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Classic Romanticism

Posted by on Nov 2, 2016 in Music Selection, Past Performances, Repertoire | 0 comments

Concert No. 1 • October 23, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. This program of classic Romanticism included Franz Schubert’s “Unfinished” Symphony, also known as Symphony No. 8, D.759, and Robert Schumann’s Symphony No. 1, Op. 38, which is well known as his “Spring” Symphony. Additionally, violinist Alexandra Wenig was our featured...

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Sensuous Summer

Posted by on May 25, 2016 in Past Performances, Repertoire | 0 comments

Concert No. 4 – Free Admission Sunday, May 15, 2016, 7:00 p.m. It’s almost summer – and we celebrated it with the sensuous music of our final concert of the season, Sensuous Summer.  Admission to this performance was completely free and featured the youthful Serenade for Winds by Richard Strauss, the sensuous Adagio for Strings by Samuel...

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New World

Posted by on Apr 15, 2016 in Past Performances, Repertoire | 0 comments

Concert No. 3 – New World: Dvořák, Smetana, and Debussy Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 7:00p.m. Audience members journeyed with us from the Czech homeland as depicted in The Moldau by Smetana, to the West as depicted in Symphony No. 9 “New World” by Dvořák, and then ventured into fantasy in the Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun by Debussy. These...

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Epic Romance

Posted by on Apr 14, 2016 in Past Performances, Repertoire | 0 comments

Concert No. 2, plus 3rd Annual Silent Auction Sunday, February 14, 2016, 7:00 p.m. Tualatin Presbyterian Church, 9230 SW Siletz Drive, Tualatin, Oregon 97062 (map). Mark Perlman, Conductor and Music Director Tualatin Valley Symphony presented its second performance of the season, Epic Romance, which included works by Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky,...

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Concert No. 3 — Pastorale

Posted by on May 12, 2015 in Music Selection, Past Performances, Repertoire | 0 comments

Because of a $1,000 grant from the Cultural Coalition of Washington County and the Oregon Cultural Trust, we were able to offer free admission to our April 19, 2015 concert. This program included Marcello’s Oboe Concerto in D minor featuring soloist Mitch Iimori, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6, and Wagner’s Flying Dutchman Overture. To call...

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A Valentine’s Romance

Posted by on Feb 17, 2015 in Past Performances, Repertoire | 0 comments

A Valentine’s Romance Feb. 15, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. Thanks to all who attended last night’s concert and silent auction fund raiser — we truly appreciate your support!  As Mark said, the final piece by Hanson was dedicated to you — our families, our loved ones and friends.  A fine time was had by all, and congratulations to the auction...

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