Schedule of Events - 58th Season
2016-2017

 

THE ANNUAL OPERA GALA
ITALIA! A Vocal and Instrumental Tour

Saturday, October 15, 2016, 8:00 pm
Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center, Stowe

Sunday, October 16, 2016, 2:00 pm
Barre Opera House. Buy Tickets

PROGRAM

Featuring the 2016 Bel Canto Institute
Orchestral Award Winner
Justin Burgess, baritone
and Honorary Award Recipient
Karen Frankenstein, soprano
About The Soloists

Overture to La Forza del destino: Giuseppe Verdi

Ah! Per sempre io ti perdei from I Puritani: Vincenzo Bellini

Casta diva from Norma: Vincenzo Bellini

Dance of the Slaves from Aïda: Giuseppe Verdi

O del mio amato ben: Stefano Donaudy

- Intermission-

Senza Mamma from Suor Angelica: Giacomo Puccini

Largo al factotum from Il Barbiere di Siviglia: Gioachino Rossini

Prelude to Macbeth: Giuseppe Verdi

Un bel di from Madama Butterfly: Giacomo Rossini

Capriccio italien, Op. 45: Pytor Illich Tschaikowsky


 

AUDITIONS FOR THE
JON BOROWICZ MEMORIAL
STUDENT MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION

Sunday, November 20, 2016
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HANDEL'S MESSIAH
Lisa Jablow, Conductor

Friday, December 2, 2016, 7:30 pm
St. Augustine Church, 16 Barre Street, Montpelier

Sunday, December 4, 2016, 2:00 pm
Barre Opera House

with the Vermont Philharmonic Chorus




WINTER CONCERT
Lou Kosma, Conductor
Featuring Jonathan Goff, Winner of the Borowicz Memorial Scholarship

Saturday, February 11, 2017, 7:30 pm
Elley-Long Music Center at St. Michael's College, home of the Vermont Youth Orchesta Association
, Colchester

Sunday, February 12, 2017, 2:00 pm
Barre Opera House

Little Suite for Strings, Op. 1 by Carl Nielsen

Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin
Jonathan Goff, piano
Jon Borowicz Student Scholarship Winner

Symphony No. 3, Op. 36 by Henryk Górecki
II. “Lento e Largo –Tranquillissimo”

Symphony No. 2 in C minor, Op. 17 “Little Russian” by Pyotr Tchaikowsky




THE FAMILY CONCERT
Lou Kosma, Conductor

Sunday, March 12, 2017, 2:00 PM
Barre Opera House

With the Green Mountain Youth Symphony
Robert Blais, Conductor




THE SPRING CONCERT
Lou Kosma, Conductor

Saturday April 29, 2017, 7:30 pm
Chandler Music Hall
, Randolph

Sunday, April 30, 2017, 2:00 pm
Barre Opera House

Festive Overture, Op. 96 by Dimitri Shostakovich

Scandinavian Suite for Solo viola and Strings by Frank Foerster
Frank Foerster, viola

Symphony No 9 in E minor, Op 95 “From The New World” by Antonin Dvorak 48’




SUMMER POPS CONCERT
Lou Kosma, Conductor

Sunday, August 13, 2017, 4:00 pm
Open for picnicking at 3:00 pm
Moose Meadow Lodge, Duxbury

Bring your picnic and your loved ones. Parking at Moose Meadow Lodge is limited, so carpooling is highly recommended.