2019-2020 Season 


Holiday Celebration
Dec. 8, 2019

For its popular holiday concert, the Solano Symphony Orchestra performs music that beautifully expresses the wonders and joys of the season.


J. M. Molter      Concerto pastorale in G

W. A. Mozart    Three German Dances, Op. 605 

                            (including “The Sleigh Ride”)

E. Waldteufel   The Skater’s Waltz, Op. 138

F. Delius             “Sleigh Ride” (“Winter Night”) 

                            Operatic Arias and Duets with guest artists:

                               Carrie Hennessey – Soprano 

                               Malcolm MacKenzie – Baritone 

G. Verdi             “Morrò, ma prima in grazia”
                               Un Ballo in maschera 

                            “Eri tu qui macchiavi”
                               Un Ballo in maschera

G. Puccini         “Addio—Donde lieta usci”

                               La Bohème 

                            “Minnie, dalla mia casa son partito”

                               La Fanciulla del West 

                            “Un bel di”
                               Madama Butterfly

C. Gounod         “Avant de quitter ces lieux,”
                                Valentin’s aria from Faust

G. Verdi              “Pace, pace, mio Dio” 

                                ”La Forza del Destino” 

W. A. Mozart     “Là ci darem la mano”
                                Don Giovanni 

P. Tchaikovsky   Final Waltz and Apotheosis 

                                 from “The Nutcracker”

Salute to Youth
Feb. 9, 2020

Each year, with the generous support of the Margaret Beelard Community Foundation, Maestro Semyon Lohss and the Solano Symphony Orchestra host winners of the Young Artists Competition held annually in October. 

F. Bridge               Suite for String Orchestra 

                                  II. Intermezzo III. Nocturne

A. Reed/                “El Camino Real,” for winds

arr. R. Longfield  

P. Doyle/arr.

J. Brubaker           Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, 

                                Concert Suite 

                                With young local musicians

World's Greatest Classics
March 29, 2020

We celebrate the world’s greatest composers by spotlighting less performed music. Using themes based on Russian folk tunes, Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 2, is one of his most joyful works.

P. Tchaikovsky     Symphony No. 2 in C minor, Op. 17 

                                    (“Little Russian”) 

                                Guest artist to be announced

Annual Pops Concert
May 10, 2020

For the Solano Symphony Orchestra’s final concert of the season, Maestro Semyon Lohss and the Orchestra pull out all the stops, performing brilliant music brimming with popular enthusiasm.


J. Offenbach          Madame Favart Overture

J. Strauss                “Wiener Blut” Waltzer, Op. 354

D. Shostakovich   Waltz No.2, from Suite for 

                                  Variety Stage Orchestra

R. Hayman             “Pops” Hoedown 

J. Ph. Sousa            “The Stars and Stripes Forever”

J. Ph. Sousa “The Stars and Stripes Forever”

Programs, dates, guest artists, location are subject to change.


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Solano Symphony
P.O. Box 154
Fairfield, CA
Phone: (707) 455-7211 


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