Sci-Fi Spectacular
Oct
26
7:30 PM19:30

Sci-Fi Spectacular

Be ready to travel the cosmos through some of the most favorite motion picture film scores! Also featured on this program is Steven Christophersen, collegiate winner of the 2018-19 Concerto Competition.

Taylor University, Chapel Auditorium

Program Includes:

  • Introduction from Also Sprach Zarathustra           

  • Back to the Future Suite                                                                                          

  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind                                   

  • Clarinet Concerto No. 2 in E-flat Major, III. Alla polacca; Steven Christophersen, clarinet soloist

  • Star Trek, Through the Years                                                                        

  • Star Trek, Into Darkness                                   

  • Music from the Star Wars Saga

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String Ensemble
Nov
8
6:30 PM18:30

String Ensemble

This small ensemble of five musicians will feature string players of the MPO as well as Meastro Matthew Kraemer on 1st violin and Executive Director Joy Frecker on harp!

Marion Library Museum

Program Includes:

  • Quintet No. 1 in D Major

  • Adagio

  • Whirlwind

  • Tangos

  • Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana

  • La Valse

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Holiday Pops
Dec
21
7:30 PM19:30

Holiday Pops

Enjoy the sounds of the season with the MPO! You will hear traditional carols as well as music from Christmas movie favorites including Polar Express, White Christmas, and The Grinch!

Marion High School, Ritchie Walton Auditorium

Program Includes:

  • Christmas Festival

  • Polar Express Suite

  • Christmas Favorites

  • Hanukkah Festival Overture

  • God Bless Us Everyone

  • O Holy Night

  • White Christmas

  • Carol of the Bells

  • The Grinch Medley

  • Somewhere in My Memory from Home Alone

  • Merry Christmas from Home Alone

  • Christmas Sing-Along

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The Four Seasons
Mar
14
7:30 PM19:30

The Four Seasons

Be immersed in the elegance of Baroque music! As a special treat, we are happy to have the gold medalist of the 10th Quadrennial International Violin Competition of Indianapolis, Richard Lin, as the soloist for Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons!

Taylor University, Chapel Auditorium

Program Includes:

  • Water Music Suite No. 2

  • Bach’s Orchestral Suite No. 3

  • The Four Seasons

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Beethoven at 250
May
9
7:30 PM19:30

Beethoven at 250

This year marks Beethoven’s 250th birthday! As a tribute to this musical master, we are celebrating with a program of some of his most beloved works. We are also featuring Dr. Steve Hyman, who was the first MPO Concerto Competition winner!

Indiana Wesleyan University, Philippe Auditorium

Program Includes:

  • Piano Concerto No. 4

  • Symphony No. 3

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