THE ANNAPOLIS Symphony will begin its 31st season Oct. 4 with Gisele Ben-Dor conducting violinist Herbert Greenberg, concert master of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, in Brahms' Violin Concerto in D Major. The program also includes Glinka's Overture to Ruslan and Lyudmilla and Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 5 in D Major ("The Reformation").
The concert will repeat Oct. 5. All subscription concerts begin at 8 p.m. in Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., in Annapolis.
* Nov. 8 and 9 -- Rossini's Overture to Semiramide; Mozart's Oboe Concerto in C Major with soloist Washington Barella; Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 in C Minor. ASO associate conductor Karen Deal conducting.
* Feb. 7 and 8 -- Brynn Alabanese, ASO concertmaster, performing Vivaldi's "Winter" from "The
Seasons" and Vaughan Williams' "The Lark Ascending"; Mozart's Overture to "Don Giovanni"; Haydn's Symphony No. 96 in D Major ("The Miracle"); Stravinsky's Suite No. 1 for Small Orchestra. Gisele Ben-Dor conducting.
* March 6 and 7 -- Saint-Saens' Bacchanale from "Samson and Delilah"; Tomer Lev performing Franck's Symphonic Variations for Piano and Orchestra and Faure's Ballade for Piano and Orchestra; Berlioz's "Symphonie Fantastique." Gisele Ben-Dor conducting.
* April 24 and 25 -- Bernstein's Overture to "Candide" and First Meditation from "Mass"; Copland's "An Outdoor Overture" and "Lincoln Portrait"; Brahms' Symphony No. 2 in D Major. Youval Zaliouk, former music director of the Toledo Symphony, conducting.
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