This Year’s Dates and Repertoire

PCO Performance Dates – 2017-18 season

Except where noted, performances of the Pomona College Orchestra are held in Bridges Hall of Music, otherwise known as “Little Bridges,” on the Pomona College campus at 150 East Fourth Street. Admission is always free of charge, and more information about directions or parking can be obtained by calling (909) 621-8155 or online.

First program

Friday, October 6, at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 8, at 3:00 p.m.

  • Sibelius: Pohjola’s Daughter
  • Schubert: Symphony in B Minor, “Unfinished”
  • Prokofiev: excerpts from Romeo and Juliet


Second program

Friday, November 17, at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 19, at 3:00 p.m.

with Boris Berman, piano

  • Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 3
  • Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5

Third program

Friday, February 23 at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, February 25 at 3:00 p.m.

with the winner of the 2017 PCO Concerto Competition, Briana Grether (PO ’18), soprano

  • Barber: Knoxville Summer of 1915
  • Saint-Georges: Symphony in G
  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 7

Fourth program

Friday, April 13 at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 15 at 3:00 p.m.

with the Pomona College Choir, Donna M. Di Grazia, director
and vocal soloists Hayden Eberhart, soprano and Scott Graff, baritone

  • Poulenc: Gloria
  • Vaughan Williams: Dona nobis pacem