2017-2018 Season Preview

Mark your calendars for these exciting concert events starting this September! (Programs subject to change.)

All concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Meyerson Symphony Center unless otherwise noted. Single tickets priced from $19-$49. To order tickets, call our box office at 214-428-2263.

REFLECTIONS ON THE MISSISSIPPI

Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 7:30pm - Meyerson Symphony CenterCharles Villarubia, tuba

  • Malcolm Arnold – Four Scottish Dances
  • Josef Franz Wagner – Under the Double Eagle
  • Michael Daugherty – Reflections on the Mississippi
  •     Charles Villarrubia, tuba
  • Michael Martin – Lontano: Symphony for Band

1812 OVERTURE

Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 7:30pm - Meyerson Symphony Center

  • Dmitri Kabalevsky - Overture to Colas Breugnon
  • Eric Whitacre – October
  • Holst – First Suite in Eb for Military Band
  • John Wesley Gibson – We Will Always Share the Stars
  • Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky – 1812 Overture

WEST POINT MEMORIES

Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 7:30pm - Meyerson Symphony CenterDon Fabian, saxophone

  • Ron Nelson - Savannah River Holiday
  • John Mackey – Concerto for Soprano Saxophone
  •     Don Fabian, Soprano Saxophone
  • Morton Gould – Symphony No. 4, “West Point”

CHRISTMAS AT THE MEYERSON

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

  • John Wesley Gibson - Angelic Fanfare
  • Morton Gould – Jingle Bells
  • Arr. Arthur Harris - The First Noel
  • Arr. Arthur Harris – Deck The Halls
  • Irving Berlin, arr. Brian Shaw – I’ll Be Home for Christmas
  •     Brian Shaw, Trumpet
  • Arr. Arthur Harris – God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
  • David Lovrien – Minor Alterations
  • Arr. Wasson – We Three Kings
  • Mel Tormé/arr. Biondi – The Christmas Song
  •     Don Fabian, Alto Saxophone
  • Alfred Reed – Greensleeves
  • Gustav Holst – Fantasia on The Dargason
  • Christmas Sing Along
  • Leroy Anderson – A Christmas Festival

PICTURE STUDIES

Tuesday, January 16, 2018, 7:30pm - Meyerson Symphony CenterRyan Anthony, trumpet

  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov/Nefs - Cappricio Espagnol
  • Alexander Arutunian – Concerto for Trumpet
  •     Ryan Anthony, Trumpet
  • Adam Schoenberg/Patterson – Picture Studies

AMERICAN BAND MASTERS

Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 7:30pm - Meyerson Symphony CenterChristopher Martin, trumpet

  • Morton Gould - American Salute
  • Claude Debussy – The Girl With the Flaxen Hair
  • Emmanuel Chabrier – Marche Joyeuse
  • John Williams – Theme from Schindler’s List
  •     Don Fabian, Soprano Sax
  • Percy Grainger – Molly on the Shore
  • Frank Ticheli – Symphony No. 2 (Finale)
  • J. Clifton Williams – Fanfare and Allegro
  • Leonard Bernstein – March: The BSO Forever
  • John Mackey – Antique Violences : Concerto for Trumpet
  •     Christopher Martin, Trumpet

JOHN WILLIAMS: THE LAST JEDI

Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 7:30pm - Meyerson Symphony CenterStephen Page, saxophone

  • Summon The Heroes
  • Wide Receiver (for NFL Films and ESPN Sunday night football)
  • The Patriot
  • Flight to Neverland, from Hook
  • Viktor’s Tale, from The Terminal
  •     Deborah Fabian, clarinet
  • Harry's Wondrous World, from Harry Potter
  • For NY (for Leonard Bernstein’s 70th Birthday)
  • Scherzo for Motorcycle and Band, from Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade)
  • Far and Away
  • Escapades (from Catch Me if You Can)
  •     Stephen Page, Saxophone

CROWN IMPERIAL

Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 7:30pm - Meyerson Symphony CenterEpoch Percussion Quartet

  • William Walton - Crown Imperial
  • Dinuk Wijeratne – Invisible Cities
  •     Epoch Percussion Quartet
  • Andrew Boss – Symphony for Organ and Wind Ensemble

A STAR-SPANGLED SPECTACULAR!

Monday, July 4, 2018, 1:00pm, Meyerson Symphony Center