancelled
Clear Lake Spectacular - The Musical Event of the Year
Experience the drama and excitement of the operatic stage when the Clear Lake Symphony and the Bay Area Chorus join forces. Hear classic opera choruses by Verdi, Mozart, Bizet and Bernstein. Enjoy the familiar strains of the “Anvil Chorus” from Il Trovatore, “March of the Toreadors” from Carmen and “Make Our Garden Grow” from Candide.
 
  Location: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
18220 Upper Bay Rd.
Nassau Bay, TX 77058
Clear Lake Symphony
Dr. Charles Johnson, Musical Director and Conductor
Bay Area Chorus
Keith Dixon, Musical Director
Guests: Bay Area Youth Singers
Deborah Tidwell, Director
 
November 8, 2008
Beethoven - Leonore Overture #3
Tschaikowsky - Capricio Italien
De Falla - Nights in the Garden of Spain
Sooah Chae, piano
 
December 5 & 6, 2008 - Christmas "Pops" Gala
Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 7:30 PM

Christmas seasonal favorites by the Symphony
Guest Artists:
Gloria Dei Lutheran Festival Choir

Plus Sing-a-longs with the Audience
 
February 21, 2009            
Wagner - Siegfried Idyll
Dietter - 2 Bassoon Concerto
Robyn Watson & Theresa Smith, soloists
Mussorgsky - Pictures At An Exhibition
 
March 28, 2009
Youth Concerto Winners Showcase

Brahms - Academic Festival Overture
Clear Lake Symphony
      
Winners - Youth Concerto Competition
 
Griffes
- Poem for Flute and Orchestra
Ashley Hunter, flute (Junior Wind Division)
 
Arutiunian - Trumpet Concerto in E-Flat
Matthew Barker, trumpet (Senior Wind Division)
  
Beethoven - Piano Concerto No.2 in B-Flat, 1st mvt.
Elizabeth Zhang, piano (Junior Piano Division)
  
Ravel - Piano Concerto in G, 1st mvt.
Nam Nguyen, piano (Senior Piano Division)
  
Tschaikowsky - Variations on a Rococo Theme
Erik Wheeler, cello (Junior String Division)
  
Lalo
- Cello Concerto in D minor, 1st mvt.
Elijah Baik, cello (Senior String Division)

 
May 2, 2009
Final Season Concert
               
Beethoven - Fidelio Overture
Bruch
- Concerto for Clarinet & Viola
Robert Wall & Lorento Golofeev, soloists
Dvorak - New World Symphony

 
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Last Updated: 07/19/2008