2018-2019 Season – 85th Year of Your Hometown Symphony

Sunday October 21, 2018 – Proctors Mainstage – 3:00 PM

Overture to “Candide” – Leonard Bernstein
If Only Lenny Were Here…. – Evan Mack
– Michael Miller, soloist
Selections from “Trouble in Tahiti” – Leonard Bernstein
– Sylvia Stoner and Michael Miller soloists
Westside Story Symphonic Dances – Leonard Bernstein
– Featuring Debbie’s Dancers from the Orlando School of Dance
Under the direction of Debra Ann Pigliavento

Sunday January 20, 2019 – Proctors Mainstage – 3:00 PM

– Special Guests – Students of the Empire State
– Youth Orchestra – CHIME program
Under the direction of John Connelly Program TBA
Romeo and Juliet – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Violin Concerto, A minor – Alexander Glazunov
– Michael Emery, soloist
Symphony No. 3, op.56, A minor “Scotch” – Felix Mendelssohn

Sunday March 24, 2019 – GE Theater at Proctors – 3:00 PM

Ancient Airs and Dances No. 3 – Ottorino Respighi
Rumanian Folk Dances – Béla Bartók
Oboe Concerto No. 2 in D Minor Op. 9 – Tomaso Albinoni
– Susan Kokernak, soloist
Romeo and Juliet (A Time for Us) – Nino Rota
Serenade for Strings – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Sunday May 12, 2019 – Proctors Mainstage – 3:00 PM

– Special Guests – The Schenectady High School Silhouettes
Under the direction of Rachel Gayne
“Somewhere” and “One Hand, One Heart”- Leonard Bernstein
Romeo and Juliet – David Diamond
Piano Concerto No.2 – Sergei Rachmaninoff
– Kyra Lombard, soloist
Enigma Variations – Edward Elgar

(program and artists subject to change)