2021-2022 SEASON

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Nuts and Bolts
7:30 PM on October 1 and 2, 2021

Nuts and Bolts refers to the fundamentals or practicalities of concert-making, given how our world has been reshaped. This concert features works by Vivaldi and Handel for strings only. Next is music by a young Strauss where at age 17 composed a serenade that helped to launch his composing and conducting career. The concert will end with the groundbreaking work, Octet, by Stravinsky. In the early 20th century, at a time when artists were looking for new styles, Stravinsky, yet again, lead the way with this Neo-classic work, full of 18th century mannerisms.

Handel: Concerto Grosso, op. 6, No.1 (strings)
Vivaldi: Double Violin Concerto, op.3, No.8, A minor (strings)
Strauss, R.: Serenade, op. 7 (winds)
Stravinsky: Octet (winds)

St. David’s Episcopal Church, Ashburn, VA
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Honoring Our Veterans Virtual Performance
11:00 AM on Veterans Day (November 11, 2021)

Join us to honor those who bravely served our country. This virtual presentation includes patriotic music, poetry and stories shared by Maestra DAlimonte.

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Winter Fun
2 performances on December 4, 2021: 1:30 PM and 3:30 PM

Holiday favorites will be performed by LSO, including Anderson’s Sleigh Ride plus, more holiday-themed music by Tchaikovsky, Lovrien and Strauss.

Tchaikovsky: Overture from The Nutcracker
arr. Strommen: There’s Christmas in the Air
arr. Bob Krogstad: Christmas at the Movies
arr. Ralph Ford: Parade of the Wooden Soldiers
Lovrien: Minor Alterations No.2 (from the Dark Side)
Strauss: Donner und Blitzen Polka
Anderson: Sleigh Ride

St. David’s Episcopal Church, Ashburn, VA
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On Matters of the Heart Virtual Performance
4:00 PM on February 12, 2022

This virtual concert will feature 5 selections of love-themed music including introductions and stories by Maestra DAlimonte.

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Pocket Full of Fugues
7:30 PM on March 18 and 19, 2022

As the title implies, if one has a picket full of something, they have a lot of it. In this case, every piece LSO is performing has at least one fugue in it. The most famous composer of the fugues is J. S. Bach, and the LSO will play his powerful Passacaglia and Fugue.

Adolph Adam: Willis Fugue from Giselle
Bach (arr. Stokowski): Passacaglia & Fugue, BWV 582, C min.
Hovhaness: Prelude & Quadruple Fugue, op.128
Saint-Saens: Symphony No.2

St. David’s Episcopal Church, Ashburn, VA
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Joys of Spring
7:30 PM on April 29 and 30, 2022

Delius, Debussy, and Dvorak – each composer on this concert shares his musical effort, as inspired by spring. Birds singing, idyllic melodies based on poetry, even leaves rustling in a gentil spring breeze, all heard throughout these beautiful works.

Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
Debussy: Petite Suite
Dvorak: Symphony No.8

St. David’s Episcopal Church, Ashburn, VA