Our season goes from late August through early June. In general there are 8 rehearsals for each concert.

 

Regular Weekly Rehearsals are 7 – 9:30pm Wednesdays at

Porter Memorial Hall, First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652,
75 Main Street, Farmington, CT.


Dress Rehearsals 
are typically at the concert venue, either 7 – 9:30 pm the evening before the concert or 3-5:30 pm on the day of the concert.

Holiday Concert I: Farmington
Auditorium, Farmington High School, Farmington CT
Saturday, December 9th, 2017 at 3:00pm Call: 2pm

To Be Handed Out:
Christmas Festival (2+1 2 2 2 – 4 3 3 1 – perc- hrp – strings)
Sleigh Ride (2_1 2 2 2 – 4 3 3 1 – perc – strings)
Winter Wonderland (2 1 2+1 1 – 4 3 3 1 – Perc- Strings)
Frosty the Snowman (2 1 2+1 1 – 4 3 3 1 – Perc – Strings)
White Christmas (2 2+1 2+1 2 – 4 3 3 1 – hrp – perc – strings)
Polar Express (2+1 1 2+1 2 – 4 3 3 1 – perc – strings)
Nutcracker: 1) Trepak 2) Waltz of the Flowers
HERBERT: March of the Toys (2+ 2 2 2 – 4 2 3 1 – perc – str)
GUARALDI:  Charlie Brown Christmas (1.1.2.1/1.2.1.1,timp,perc,pf,str)

Bushnell Concert with Traveler’s Chorale
The Bushnell, Hartford, CT
Thursday, December 14th, 2017 at 7:30pm
Call: 5:30pm (only one run through with the Chorus)

Combined Works W/Chorale: (To Be Handed Out)
Christmas Bells Are Ringing (2 1 1 1 – 2 2 2 1 – Perc – Hrp – Strings)
Winter Medley (2 1 1+1 2 – 4 2 3 1) – Perc – Hrp – Strings
Masters in This Hall (2+ 1 1 1 – 2 3 2 1 – Perc – Hrp – Strings)
O Come All Ye Faithful (3+ 2 2 2 – 4 4 3 1 – Perc – Strings)
Let There Be Peace (2 1 2 1 – 1 3 2 1 – Perc – Hrp – Strings)

FVSO Pieces:
GUARALDI: Charlie Brown Christmas (1.1.2.1/1.2.1.1,timp,perc,pf,str)
Christmas Festival (2+1 2 2 2 – 4 3 3 1 – perc- hrp – strings)

Holiday Concert II: Simsbury:
ENO Memorial Hall, Simsbury
Saturday, December 16th, 2017 at 3:00pm
Call: 1:30pm

Will be selections drawn from the above two programs.

Music for the January 18th, 2018 concert

Abduction from the Seraglio Overture (picc 2 2 2 – 2 2 0 0 – tymp/tri/cym/bd – strings)
Download parts from IMSLP

Armida Overture (1 2 0 2 – 2 0 0 0 – strings)
Download parts from IMSLP

Beethoven Triple Concerto (Go to Parts and scroll down to Orchestra) (1 2 2 2 – 2 2 0 0 – tymp – strings)
Download parts from IMSLP

Beethoven Leonore Overture No. 3 (2 2 2 2 – 4 2 3 0 – tymp – strings)
Download parts from IMSLP

 

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 – NO Rehearsal, Thanksgiving

 

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
Porter Memorial Hall, 75 Main Street, Farmington

7pm – All December Music (Including Bushnell & Nutcracker)
8:00pm – Break
8:10pm – Beethoven: Leonore
8:40pm – Beethoven: Triple Concerto
9:15pm – Haydn: Armida & Winter Prelude

 

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
Porter Memorial Hall, 75 Main Street, Farmington

7pm – All December Music (Including Bushnell & Nutcracker)
8:00pm – Break
8:10pm – Beethoven: Leonore
8:40pm – Beethoven: Triple Concerto
9:15pm – Mozart: Abduction from the Seraglio

 

SATURDAY, December 9th, 2017
Farmington High School Auditorium, Farmington High School

Call: 1:30pm
Concert: 3pm