Civic Symphony Presents 1st Concert of Season This Saturday

The Civic Symphony of Green Bay’s 2018/19 concert season kicks off this Saturday:

Russian Masterworks – Saturday, October 6, 2018, 7p.m., Meyer Theatre
Danse Diabolique by Josef Hellmesberger II
Symphony No. 2 by Borodin
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 with Pianist, Joel Fan

The season’s first three concerts will be held at the group’s traditional concert home at the Meyer Theatre, while the season finale will, for the second year, take place on the Weidner Center’s spacious stage in order to accommodate guest musicians from the Bay Port High School Chamber Orchestra.

Three more concerts will round out the 2018/19 season:

Storytelling “Family Concert” – Friday, November 9, 2018, 7 p.m., Meyer Theatre
Barber of Seville Overture by Rossini
Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 by Grieg
Iroquois Creation Story by Davids
Movement I (The Sea and Sinbad’s Ship) & II (The Kalandar Prince) from Scheherazade by Rimsky-Korsakov

Heroes Battling for Freedom – Saturday, February 16, 2019, 7 p.m., Meyer Theatre
Nabucco Overture by Verdi
Hebrew Slave Chorus from opera Nabucco by Verdi
Pansky Concert Competition Winners
Hymn to the Fallen by Williams
Orchestral Suite no. 2 by Khachaturian

Unfinished Potential – Sunday, April 14, 2019, 3p.m., Weidner Center for the Performing Arts
Finlandia by Sibelius
Symphony No. 8, “Unfinished” by Schubert Symphony
Symphony No. 10 by Beethoven, elaborated by Barry Cooper
Special guests Bay Port High School Chamber Orchestra

Tickets may be purchased online at ticketstaronline.com or gbcivic.org, or at any Ticket Star locationincluding the Resch Center box office, or by calling (800) 895-0071 or (920) 494-3401.