Ars Nova Chamber Orchestra

Concerts

Upcoming Concerts


May 28, 2017

3:00 PM – The Lyceum
201 S Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314

Schubert – Overture in the Italian Style
Helsted – Decet Op. 18
Rimsky-Korsakov – Overture on Russian Themes
Plus works for Woodwind quintet, Brass quintet, and Horn quartet

Admission is Free!  Donations gratefully accepted.


Repertoire and schedule subject to change. Please contact us at arsnovaselfconducted@gmail.com with questions or for further details.


Past Concerts


2016-2017 Season


 

Season Opener: September 17, 2016anco201609

ANCO Presents Nonets and Chamber Works

7:30 PM – The Lyceum
201 S Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314

Johannes Brahms – Serenade No. 1 nonet for winds and strings
Bohuslav Martinů – Nonet for winds and strings
Michael Rohrer – Sayat Nova for woodwind quintet and clappers

 

November 5, 2016

7:30 PM, Alexandria VAANCO in Concert 2016-11

Mt Vernon Unitarian Church
1909 Windmill Lane
Alexandria, VA 22307

Vivaldi – Concerto for 2 Trumpets
Dvorak – Scherzo Capriccioso
Schubert – Symphony 8 “Unfinished”
Sibelius – Swan of Tuonela


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February 18, 2017

7:30 PM, Alexandria VA

Mt Vernon Unitarian Church
1909 Windmill Lane
Alexandria, VA 22307

Prokofiev – Peter and the Wolf
Prokofiev – Lieutenant Kije Suite
Grieg – Peer Gynt Suite #1


April 22, 2017, 7:30 PM

United Baptist Church
7100 Columbia Pike
Annandale, VA 22003

ANCO presents chamber works for brass quintet.  Works by Gershwin, Barber, and more!


2015-2016 Season


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October 10, 2015: TRAGIC LOVE STORIES

$15 in advance | $20 at the door | free for 17 and under

7:00 PM – The Lyceum, Alexandria VA

Gabriel Fauré – Pelléas et Mélisande, Op. 80
Georges Bizet – Carmen Suite #2
Richard Wagner – Tristan und Isolde, Prelude
Jacques Offenbach – Orpheus in the Underworld Overture


November 15, 2015, 3PM 

Mt Vernon Unitarian Church
1909 Windmill Lane
Alexandria, VA 22307

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November 22, 2015, 7PM

United Baptist Church
7100 Columbia Pike
Annandale, VA 22003

ANCO presents chamber works for woodwinds and brass.  Works by Malcolm Arnold, Telemann, and more!


February 6, 2016                                                                                       

February 6, 2016$15 in advance | $20 at the door | free for 17 and under

7:00 PM – The Lyceum, Alexandria VA

Antonin Dvorak – Symphony 8
Maurice Ravel – Pavane pour une infante défunte
John Corigliano – Elegy for Orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven – Fidelio Overture


April 17, 2016, 3PM 

Mt Vernon Unitarian Church
1909 Windmill Lane
Alexandria, VA 22307

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April 24, 2016, 3PM

United Baptist Church
7100 Columbia Pike
Annandale, VA 22003

ANCO presents chamber works:

Sergey Prokofiev – Quintet, Op.39
Francis Poulenc – Sextet for Piano and Wind Quintet, Op. 100


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8PM with 7:30 pre-concert talk
FREE admission, donations gratefully accepted!

Mt Vernon Unitarian Church
1909 Windmill Lane
Alexandria, VA 22307

Corelli Concerto Grosso in D major, Op. 6 No. 1
Mozart Die Entführung aus dem Serail, “Welche Wonne, welche Lust”
Mozart Le Nozze di Figaro, “Deh vieni, non tardar”
with Tracy Labrecque-Pearson, soprano
Wagner Siegfried Idyll
Ravel Le tombeau de Couperin


2014-2015 Season


October 11

8:00 PM – Trinity Lutheran Church, Bowie MD

ANCO presents chamber works:

Arnold Schoenberg – Verklarte Nacht
Paul Hindemith – Octet


November 1

7:00 PM – The Lyceum, Alexandria VA

Richard Strauss – Serenade in E flat Major, Op. 7
Felix Mendelssohn – Die Hebriden, Op. 26
Beethoven – Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92


January 24

3:00 PM – Kensington Baptist Church, Kensington MD

ANCO presents chamber works:

Bohuslav Martinu – Nonet
Carl Nielsen – Serenata in vano
Louis Spohr – Nonet in F Major, Op. 31


March 29

3:00 PM – Mt. Vernon Unitarian Church

1909 Windmill Lane
Alexandria, VA 22307

ANCO presents chamber works:

Brass Quintet:
Dukas – Overture to La Peri
Koetsier – Kinderzirkus
Gershwin – Bess You Is My Woman Now

Beethoven – Trio for Clarinet, Cello, & Piano op. 11

Woodwind Quintet:
Bernstein – Overture to Candide
Valjean – Dance Suite
Piazzolla – Libertango


April 25

3:00 PM – The Lyceum, Alexandria VA

Gioacchino Rossini – L’italiana in Algeri
Antonin Dvorak – Serenade for Wind Instruments, Op. 44
Felix Mendelssohn – Symphony No. 4 in A, Op. 90 “Italian”

 


2013-2014 Season


Saturday, November 23

7:00 PM | Free admission, donations gratefully accepted

All Souls Episcopal Church
2300 Cathedral Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20008
www.allsoulsdc.org

Beethoven – Serenade for String Trio, D major, Op. 8
Persichetti – Pastoral for Woodwind Quintet, Op. 21
Higdon – Steeley Pause for Four Flutes
Milhaud – Les Reves de Jacob Suite Choreographique, Op. 294


Tuesday, January 14

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM | Free admission, donations gratefully accepted

Church of the Epiphany
1317 G St NW
Washington, DC 20005
http://www.epiphanydc.org/

Telemann – Ouverture-Suite for Flute and Strings, TWV 55:a2
Beethoven – Horn Sextet in E-flat major, Op.81b
Janacek – Suite for Strings


Sunday, February 9

6:00 PM

Mount Vernon Unitarian Church
Alexandria, VA

Bozza – Sonatine for Brass Quintet
Dvorak – String Quintet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 77
Saint-Saens – Septet in E flat Major, Op. 65 for Strings, Trumpet and Piano


Saturday, March 1

7:00 PM

The Village at Rockville
9701 Veirs Drive
Rockville, MD

Ewald – Quintet for Brass
Gabrieli – Quintet for Brass
Gibbons – Fantasias for Strings
Kamen – Quintet for Brass
Respighi – Ancient Airs and Dances No. 3


Saturday, April 26

3:00 PM

Kensington Baptist Church
10100 Connecticut Avenue
Kensington, MD 20895

Brahms – String Quintet No. 2, Op. 111
Bax – Nonet
Ravel – Introduction and Allegro