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2013-2014 Season Performances

The Dakota Valley Symphony’s 2013-2014 concert season begins Sunday, October 13, 2013. Please download and view our Season Brochure for complete information. All Concerts are at the Burnsville Performing Arts Center.

October 13, 2013 – 2:00 PM

Afternoon at the Pops: Latin Rhapsody

Nachito Herrera, Piano

Gershwin:  Rhapsody in blue

Gershwin:  Cuban Overture

Richards:  Cuban Fire Suite: La Suerte de los Tontos (Fortune of Fools)

Marquez:  Danzon No. 2

Copland:  Danzon Cubano

Lecuona:  Maleguena

Anderson:  Serenata

Our 28th season gets off to a hot and spicy start as we welcome pianist, Nachito Herrera to play George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in blue.  This concert will also feature other south of the border classics, and promises to offer you a musical marguerita.

December 8, 2013 – 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM

Handel’s Messiah

Dakota Valley Symphony and Dakota Valley Symphony Chorus

This holiday favorite features the Dakota Valley Symphony Chorus and soloists, along with the full orchestra.  There will be a traditional performance at 2:00 p.m. At the 7:00 p.m. performance, you can join the chorus from the comfort of your seat for a sing-along performance.  So bring along your scores to join in.  Scores will be available for sale in the lobby if you are in need of one.

February 9, 2014 – 3:00 PM Concert

Three Choirs Festival

Dakota Valley Symphony and Dakota Valley Symphony Chorus

Lakeville North High School Chorale

Lakeville South High School Concert Chorale

Dr. Angela Hanson, Violin

Julie A. Brott, Soprano

Britten:  March from Matinee Musicale

Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5 (The Turkish)

Jenkins:  The Armed Man:  A Mass for Peace

Join us in welcoming the high school chorales from Lakeville North High School and Lakeville South High School in a performance of The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace by Karl Jenkins.  This concert will also feature our concertmaster, Dr. Angela Hanson, in a performance of Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5 (The Turkish).

March 16th, 2014 - 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM

The Feeling in Baroque Music 
Dakota Valley Symphony Chamber Orchestra

Layton (Skip) James, Harpsichord

Dr. Angela Hanson, Violin

Laurie Senechal, Flute

Pachelbel:  Canon and Gigue

Bach:  Brandenburg Concerto No. 5

Plus other selections to be determined

Please join us in the intimate setting of the Burnsville Performing Arts Center’s Black Box Theater for our annual Baroque concert.  This concert features the delicate beauty of Baroque music.  We welcome retired Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra harpsichordist, Layton (Skip) James. This concert will also feature concertmaster, Dr. Angela Hanson, and principal flutist, Laurie Senechal.


April 27th, 2014 - 2:00 PM

Orchestra Festival and Young Artist Competition Winner(s) 

Dakota Valley Symphony

Health Sciences Orchestra

Rimsky-Korsakov: Procession of the Nobles from Mlada

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4

This concert will feature the winners of our Seventh Annual Young Artists competition in our final concert of our 28th season.  We are also pleased to welcome back the University of Minnesota Health Sciences Orchestra to join together with the Dakota Valley Symphony in a performance of Tchaikovsky's powerful Symphony No. 4.