Dec
16
Sat
Magic of Christmas @ Tucson Music Hall
Dec 16 @ 4:00 pm

The Magic of Christmas will lift your spirits. You’ll hear all of your favorite Christmas holiday songs, see UA’s exceptional dancers perform excerpts from The Nutcracker and raise your voice for a sing-along of your very favorite carols. Plus the forecast calls for snow in the Music Hall and Santa is going to make a special visit no matter if you’ve been naughty or nice. Make sure you and yours are part of the magic!

Dec
17
Sun
Magic of Christmas @ Tucson Music Hall
Dec 17 @ 2:00 pm

The Magic of Christmas will lift your spirits. You’ll hear all of your favorite Christmas holiday songs, see UA’s exceptional dancers perform excerpts from The Nutcracker and raise your voice for a sing-along of your very favorite carols. Plus the forecast calls for snow in the Music Hall and Santa is going to make a special visit no matter if you’ve been naughty or nice. Make sure you and yours are part of the magic!

Jan
20
Sat
Spanish Flair @ Vanier Hall
Jan 20 @ 7:30 pm

Enjoy: Chabrier’s Espana, Debussy’s Petite Suite, Rimsky-Korsakov’s Capriccio Espangnole. And, featuring classical guitarist Alan Liu, one of Canada’s top 30 under 30 musicians, playing Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez.

Mar
3
Sat
Folk Traditions @ Vanier Hall
Mar 3 @ 7:30 pm

Enjoy listening to: Kodaly’s Intermezzo from the Harry Janos Suite, Gounod’s Petite Symphony, Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9.

Mar
25
Sun
Kennett Symphony – Family Concert – Potions That Create Emotions @ Rustin High School
Mar 25 @ 2:00 pm

Music is a language of emotion.  But how does music affect our emotions? Join us in our Musical Laboratory as your very own Kennett Symphony, with the help of our Mad Scientist, shows us how composers use different musical sounds to create and express emotions.  Your children even get to try out the different instruments of the orchestra with the professional musicians of the Kennett Symphony assisting them.  Ignite your child’s imagination and love of music.

Program:

WILLIAMS – Harry’s Wondrous World
MAHLER – Symphony No. 1, Movement 3
MOZART – Overture to The Marriage of Figaro
COPLAND – Fanfare for the Common Man
TCHAIKOVSKY – Romeo & Juliet Overture-Fantasy
DE FALLA – Final Dance from The Three Cornered Hat

Apr
14
Sat
Kennett Symphony – Reimagined Symphony Experience! Beethoven and Bellinis @ Mendenhall Inn
Apr 14 @ 1:00 pm

Program:

BEETHOVEN – Symphony No. 7

Last year’s inaugural reimaged concert experience was a great success.  This year, we continue this extraordinary project with a musical encounter with Beethoven’s bacchanalian Symphony No. 7, complete with fascinating musical insights presented by Music Director, Michael Hall.  With the orchestra in the round, and food and drink available throughout the performance, this is a completely unique experience.  Come witness what all the excitement last season was about.  Perfect for people wanting a more relaxed and intimate relationship to the music.

Apr
15
Sun
Kennett Symphony – Romance & Revelry @ Longwood Gardens Exhibition Hall
Apr 15 @ 7:30 pm

Program:

ARRIAGA – Los Esclavos Felices: Overture
DVORAK – Romance
SAINT-SAENS – Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso
BEETHOVEN – Symphony No. 7

Our concerts at Exhibition Hall have become an evening we look forward to each year.  With its beautiful scenery and acoustics to match, there is no place like it to enjoy live, classical music.  We begin the program with an overture by Arriaga. A precocious talent – he was known as the “Spanish Mozart”.

Our very own Concertmaster, Eliezer Gutman, is our featured soloist, performing works by Dvorak and Saint-Saens.

The evening concludes with the unbridled joy of Beethoven’s 7th Symphony reverberating throughout the Conservatory.

Apr
28
Sat
Josefina Javelina: A Hairy Tale @ Leo Rich Theater
Apr 28 @ 2:00 pm

In this sequel to The Three Javelinas, Josefina dreams of being a ballerina, so she sets off for Pasadena, California. (That’s right next to Hollywood!) At the talent agency, she meets White E. Lamb who, it turns out, is a Coyote. During the ensuing chase, she impresses everyone with her fancy footwork and she becomes famous, starring as the Sugar Plum Hairy in The Nutcracker.

May
12
Sat
Potpourri of Classical Favorites @ Prince George Playhouse
May 12 @ 7:30 pm

Honoring mothers in a new way! This special evening offers every mother a free glass of wine to be enjoyed before, during, or after the concert that will feature everyone’s favorite light classics. You’ll be able to hum along, you’ll recognize them so well! A lovely way to spend a spring evening.

Aug
18
Sat
Kennett Symphony – Symphony Under The Stars: A Midsummer Night’s Concert @ Longwood Gardens Open Air Theatre
Aug 18 @ 7:30 pm

Program:

MENDELSSOHN – A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Overture and Scherzo
MENKEN – Beauty & the Beast
GRIEG – Peer Gynt Suite
WILLIAMS – Hedwig’s Theme from Harry Potter

Enjoy music under the stars with our concert of magic and mystery.  Longwood Gardens becomes a Shakespearean Fairy Land as we perform incidental music from Mendelssohn’s enchanted Midsummer Night’s Dream.  Classics such as Grieg’s Peer Gynt Suite mix with popular favorites from Disney and Harry Potter. A night not to be missed!