Upcoming 2015-16 SEASON Events:
The third soirée of the season features Dean Kravig, Jeff Snedeker, Rebekah Schaub, & Melissa Robinson, horn.
Sibelius - Andante Festivo
Schumann - Konzertstück for 4 Horns
Dean Kravig, horn
Jeff Snedeker, horn
Rebekah Schaub, horn
Melissa Robinson, horn
Audience Choice Winner: Stravinsky - The Firebird Suite
Presented in part by Ashby Law
Save the date! The Symphony's annual fundraising luncheon will be held on Wednesday, May 18th. The event will start at 11:45am and end promptly at 1pm and will include remarks by Dr. Kathleen Murray, performance by Alyssa Stremcha and Simply Strings and a delicious Italian pasta bar!
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Past 2015-16 season events
The Walla Walla Symphony Youth Orchestra (WWSYO) is delighted to present their spring concert of the 2015-16 season on Monday, April 25 at 7.p.m. at Chism Hall. Dr. Paul Luongo, Music Director and Conductor
Mozart - Cosi fan tutte, K. 588: Overture
Mozart - Bassoon Concerto, K. 191, Bb Major
Mark Eubanks, bassoon
Haydn - Symphony No. 104, D Major "London"
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First Heart Beat Concert featuring Shannon Scott, clarinet and Leonard Garrison, flute
A program of jazz with classical crossover, featuring Mark Eubanks, bassoon.
Columbia REA and Shakespeare Walla Walla present Repertory Dance Theatre, featuring members of the Walla Walla Symphony and new works of choreography for local dance students.
A Recital of Cello Favorites by
Ed Dixon, cello & Kristin Vining, piano
Featuring works by Granados, Ravel, and Popper
Saturday night performance is SOLD OUT. Tickets are still available for the Sunday matinee.
Featuring Ernest Bloch's Nigun from the Baal Shem Suite, Robert Convery's Songs of Children, remarks by Richard Kaplan and James Winchell, Hana Szenesh's Walk to Caesaria and Grigori Frid's one-act opera, The Diary of Anne Frank.
Performers will include musicians of the Walla Walla Symphony, led by Music Director and Conductor Yaacov Bergman, Ani Maldjian, soprano, the Whitman College Chamber Singers, directed by Riikka Pietilainen-Caffrey, Anna Burgess, violin and Jackie Wood, piano. Staging by Ron Williams and lighting design by Cynthia DeVille.
This concert is presented as part of the annual “Music 360°", an initiative that explores the impact of music through different lenses.
Through an exciting collaboration with Carnegie Hall, the Walla Walla Symphony will present "The Orchestra Moves." This program, conducted by Dr. Paul Luongo, will explore musical movement by looking at the way composers use motif, melodic direction, and dynamics.
Sponsored by Key Technology, Tallmans and Whitman College.
Under the direction of Dr. Paul Luongo, Music Director and Conductor, the WWSYO will perform pieces including Finlandia by Jean Sibelius, “The Quest” from Ponce de Leon Suite by Robert Kerr, music from Frozen arranged by Bob Krogstad, “Hallelujah Chorus” from Handel’s Messiah, and the perennial favorite, Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson. The Walla Walla High School Orchestra, under the direction of Julia Woods, will join the WWSYO for the Hallelujah Chorus and Sleigh Ride.
A fun filled holiday event great for the entire family! Cirque Musica artists perform incredible feats of strength, skill, and grace to great Holiday music favorites performed by the Walla Walla Symphony led by Dr. Paul Luongo, conductor.
Presented by Banner Bank
Come enjoy an afternoon of Christmas carols and holiday favorites provided by the Walla Walla Symphony string quartet, as we celebrate this festive season!
Rossini - La Gazza Ladra (The Thieving Magpie): Overture
Elgar - Cello Concerto, op. 85, E minor
Sally Singer, cello
Beethoven - Symphony No. 5, op. 67, C minor
Presented by Baker Boyer Bank
The Walla Walla Symphony's Annual Fundraising Gala!
Bernstein - Candide: Overture
Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 4, op. 90, A Major "Italian"
Rachmaninoff - Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Stephen Beus, piano
Featuring Stephen Beus, piano.
SOLD OUT! This special event at the Waldheim Mansion will feature the Volta Piano Trio (formerly Icicle Creek Piano Trio)! Seating is very limited and ticket includes light hors d'oeuvres and glass of Mansion Creek Cellars wine. Doors open at 5pm, music will begin at approximately 6pm.
The Walla Walla Symphony & Walla Walla Blues Society announce a Free Rock Concert in Washington Park (by the cross-streets of W Cherry St. and Martha St.) on Friday, July 31, 2015 beginning at 5:30pm, featuring students from the 7th Annual Free Rock ‘n Roll Camp.