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Season Events

2016–2017: We’re Golden

People’s Choice

Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.

Holyoke Community College

Mozart: The Magic Flute Overture
Gwyneth Walker: Flying Colors
premiere, HCS commission

Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 “From the New World”


A Joyful Sound

Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.

Holyoke Community College

Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite No. 1

Clifton J. Noble: A Caribbean Christmas
premiere, HCS commission

Plus holiday favorites, a singalong,
the Holyoke Public Schools Strings,
and a visit from Old St. Nick!

Seeing Double

Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.

Holyoke Community College

Brahms: Tragic Overture
Zeke Hecker: Two Portraits

  • premiere, HCS commission

Brahms: Double Concerto

  • Ronald Gorevic, violin
  • Melissa Westgate, cello



50 Years of Joy

Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.

Holyoke High School

Adrienne Albert: Homeward Bound

  • premiere, HCS commission

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9

  • Erin Nafziger, soprano
  • Eileen Ruby, mezzo-soprano
  • Mark Todd, tenor
  • John Thomas, bass

Members of Edwards Church choir
Holyoke High School chorus
Holyoke Community College Chorale

Tickets: $10 general, $5 under 12

Please support our Symphony’s very important fundraising concert.