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Season 2018-2019

Kerns: Lubbock orchestra has opportunities to whisper and shout in season-opener

About a week ago David Cho, celebrating season seven as Lubbock Symphony Orchestra conductor, described his placement of a Samuel Barber composition before one by Ottorino Respighi as “a great calm before the big storm.”

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Lubbock symphony orchestra performs at opening night

The Lubbock Symphony Orchestra welcomed the surrounding community to opening night of its 72nd season, with Masterworks concert entitled Respighi’s Pines of Rome, on Sept. 21, at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center.

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Season 2017-2018

Cho conducts orchestra’s final 2017-18 appearances (April 27th, 2018)

The Lubbock Symphony Orchestra, conducted by LSO music director David Cho, will perform music by Antonin Dvorak and Paul Hindemith at 7:30 p.m. May 4 and 5 at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Theatre, 1501 Mac Davis Lane.

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Lubbock Symphony Orchestra, Simone Porter dazzle audience with violin concert (March 3rd, 2018)

At 7:30 p.m. on March 2nd, the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra performed “Violin Virtuosity” under the direction of Conductor David Cho at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center.

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LSO presents violin virtuosity with guest violinist Simone Porter (February 17th, 2018)

The Lubbock Symphony Orchestra (LSO) will present Violin Virtuosity, featuring works by Gioachino Rossini, Samuel Barber, Georges Bizet and Maurice Ravel on March 2 and 3 at 7:30 p.m. at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center.

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Pianist Golka again crowd pleaser LSO's dramatic closer also earning ovation (January 21st, 2018)

To his credit, Golka provided a consistently fanciful approach within Friday’s performance, being repeated at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

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Adam Golka returns to stage with LSO (January 14th, 2018)

Golka was a guest with the LSO yet again on Nov. 11-12, 2016, mastering Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, with Cho conducting.

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LSO hosts 2017 Holiday Chamber Concert with the West Texas Children's Chorus (December 18th, 2017)

The LSO Brass Quintet and the West Texas Children’s Chorus will present the annual Holiday Chamber concert including everyone’s favorite Christmas carols, like “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing,” “O Come All Ye Faithful” and “Oh Holy Night.”

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Lubbock Symphony Orchestra announce 2017 Christmas Concert (December 15th, 2017)

The Lubbock Symphony Orchestra has announced its Holiday Chamber concert of the 2017-18 season, featuring the LSO Brass Quintet and the West Texas Children’s Chorus.

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Friday audience thrilled by LSO’s performance of Beethoven’s choral symphony (October 14th, 2017)

This weekend marks the third time, and the first since 2009, that the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra has performed Beethoven’s final symphony, perhaps best known as his choral “Ode to Joy” symphony.

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University Choir performs with Lubbock Chorale and Lubbock Symphony Orchestra (October 14th, 2017)

The Lubbock Chorale, Lubbock Symphony Orchestra, and the Texas Tech University Choir performed Ludwig von Beethoven’s “The Triumph,” also known as Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 13, and Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center

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Contemporary piano man LSO guest DeSare looks back on career advice from Billy Joel (September 8th, 2017)

Tony DeSare’s first instrument played was a violin but, by the time he reached his mid-teens, he had grown far more comfortable as a piano man.

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Lubbock Symphony Orchestra announces upcoming season (July 10th 2017)

This year's catalog will feature classical masterworks and pop songs from times past. The season will kick off mid-September with Sinatra and Beyond, a one-night only collection of hits from Frank Sinatra and will end in early May with The Folk Spirit.

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