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2018-19 Season: Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto – 4/6

Tchaikovsky Violin ConcertoSaturday, April 6, 2019―7:30 PM Vance Brand Civic Auditorium Elliot Moore, conductor SMETANA The Moldau TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Concerto Sharon Roffman, violin BARTÓK Concerto for Orchestra The Moldau transports us on a life-affirming journey on the Czech Republic’s Vltava River, and Bartók’s virtuosic Concerto for Orchestra takes us even further into the musical sounds of Eastern Europe. Sharon Roffman, ...
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Elliot Moore: Beethoven and Shostakovich – Two Revolutionaries

On April 13 and 14, the Longmont Symphony Chamber Orchestra will take the stage of Stewart Auditorium at the Longmont Museum. The program is the next step in our complete Beethoven Symphony Cycle, featuring his Second Symphony paired with his Egmont Overture and the Shostakovich/Barshai Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a. For several years, I have felt that the juxtaposition of Beethoven …

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A Q&A with Soprano Christie Conover

Christie Conover is the featured guest artist for the LSO’s Sounds of America Concert on Feb. 23.  She graciously answered a few of our questions: 1. For how long have you been a singer? All my life! Children’s choirs, church choirs, and then started voice lessons in high school. Unlike piano or strings that can begin serious study at a …

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2018-19 Season: Sounds of America – 2/23

Sounds of AmericaSaturday, February 23, 2019―7:30 PM Vance Brand Civic Auditorium Elliot Moore, conductor KURKA Symphony No. 2  (Colorado Premiere) BARBER Knoxville: Summer of 1915 Christie Conover, soprano LIBBY LARSEN Cowboy Songs Christie Conover, soprano COPLAND Rodeo This journey into America’s heartland includes Aaron Copland’s celebration of the American West, Rodeo, Libby Larsen’s Cowboy Songs, the Colorado premiere of Robert ...
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2018-19 Season: Winter Walkabout Music Showcase – 2/2

Winter Walkabout Music ShowcaseSaturday, February 2, 2 PM – 9 PM Christ Church International, 527 Main St., Longmont 2-2:45 PM - Longmont Symphony Orchestra string duo 3-3:45 PM - Longmont Symphony Orchestra string trio 4:30-5:30 PM -  Longmont Chorale Singers Come by and support LSO musicians! Grab your ticket and head downtown for a day and night of what Longmont ...
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2018-19 Season: Family Concert – 1/19

Family ConcertSaturday, January 19, 2019―4 PM-5 PM Vance Brand Civic Auditorium Elliot Moore, conductor Erik Kroncke, bass-baritone Bethany Parker, piano - Young Artist Competition Winner Longmont Youth Symphony WILLIAM LIMÓN  Elegy  (World Premiere) MOZART  Piano Concerto in A Major (Movement I)      Bethany Parker, piano MICHAEL CLOSE  A Child’s Book of Animals  (World Premiere)      Frog      Seagull      Octopus ...
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Elliot Moore: On Inspiring Young Audience Members

Dear Music Lovers, As the Longmont Symphony prepares for its annual Family Concert on January 19, I find myself looking forward to this performance in a very different way than most of our other performances.  While the music is as beautiful as any of our other concerts, the musical selections and guest artists have all been chosen to engage, entertain, …

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2018-19 Season: What it Takes to Become a Conductor – 1/11

What it Takes to Become a ConductorFriday, January 11, 1-2 PM Longmont Senior Center, 910 Longs Peak Avenue What path does one take to become a conductor? What skills are required? Learn first-hand from Longmont Symphony Music Director and Conductor Elliot Moore about the ins and outs of directing a symphony orchestra. Get behind-the-scenes insights into what comes into "play." ...
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2018-19 Season: Candlelight Concert – 12/16

Candlelight ConcertSunday, December 16, 2018―4 PM Westview Presbyterian Church, Longmont Longmont Symphony Chamber Orchestra Elliot Moore, conductor Longmont Chorale Singers - Scott Hamlin, artistic director Ekaterina Kotcherguina, soprano SCHUBERT  Mass in G, D.167, G Major Longmont Chorale Singers Ekaterina Kotcherguina, soprano VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (arr. Greaves)  Fantasia on Greensleeves "Little Tommy’s Choir" (Estonia), Arr. Ken Berg,  Scott Hamlin, conductor Silent Night ...
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2018-19 Season: The Gentle Nutcracker – 12/1

The Gentle NutcrackerSaturday, December 1, 2018―1 PM-2 PM Instrument Demonstration in the lobby at 12:15 PM  Auditorium doors open at 12:30 PM Vance Brand Civic Auditorium Boulder Ballet Elliot Moore, conductor On December 1, the Longmont Symphony Orchestra and the Boulder Ballet will present a sensory-friendly abridged version of Tchaikovsky’s beloved Nutcracker Ballet for individuals with special needs and their ...