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VIRGINIA CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
47th Season

David Grandis, Music Director

2017–2018 (47th Season) Concert Calendar
  July 1, 2017   Oct 22, 2017   Jan 27, 2018   Mar 16, 2018   Mar 28, 2018   Apr 22, 2018   Jun 30, 2018

Guest Artists for 2016–2017 season

Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Serenades at 1st Stage
A Musical Travelogue: from Istanbul to Hollywood


Teri Lazar, violin
Osman Kivrak, viola and composer
Charlie Barnett, piano and composer

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1st Stage Theater
1524 Spring Hill Road, McLean, VA 22102
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Program
Uzun Hava Osman Kivrak
Three Anatolian Dances
  Tamzara
  Havuz
  Daldalan
Osman Kivrak
Selections from the 44 Duos Béla Bartók
Duo for Violin and Viola Jean Sibelius
The Star of the County Down
Derry Air
Mistress Winter
Irish Traditional (arr. Thorp)
The Brisk West Wind Charlie Barnett
Four Cities
  Damariscotta, ME
  Memphis, TN
  Fredericksburg, VA
  Hollywood, CA
Charlie Barnett
Teri Lazar
Osman Kivrak
Charlie Barnett



Sunday, Oct 22, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
Royal Tributes
Franz Josef Haydn: Symphony No. 85 in B flat major, H1:85 La Reine (The Queen)
Sir Malcom Arnold: Sinfonietta No. 2, Op. 65
Dominick Argento: Royal Invitation: Homage to the Queen of Tonga
Gerald Finzi: Romance in E flat major, Op. 11

On display: Works by Virginia artist Mark Malecki
Complimentary reception will follow the concert.
Ample free parking.

Ernst Community Cultural Center, NVCC Annandale
8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA 22003
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Marie Antoinette


Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Serenades at 1st Stage
Teri Lazar, violin
Osman Kivrak, viola
Guest Artist: Andrew Kivrak, viola

1st Stage Theater
1524 Spring Hill Road, McLean, VA 22102
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Teri Lazar Osman Kivrak


Friday, March 16, 2018 at 8:00 p.m.
Classical Cabaret at 1st Stage
with Champagne Recption

Jennifer Rickard, violin
Andrew Axelrad, flute
Telemann: Canonic Sonata #2 in D major
Puccini: Nessum Dorma from Turandot
Emil Dimitrov: Highlights from Sheherezade
Tchaikovsky: October (Autumn Song) from “The Seasons“
Piazzola: Libertango - Oblivion
Carlos Gardel: Volver
various: Favorites from Broadway


1524 Spring Hill Road, McLean, VA 22102
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Jennifer Rickard Andrew Axelrad


Wednesday, March 28, 2018, 8:00 p.m.
Collaborative Concert with George Mason University Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Dennis M. Layendecker
J.S. Bach: Orchestral Suite in D major
  Mason Symphony Orchestra
Barber: Adagio for Strings, Op. 11
  Virginia Chamber Orchestra
Bernstein: West Side Story Suite
  Mason Symphony Orchestra
  Virginia Chamber Orchestra
Brahms: Symphony No. 1 in C minor
  Mason Symphony Orchestra


GMU Center for the Arts
4373 Mason Pond Dr
Fairfax, VA 22030
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adults $12, seniors $8, youth (through grade 12), $5
GMU Concert Hall


Sunday, Apr 22, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.
Promise of Summer
Featuring Stephanie Marx, soprano
Samuel Barber: Knoxville: Summer of 1915
"Sure on This Shining Night" (from Four Songs, Opus 13)
  Stephanie Marx, soprano
César Franck: Huit Pièces Brèves
Henri Büsser: Petite Suite
Felix Borowski: Twilight and Serenade


On display: Works by Virginia artist Mark Malecki
Complimentary reception will follow the concert.
Ample free parking.

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Ernst Community Cultural Center, NVCC Annandale
8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA 22003
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Stephanie Marx


Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Classical Cabaret at 1st Stage
19, The Musical
Written & Directed by Jennifer Schwed & Doug Bradshaw
Music by Charlie Barnett
Lyrics by Jennifer Schwed & Doug Bradshaw


1st Stage Theater
1524 Spring Hill Road, McLean, VA 22102
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The Virginia Chamber Orchestra invites Through the 4th Wall to present Act 1 of
19, The Musical (Act 1 is a performance complete in itself) the story of suffragist
Alice Paul, for the time period from 1913 to the passing of the 19th Amendment.

“The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged
by the United States or by any State on account of sex.”
Charlie Barnett
Composer/pianist Charlie Barnett


instrument petting zoo
Children participate in instrument petting zoo. (Photo by Lou Sica)


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This season is supported in part by The Arts Council of Fairfax County, Virginia Commission for the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
P.O. Box 7484, Alexandria, VA 22307-7484
The Virginia Chamber Orchestra is a Registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization
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