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CLASSICAL CONCERTS
| BONUS PACKAGE | CHAMBER SERIES | FAMILY CONCERT



Classical Concerts


The LSO’s 2014-2015 HEROES AND HEROINES season is comprised of 5 spectacular concerts of heroic quality that are not to be missed. All of LSO's Classical Series will be held at the Civic Center Theatre. 

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October 24-25, 2014 | 7:30 pm

Will Strieder, trumpet

  Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis Vaughan Williams
  Trumpet Concerto, Hob. Vlle:1, E-flat Major Haydn
     Water Music Handel

A musical fantasy from England: Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis will enrapture you with beautiful tunes and sumptuous sounds. LSO's own principal trumpet, Will Strieder, will expertly weave through Haydn's Trumpet Concerto in E-flat Major. The evening concludes with the beloved Water Music by Handel. Join us for this explosive performance! 

 

Unfinished
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January 16-17, 2015 | 7:30 pm

  Symphony No. 8, D. 759 in B minor “Unfinished” Schubert
  Ancient Airs and Dances: Set I Respighi
  Béatrice et Bénedict Overture Berlioz
     Enigma Variations, op. 36 Elgar

Schubert's Unfinished Symphony has become so well known that it's like an old companion, so bring a friend to hear it along with Elgar's Enigma Variations! Elgar dedicated Enigma Variations to his friends and family who had a great impact on his journey as a composer.

 

 

Virtue
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March 6-7, 2015 | 7:30 pm

Vladimir Kulenovic, guest conductor

Maja Bogdanovic, cello

  Hebrides Overture, op. 26 “Fingal’s Cave” Mendelssohn
  Cello Concerto No. 1 Shostakovich 
    
Symphony No. 2, op. 43 in D major Sibelius

Join guest conductor Vladimir Kulenovic and guest cellist Maja Bogdanovic as they perform the powerful Shostakovich Cello Concerto No. 1. Then, experience the stormy sounds of Mendelssohn and the Finnish heroism of Sibelius Symphony No. 2.

 

 

Carmen
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May 1-2, 2015 | 7:30 pm

Kirstin Chavez, Carmen
Richard Troxell
Don José
Norman Garrett, Escamillo

With Conductor, John S. Hollins 
  and The Lubbock Chorale

  
Carmen – Concert Version Bizet

One of the greatest operas of the 19th century; enjoy comedy and tragedy under the scorching sun of Seville, Spain. Come experience the rousing season conclusion of the LSO's HEROES AND HEROINES with a performance of Carmen.

Family Concert


The LSO welcomes families to jump into the world of live music. Join us for this FREE performance that will be accompanied by a wealth of information and activities about music for the whole family.

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October 26, 2014 | 5 p.m.

  Excerpts From:  
  Trumpet Concerto, Hob.Vlle:1, E-flat Major Haydn
  Water Music Handel

Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church

The LSO has a terrifyingly good time planned for our families, fans, and friends as we present music so powerful it's eerie

Bonus Package


In addition to the LSO's delightful classical and chamber series, we will present our annual holiday performance and a one-night-only event with classical crossover trio group, The Texas Tenors. Purchase this concert package and save!

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December 5, 2014 | 7:30 pm

FUMC Chancel Choir

The Lubbock Chorale

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Ho Ho Ho! Maestro Cho invites you to the LSO’s festive Holiday performance. This event will feature cherished yuletide favorites performed by the region’s premiere symphony orchestra. This performance will warm your heart and excite your spirit, so bring the entire family for this joyous celebration of the season.

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February 21, 2015 | 7:30 pm

Marcus Collins
JC Fisher
John Hagen

CITY BANK AUDITORIUM

Over 100 million people from around the world tuned in to NBC's "America's Got Talent" in 2009 to see The Texas Tenors become the highest-ranking vocal group in the history of the show. Now, the LSO is bringing The Texas Tenors unique blend of country, gospel, classical and Broadway to Lubbock.

 

Chamber Series


The LSO’s 2014-2015 HEROES AND HEROINES Chamber Music season comprises 3 richly textured concerts performed in intimate settings. Experience music made up-close-and-personal and enjoy the sumptuous pre-concert receptions catered by Ambrosia, Lubbock's distinctive caterer.

 

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November 4, 2014 | 7:30 pm

Sinfonietta Orchestra

THE LEGACY

    
Serenade for Strings Tchaikovsky
  Le Quattro Stagioni (The Four Seasons) Vivaldi

Maestro Cho opens the HEROES AND HEROINES 14-15 Chamber Music season with a performance of exquisite and enduring masterworks featuring one of the most definitive pieces of the late Romantic era in Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings alongside Vivaldi's most iconic piece Le Quattro Stagioni (The Four Seasons) , which will evoke in the listener a sense of each season so vividly you won't believe it. 

 

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December 16, 2014 | 7:30 pm 

LSO Brass Quintet

SAINT JOHN'S UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Lubbock's favorite annual holiday concert is sure to become your new tradition. Five of the finest brass musicians in North America invite you to join them in celebrating the season at this entertaining and informative evening.  Featured twice on Performance Today, an NPR syndicated broadcast, the LSO Brass Quintet will definitely put you in the holiday spirit.  This narrated performance features holiday selections from a variety of periods and styles. Bring your family members and friends to this very special night of seasonal music. 

 

 

 

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February 3rd, 2015 | 7:30 pm

Small Chamber Ensemble

THE LEGACY

     
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Past Concerts


Fleming

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September 9, 2014 | 7:30 pm

Renée Fleming

CIVIC CENTER THEATRE

     Ms. Fleming will perform opera arias, art song, popular selections, Broadway and other pieces of her choosing. Selections from Dvořák's Gypsy Songs, Delibes Les Filles de Cadix, Puccini's O mio babbino caro, and Rodgers and Hammerstein's The Sound of Music. 

  Orchestra Repertoire
 
  Overture to Act III, from Lohengrin
Wagner
  Carmen Suite No. 1: Selections
Bizet
    Hungarian Dance No. 1
Brahms
  Intermezzo Act III, from Manon Lescaut Puccini
  Overture to Candide Bernstein

Renée Fleming will take the stage to open LSO’s 14-15 season in truly heroic fashion. Come and experience the greatest soprano of our time as "The People's Diva" brings her world-renowned voice to the Civic Center stage. Renée is internationally known for her more than 50 operatic roles as well as opening for the famous Metropolitan Opera in New York more than any other performer. This Gala is a once in a lifetime opportunity to experience a true superstar right here in Lubbock! Come join the experience September 9, 2014. 



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September 26-27, 2014 | 7:30 pm

Roman Rabinovich, piano

    

Les Préludes

Piano Concerto No. 1

Scheherazade, op. 3

Liszt

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Rimsky-Korsakov

Join us on an exotic journey as the LSO tells the tale of One Thousand and One Nights. The LSO will also explore the grand, poetic music of Franz Liszt; a wonderful way to reflect on the 14-15-season theme of HEROES AND HEROINES.

 

 

 

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