Subscriptions include tickets to Marcucci Plays Mendelssohn, Framil Plays Dvorak, and At the Movies, Take 2.

Marcucci Plays Mendelssohn. Subscription Concert I. Friday, November 14, 2014, 7:30 PM
Sponsored by Ambler Savings Bank
Wissahickon High School, 521 Houston Rd, Ambler, PA 19002

Felix Mendelssohn – Violin Concerto in E minor
Gustav Mahler – Symphony No. 1 in D major

Madison Marcucci, violin

Violinist Madison Marcucci joins the Ambler Symphony for a performance of one of the most beloved violin concertos, Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor. Then, Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 in D major will fill the concert hall with the sounds of nature, dance, and one of the most brilliant finales in the entire orchestral repertoire.

Framil Plays Dvorak. Subscription Concert II. Friday, April 17, 2015, 7:30 PM
Wissahickon High School, 521 Houston Rd, Ambler, PA 19002

Antonin Dvorak – Cello Concerto in B minor
Franz Schubert – Fantasia in F minor
Ottorino Respighi – Pines of Rome

Stephen Framil, cello

Critically acclaimed cellist Stephen Framil joins the orchestra to perform the Cello Concerto in B minor by Antonin Dvorak, one of the cornerstones of the cello repertoire. Franz Schubert’s haunting Fantasy in F minor was written as a piano duet, but was transcribed for orchestra several years after his death to allow larger audiences to hear this masterpiece. Concluding the concert, the thrilling Pines of Rome by Ottorino Respighi.

At the Movies, Take 2. Subscription Concert III. Friday, May 29, 2015, 7:30 PM
Wissahickon High School, 521 Houston Rd, Ambler, PA 19002

After last year’s very popular “At the Movies” concert, we’ll do it again this year, with music by Henry Mancini, John Williams, Howard Shore, and Disney’s Frozen!

About the Orchestra. Founded in 1951 under the guidance of Charles Roberts and the direction of Clifford Geary, the Ambler Symphony Orchestra provides cultural enrichment for the community and an opportunity for area musicians to perform. The Orchestra season consists of three subscription concerts performed at area auditoriums, a Children’s Concert dedicated to the young and the young at heart, a Menges Scholarship Concert featuring our scholarship winners, and a number of public appearances at local residential communities and historic sites. The Orchestra rehearses Wednesday evenings from early September through mid-June. There are over fifty musicians involved in the Orchestra under the direction of Jack Moore, Conductor and Music Director.