The Folsom Lake Symphony has been the premier orchestra of the Folsom Lake region since its impressive inaugural performance in 2004. Today, it's honored to be the resident orchestra at the Harris Center for the Arts. The Symphony's mission includes two important goals: present high-quality symphonic performances for our audiences and educate young people to enjoy and appreciate classical music. Maestro Peter Jaffe continues to lead exciting symphonic performances while bringing new musical experiences to our patrons.
Saturday, December 1, 2018; 7:30 pm
- Sunday, December 2, 2018; 2 pm
- Your favorite holiday music and singalong. Warm your heart with "Sleigh Ride," "March of the Toys," "White Christmas," "Carol of the Bells," "O Chanukah," "'Twas the Night Before Christmas," selections from The Nutcracker and many other treats. Guest artist: Doug LaBrecque, tenor.
Sunday, February 9, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Celebrate Valentine's Day with "Romantic Tales." Program includes Gershwin's Selections from Porgy and Bess, Saint-Saens' Piano Concerto No. 2 and Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade. Guest artist: Tien Hsieh, piano.
DANCIN' IN YOUR SEAT - FAMILY CONCERT
Saturday, March 30, 2019 @ 11:00 am
The annual family concert has become a hot ticket—educational and downright fun for all ages. This year Maestro Jaffe explores fascinating rhythms in dance-related music. In the lobby after the concert, we hold our instrument "petting zoo," where youngsters can meet some of the musicians and try out their instruments. This experience can't be beat!
Saturday, April 13, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Program includes Falla's Spanish Dance No. 1 from La vida breve, Beethoven's Triple Concert; and Stravinsky's Petrushka. Guest artists: violinist Nigel Armstrong, cellist James Jaffe and pianist Elizabeth Dorman.
HEROES AND VILLAINS
Saturday, June 1, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Sunday, June 2, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Would James Bond be as cool without his iconic theme? No way! It's the exciting film scores that help our favorite screen characters loom larger than life. This blockbuster program showcases a host of heroes and villains, including Superman, Indiana Jones, Goldfinger—even extraplanetary visitors like Darth Vader and ET! Concert goers will be treated to a unique display of James Bond memorabilia. Guest artist: Glory Parsons, soprano