16-17 Season

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Meet Me at the Movies-The Sequel
October 1, 2016 | 7:30 PM
If ever you sensed that music was the heart and soul of a memorable movie, we have a feast for you! Join us in film score heaven as we celebrate the poignant and exhilarating music of favorite films.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Batman: The Dark Knight
Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark
James Bond: Skyfall
Once Upon a Time in the West
The Red Violin
Schindler’s List

Holiday at the Ballet
RESCHEDULED: December 19, 2016 | 7:00 PM
In addition to your holiday favorites, the Saint Joseph Symphony proudly presents an exuberant collaboration featuring ballet soloists in music from the Nutcracker, by Tchaikovsky!
Ballet Soloists:
Dajuan Johnson
Nia Towe

A Russian Winter
March 25, 2017 | 7:30 PM
You’ll be far from chilled by this Russian winter. Join us for rich, vibrant, unforgettable works by 20th century composers Rachmaninoff, Shostakovich, and Prokofiev, featuring piano soloist Charles Badami.
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor
Shostakovich: Festive Overture, Op. 96
Prokofiev: Classical Symphony

Mastery of Mozart and Beethoven
April 29, 2017 | 7:30 PM
The joyous Eighth Symphony of Beethoven and the resplendent Requiem of Mozart, both composed in times of personal pain, are uplifting beyond words – works of pure mastery.
Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 in F Major
Mozart: Requiem in D Minor

Victoria Botero
Ben Gulley
Kristee Haney
Nathan Whitson

Benedictine College Chamber Singers directed by Timothy Tharaldson
Missouri Western Concert Chorale directed by Elise Hepworth
St. Joseph Community Chorus

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Enjoy performances of classical music featuring Symphony musicians through accessible and inviting formats in spaces perfectly suited for chamber music.

Chamber Concert I
November 6, 2016 | 3:00 PM
Ashland United Methodist Church 2711 Ashland Ave. St. Joseph, MO 64506
Chun-Chien Chuang, violin
Catherine Root, violin
Monty Carter, viola
Sascha Groschang, cello

Haydn: String Quartet in D Major, Op. 64, No. 5
Tchaikovsky: String Quartet Movement in B-flat Major
Talbot: Quartet No. 1
Brahms: String Quartet in C Minor, Op. 51, No. 1

Chamber Concert II
RESCHEDULED: MARCH 19, 2017 | 3:00 PM
Ashland United Methodist Church 2711 Ashland Ave. St. Joseph, MO 64506
Lory Lacy, flute
Meribeth Risebig, oboe
Randy Cunningham, clarinet
Claudia Risebig, bassoon
Pete Jilka, horn

Haydn: Divertimento in B Flat Major
Reicha: Quintet in E Flat Major, Op. 88, No. 2
Ibert: Trois Pièces Brèves
Nielsen: Wind Quintet, Op. 43

Chamber Concert III
February 12, 2017 | 3:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church 301 N. 7th Street St. Joseph, MO 64501
Charles Badami, piano
Rico McNeela, violin
Keith Stanfield, violin
Ashley Stanfield, viola
Sascha Groschang, cello

Elgar: Salut D’Amour
Turina: Las Musas de Andalucia
Mozart: Quartet in E-Flat Major
Franck: Quintet in F Minor, Op. 43

Saint Joseph Symphony reserves the right to make changes in programs and artists without prior notice.