CHAMBER ORCHESTRA OF THE SOUTH
The resident classical orchestra of the Norris Center
FRANCES STEINER, Music Director
~~ Previews 7:15 PM ~~ Concerts 8:00 PM ~~
Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011
SEASON OPENING CONCERT - "COSB SOLOIST NIGHT"
Featuring Concertmaster MIWAKO WATANABE and
Principal Oboist JOSEPH STONE
VIVALDI - Concerto for Oboe and Strings in D Minor, Op.8 No.9
BACH, J.S. - Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D Major, BWV 1050
ELGAR - Introduction and Allegro, for String Quartet and Orchestra
Britten-Simple Symphony, Op.4
Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011
ORION AND ANNA WEISS (POLONSKY), DUO PIANISTS
HAYDN-?Lo Special? Overture
MOZART-Concerto for Two Pianos in E Flat Major, K.365
ST-SAENS-?Carnival of the Animals? (with 2 Pianos and Narrator)
Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012
CLAIRE HUANGCI, CHOPIN PRIZE-WINNING PIANIST
MENDELSSOHN-?Fingal?s Cave? Overture
MENDELSSOHN-Piano Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op.25
GOUNOD, CHARLES-Symphony No. 1 in D Major
Sunday, March 4, 2012
CARRIE DENNIS, PRINCIPAL VIOLIST, LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC
MARCIA DICKSTEIN, HARPIST
DEBUSSY-?Sacred and Profane Dances? for Harp and Strings
SHULMAN, ALAN-Theme and Variations for Viola and Strings
PAGANINI-?La Campanella? for Viola and Orchestra
GRIEG-?Holberg Suite? for Strings
Saturday, April 21, 2012
GALA SPRING CONCERT
MAYUKO KAMIO, VIOLINIST Gold Medal Prizewinner, Tchaikovsky International Competition
MENDELSSOHN-Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op.64
BEETHOVEN-Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op.68 ?Pastorale?
Followed by a reception in the Norris Theatre
TICKETS - Subscriber Tickets only, at $185, until Sept. 15th 2011.
Click here for the 2011 Subscription Form.
Single tickets @ $40 available after Sept. 15, through Norris Box Office, 310-544-0403
Prior to each concert, there is an illustrated Preview Talk (using slides on composers and the background of each composition), given at 7:15 PM by the COSB's president and program annotator, Robert Miller.
Prior to some concerts, the COSB offers free OPEN DRESS REHEARSALS for youth, on Sundays at 3:30 PM at the Norris Theatre. These are generally attended by students who are studying music, and their teachers are invited.
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