2018–2019 Season: Introductions

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The inaugural season of our new music director, William White. A season-long retrospective of music by Lili Boulanger. Canonic masterworks of Bach, Haydn, Handel and Brahms. OSSCS debut performances by soloists from across the country. First OSSCS performances of works by Copland, Ravel, Holst and Franck. This season has something for everyone!

Subscribe to all six concerts of the 2018 –2019 season and save 20% over single-ticket prices. Each subscription comes with two guest passes, allowing you to introduce friends or family members to OSSCS at a concert of your choice. And, as always, youth 7–17 attend free of charge.


The Bounty of the Earth

Saturday, October 6, 2018 • 7:30 p.m. • First Free Methodist Church

White Acadia Fanfare
Boulanger Psaume XXIV (“La terre appartient à l’Eternel”)
Copland Suite from Appalachian Spring
Haydn “Autumn” from The Seasons

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Valor & Remembrance

Saturday, November 3, 2018 • 7:30 p.m. • First Free Methodist Church

Boulanger Pour les funérailles d’un soldat
Hindemith String Quartet No. 2 [first movement]
Ravel Piano Concerto for the Left Hand
Holst Ode to Death, Op. 38
Parry “There Is an Old Belief”
Ravel La valse

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Messiah

Saturday, December 15, 2018 • 7:30 p.m. • First Free Methodist Church (Seattle)
Sunday, December 16, 2018 • 3:00 p.m. • First Presbyterian Church (Everett)

Handel Messiah

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Symphonies of Psalms

Saturday, February 9, 2019 • 7:30 p.m. • First Free Methodist Church

Schütz Alleluja! Lobet dem Herren!
Shaw and the swallow
Stravinsky Symphony of Psalms
Dvořák Žalm 149, Op. 79
Boulanger Psaume CXXIX
White Psalm 46

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Out of the Depths

Saturday, March 16, 2019 • 7:30 p.m. • First Free Methodist Church

Brahms Tragic Overture
Boulanger Du fond de l’abîme
Franck Symphony in D minor

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Spring Symphony

Saturday, April 27, 2019 • 7:30 p.m. • First Free Methodist Church

Boulanger D’un matin de printemps
Brahms Vier Gesänge, Op. 17
Bach Der Himmel Lacht!, BWV 31
Chopin work TBD
Schumann Symphony No. 1 (“Spring”)

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