Schedule of Events and Concerts

Announcing our 2018-2019 Season

War and Peace
Saturday, November 3, 2018, 7 PM, WEAC Auditorium
Pitnarry Shin, Cello
1. Edward Elgar: Cello Concerto

2. Gustav Holst: The Planets (excerpts)

  • Mars: The Bringer of War
  • Jupiter: The Bringer of Jollity
  • Venus: the Bringer of Peace

November 11th (Armistice Day and now, Veteran’s Day) we marks the 100th anniversary of the end of
“The Great War” or, some said, “The war to end all wars”. The Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra will
commemorate the events of 1914-1918 with two works created during and in memory of World War I.

A Very Merry Christmas
Thursday, December 20, 2018, 7 PM, WEAC Auditorium
The Main Pointe School of Dance, guest ballet troupe
1. Peter Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Ballet (Excerpts)
2. Engelbert Humperdinck: Song of the Sandman, Evening Prayer and Dream Pantomime
3. Silvestri: The Polar Express
4. Mel Torme: The Christmas Song
5. Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Polonaise from the Christmas Eve Suite
6. Calvin Custer: It’s Christmas

Fish Tales
Sunday, March 3, 2019 3 PM – WEAC Auditorium
Kevin Kling, Narrator
1. Victor Zupanc: The Burning Wisdom of Finn McCool
2. Felix Mendelssohn: The Hebrides Overture (Fingal’s Cave)
3. Georg Friedrich Handel: Water Music Suite
4. Bedřich Smetana: The Moldau
5. Hans Zimmer: Pirates of the Caribbean

Young Artists’ Concert
Saturday, May 11, 2019 7 PM – WEAC Auditorium
Featuring the winners of our Young Artists’ Competition
1. Beethoven: Symphony No. 5
2. Suppe: Light Cavalry Overture

** Encore event**
The Symphony Ball
December 31, 2018 7-12 PM – Willmar Convention Center
Dining, Dancing, and Ringing in 2019!
Watch the website for updates and ticket information.