Performances





PSA 2014-2015 Performances

THE PSA’s 2014 – 2015
CONCERT SEASON

After Concert Dining Discounts


Sunday, November 2, 2014, 3:30 pm
First Parish Unitarian-Universalist Church, Arlington, MA
The Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra
FALL CONCERT
Hilary Tann: High Rock Spring
A special performance featuring soloist Amy Oraftik, soprano
Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 97,
"Rhenish"
Joan Landry, Conducting
Sunday, December 7, 2014, 3:00 pm,
Payson Park Church, Belmont, MA
The Arlington-Belmont Chamber Chorus
NOT-QUITE-WINTER CONCERT
Mass of Six Centuries:
Sato: Kyrie (21st c.)
di Lasso: Gloria (16th c.)
Mozart: Credo (18th c.)
Brahms: Sanctus (19th c.)
Monteverdi Benedictus (17th c.)
Persichetti: Agnus Dei (20th c.)
Five Centuries of Poets:
Hawley: Ode a Cassandre (P. Ronsard, 16th c.)
Vaughan Williams: Sweet Day (G. Herbert, 17th c.)
Nestor: Ca' the Yowes (R. Burns, 18th c.)
Nestor: My Luve is Like a Red, Red Rose (R. Burns, 18th c.)
Singer: A Dream within a Dream (E.A. Poe, 19th c.)
Stroope: i carry your heart with me (e. e. cummings, 20th c.)
Barry Singer, Conducting
Sunday, December 14, 2014, 3:30 pm,
First Parish Unitarian-Universalist Church, Arlington, MA
The Arlington-Belmont Chorale and
The Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra

HOLIDAY CONCERT
C.P.E. Bach: Magnificat -celebrating the 300th anniversary of composer's birth
Javier Busto: O Magnum Mysterium
Gustav Holst: In the Bleak Midwinter (arr. Alice Parker)
Gustav Holst: Christmas Day
Other seasonal selections
Barry Singer and Julia O’Toole, Conducting
Sunday, February 22, 2015, 3:30 pm
First Parish Unitarian-Universalist Church, Arlington, MA
The Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra
FAMILY CONCERT, Musical Mavericks
Ludwig van Beethoven: Egmont Overture, Op. 84
Johannes Brahms: Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80
Richard Chiarappa: The Gettysburg Address
Additional selections TBD
Joan Landry and James Russell Smith, Conducting
Sunday, March 8, 2015, 3:30 pm
First Parish Unitarian-Universalist Church, Arlington, MA
The Arlington-Belmont Chorale and
The Arlington-Belmont Chamber Chorus

ALMOST SPRING CONCERT
The Bavicchi Fund Commissioned Composition: A June Night, by Christopher Charig
Additional selections TBD
Barry Singer and Julia O’Toole, Conducting
Sunday, April 26, 2015, 3:30 pm
First Parish Unitarian-Universalist Church, Arlington, MA
The Arlington-Belmont Chorale and
The Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra

SPONSORS’ CONCERT
Ludwig van Beethoven: Egmont Overture, Op. 84
Johann Stamitz: Viola Concerto in D major: Featuring our Young Artist's Competition
Wood Prize winner, Christopher Rogers-Beadle, viola
Gioachino Rossini: Stabat Mater, G. Rossini
Joan Landry, Barry Singer, James Russell Smith, and Julia O'Toole, Conducting
Friday, May 8, 2015, 8 pm
First Parish Unitarian-Universalist Church, Arlington, MA
The Arlington-Belmont Chamber Chorus
MUSIC FOR A SPRING EVENING, A Celebration of Women in Poetry
Chatman: Two Rossetti Songs
Singer: Three Times We Parted [Dickinson]
Seitz: Come Rest Awhile [Montgomery]
Elizabeth Alexander: Climb [Millay] or Colin Britt: The Dream [Millay] TBD
Joan Szymko: All Works of Love [Mother Teresa]
Charig: A June Night (reprise of the Bavicchi Commissioned work)
Barry Singer, Conducting
Friday June 12, 2015, 7:45 pm
Arlington Town Hall, Arlington, MA
The Arlington-Belmont Chorale and
The Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra

STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL & POPS! Broadway CONCERT
6:30 Strawberry Festival with entertainment from the Liberty Bones, Davey the Clown,
and the PSA Chamber Players
7:45 Concert of Broadway-themed music
Joan Landry, Barry Singer, James Russell Smith, and Julia O'Toole, Conducting