2016 Friends & Family Year End Concert


2016 SAO Year End Concert Programme

To view our full concert programme book click here.

Pomp and Circumstance No. 4 by Edward Elgar

Concerto for Two Trumpets and Strings by Antonio Vivaldi

  • solo violins:  Chloe Choi, Claire Morris

Days of Wine and Roses by Henry Mancini and Johnny Mercer arr. Jeff Jarvis

  • guest vocal solo:  June Garber

Game of Thrones by Ramin Diawardi arr. Charles Heller

  • guest conductor:  Charles Heller
  • solo violin:  Gisela Argyle

Brother Can You Spare a Dime by Jay Gorney and Yip Harburg arr. Ric Giorgi after Bill Challis

  • vocal solo:  Charles Heller
  • solo violin:  Russell Spencer

Li’l Darlin’ by Neal Hefti arr. D. Anger

  • guest vocal solo:  June Garber

Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 by Johann S. Bach

  • solo violin:  Ruth Levenstein
  • guest solo 1st recorder:  Janos Ungvary
  • guest solo 2nd recorder:  Frank Nevelo


Cassiopeia by Adam Adler – Winner of the 2016 YCI Competition

  • solo viola:  Claire Hibbert

Concerto in G Minor for Two Cellos by Antonio Vivaldi

  • solo 1st cello:  Ed Segalowitz
  • solo 2nd cello:  Danuta Wyant

Overture for a Puppet Show by Ric Giorgi

Bay Mir Bistu Sheyn by Jacob Jacobs and Shalom Second arr. Ric Giorgi

  • vocal solo:  Anne Simmonds
  • solo cello:  Ed Segalowitz

Selections from Les Miserables by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg arr. Larry Moore

Nessun Dorma from Torandot by Giacomo Puccini arr. Ted Ricketts


To watch the full uncut concert video please click here.


This has been an amazing second season!  Thanks to our wonderful audience who came out to support us.  You shared such wonderful feedback with us and we’re so glad you were able to join us for our evening’s performance.  We look forward to playing for you again in the future.

 – Ruth Levenstein, SAO president



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