Schedule




MVO 39th Season Concert Schedule (2014-15)

Sun. Oct. 19, 2014 at 4 pm
First Lutheran Church, Columbia Hts.

Shostakovich – Festive Overture
Grieg – “Last Spring” from “Two Elegaic Melodies”
Marcello – Oboe Concerto (In memory of E. Berry) -
John Snow, MN Orchestra - soloist
Dvorak – Symphony No 8 in G Major, opus 88


Fri. Dec. 12, 2014 at 7 pm
Augustana Lutheran Church, West St. Paul

Yarbrough- “Alleluias for Orchestra”
Vaughn Williams – Fantasia on “Greensleeves

Bizet – Farandole from “L’Arlesienne”

Herman – Winter Wonderland

Christmas Sing-Along

Santa Claus is coming to town

Anderson – Sleigh Ride

Tchaikovsky – Selected movements from “Nutcracker”


Sun. Feb. 22, 2015 at 4 pm
First Lutheran Church, Columbia Hts.

Copland – Outdoor Overture
Competition winner of St. Paul Piano Teachers Association

Hanson – Symphony No. 2 – “Romantic”

Pugh – Trombone Concerto
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Doug Wright, MN Orchestra - soloist


Sun. May 3, 2015 at 4 pm
Augustana Lutheran Church, West St. Paul

Hindemith – Symphonic Metamorphosis
Vivaldi  - Concerto for Two Celli
Tony Ross and Beth Rapier, MN Orchestra - soloists
Faure – “Cantique de Jean Racine”
Poulenc – “Gloria”

Colonial Chorale,  Chorus Polaris, Christ Presbyterian Senior Choir and Cathy Larsen, soprano





MVO 38th Season (2013-14)




"Greatest Symphonic Hits - Mozart in Person"
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November 17, 2013
First Lutheran Church Columbia Heights

    Wagner – “Prelude to Act 3” from Lohengrin
    Mozart – “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik” (1st mvt)
    Mozart – Symphony No. 1 (1st mvt) 
    Tchaikovsky – Scena and Czardas from “Swan Lake”
    Willson - 76 Trombones from “Music Man”
    Debussy – "Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun”
    Rimsky-Korsakoff – “Russian Easter” Overture
 Featuring Noah Deets as young Mozart                                                                  
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"Honor, Adulation, Praise"
February 23, 2014
First Lutheran Church Columbia Heights

    Brahms – “Academic Festival Overture”
    Ponce – Guitar Concerto

      featuring Jeffrey Van, Guitar
    Mendelssohn – “Hymn of Praise”
      with Two Rivers Chorale, Chorus Polaris

   
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"Brilliance:  Orchestra, Organ, Piano"  -
2 performances:
Sat., April 5, 2014 at 7:30 pm
Augustana Lutheran Church, West St. Paul       
  • Forsberg– Choral Symphonic on “How Brightly Beams the Morning Star”
  • Grieg's Concerto in A minor, movements 2 & 3
      Michael Tang, winner of St. Paul Piano Teachers' Association concerto competition.
  • Saint-Saëns – Symphony No. 3 “Organ”
      Dee Ann Crossley, organ
 

                    
Sun., April 6, 2014 at 4 pm
First Lutheran Church Columbia Heights
  • Forsberg– Choral Symphonic on “How Brightly Beams the Morning Star”
  • Grieg's Concerto in A minor, movements 2 & 3
  •   Michael Tang - winner of St. Paul Piano Teachers' Association concerto competition.
  • Saint-Saëns – Symphony No. 3 “Organ”
  •   Dee Ann Crossley, organ
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"Music on the Breeze"
Sun., June 8, 2014 at 4 pm
Augustana Lutheran Church
, West St. Paul       
  • Dvorak – “In Nature's Realm"
  • Gounod - Petite Symphony for Wind Instruments
  • Sibelius - Symphony No. 2
 
                                                                                                                                                                     
                               
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