2016 - 2017 SEASON

We are very pleased to announce the 2016-2017 Season of the Arlington Philharmonic, led by Music Director and Conductor A. Scott Wood. This concert series features exciting new collaborations, fascinating guest artists, and the always-superb professional musicians of the Philharmonic. As usual, no tickets are required to attend. A $20 donation per adult is suggested.
Please mark your calendars and bring a friend!

Photo:  Hank Smith

Sunday, October 30, 2016, 4 PM

Kenmore Auditorium 

Featuring Bowen McCauley Dance and music by British masters 

• Moorside Suite by Gustav Holst
• Enigma Variations, Op. 36 by Sir Edward Elgar
• The dancers will perform “Golconda” to Ralph Vaughan William’s “Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis”   

All are welcome at 3 PM for a pre-concert interview with Maestro Wood and Lucy Bowen McCauley, moderated by WETA FM 90.9 early morning host David Ginder. 

Photo: John McCauley

Sunday, January 29, 2017, 4 PM

Wakefield Auditorium 

Featuring The U.S. Army Chorus and an afternoon of music from Opera’s greatest hits 

• Rossini: Overture to La Gazza Ladra
• Bizet: Suites from Carmen (with Chorus)
• Mascagni: intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana
• Opera Choruses by Mozart, Verdi, and Wagner (with Chorus) 

Enjoy an art show presented by the Arlington Artists Alliance.

Photo: The US Army Chorus

Sunday, March 12, 2017, 4 PM

Wakefield Auditorium 

Featuring Michael Sheppard, piano soloist, and a program of orchestral music inspired by the rich tradition of storytelling 

• Britten: Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell
• Ma Mère l'Oye: Cinq Pieces Enfantine Mother Goose by Maurice Ravel
• von Dohnányi: Variations on a Nursery Tune Op. 25 (1914), featuring Michael Sheppard, solo piano
Area artists will present a special art show outside the auditorium.

Photo courtesy of Michael Sheppard

Sunday, June 25,  2017, 6 PM

Lubber Run Amphitheatre 

Please join us for the Fourth Annual Pops for Pets,free, outdoor concert to benefit both the Animal Welfare League of Arlington and the Arlington Philharmonic presented with the assistance of these generous sponsors.

You are invited to pack a picnic and your pup, and join us for an evening of popular classics, Broadway, and film music.

Well-behaved dogs are always welcome.

Photo: Lauren Wengrovitz