Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra presents RAISE THE ROOF!

Wesley Schulz, Conductor
Gunnar Folsom, timpani
Mark Salman, piano
Anne Pell & Amabile

Performances: February 28 & March 1, 2015
Saturday @ 7:30 p.m. & Sunday @ 3:00 p.m. (pre-concert chat Sunday @ 2:15 p.m.)

STRAUSS. R.: Introduction to Also sprach Zarathustra
PUTS: Millennium Canons
COPLAND: Down a Country Lane and Variations on a Shaker Melody
DAUGHERTY: Raise the Roof!
DVOŘÁK: American Suite, op. 98b
BEETHOVEN: Choral Fantasy



LISTEN to the Bainbridge Island Broadcasting interview between Channie Peters and Wes Schulz!

Catch a musical preview: Listen to Classical KING FM 98.1 February 23 & 24 for a preview to the BSO’s upcoming concert! KING FM announcer Sean MacLean has chosen to feature music and concert information for Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra on Classical KING FM’s Northwest Focus program. Listen Monday, February 23 for Copland: Down a Country Lane at approximately 9:06 p.m. and Tuesday, February 24 for Daugherty: Raise the Roof at approximately 9:11 p.m. Tune in on the dial in Seattle at 98.1 or listen online at bit.ly/king981.

This special program is one of celebration, community and the American spirit. Through the generous support of the Fletcher Bay Foundation we are showcasing our brand new set of timpani in American composer Michael Daugherty’s thrilling concerto, Raise the Roof! performed by Gunnar Folsom. Kevin Puts won the Pulitzer Prize in 2010 and his work for orchestra, Millennium Canons, will have its Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra debut. Closing the performance in grand fashion is Beethoven’s Chorale Fantasy featuring the BSO, Mark Salman on piano, and Anne Pell and the Amabile Choir. Singing of strength, unity and joy this masterpiece is the perfect end to this unique program. Read more about the concert from BSO Music Director Wesley Schulz.


Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra's Youth in Music Initiative is generously sponsored by Wicklund Dental.

This season, we'll showcase our new set of timpani thanks to the generous support of the Fletcher Bay Foundation, who also funded music acquisition for the season.




Ticket Information

  • Adults - $19.00

  • Senior, Students, Military & Teachers - $16.00

  • Youth 18 and under - Free with paying adult
    Please call (206) 842-8569 or visit our box office for these complimentary tickets provided under the "Youth in Music Initiative" generously sponsored by Wicklund Dental

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