Spectacular Showpieces

Event details

  • April 6, 2019
  • 8:00 pm
  • Marietta Performing Arts Center

Razzle dazzle and orchestral colors galore! The GSO celebrates Edward Eanes' twenty years as concertmaster in a grand fashion with a performance of orchestral showpieces. Rimsky-Korsakov's beloved Scherazade has not been performed by the GSO in decades and weaves a thrilling and memorable musical tale. Liszt's thrilling Les Preludes is one of the earliest symphonic poems, and full of brilliance and drama.

Guest conducting this first half of this performance will be Stephen Plate, Director of the KSU School of Music.

This performance will also include a pre-concert talk with Edward Eanes as he reflects on two decades with the GSO.


Paul Dukas
Fanfare from La Péri
Emmanuel Chabrier
España, Rhapsody for Orchestra
Franz Liszt
Les Preludes
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Stephen W. Plate

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Edward Eanes

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Timothy Verville

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Online program notes are available approximately two weeks before the performance.

Santa, a sing-along, and special guests combine to present one of Cobb’s favorite fun filled holiday traditions! With the GSO Chorus and Youth Chorus, the orchestra, and new this year will be the winner of the first ever GSO Holiday Pops! Star singing competition, your stockings are sure to be filled with joy!


John Williams
Merry Christmas, Merry Christmas from Home Alone 2
Ernest Gold
Boston Pops March for Orchestra
John Williams
Star of Bethlehem from Home Alone 2
John Williams
Somewhere in My Memory from Home Alone 2
Irving Berlin/Moss
White Christmas with GSO Pops Star Winner
Felix Bernard/Custer
Winter Wonderland
G. F. Handel/Goossens
Halleluja Chorus
Jeffrey Biegel/Richman
Hanukah Fantasy
Carol of the Bells
Mel Torme & Robert Wells
The Christmas Song
James M. Stephenson
Holiday Fanfare Medley No. 1
Leroy Anderson
A Christmas Festival  – Sing A Long

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