2015 Friends & Family Holiday Concert


To view our full concert programme book click here.


Sheep May Safely Graze (Nr. 8 Schafe Konnen Sicher Weiden – from Contata BWV208) by Johann S. Bach (1685-1750)

Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 Op. 46 by Edvard Greig (1843-1907) arr. Carrie Lane Gruselle

Oblivion by Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992) arr. Robert Longfi eld

  • Flute Solo:  Andrea Kassner

Concerto Grosso Op. 6 No. 8Corelli Christmas Concerto – 6th Movement – Pastorale by Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713) arr. I. Bailey-Mortimer

Fantasy on an English Carol – The Holly and the Ivy arr. Michael Story

Concerto Grosso – Opus 3 No. 11 from L’estro Armonico – 1. Allegro-Adagio-Allegro 2. Largo 3. Allegro by Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

  • solo 1st violin:  Ruth Levenstein
  • solo 2nd violin:  Gisela Argyle
  • solo cello:  Ed Segalowitz

Kadsheinu by Eliezer Gerowitsch (1844-1913) arr. Charles Heller

Let It Snow by Sammy Cahn (1913-1993) & Jule Styne (1905-1994)

Ma’Oz Tsur Traditional

Nessun Dorma from Turandot by Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) arr. Ted Ricketts

A Tribute to Richard Rogers – A medley including: Song of the High Seas – Oklahoma, – The Sound of Music – The Carousel Waltz – Climb Ev’ry Mountain by Richard Rogers (1902-1979) arr. Ted Ricketts

We’ll Meet Again by Ross Parker (1914-1974) & Hughie Charles (1907-1995)


To watch the full uncut concert video please click here.


The holiday season is always such great fun, especially with all the music that surrounds it!  Thanks to our wonderful audience who came out to share our music with us.  We’re so glad you were able to join us for today’s performance.  We look forward to playing for you again in the future.

 – Ruth Levenstein, SAO president



We are a community orchestra – We fill our lives with music and we share it with others!

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