All Seasons

All seasons on one page.

February 26, 2022 — Late Winter Concert

Season: 2021-2022
Date: 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”)

Poster February 2022

December 4-5, 2021 — Christmas Pops

Season: 2021-2022
Date: December 4 & 5, 2021

Do You Hear What I Hear, Noel Regney and Gloria Shayne arr. by Robert Lowden

L’Arlésienne, Suite No. 1, Georges Bizet
I. Ouverture
II. Minuette
IV. Carillon

Danse de la Fee-Dragée from The Nutcracker, Peter Tchaikovsky

L’Arlésienne, Suite No. 2, Bizet
IV. 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, Hershy Kay

Emperor Waltz, op. 437, Johann Strauss, Jr.

Sleigh Ride, Leroy Anderson

Sing-Along, arr. by Dan Goeller

October 23, 2021 — Fall Concert

Season: 2021-2022
Date: October 23, 2021

Johann Sebastian 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

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Symphony No. 29 in A Major, K. 201

November 4, 2021 — Children’s Educational Concert

After twenty years of SSO Children’s Educational Concerts, it’s easy to see that no one is doing more to educate our children about the advantages of learning an orchestral instrument and fostering a love for great music (and providing it for free!).

Fifth-graders in all Texoma school districts are invited to attend our free annual Children’s Educational Concert. Read more about this program.

December 2020 — Christmas Pops

Our December 2020 Christmas Pops Concert was held online.

Fall 2020 Concert

Our Fall 2020 Concert was held online.

February 29, 2020

Overture from Der Freischütz, Carl Maria von Weber

Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Op. 24, Samuel Barber

Molly Fillmore, soprano

Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 Heitor Villa-Lobos

Ária
Dança

Ms. Fillmore

Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes, Aaron Copland

Buckaroo Holiday
Corral Nocturne
Saturday Night Waltz
Hoe-Down

December 7 & 8, 2019 Christmas Pops

Swan Lake, Suite from the Ballet, op.20a — Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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

October 19, 2019 — Fall Concert

Intermezzo from The Legend of King Arthur — Elinor Remick Warren

Scherzo Capriccioso, op. 66  — Antonín Dvorák

Symphonic Dances Sergey — Rachmaninov

I Non allegro
II Andante con moto
III Lento assai; Allegro vivace

April 27, 2019 — Mozart Operas

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

March 2, 2019

Beethoven, Symphony No. 8

Brahms, Tragic Overture

Mussorgsky/R-Korsakov, Night on Bald Mountain

Sibelius, Finlandia

December 2018 — Christmas Pops

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

November 1, 2018

2018 Annual Children’s Concerts

October 13, 2018

Dvorak, Symphony No. 8

Rimsky-Korakov, Capriccio espagnol

Delius, Walk to the Paradise Garden

2017-2018 Season

October 7, 2017

Brahms, Symphony No. 2
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

March of the Priests (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 49th Parallel

2016-2017 Season

October 22, 2016

Brahms, Piano Concerto No. 2

Evan Mitchell, piano

November 3, 2016

2015 Annual Children’s Concert

December 3 and 4, 2016

The Sherman Symphony’s Christmas Pops

Peer Gynt Suites 1 and 2 and 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
Debussy, Afternoon of a faun
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
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, “Rhenisch”

Schubert, Symphony No. 8, “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

November 10, 2011

2011 Annual Children’s Concert

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

November 4, 2010

2010 Annual Children’s Concert

December 4 and 5, 2010

The Sherman Symphony’s Christmas Pops
Ravel, Mother Goose
with 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

November 12, 2009

2009 Annual Children’s Concert

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
“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
plus Seasonal Favorites

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, Rodeo, Four Dance Suite
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, 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 (“Unfinshed”)

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