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Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra
May 19-20, 2016
Fayetteville Performing Arts Center — Fayetteville, Arkansas

Carnegie Hall — Weill Music Institute
Link Up Orchestra Education Concerts

The Orchestra Sings!



Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra
April 29 & May 1, 2016
American Innovations
Sara Buechner, Piano

HERRMANN Prelude to North by Northwest
GRIFFES The White Peacock
THEOFANIDIS Dreamtime Ancestors
GERSHWIN Concerto in F


North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra
April 23, 2016
LINK Centre Concert Hall — Tupelo, Mississippi

American Innovations
Jeffrey Biegel, Piano

HERRMANN Prelude to North by Northwest
GRIFFES The White Peacock
THEOFANIDIS Dreamtime Ancestors
GERSHWIN Concerto in F


North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra
April 22, 2016
Itawamba Community College
Davis Events Center — Fulton, Mississippi

Carnegie Hall — Weill Music Institute
Link Up Orchestra Education Concerts

The Orchestra Rocks!


Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra
April 16, 2016
Arend Arts Center — Bentonville, Arkansas

American Innovations
Jeffrey Biegel, Piano

HERRMANN Prelude to North by Northwest
GRIFFES The White Peacock
THEOFANIDIS Dreamtime Ancestors
GERSHWIN Concerto in F



Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra
April 9, 2016
New Moves: orchestra + dance

MILHAUD Le Creation du Monde
COPLAND Appalachian Spring


North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra
March 26, 2016
Performing Arts Center — Tupelo, Mississippi

Combined Choirs of the First Presbyterian Church and the First United Methodist Church of Tupelo

Sacred Choral Traditions


North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra
March 25, 2016
Magnolia Arts Center — New Albany, Mississippi

Carnegie Hall — Weill Music Institute
Link Up Orchestra Education Concerts

The Orchestra Rocks!


Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra
March 18 & 20, 2016
Fire & Blood

Ida Kavafian, Violin
Chancel Choir of the First United Methodist Church of Portland

DAUGHERTY Fire and Blood
DURUFLΙ Requiem


North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra
February 27, 2016
Link Centre Concert Hall — Tupelo, Mississippi

The Red Violin
Elizabeth Pitcairn, Violin & Dan Ross, Oboe

BACH Concerto for Oboe and Violin in C Minor
CORIGLIANO The Red Violin — Elizabeth Pitcairn, Violin
BAZZINI Dance of the Goblins
BRAHMS Symphony No. 2


North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra
February 27, 2016
Tupelo Civic Auditorium — Tupelo, Mississippi

Carnegie Hall — Weill Music Institute
Link Up Orchestra Education Concerts

The Orchestra Rocks!


Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra
February 13, 2016
Arend Arts Center — Bentonville, Arkansas

The Red Violin
Elizabeth Pitcairn, Violin

BACH/STOKOWSKI Toccata and Fugue in D Minor
CORIGLIANO The Red Violin
BAZZINI Dance of the Goblins
ELGAR Enigma Variations


Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra
February 6, 2016
The Hollywood Theatre — Portland, Oregon

City Lights
Screening with live orchestra accompaniment.

A rare presentation of the classic film City Lights. The film is a romantic comedy written and directed by, and starring, the great Charlie Chaplin, and also includes a musical score written by Chaplin, and performed live by the NMSO. City Lights is one of the highest accomplishments of Chaplin's prolific career, and is also one of the greatest films ever made. An important and vital part of cinematic history, the film is widely regarded as one of the greatest, and most moving films ever made.


Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra
January 30, 2016
Portland Downtown Marriott Waterfront Hotel — Portland, Oregon

PCSO Gala!


North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra
January 27, 2016
Link Centre Concert Hall — Tupelo, Mississippi

Russian Romantics
Yakov Kasman, Piano

BORODIN Polovtsian Dances
RACHMANINOFF Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade


Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra
December 19, 2015
Arend Arts Center — Bentonville, Arkansas

Christmas with the Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra


North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra
December 12, 2015
LINK Centre Concert Hall — Tupelo, Mississippi

Christmas with the NMSO
North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra Children’s Chorus


Tupelo Ballet
December 2-5, 2015
Tupelo Performing Arts Center — Tupelo, Mississippi

The Nutcracker

TCHAIKOVSKY The Nutcracker


Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra
November 20 & 22, 2015
Cascadia Composer: Tomas Svoboda
Michael Anderson, Clarinet

REZNICEK Eine Lustspiel Overture
SVOBODA Clarinet Concerto
DVORAK Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95 From the New World


North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra
October 31, 2015
LINK Centre Concert Hall — Tupelo, Mississippi

City Lights
Screening with live orchestra accompaniment.

A rare presentation of the classic film City Lights. The film is a romantic comedy written and directed by, and starring, the great Charlie Chaplin, and also includes a musical score written by Chaplin, and performed live by the NMSO. City Lights is one of the highest accomplishments of Chaplin's prolific career, and is also one of the greatest films ever made. An important and vital part of cinematic history, the film is widely regarded as one of the greatest, and most moving films ever made.


Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra
October 25, 2015
Park Rose High School — Portland, Oregon

Symphonic Safari


Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra
October 18, 2015
Jim and Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center, University of Arkansas — Fayetteville, AR

Orchestral Spectacular

HOLST The Planets


Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra
October 9, 2015
Expo Center — Portland, Oregon

Night Circus

Collaboration with the Portland Down Syndrome Association


Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra
September 25 & 27, 2015
Tchaikovsky Spectacular

TCHAIKOVSKY Polonaise from Eugene Onegin
TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Concerto No. 1
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36


Ohio Light Opera
May 19 - August 9, 2015
Ohio Light Opera Summer Festival 2015

COLE PORTER Can-Can
June 18, 19, 20, 24, 27
July 10, 18, 25, 31
August 8

KURT WEILL One Touch of Venus
June 25, 27
July 1, 7, 16, 24, 29
August 8

ARTHUR SULLIVAN Ruddigore
July 8, 10, 12, 17, 23, 28
August 6


Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra
May 14-15, 2015
Fayetteville Performing Arts Center — Fayetteville, Arkansas

Carnegie Hall — Weill Music Institute
Link Up Orchestra Education Concerts

The Orchestra Moves!



Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra
May 1 & 2, 2015
Dynamic Duos
Carol Sindell Violin & Hamilton Cheifetz, Cello
Violins of the Stradivari Academy

J.S. BACH Double Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor
ALBINONI Adagio in G Minor
RAVEL Tombeau de Couperin
BRAHMS Double Concerto


North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra
April 25, 2015
Northern Lights
Roberto Plano, Piano

SIBELIUS Finlandia
HALVORSEN Einzugsmarsch der Bojaren
GRIEG Selections from Peer Gynt
GRIEG Piano Concerto


North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra
April 24, 2015
Tupelo Civic Auditorium — Tupelo, Mississippi

Carnegie Hall — Weill Music Institute
Link Up Orchestra Education Concerts

The Orchestra Sings!


Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra
April 11, 2015
Berry Performing Arts Center — John Brown University

Northern Lights
Roberto Plano, Piano

Daniel Salls, Tenor
Winner of the 3rd Annual APO/University of Arkansas Concerto Competition

HALVORSEN Einzugsmarsch der Bojaren
LEHΑR Deine ist meine ganzes Herz
LARA Granada
GRIEG Selections from Peer Gynt
GRIEG Piano Concerto


North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra
March 21, 2015
My Fair Lady in Concert

Jacob Allen, Stage Director

Itawamba Community College Chamber Choir
Karen Davis & Robert Taylor, Directors
Northeast Mississippi Community College Chamber Choir
Kathy Anderson, Director
The University of Memphis Department of Musical Theatre
Jacob Allen, Director

Eliza Doolittle — Natalie Ballenger
Henry Higgins — Ted Christopher
Colonel Pickering — Anthony Maida
Alfred P. Doolittle — Daniel Neer
Freddy Eynsford-Hill — Jacob Allen

Mrs. Pearce — Rachel Black
Mrs. Higgins — Allie Huber
Mrs. Eynsford-Hill – Amelia Sutherland
Cockney Men — Christopher Calderazzo, Jake Bell, Jacob Clanton, Tyler Vernon
Jaime – David Couter
Harry – Cody Rutledge
Servants, Maids, Street Urchins, Ascot Patrons – Sara Whitington, Allie Huber, Amelia Sutherland, Christopher Calderazzo, Jake Bell, Jacob Clanton, Tyler Vernon, Cody Rutledge, David Couter, Colton Baker, Emily McCormick


Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra
March 13 & 15, 2015
Global Dances
Keith Bunke, Bassoon

ENESCU Romanian Rhapsody
VILLA LOBOS Ciranda das sete notas
FALLA Dances from The Three Cornered Hat
WEBER Andante and Hungarian Rondo
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Capriccio Espagnol


Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra
February 28, 2015
Musical Majesty
Alexander Markov, Violin

ALBINONI Adagio in G Minor
STRAVINSKY Suite from Pulcinella
MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto


North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra
February 21, 2015
Musical Majesty
Alexander Markov, Violin

ALBINONI Adagio in G Minor
STRAVINSKY Suite from Pulcinella
MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto


North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra
Tupelo Civic Auditorium — Tupelo, Mississippi

Carnegie Hall — Weill Music Institute
Link Up Orchestra Education Concerts

The Orchestra Sings!


Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra
January 24, 2015
Lights, Camera, Auction!
PCSO Gala

Edmund Stone, Host


Fanfare for the Common Man AARON COPLAND
2001: A Space Odyssey RICHARD STRAUSS, arr. BYESS
The Magnificent Seven ELMER BERNSTEIN
Salute to Cinema CARL STROMMEN, arr.
The Sea Hawk ERICH KORNGOLD
Finale from William Tell Overture GIACCHINO ROSSINI
Pirates of the Caribbean KLAUS BADELT, arr. RICKETTS
Moon River (Breakfast At Tiffany’s) HENRY MANCINI, arr. BYESS
Colonel Bogey March (Bridge on the River Kwai) KENNETH ALFORD
The Pink Panther HENRY MANCINI, arr. CACAVAS 3’
A Tribute to John Williams JOHN WILLIAMS, arr. LAVENDER


North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra
January 10, 2015
Elvis Presley 80th Birthday Anniversary Celebration
Richard Marx, Soloist

Itawamba Community College Chorus — Karen Davis & Robert Taylor, Directors
Northeast Community College Chorus — Kathy Anderson, Director

Program to include:
Cruel Jailhouse (Don't Be Cruel / Jailhouse Rock)
Heartbreak Hotel
Can't Help Falling in Love
Suede Dog (Hound Dog / Blue Suede Shoes)
Love Me Tender
Shook up Woman (All Shook Up / Hard Headed Woman)
Are You Lonesome Tonight
Riverside Saints (Down By the Riverside / When the Saints Go Marching In)
Amazing Grace