Parkway Concert Orchestra’s Season of Celebrations

Concert Notes:

Fall Pops Concert on November 2, 2008, 3:00 PM

The Parkway Concert Orchestra wishes to extend a special thanks to our sponsors for this concert.

Parkway Concert Orchestra kicks-off their 2008-09 season of “Celebrations!” with a family concert on Sunday, November 2 at 3 p.m. in the Holy Name Parish, Upper Church, 1689 Centre Street, West Roxbury. “Come Join the Celebration” with PCO’s new Music Director and Conductor Matthew Fritz as they perform Saint-Saëns’ “Carnival of the Animals”, Handel’s “Watermusic Suite”, and selections from Bernstein’s “West Side Story”. Joining the orchestra for Bach’s “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring” is Martin Steinmetz, organist at the Allin Congregational Church in Dedham, and he’ll be playing the recently refurbished organ at Holy Name. The program also includes Sager and Foster’s “The Prayer” with tenors Steven Barrett and Demetri Tsaniklides.

This concert is sponsored by P.E. Murray, George F. Doherty & Sons and is presented by the Holy Name School Enrichment Program. The admission is free. For information please call 617-327-3151.

The Program:

Suite for Orchestra from The Watermusic
  Allegro deciso
George Frideric Handel, arr. Hamilton Harty
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring Johann Sebastian Bach orch. Arthur Luck
Martin Steinmetz, organist
The Prayer Carole Bayer Sager and David Foster
Martin Steinmetz, organist; Steven Barrett and Demetri Tsaniklides, tenor
---- Intermission ----
Carnival of the Animals Suite
  Introduction and Royal March of the Lion
  The Cuckoo Deep in the Forest
Camille Saint-Saëns, transc. Steven Rosenhaus
Selections from West Side Story
  I Feel Pretty
  Something's Coming
  One Hand, One Heart
Leonard Bernstein, arr. Jack Mason

Our Sponsors:

11 02 08 SponsorsLocal West Roxbury residents and members of the Parkway Concert Orchestra gear up for the November 2 concert at Holy Name Church sponsored by P.E. Murray, George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home and presented by the Holy Name School Enrichment Program.

First Row from left to right: Funeral Home Director George Doherty, Helen Tarantino (cello), Madeleine Powers (violin), Richard Seltzer (violin), Principal Lynne Workman.

Second Row from left to right: Conductor Matthew Fritz, Vice-Principal Kathleen Caulfield, Edward J. Doherty, Jr, Dennis Dunham, Pat Toomey and Edward Doherty Sr., all of P.E. Murray, George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home.

photographer: Karen Gatto

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