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Concert Dates forthe 2019-20 Season:

Sat October 19 - Appearance at the Ontario Festival of the Arts.

Morning dress rehearsal/Afternoon concert.

Repertoire Mussorgsky  - "Pictures at an Exhibition" (Ravel),

with narrator/"Exhibition Guide" Rich Capparela)

REHEARSALS BEGIN SAT SEPT 7 at 9:30am. Woodwinds and Principal Strings only.


Sunday November 3 at 4pm. Official Season Opener, "Pictures and Places"

at Bethel Congregational Church in Ontario

Repertoire :

  • Sibelius - Finlandia

  • Grieg - Peer Gynt Suite 1

  • Mussorgsky/Ravel - Pictures at an Exhibition


Sunday December 8 at 4pm. Messiah with SSO Chorus and soloists. at Bethel.


Sunday February 16 at 4pm.  "Love and Art"  - Concert at Bethel.

​Rehearsals begin Saturday January 18 (Jan 25, Feb 1,8,15)


  • Schubert - Rosamunde Overture

  • Saint-Saëns - Bacchanale from “Samson and Delilah”

  • Beethoven - Overture to the Creatures of Prometheus

  • Tchaikovsky - Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture


Sunday March 29 at 4pm -  Orchestra  with soloist Ruslan Biryukov, Cello,

concert at Bethel or Ontario High School Auditorium.


  • Beethoven - Overture to Egmont

  • Arthur Foote - Cello Concerto in G minor  or possible world premiere Cello Concerto

  • Schubert - Symphony No.8 “Unfinished”


Sunday May 31 at 4pm - Beethoven Symphony No. 9.  Ontario High School Auditorium*

  *Ontario High School is located at 901 W Francis St. Ontario CA 91762.

The OHS Auditorium is beautiful - recently refurbished.


SUMMER 2020 - planning in progress.

Saturday June 20 - time probably 7:30pm (sponsored by the City of Ontario)

at Ontario Town Square Amphitheater. 224 N Euclid Ave Ontario CA 91762 (MAP LINK)

(Day of concert - Morning Dress Reh/Evening Concert or Early aft rehearsal/Eve Concert.

If possible to do morning rehearsal at Amphitheater to set sound while cool, we may opt for that,

Otherwise we will have a morning dress rehearsal/run-thru with a 6pm soundcheck)

Other rehearsals June 6 and 13 9:30am - 12 noon. Rehearsal locations tba