2018-2019 Season

 

74th Season Premiere Concert
Saturday, October 20, 2018, 7:30 pm
Barnum Hall, Santa Monica High School
Guido Lamell, Music Director and Conductor
Roman Kim, Violin soloist
Bernstein: “Candide” Overture
Roman Kim: Violin Concert No. 1 in B minor
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F minor

 

Music from the Movies
Sunday, December 2, 2018, 7 pm
Barnum Hall, Santa Monica High School
Guido Lamell, Music Director and Conductor
Harvey Pittel, Saxophone soloist
Wagner: Ride of the Valkyries (Apocalypse Now)
Williams: Escapades (Catch Me IF You Can)
Tchaikovsky: Selected movements from The Nutcracker

 

Annual Martin Luther King Holiday Weekend Concert
Saturday, January 19, 2019, 2 pm
SGI Auditorium
Guido Lamell, Music Director and Conductor
Mark Edward Smith, Bass-baritone soloist
Albert: “Courage”
Walker: Lyric for Strings
Johnson: “Lift Every Voice and Sing”
Steffe: “Battle Hymn of the Republic”
Mozart: “Ein Madchen oder Weibchen” from The Magic Flute
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 5 in D Major “Reformation”

 

Coming to America: Music by Immigrant Composers
Sunday, April 14, 2019, 7:00 pm
Barnum Hall, Santa Monica High School
Guido Lamell, Music Director and Conductor
Roberto Cani, Violin soloist
Smith, arr. Stravinsky: “The Star Spangled Banner”
Lecuona: Malaguena
Waxman: Carmen Fantasy
Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances

 

Memorial Day Concert and Season Finale
Sunday, May 27, 2019, 7 pm
Guido Lamell, Music Director and Conductor
Nicholas Mendez del Valle, Piano soloist
SMS Concerto Competition Winner
Verdi: Overture to “La Forza del Destino”
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 Opus 18
Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in E minor