The Bremerton Symphony Orchestra has announced
its six-concert 2015-16 season, which begins on Oct. 10 with an
all-Dvorak program featuring the return of former
North Kitsap resident Claire Sledd for Dvorak’s
That concert, one of four at the Bremerton Performing
Arts Center, also will feature Bremerton Symphony Chorale
director and mezzo-soprano LeeAnne Campos in a
performance of “Four Biblical Songs.” Dvorak’s Symphony No. 6 seals
the deal on music director and conductor Alan
Futterman‘s season opener.
“Organ Principals, Swell to Great” finds the Symphony visiting
Our Lady Star of the Sea Church in Bremerton on
Nov. 14 and 15 for a program including works by Debussy, Vivaldi,
Barlow, Reinecke and Saint-Saens. The first four pieces will
feature members of the Symphony’s woodwind section — respectively,
clarinetist William Ferman, bassoonist
Adam Williams, oboist Amy
Duerr-Day and flutist Deliana Broussard.
Organist Peggy Maurer will be featured in a
performance of Saint-Saens’ Organ Symphony.
The Symphony and Concert Chorale have their annual holiday
get-together on Dec. 13, a 2 p.m. matinee, featuring J.S. Bach and
C.P.E. Bach’s “Magnificat” and Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony, among
other Christmastime goodies.
Saint Saens is back for the March 12 concert with his “March
militaire. That concert also features Nielsen’s Symphony No. 4 and
the violin concerto of Paganini, with guest Erich
Woo up front.
The focus is on light opera for the April 15 and 16 concerts at
Gateway Fellowship in Poulsbo (Friday evening) and the Sylvan Way
Baptist Church (Saturday evening). The Symphony and Chorale will
perform a concert version of Gilbert and Sullivan’s “H.M.S.
The season concludes on May 22 with a 4 p.m. concert featuring
performances by the BSO Young Artists Competition winners, and the
Symphony and Chorale combining for Prokofiev’s “Alexander Nevsky
Other events include the annual “Brunch With Bach” fund-raising
brunch and performance on Jan. 23; a Feb. 9 family concert at the
Admiral Theatre, with the Symphony playing and the Peninsula Dance
Theatre dancing Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf” and a preview
performance of the Paganini violin concerto with Erich Woo; the
Symphony League Gala on Oct. 25, with Campos performing Telemann’s
“Canary” cantata; Bremerton Youth Symphony concerts on Nov. 22,
March 13 and May 15; and a trio of chamber performances in
different Kitsap venues on Oct. 24 (Campos and Telemann) and Jan.
15 and 17 (Gounod’s “Petite Symphonie”).
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