Children under age 18 can attend our concerts for free with a paying adult!

 
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Allegro Christmas in the Round
Friday, December 2, 2022 | 7:30 PM
First United Methodist Church
29 E. Walnut Street, Lancaster

A new tradition for Allegro, Music in the Round celebration of the music of Christmas.

Repertoire

  • A Festive Fanfare, Brian Balmages

  • First Noel, arr. Ric Flauding

  • Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting), Louden

  • Greensleeves. Arr.  Riley

  • Jingle Bells Forever

  • Twas the Night Before Christmas, with narration Di Lorenzo

  • O Holy Night, arr. Calvin Custer

  • Sleigh Ride (owned), Leroy Anderson

  • Toccata on I Saw Three Ships, arr. Charles Peery

  • Christmas Eve/Sarajevo, arr. Bob Philips

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Allegro Christmas in the Round
Saturday, December 3, 2022 | 7:30 PM
St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church
10 Delp Rd, Lancaster

A new tradition for Allegro, Music in the Round celebration of the music of Christmas.

Repertoire

  • A Festive Fanfare, Brian Balmages

  • First Noel, arr. Ric Flauding

  • Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting), Louden

  • Greensleeves. Arr.  Riley

  • Jingle Bells Forever

  • Twas the Night Before Christmas, with narration Di Lorenzo

  • O Holy Night, arr. Calvin Custer

  • Sleigh Ride (owned), Leroy Anderson

  • Toccata on I Saw Three Ships, arr. Charles Peery

  • Christmas Eve/Sarajevo, arr. Bob Philips

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Allegro: A City in Song
Saturday, December 17, 2022 | 3:00 PM Matinee and 7:30 PM Evening Show
First United Methodist Church
29 E. Walnut Street, Lancaster

This is the annual large orchestra and chorus celebration of the Christmas Season. 

Repertoire

  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Christmas Overture

  • Gesu Bambino, orch and chorus arr. Mark Hayes

  • We Three Kings, John Henry Hopkins/Matt Riley

  • See Amid the winter's Snow, Dan Forrest

  • A Christmas Carol, Alan Silvestri,

  • First Noel, Dan Forrest

  • A Christmas Scherzo, Jay Sabesky

  • Rudolph the Rednosed Reindeer, Marks arr. Hayman

  • O Holy Night, Clausen

  • Ralph Lehman Good King W (Premiere)

  • Polar Express Silvestri

  • Angels from the Realms of Glory, Dan Forrest

 
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Music in the Round: A Midwinter Night's Dream
Friday, January 20, 2022 | 7:30 PM
First United Methodist Church
29 E. Walnut Street, Lancaster

One of the Allegro Orchestra’s specialties is performing works for small or chamber orchestra.  This performance features two major works for orchestra, adapted for chamber orchestra: Mendelssohn’s Overture to Midsummer NIght’s Dream, and Smetana’s Overture to the Bartered Bride.

In addition Allegro will be presenting a unique adaptational of JS Bach’s famous Toccata and Fugue in D minor.

As part of our commitment to featuring women composers we will present Dorian Dance by Tsang Lua-Yan.

Perhaps the highlight will be Michael Torke’s Adjustable Wrench, a remarkably complicated and energetic  work for chamber orchestra.

Repertoire

  • Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night’s Dream (Matthews)

  • Michael Torke: Adjustable Wrench

  • JS Bach/Luke Styles, Toccata and Fugue in D Minor

  • Tsang Luk-Yan, Doiran Dance

  • Smetana: Overture to the Bartered Bride (Matthews)

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Music in the Round: A Midwinter Night's Dream
Friday, January 21, 2022 | 7:30 PM
St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church
10 Delp Rd, Lancaster

One of the Allegro Orchestra’s specialties is performing works for small or chamber orchestra.  This performance features two major works for orchestra, adapted for chamber orchestra: Mendelssohn’s Overture to Midsummer NIght’s Dream, and Smetana’s Overture to the Bartered Bride.

In addition Allegro will be presenting a unique adaptational of JS Bach’s famous Toccata and Fugue in D minor.

As part of our commitment to featuring women composers we will present Dorian Dance by Tsang Lua-Yan.

Perhaps the highlight will be Michael Torke’s Adjustable Wrench, a remarkably complicated and energetic  work for chamber orchestra.

Repertoire

  • Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night’s Dream (Matthews)

  • Michael Torke: Adjustable Wrench

  • JS Bach/Luke Styles, Toccata and Fugue in D Minor

  • Tsang Luk-Yan, Doiran Dance

  • Smetana: Overture to the Bartered Bride (Matthews)

 
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Music in the Round: Allegro Serenades You
Friday, March 17, 2022 | 7:30 PM
First United Methodist Church
29 E. Walnut Street, Lancaster

Wind Ensembles of 8 to 12 performers have been major contributors to cultural life for centuries.  Allegro will bring to life two of these major works, both Serenades for winds:

Richard Strauss Serenade Op. 7, written when Richard was 18 years old!  Plus Antonin Dvorak’s Serenade Op. 44 for winds, cello and bass.  These two Serenades are some of the most beautiful and uplifting of the small wind ensemble repertoire.  We will include Consort by Spittal as a delightful diversion between Strauss and Dvorak.

Repertoire

  • Strauss - Serenade, Op. 7

  • Rober Spittal - Consort

  • Dvorak - Serenade, Op. 44

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Music in the Round: Allegro Serenades You
Saturday March 18, 2022 | 7:30 PM
St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church
10 Delp Rd, Lancaster

Wind Ensembles of 8 to 12 performers have been major contributors to cultural life for centuries.  Allegro will bring to life two of these major works, both Serenades for winds:

Richard Strauss Serenade Op. 7, written when Richard was 18 years old!  Plus Antonin Dvorak’s Serenade Op. 44 for winds, cello and bass.  These two Serenades are some of the most beautiful and uplifting of the small wind ensemble repertoire.  We will include Consort by Spittal as a delightful diversion between Strauss and Dvorak.

Repertoire

  • Strauss - Serenade, Op. 7

  • Rober Spittal - Consort

  • Dvorak - Serenade, Op. 44

 
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Summer Series: Movie Night
Saturday June 17, 2023 | 7:30 PM
Lancaster Country Day School
725 Hamilton Road, Lancaster, PA 17603

Movie Music and Women’s Symphony Association Competition Winners

 

Movie music has been some of the most popular orchestra music in our society.  Tonight we will feature exciting musical renderings from the following movies:

John Williams-Patriot

Lopez-Frozen

Powell-How to Train Your Dragon

John Williams-Hook

John Williams-Star Wars 

 

Plus superstar young soloists who auditioned for the opportunity to perform through the Women’s Symphony Association Competition.

 
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Summer Series: Beethoven Birthday Bash
Saturday July 8, 2023 | 7:30 PM
Lancaster Country Day School
725 Hamilton Road, Lancaster, PA 17603

A delayed celebration of Ludwig van Beethoven’s 250th birthday.  Actually its birthday 253.  Seems like a good time to celebrate.

 

Repertoire

  • Lehman - Happy Birthday Ludwig 
    (an original composition by a Lancaster County composer)

  • Beethoven Symphony No. 9 

 
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Summer Series: Out of This World
Saturday August 12th, 2023 | 7:30 PM
Lancaster Country Day School
725 Hamilton Road, Lancaster, PA 17603

An exciting collection of brand new music, music of Mozart, music from a Movie.  We have it all in one exciting event.

 

Repertoire

  • Lehman - Clarinet Concerto (an original composition by a Lancaster County composer), 
    soloist Christy Banks

  • John Williams - E.T.

  • Holst - Jupiter (from The Planets)

  • Mozart - Symphony No. 41 "Jupiter"