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Saturday, September 22, 2018 • 7:00 PM

A Movie Medley…

Enjoy a sampling of classical music from The King’s Speech, Fantasia, Rocky and Star Wars.

  • Marriage of Figaro (The King’s Speech) – Wolfgang A. Mozart
  • Night on Bald Mountain (Fantasia) – Modest Mussorgsky
  • Selections from Star Wars: Main Theme and Darth Vader Theme (Star Wars) – John Williams
  • Highlights from Rocky
  • Pines of Rome (Fantasia 2000) – Ottorino Respighi
    1. The Pines of the Villa Borghes
    2. Pines near a Catacomb
    3. The Pines of the Janiculum
    4. The Pines of the Appian Wa

Saturday, November 10, 2018 • 7:00 PM

A Movie Montage…

…with an early TV twist. Selections from Amadeus, Platoon, Raging Bull and Rodeo… and relive your child-hood Saturday mornings with selections from Carmen (better remembered as Tom and Jerry cartoons).

      • Magic Flute Overture (Amadeus) – Wolfgang A. Mozart
      • Adagio for Strings (Platoon) – Samuel Barber
      • Symphony 25 (Amadeus) – Wolfgang A. Mozart
        1. Allegro con brio
        2. Andante
        3. Menuetto
        4. Allegro
      • Selections from “Carmen” – Suite #1 (better remembered
        as Tom and Jerry Cartoons) – George Bizet

        1. Prelude & Argonaise
        2. Intermezzo
        3. Sequedille
        4. Les Dragons d/Alcala
        5. Les Toreadors
      • Intermezzo from “Cavalleria Rusticana” (Raging Bull) – Pietro Mascagni
      • Selections from Rodeo: Saturday Night Waltz (Chorale Nocturne, Hoe Down (beef commercials) – Aaron Copland

Sunday, December 2, 2018 – 3:00 PM

Music of the Holidays

Get in the holiday season with music from the Nutcracker Suite and other holiday favorites. The Kankakee Valley Youth Symphony will join the KVSO with a traditional tribute to the holiday season.

  • Nutcracker Suite – Piotr Tchaikovsky; with dancers
    1. Overture miniature
    2. Danses caracteristiques:
      1. Marche
      2. Danse de la fee-dragee
      3. Danse russe trepak
      4. Danse arabe
      5. Danse chinoise
      6. Danse des mirlitons
      7. Waltz of the Flowers

Sunday, March 10, 2019 – 3:00 PM

Choral Music from the Movies and TV

Enjoy the KVSO Chorus as they join the KVSO to bring us music from Disney favorites.

Sunday, April 7, 2019 – 3:00 PM

A Movie Mosaic…

…welcomes The Lone Ranger, Romeo and Juliet, Jesus Christ Superstar, the King’s Speech and Mr. Holland’s Opus… and concludes with the theme from Spiderman.

  • Overture to Guillaume Tell (William Tell) (Lone Ranger Theme) – Gioachino Rossini
  • Romeo and Juliet Overture Fantasy (seriously, EVERY time to indicate “love”) – Piotr Tchaikovsky
  • Jesus Christ Superstar – Henry Mancini
  • Symphony 7 (The King’s Speech, Mr. Holland’s Opus, Knowing) – Ludwig van Beethoven
    1. Poco sostenuto – Vivace
    2. Allegretto
    3. Presto
    4. Allegro con brio
  • Encore: Spiderman Theme