Brockport Symphony Orchestra®

SINCE 2010


   British & Celtic Celebration with the Amadeus Chorale

                  20th Anniversary Season Gala Concert

Saturday, March 5, 2016, 7pm

Hochstein School of Music & Dance 

Performance Hall

50 N. Plymouth Avenue

Rochester, NY 14614

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             We look forward to seeing you this evening! 

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Amadeus Chorale

Darla Bair, Founder and Artistic Director

Sally Martin, Collaborative Pianist
Laurie Camman, Executive Director

Brockport Symphony Orchestra

Jonathan Allentoff, Founding Music Director

William Hullfish, Director Emeritus & Pennywhistle Soloist

Rachel Roessel, Clarinet Soloist

SPECIAL GUESTS: Amadeus Chorale Dancers

Program Narrated by Darla Bair

Rachel Roessel

William Hullfish

Sally Martin

We invite you to celebrate with us as the Amadeus Chorale joins forces with the Brockport Symphony Orchestra to bring you music from the British Isles. Complete with Irish dancing and pennywhistle suite, this 20th anniversary season concert will delight your whole family!

Opening with Elgar's Imperial March, the symphony brings you Longaville's Sonnet, and Six Studies in English Folk Song for Clarinet and OrchestraIrish dancers delight us during Two Celtic Pieces for Pennywhistle and OrchestraThe Amadeus singers call the ewes in from the hills in Ca' the Yowes, they tell us of the potato famine in Ireland, a candy-seller named Coulter, and set an ethereal mood with Karl Jenkins' Adiemus. You don't want to miss the final orchestra and chorus offering of Hubert Parry's Jerusalem and Gustav Holst's Hymn from Jupiter!

Program Selections

Orchestral Works:

Edward Elgar 

Imperial March 

Gerald Finzi 

Longaville's Sonnet 

from "Love's Labour's Lost"

Ralph Vaughan Williams/

arr. William Hullfish

Six Studies in English Folk Song 

for Clarinet and Orchestra

1. Adagio 

('Lovely on the Water') 

in E modal minor

2. Andante sostenuto

('Spurn Point') in Eb

3. Larghetto 

('Van Dieman's Land') in D modal minor

4. Lento 

('She Borrowed Some of her Mother's Gold') in D

5. Andante tranquillo 

("The Lady and the Dragoon') in G

6. Allegro vivace 

('As I walked over London Bridge') 

in A modal minor

Rachel Roessel, Clarinet Soloist

Niel Gow/Robert Mackintosh/

arr. Jonathan Allentoff

Two Celtic Pieces 

for Pennywhistle and Orchestra

1. Lament

2. Sheep Shanks 

William Hullfish, Pennywhistle Soloist
* Guest Dancers *

Choral Works:

Loch Lomond


What a Wonderful World

(Amadeus Chorale's 

20th Anniversary Theme)  

Angel in Eternal Flight 

Ca' the Yowes

Chamber Music:

Frederick Delius 

Lullaby for a Modern Baby

Jonathan Allentoff, Viola   

Darla Bair, Piano

Choral/Orchestral Selections:

Scottish Folk Song/

arr. James Mulholland/

text by Robert Burns

Caledonian's Air

Traditional Irish/arr. David Mooney

Famine Lament

Robert Coltart/arr. Betty Bertaux

Coulter's Candy

* Guest Dancers *

Manx Folk Song/arr. Lori-Anne Dolloff

Manx Lullaby

Hubert Parry 


Gustav Holst 

Hymn from Jupiter - 

I Vow to Thee My Country

Dessert Reception following the concert!! 

Hosted in Hochstein's Conference/Hospitality Room