Past Performances

Sunday, March 5, 2017 3:00pm


Sidwell Friends Upper School, Washington DC

The Apollo Orchestra with Alison Buchanan-Soprano; Amanda Fink-Mezzo Soprano; Rolando Sanz-Tenor; Kenneth Kellogg-Baritone/Bass and The Sidwell Friends Upper School Chorus, John Touchton-Director

PROGRAM

JENKINS: The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace (Excerpts)

VERDI: Selection from La Forza del Destino

An American Spiritual

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No.9 in D minor, op.125 (Choral)

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All Apollo concerts are made possible by the vision and generosity of the Downing Family Foundation.

Sunday, March 5, 2017 3:00pm

The Apollo Orchestra


Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church, Washington DC

Join the Apollo Orchestra in an exciting performance featuring  Julie Vidrick Evans, organist, and Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists: Ariana Wehr-Soprano, Rexford Tester-Tenor, and Timothy J. Bruno-Bass.

Program:

Rheinberger: Concerto #2 for Organ and Orchestra, mvt 3

Stravinsky: Scenes from The Rake’s Progress

Stravinsky: Pulcinella (Original Version with Singers)

Mendelssohn: Symphony #5, “Reformation”

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The Apollo Orchestra

Sunday, October 30, 2016 3:00pm


Sidwell Friends Upper School, Washington DC

The Apollo Orchestra is joined by Washington National Opera’s Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists

Program:
Felix Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, op. 61
Serge Prokofiev: Classical Symphony, op. 25 (Symphony no. 1)
W.A. Mozart: Excerpts from Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
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Sunday, October 30, 2016 3:00pm

Friday, September 30, 2016 7:30pm


Church of The Little Flower, Bethesda MD

Enjoy an incredible evening of music with the Apollo Orchestra featuring world-renowned violinist Cho Liang Lin.

“dazzling” – NY TIMES
“a superb player” – GRAMOPHONE
“a rare combination of virtuosity and humanity” – LOS ANGELES TIMES

Program:
The Apollo Orchestra, Stephen Czarkowski, Music Director
Cho Liang Lin, Violinist
Lalo Schifrin: Tangos Concertante
Claude Debussy: La Mer
Richard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier Suite

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2011-new logo-TCCII-2The Apollo Orchestra thanks the Traditional Chinese Culture Institute for its promotional support.

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Friday, September 30, 2016 7:30pm

Sunday, April 10, 2016 3:00pm


Sidwell Friends Upper School, Washington DC

Apollo Orchestra Concert, featuring the works of Mozart

Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 3 p.m.

The All Mozart program will feature duo pianists John Touchton and Virginia Lum, and soloists from the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program: soprano Ariana Wehr, mezzo-soprano Aleksandra Romano, tenor Rexford Tester, and bass Timothy Bruno, and the Sidwell Friends Upper School Chorus directed by John Touchton.

Program:
Symphony No. 35 in D major, K. 385 {“Haffner”)
Piano Concerto for Two Pianos in E Flat Major, K. 365
Symphony No. 39 in E-flat major, K. 543
Mass No. 15 in C major, K. 317 (“Coronation Mass”) (“Krönungsmesse”)

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Sunday, April 10, 2016 3:00pm

Sunday, January 31, 2016 4:00pm


Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church, Washington DC

Enjoy an incredible evening of music with the Apollo Orchestra

Program:
Barber – School For Scandal
Guilmant – Symphony No. 1, 3rd Movement
Tchaikovsky – The Nutcracker Suite Op. 71a
Verdi – Operatic Arias
Brahms – Symphony No. 3

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Sunday, January 31, 2016 4:00pm

Saturday, January 16, 2016 6:00pm


Kennedy Center Terrace Theatre, Washington DC

Program:
Asturias (Albeniz)
Symphony No. 1 (Barber)
Concierto de Aranjuez (Rodrigo)
Alborada del grazioso (Ravel)

Soloists:
Ana Vidovic, Croatian Virtuosa Classical Guitarist
http://www.anavidovic.com/

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Saturday, January 16, 2016 6:00pm

Sunday, November 1, 2015 3:00pm


Sidwell Friends Upper School, Washington DC

Program:
Scenes from CARMEN (Georges Bizet)
Orchestrated Music from Four Operas (Richard Wagner)

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Sunday, November 1, 2015 3:00pm