David Harman
Music Director

2016 - 2017 Season

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COMING SOON - details of our new season!
Save these concert dates:

Oct 24, 2016 - A Premiere Performance!
Dec 5, 2016  - Jazzy Holidays
Feb 13, 2017 -   Operatic Gems
May 1, 2017  - The Two Bs


2015 - 2016 Season

October 26, 2015
Concert Sponsored By Heathwood Assisted Living / Leo's Bakery & Deli

Fantastically French
Carmen Suite No. 1 - Bizet
Première Rhapsodie - Debussy
Kenneth Grant, clarinet solo
Bacchanale from Samson et Dalila - Saint-Saëns
Symphonie Fantastique, Op. 14 - Berlioz

7:30 PM - Penfield High School Auditorium
Adults $14, Seniors $12, Students Free

November 30, 2015
Concert Sponsored By Canandaigua National Bank & Trust

Holiday, Family, and Friends
Concerto in A minor for Violin, Cello, and Orchestra, Op. 102 - Brahms
Renée Jolles, violin - Steven Doane, cello
Ding Dong Merrily on High - Cooper
Penfield Symphony Orchestra Brass Ensemble
Dedicated to Jeanne Gray (PSO Past President)
World Premiere
Festive Sounds of Hanukah - arr. Holcombe & Rothrock
The Polar Express - Silvestri/Ballard
Winter Wonderland- Bernard
A Rhapsody on Christmas Carols - arr. Smith
Holiday Sing-a-long - arr. Tyzik

7:30 PM - Penfield High School Auditorium
Adults $14, Seniors $12, Students Free

February 22, 2016
Concert Sponsored By Harris Beach / St. Ann’s Community at Cherry Ridge

For Our Valentines: Bonbons & A Movie
Waltz from Eugene Onegin - Tchaikovsky
Summer from The Seasons - Glazunov

Carnival Overture, Op. 92 - Dvorák
Cuban Overture - Gershwin
What’s Up at the Symphony? -
arr. Brubaker
Oklahoma!  Selection for Orchestra - Rodgers
The Cowboys Overture - Williams

7:30 PM - Penfield High School Auditorium
Adults $14, Seniors $12, Students Free

May 2, 2016

A Romantic Celebration
Adagio sospirando from Music for Shakespeare’s
Romeo and Juliet - Diamond
Der Rosenkavalier Suite - R. Strauss
Violin Concerto No. 3 in B minor, Op. 61
III. Molto moderato e maestoso - Saint-Saëns
Jo Amish Young Artist Concerto Competition Winner
Chie Xu, Violin
Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43 - Sibelius

7:30 PM - Penfield High School Auditorium
Adults $14, Seniors $12, Students Free



Look What People Are Saying
About The PSO

This year I took advantage of your special deal for season
tickets....and Oh My Goodness! What a grand season of
talented professionals (sic). Each concert was a complete
pleasure....including excellent selections, ideal length of
time, easy parking, comfortable seating, and friendly
welcoming staff. Thank You So Much!”
- Linda Gordon, Fairport, NY

"The Penfield Symphony concerts have a very family friendly atmosphere. It is especially nice because we see so many people we know. But, most important is the music. The orchestra is very, very good and it is wonderful having such great music right here in Penfield." - Sharon Nazarian

"The concert the other night was amazing. The PSO is extremely good." - Wally Ashnault

"The concert was a spectacular holiday treat. I was proud to be a Penfield resident and thrilled that the Penfield High School Chorale students had the opportunity to sing with professionals!. I particularly enjoyed Alan Lowne's piece and his introductory commentary. I could also tell how well-liked and talented David Harman is. How wonderful that so many talented musicians volunteer their time to provide this high-level misic experience right here in our community!" - Camille Rutan

"Thank you for another wonderful season for local residents. I am so grateful to David Harman and all the musicians who play with such joy and enthusiasm. The programming offers variety including classic and contemporary with surprises now and then. Thank you to everyone who makes all this happen." - Jean Cheney

Thanks for your support, now
and for the next 60 years!


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