Parkway Concert Orchestra presents Surprise! on March 4, 2018 in West Roxbury

Surprise! will be presented on Sunday, March 4 at 3:00 p.m. at Holy Name Parish Upper Church, 1689 Centre Street, West Roxbury. Music Director and Conductor Geneviève Leclair has chosen an exciting program including Brahms' Academic Festival Overture, music from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, and Haydn's Symphony No. 94 (Surprise). The concert will feature Maxime Goulet's Symphonic Chocolates, a fun piece pairing sound and flavor. To allow you to enjoy the complete experience, chocolate boxes from Hilliards will be sold during intermission at the cost of $10.

This concert is presented by Holy Name Enrichment Program and is sponsored by Vogt Realty Group in memory of Gene and Ann Vogt. During intermission, the audience will have a chance to meet and learn about the orchestra instruments at an instrument petting zoo. Concert admission is free. Doors will open at 2:30 p.m. For more information please call 617-325-9338.

Special Note:

Three area restaurants — West on Centre, Eat with Jack O'Neill and Masona Grill — are offering special deals with dinner reservations for concert-goers. For more information, call 617-792-4277.

The Program:

  • Johannes Brahms
  • Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80
  • Howard Shore, Arranged by Douglas E. Wagner
  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Suite)
  • Old Friends and The Adventure Begins — Axe or Sword? — Song of the Lonely Mountain — The Dwarf Lords — Dreaming of Bag End


  • Maxime Goulet
  • Symphonic Chocolates
  • Caramel Chocolate — Dark Chocolate — Mint Chocolate — Coffee-infused Chocolate
  • Franz Joseph Haydn
  • Symphony No. 94, G Major (Surprise)
  • Adagio – Vivace assai — Andante — Menuetto: Allegro molto — Finale: Allegro molto