Concert Venues

The PSA’s 2016-2017 Concert Season

FALL CONCERT

 Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 3:30PM,
First Parish Unitarian Universalist, Arlington, MA

The Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra
Orlando Cela, Music Director

Claude Debussy — Nocturnes
Richard Strauss — Brentano Songs
with the 2016 PSA Young Artist Competition Winner
Abigail Krawson, Soprano
Jean Sibelius Symphony No. 2 in D

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 NOT-QUITE WINTER CONCERT

Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 3:30PM,
Payson Park Church, Belmont, MA

The Arlington-Belmont Chamber Chorus
Barry Singer, Music Director

“A Garden for Chorus”
About Flowers and Other Matters

Music of Stroope, Szymko, Berger, Lauridsen, Britten
and the premiere of Pamela Marshall’s “Songs from a Quaker Heart”

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 HOLIDAY CONCERT

Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 3:30 PM,
First Parish Unitarian Universalist, Arlington, MA

The Arlington-Belmont Chorale and
The Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra

Orlando Cela, Orchestra Music Director
Barry Singer, Chorale Music Director
Sarah Telford, Assistant Chorale Conductor

Serge Prokofiev Troika (from the Lt. Kije Suite)
Franz Biebl Ave Maria
Thomas McGah Two Christmas Choruses
Lauridsen O Magnum Mysterium
Brahms Variations on a Theme of Haydn

Camille Saint-SaënsChristmas Oratorio

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FAMILY CONCERT

Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 3:30 PM,
First Parish Unitarian Universalist, Arlington, MA

The Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra
Orlando Cela, Music Director

“What Is Music?”
An interactive exploration of rhythm, melody, and harmony
with help from Britten, Bartok, Dukas, Hindemith, and more!

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MARCH CONCERT

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 7:30PM,
The Center for Arts at the Armory, Somerville, MA

The Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra
Orlando Cela, Music Director

Benjamin Britten Courtly Dances from “Gloriana”
Edward Elgar Cello Concerto, 1st Movement
with the 2016 PSA Young Artist Competition Wood Prize Winner
Haley Kwoun, Cellist
Ralph Vaughan Williams — A Pastoral Symphony (Symphony No. 3)

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ALMOST SPRING CONCERT

Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 3:30PM,
First Parish Unitarian Universalist, Arlington, MA

The Arlington-Belmont Chorale
Barry Singer, Music Director

Carl Orff Carmina Burana
Version for 2 Pianos and Percussion

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SPONSORS’ CONCERT

Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 3:30PM,
First Parish Unitarian Universalist, Arlington, MA

The Arlington-Belmont Chorale and
The Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra
Barry Singer and Orlando Cela, Music Directors

Franz Schubert — Mass No. 6 in Eb
Modest Mussorgsky — Pictures At An Exhibition

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MUSIC FOR A SPRING EVENING

Friday, May 12, 2017 at 8:00PM,
First Parish Unitarian Universalist, Arlington, MA

The Arlington-Belmont Chamber Chorus
Barry Singer, Music Director

New England Composers and Poets
Featuring a reprise of Pamela Marshall’s
“Songs from a Quaker Heart”

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STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL and POPS CONCERT

Friday, June 9, 2017 at 6:30PM,
Arlington Town Hall, Arlington, MA

A look back at the 70’s (among many other things)

The Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra and The Arlington-Belmont Chorale
Orlando Cela and Barry Singer, Music Directors
Sarah Telford, Assistant Chorale Conductor