Manassas Symphony Orchestra Return to the Hylton Stage for the 2021-2022 Season

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Following successful free pops concert to enthusiastic audiences, the Manassas Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Music Director James Villani, is pleased to present its programming for the 2021-2022 concert season at Merchant Hall in the Hylton Performing Arts Center.

In the opening concert of the season on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2021 at 7:30 p.m., the MSO explores the traditions of the classical period in a concert titled Back to the Classics. An MSO favorite, violin virtuoso Emil Chudnovsky, is the featured soloist performing Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D major. Music by Haydn, Weber, and Elgar round out the program.

Fairfax High School flute player Irina Lin joins the MSO for its annual family concert, Color and Light on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021 at 3:30 p.m.  She is playing Poem by early 20th century American composer Charles Tomlinson Griffes. Audiences will also enjoy the world premiere of Virginia composer Jonathan Romeo’s Light, a musical portrait of the magnificent power of the human spirit. The concert closes with the MSO’s exclusive, colorful Music and Light Show Spectacular!

Pianist Brian Woods, praised for his thoughtful and dynamic performances, joins MSO on Saturday, March 5, 2022 at 7:30 p.m., to play Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major. k. 488.  This almost all Mozart concert, titled Amadeus! features the beautiful Mozart’s Symphony No. 38 in D major, k. 504, popularly known as the Prague Symphony, and also includes the Tchaikovsky’s tribute to Mozart, Mozartiana.

The season concludes with Colgan High School senior Angelina Seamster capping her five years in the MSO playing Haydn’s Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major on Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 7:30 p.m.   The program also features Beethoven’s penultimate Symphony No. 8.

Season subscriptions and individual concert tickets are available from the Hylton Center Box Office or by calling 888-945-2468. All children and student tickets (through college) are free.

 

Founded in 1992, the Manassas Symphony is the winner of the 2015 American Prize for Orchestral Performance, Community Division and is an Arts Partner of the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas. The all-volunteer orchestra plays five concerts a year and is involved with many educational and civic events throughout the community. For more information on the Manassas Symphony, visit its website at ManassasSymphony.org.

 

Following successful free pops concert to enthusiastic audiences, the Manassas Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Music Director, James Villani, is pleased to present its programming for the 2021-2022 concert season at Merchant Hall in the Hylton Performing Arts Center.

In the opening concert of the season on Saturday, October 25, 2021 at 7:30 pm, the MSO explores the traditions of the classical period in a concert titled Back to the Classics. An MSO favorite, violin virtuoso Emil Chudnovsky, is the featured soloist performing Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D major. Music by Haydn, Weber, and Elgar round out the program.

Fairfax High School flute player Irina Lin joins the MSO for its annual family concert, Color and Light on Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 3:30 pm.  She is playing Poem by early 20th century American composer Charles Tomlinson Griffes. Audiences will also enjoy the world premiere of Virginia composer Jonathan Romeo’s Light, a musical portrait of the magnificent power of the human spirit. The concert closes with the MSO’s exclusive, colorful Music and Light Show Spectacular!

 

Pianist Brian Woods, praised for his thoughtful and dynamic performances, joins MSO on Saturday, March 5, 2022 at 7:30 pm, to play Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major. k. 488.  This almost all Mozart concert, titled Amadeus! features the beautiful Mozart’s Symphony No. 38 in D major, k. 504, popularly known as the Prague Symphony, and also includes the Tchaikovsky’s tribute to Mozart, Mozartiana.

The season concludes with Colgan HS senior Angelina Seamster capping her 5 years in the MSO playing Haydn’s Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major on Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 7:30 pm.   The program also features Beethoven’s penultimate Symphony No. 8.

Season subscriptions and individual concert tickets are available from the Hylton Center Box Office or by calling 888-945-2468. All children and student tickets (through college) are free.

Founded in 1992, the Manassas Symphony is the winner of the 2015 American Prize for Orchestral Performance, Community Division and is an Arts Partner of the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas. The all-volunteer orchestra plays five concerts a year and is involved with many educational and civic events throughout the community. For more information on the Manassas Symphony, visit its website at ManassasSymphony.org.

 

 

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