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Whatcom Symphony Orchestra’s

2017–18 Season

  1. Holiday Magic

    December 10 @ 3:00 pm

    Choral music returns to our annual holiday celebration!
    Featuring local children’s choirs singing accompaniment to Home Alone and holiday favorites, as well as the vocals of the Whatcom Chorale on a special piece composed by Scott Henderson. Hot cocoa & marshmallows for the kids at intermission, as well as holiday carols performed by student musicians!

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  2. Mozart’s Turkish Concerto

    February 11, 2018 @ 3:00 pm

    Arnaud Sussmann, violin
    With a beautiful sound and elegance reminiscent of great violinists of the past, Arnaud Sussmann solos on Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5 (Turkish), one of Mozart’s most popular works. We finish the afternoon with Hindemith’s Metamorphosis and Overture to Oberon by Carl Maria von Weber.

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  3. Scheherazade & Shostakovich

    March 25, 2018 @ 3:00 pm

    Philip Fisher, piano
    Philip Fisher hails originally from Britain and studied at both the Royal Conservatory of Music and Juilliard in NYC. As a youth, he performed this Shostakovich piano concerto for Maxim Shostakovich, himself. Scheherazade is considered Rimsky-Korsakov’s most popular work, and is based on “One Thousand and One Nights,” sometimes known as “The Arabian Nights.”

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  4. Educational Concert

    May 7, 2018 @ 10:00 am

    Educational Concert
    We are very pleased to be partnering with Mount Baker Theatre for our traditional Family Concert, which this year will be one of their Educational Program series for students throughout Whatcom County. 

    We will be performing the beloved Carnival of the Animals,a humorous musical suite by the French Romantic composer Camille Saint-Saëns. Additional features will include: 

    4th grade poetry competition to rewrite animal poems
    Dancers to depict animals 
    Collaboration with Allied Arts to provide art work and music in schools
    High School Concerto Competition

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  5. Carmina Burana

    May 20, 2018 @ 3:00 pm

    Joining us for Carmina Burana are Dawn Wolski, soprano, José Luis Muñoz, tenor, and Charles Robert Stephens, baritone; and multiple WWU Choirs. We will have a huge orchestra, two pianos and celeste, large percussion section, three outstanding soloists, and over 150 singers from Western Washington University, for the largest number of musicians we have ever had on stage. What a finish to our 42nd season!

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Whatcom Symphony Orchestra

Our 2017-18 Season has been announced!

Visit the event pages for details or view the brochure here.

Individual, package and season tickets are on sale now. Visit the Mount Baker Theatre website or phone the box office for details: 360-734-6080.

To receive a printed copy of the 2017-2018 brochure, call the Whatcom Symphony office at 360-756-6752 or click here and enter your mailing address.

Note: If you have not purchased a ticket in the past two years, click and enter your information to ensure you receive our new season brochure every year.

Four decades of great music

Founded in 1975, the Whatcom Symphony has grown into a nationally-recognized orchestra, attracting acclaim from audiences, critics and artists.

With Maestro Yaniv Attar at the podium since 2013, the WSO is today comprised of over 80 volunteer musicians, including local music teachers, active and retired professional musicians, and talented community members from all backgrounds.

Whatcom Symphony Orchestra performs six concerts annually at the Mount Baker Theatre, as well as providing many educational programs throughout Whatcom County.

 

Whatcom Symphony Orchestra

Four decades of great music

Founded in 1975, the Whatcom Symphony has grown into a nationally-recognized orchestra, attracting acclaim from audiences, critics and artists.

In 1991, the WSO became the resident orchestra of the historic Mount Baker Theatre in downtown Bellingham.

With Maestro Yaniv Attar at the podium since 2013, the WSO is today comprised of over 80 volunteer musicians, including local music teachers, active and retired professional musicians, and talented community members from all backgrounds.

Whatcom Symphony Orchestra performs seven concerts annually at the Mount Baker Theatre, as well as performing a free family concert and providing many educational programs throughout Whatcom County.