All Seasons

All seasons on one page.

2021-2022 Season
October 23, 2021

J.S. Bach, Piano Concerto No. 4 in A Major
          Scott Watkins, piano
William Grant Still, “Out of the Silence” (from Seven Traceries)
Frederick Delius
          Two Aquarelles
          Air and Dance
Mozart, Symphony No. 29 in A Major, K. 201

December 4 & 5, 2021

Do You Hear What I Hear, Noel Regney and Gloria Shayne arr. by Robert Lowden
Bizet, L’Arlésienne, Suite No. 1
          1. Ouverture
          2. Minuette
          3. Carillon
Tchaikovsky, Danse de la Fee-Dragée from The Nutcracker
Bizet, L’Arlésienne, Suite No. 2
          1. Farandole
Special Reading of ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore
          Laura Dominick, narrator
The Christmas Song, Mel Torme and Robert Wells arr. by Lowden
Pat-A-Pan, Hershey Kay
Emperor Waltz, op. 437, Johann Strauss, Jr.
Sleigh Ride, Leroy Anderson
Sing-Along, arr. by Dan Goeller

February 26, 2022

William Grant Still, Symphony No. 2 in G Minor (“Song of a New Race”)
Howard Hanson, Symphony No. 2, Op. 30 (“Romantic”)

April 30, 2022

Chadwick, Melpomene
A Remembrance of Maestro Cecil Isaac, founding conductor of the SSO
Elgar, “Nimrod” from Enigma Variations
Dvořák, Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95 (“From the New World”)

2019-2020 Season
October 19, 2019

Warren, Intermezzo from The Legend of King Arthur
Dvorák, Scherzo Capriccioso, op. 66
Rachmaninov, Symphonic Dances

December 7 & 8 2019

Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake, Suite from the Ballet, op.20a
          No. 1 Scene
          No. 2 Waltz
          No. 3 Dance of the Swans
          No. 4 Scene
          No. 5 Hungarian Dance (Csardas)
          No. 6 Finale from Act IV
One Week, a film by Buster Keaton (1920)
The Wexford Carol arr. Dan Goeller
Im Krapfenwaldl, op.366 — Johann Strauss
          Travis Lyons, soloist
Parade of the Wooden Soldiers Leon Jessel, arr. Morton Gould
Coventry Carol arr. Goeller
Sandpaper Ballet, Leroy Anderson
Fantasia on “Greensleeves”, Ralph Vaughan Williams
Sleigh Ride, Anderson
Christmas Sing-Along arr. Goeller

February 29, 2020

C.M. von Weber, Overture from Der Freischütz
Barber, Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Op. 24
          Molly Fillmore, soprano
Villa-Lobos, Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5
          Ária
          Dança
                    Ms. Fillmore
Copland, Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes
          Buckaroo Holiday
          Corral Nocturne
          Saturday Night Waltz
          Hoe-Down

 

2018-2019 Season
October 13, 2018

Dvorak, Symphony No. 8
Rimsky-Korakov, Capriccio espagnol
Delius, Walk to the Paradise Garden

December 1 and 2, 2018 (Sherman) | December 6, 2018 (Greenville) | December 7, 2018 (Ardmore)

Movie and TV Themes
          Batman
          Star Trek
          Star Wars
          Gone With the Wind
          James Bond
          Pink Panther
          How to Train Your Dragon
          Incredibles

March 2, 2019

Beethoven, Symphony No. 8
Brahms, Tragic Overture
Mussorgsky/R-Korsakov, Night on Bald Mountain
Sibelius, Finlandia

April 27, 2019

Don Giovanni
           Overture
          “Il mio tesoro intanto”
          Finale, Act II
Marriage of Figaro
          “Gioani liete”
          “Hai gia vinta causa”
          “Che soave zeffiretto”
          “Ricevete, o padroncina”
          Finale, Act IV
Magic Flute
          “O Isis und Osiris, schenket der Weisheit Geist”
          “Seid uns zum zweiten Mal willkommen”
          “O Isis und Osiris, welche Wonne!”
          Finale, Act II
Ave verum corpus
          Sylvia Rivers, soprano
          Robin Tercero Montgomery, soprano
          Julie Crannell, soprano
          Hannah Barry, mezzo
          Emily Campbell, mezzo
          Toni Richardson, soprano
          Wayne Crannell, tenor
          Robert Cardwell, bass
          Roberto Mancusi, bass
          Jeremy Blackwood, baritone
          Zachary Magers, baritone
          Austin College Choirs
                    Wayne Crannell, director

 

2017-2018 Season
October 7, 2017

Brahms, Symphony No. 2 D Major
Ravel, Bolero
Saint-Saens, Danse macabre
          Elisabeth Atkins, violin

November 2, 2017

2017 Annual Children’s Concert

December 2 and 3, 2017

Christmas Pops
Grieg, Symphonic Dances
Dum spiro, film and film score accompaniment

March 3, 2018

Stravinsky, Firebird (1919)
Britten, Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings
          Wayne, Crannell, tenor
          William Scharnberg, horn
Mozart, Overture from Magic Flute
Mozart, March of the Priests from Magic Flute
Sousa, Nobles of the Mystic Shrine

April 28, 2018

Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 5
Copland, Fanfare for the Common Man
Tower, Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman
Vaughan-Williams, Prelude to the movie 49th Parallel

2016-2017 Season
October 22, 2016

Brahms, Piano Concerto No. 2
          Evan Mitchell, piano

November 3, 2016

Annual Children’s Concert

December 3 and 4, 2016

The Sherman Symphony’s Christmas Pops
Grieg, Peer Gynt Suites 1 and 2
How the Grinch Stole Christmas

February 25, 2017

Wagner, Seigfried’s Rhine Journey
Rachmaninov, Isle of the Dead

April 28, 2017

Beethoven, Symphony No. 9
          Nereida Garcia, soprano
          Molly Fillmore, mezzo-soprano
          Wayne Crannell, tenor
          Roberto Mancusi, bass
          Austin College Choirs
          Austin College Alumni Choir
                    Wayne Crannell, director
          The Symphonic Chorus of SOSU
                    Joshua Nannestad, director
          The North Texas Concert Chorale
                   Sam Patty, director

2015-2016 Season
October 17, 2015

Prokofiev, Violin Concerto No. 1
          Elisabeth Adkins, violin
Elgar, Enigma Variations

November 5, 2015

2015 Annual Children’s Concert

December 5 and 6, 2015

The Sherman Symphony’s Christmas Pops

February 27, 2016

Wm Grant Still, Symphony No. 1, “Afro-American”
Rimsky-Korsakov, Coq d’or Suite
Rachmaninov, Vocalise

April 30, 2016

Holst, The Planets
Beethoven, Overture to Fidelio

2014-2015 Season
October 18, 2014

Brahms, Symphony No.3 in F Major
Debussy, Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune
Bellini, Overture to Norma
Schmitt, Chant élégiaque

November 6, 2014

2014 Annual Children’s Concert

December 6 and 7, 2014

The Sherman Symphony’s Christmas Pops
TV and Movie theme fun!

March 20, 2015

Beethoven, Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major
Ginastera, Estancia Suite

May 2, 2015

Gounod, Finale to Act I, Faust
Gounod, “Salut! demeure chaste,” Faust
Delibes, “Sous le dôme épais,” Lakme
Verdi, “Va pensiero,” Nabucco
Puccini, Finale to Act I, Tosca
Puccini, Musetta’s Waltz, La boheme
Handel, “Lascia ch’io pianga,” Rinaldo
Massenet, “Va! Laisse couler,” Werther
Bizet, “Au fond du temple,” The Pearl Fishers
Mozart, “Porgi, amor,” The Marriage of Figaro
Puccini, “O mio babbino caro,” Gianni Schicchi
Wagner, “Freudig begrüssen,” Tannhäuser
         Sylvia Rivers, soprano
         Candace Taylor, soprano
         Wayne Crannell, tenor
         Roberto Mancusi, baritone
         Austin College Choirs
                    Wayne Crannell, director
         Southeastern Oklahoma State University Choirs
Joshua Nannestad, director

2013-2014 Season
October 5, 2013

Rodrigo, Concierto de Aranjuez
          Petar Jankovic, guitar
Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade
          Clare Cason, violin

November 7, 2013

2013 Annual Children’s Concert

January 5, 2014

Rescheduled Christmas Pops
Prokofiev, Peter and the Wolf
          Betty Harper, narrator

March 1, 2014

Mozart, Symphony No. 40 in G Minor
Griffes, Roman Sketches
Beethoven, Coriolan Overture

April 26, 2014

Shostakovich, Symphony No. 1
Villa-Lobos, Bachianas Brasileiras No. 4

2012-2013 Season
October 20, 2012

Tchaikovsky, Piano Concerto No. 1
           Scott Watkins, piano
Debussy, Nocturnes
Women of Austin College Choirs

          Wayne Crannell, director

November 8, 2012

2012 Annual Children’s Concert

December 1 and 2, 2012

The Sherman Symphony’s Christmas Pops
Silent Film/Orchestral accompaniment
The Gold Rush, Charlie Chaplin

March 2, 2013

Schumann, Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, “Rhenisch”
Schubert, Symphony No. 8 in B Minor, “Unfinished”

April 27, 2013

Bizet, Carmen in a concert presentation
          Marisan Corzino, Carmen
          Wayne Crannell, Don Jose
          Sylvia Rivers, Micaela
          Justin Duncan, the Toreador
          Jeremy Blackwood, Morales
          Southeastern OK State University Choirs
                    Stacy Weger, director
          Austin College Choirs
                    Wayne Crannell, director
          SSO Children’s Chorus
                    Sylvia Rivers, director
          SHARE Children’s Chorus
                    Jeri Walker, director

2011-2012 Season
October 22, 2011

Beethoven, Symphony No. 6 in F Major,
“Pastoral”
Dukas, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Liadov, Baba-Yaga
Grofe, Trick or Treat, Halloween Fantasy for Strings

December 3 and 4, 2011

The Sherman Symphony’s Christmas Pops!
Tchaikovsky, Sleeping Beauty Suite
Tribute to Leroy Anderson

March 3, 2012

Borodin, Symphony No. 2 in B Minor
Copland, Suite from The Tender Land
Liadov, The Enchanted Lake

April 28, 2012

Brahms, Symphony No. 1 in C Minor
Khachaturian, Suite from Masquerade

2010-2011 Season
October 16, 2010

Mendelssohn, Symphony No. 3 in A Minor, “Scottish”
Beethoven, Leonore No. 1
Rossini, Italian Girl in Algiers Overture
Delius/Fenby, Two Aquarelles

December 4 and 5, 2010

The Sherman Symphony’s Christmas Pops
Ravel, Mother Goose
          Dick Malnory, narrator

March 5, 2011

Mozart, Symphony No. 39 in E-flat Major
Glinka, A Life for the Tsar Overture
Borodin, In the Steppes of Central Asia
Warren, Intermezzo from The Legend of King Arthur
Sibelius, Finlandia

April 30, 2011

Gershwin, An American in Paris
Ravel, Rhapsodie espagnol
Delius, Florida Suite

2009-2010 Season
October 17, 2009

Dvorak, Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, From the New World
Smetana, The Moldau
Yardumian, Chorale-Prelude

December 5 and 6, 2009

The Sherman Symphony’s Christmas Pops
          Special guests, Wayne Crannell and the Austin College Choirs

March 6, 2010

Mendelssohn, Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, “Reformation”
Ravel, Valses nobles et sentimentale
Rimsky-Korsakov, Capriccio espagnol

May 1, 2010

Puccini, La boheme
          Emily Newton, soprano
          Ashlyn Rust, soprano
          Wayne Crannell, tenor
          Roberto Mancusi, baritone
          Jeremy Blackwood, baritone
          Southeastern OK State University Choirs
                    Stacy Weger, director
          Austin College Choirs
                    Wayne Crannell, director

2008-2009 Season
October 25, 2008

Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 6 in B Minor “Pathetique”
Brahms, Variations on a Theme by Haydn

November 13, 2008

2008 Annual Children’s Concert

December 6 and 7, 2008

The Sherman Symphony’s Christmas Pops
plus Seasonal Favorites

March 7, 2009

Beethoven, Symphony No. 7 in A Major
Mendelssohn, Hebrides Overture
Rossini, Barber of Seville Overture
Faure, Pavane

May 2, 2009

Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue
          Daniel Dominick, piano
Ginastera, Variaciones concertantes
Griffes, The Pleasure-Dome of Kubla Khan
Grant-Still, In Memoriam: The Colored Soldiers Who Died for Democracy, 1943

2007-2008 Season
October 20, 2007

Mussorgsky (Ravel), Pictures at an Exhibition
Delius, “A Song of Summer”
Villa-Lobos, Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5
(New setting for string orchestra)
          Jeannie Clark Fisher, soprano

November 8, 2007

2007 Annual Children’s Concert

December 1 and 2, 2007

The Sherman Symphony’s Christmas Pops

March 1, 2008

Rodrigo, Fantasia para un gentilhombre
          Petar Jankovic, guitar
Barber, First Essay for Orchestra
Barber, Second Essay for Orchestra
Brahms, Academic Festival Overture
Handel, Overture to Agrippina

May 3, 2008

Verdi, Rigoletto
          Emily Newton, soprano
          Wayne Crannell, tenor
          Lawrence Harris, baritone
          Austin College Choirs

2006-2007 Season
October 28, 2006

Mozart, Violin Concert No. 5
          Clare Cason, violin
Prokofiev, Romeo and Juliet, Suite No. 2

November 9, 2006

2006 Annual Children’s Concert

December 2 and 3, 2006

The Sherman Symphony’s Christmas Pops
Silent Film Festival
Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin
plus Seasonal Favorites

February 24, 2007

Copland, Fanfare for the Common Man
Copland, Suite from Rodeo
Grofe, Grand Canyon Suite

April 28, 2007

Beethoven, Symphony No. 9 in D Minor
          Emily Newton, soprano
          Kathryn Proctor Duax, mezzo-sporano
          Wayne Crannell, tenor
          John Seesholtz, bass-baritone
          Combined Austin College Choirs, Alumni, and Faculty

2005-2006 Season
October 29, 2005

Rachmaninov, Isle of the Dead
Ravel, Bolero
Desenclos, Incantation, Threne, and Danse for Trumpet and Orchestra
          John Holt, trumpet

November 10, 2005

2005 Annual Children’s Concert

December 3 and 4, 2005

The Sherman Symphony’s Christmas Pops
Tchaikovsky, Nutcraker Suite
plus Seasonal Favorites

March 4, 2006

Brahms, Tragic Overture
Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake Suite and Act IV finale
Chabrier, Espana
Ponchielli, Dance of the Hours

April 29, 2006

Beethoven, Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
          Soovin Kim, violin
Stravinsky, Firebird Suite (1919)

2004-2005 Season
November 6, 2004

Brahms, Symphony No. 3 in F Major
Debussy, Prelude a l’apres midi d’un faun
Wagner, Siegfried’s Rhine Journey

November 11, 2004

2004 Annual Children’s Concert

December 4 and 5, 2004

The Sherman Symphony’s Christmas Pops
Vivaldi, Gloria
plus Seasonal Favorites

March 5, 2005

Verdi, La Traviata (Prelude and Act I)
Puccini, La boheme (Act I finale)
Puccini, Turandot (“Nessun dorma”)
Bizet, Pearl Fishers (duet and l’orage)
Strauss, Fledermaus (Csardas)
Humperdinck, Hansel und Gretel (Children’s Chorus)

April 30, 2005

Beethoven, Symphony No. 1 in C Major
Elgar, Serenade for Strings in E Minor
Delius, Two Pieces for Orchestra
“Summer Night on the River”
“On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring”

2003-2004 Season
October 25, 2003

Brahms, Symphony No. 2 in D Major
Tomasi, Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra
          John Holt, trumpet

November 13, 2003

2003 Annual Children’s Concert

December 6 and 7, 2003

The Sherman Symphony’s Christmas Pops
Grieg, Peer Gynt Suites Nos. 1 and 2
with Dick Malnory, “The Voice of the SSO”
plus Seasonal Favorites

February 28, 2004

Ravel, Ma mere l’oye
Borodin, Polevetsian Dances
Schubert, Symphony No. 8 (“Unfinished”)

May 1, 2004

Holst, The Planets

2002-2003 Season
October 26, 2002

Brahms, Symphony No.1 in C Minor
Griffes, Poem for Flute and Orchestra
          Priscilla Ochran-Holt, flute
Glazunov, “Autumn” from The Seasons

November 14, 2002

2002 Annual Children’s Concert

December 6 and 7, 2002

The Sherman Symphony’s Christmas Pops
Prokofiev, Peter and the Wolf
plus Seasonal Favorites

March 1, 2003

Mozart, Symphony No. 36 in C Major, K 425 (“Linz”)
Beethoven, Egmont Overture, op. 84
C.M.v.Weber, Euryanthe Overture

May 1, 2003

Dvorak, Concerto in B Minor for Cello and Orchestra, op. 104
          Julie Albers, cello
Gershwin/Bennett, A Symphonic Picture for Orchestra from Porgy and Bess