Symphony by the Sea

2014–2015 Season

"All for Opera"

Thursday, October 23, 2014, Abbot Hall, Marblehead, 7:30 pm
Sunday, October 26, 2014 · The Firehouse Center for the Performing Arts, Newburyport; 3:00 pm

Selected arias and choruses

Opera selections by favorite composers including Rossini, Puccini, Bizet, Mozart with guest soloists and full orchestra. Back by popular demand, these concerts lighten the world for all who attend. Ninety minutes of pure operatic delight…

"Shall we Dance?"

The Firehouse Center concert originally scheduled for Sunday, February 15 at 3:00 pm has been rescheduled to Friday, June 5, 2015 at 8:00 pm. Please check back for the rescheduled date of the Marblehead concert!


The Endicott College preview event, Hungry for Hungarian, scheduled for February 5, is cancelled.

Thursday, February 12, 2015 · Abbot Hall, Marblehead · 7:30 pm
Sunday, February 15, 2015 · The Firehouse Center for the Performing Arts, Newburyport; 3:00 pm

Rhapsodies and dances by Kodaly, Bartok, Liszt and Brahms with guest violin soloist, Romanian born Irina Muresanu. Symphony by the Sea invites the audience to explore the dramatic and emotionally rich Hungarian and Romanian repertoire. Ninety minutes of profound European beauty…

Kodaly: Hungarian Rondo

Bartok: Romanian Folk Dances

Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No.2

Brahms: Hungarian Dance

Enescu: Romanian Rhapsody

"America the Beautiful"

Thursday, April 30, 2015· Abbot Hall, Marblehead · 7:30 pm
Sunday, May 3, 2015· The Firehouse Center for the Performing Arts, Newburyport· 3:00 pm

Symphony by the Sea is joined by the incomparable flutest, Paula Robison, for performances to lift the spirit and appease the soul. Robison’s audiences universally sing her praises as will you. Ninety minutes of American wonder…

Griffes: Poem

Hanson: Serenade

Kennan: Night Soliloquy

Selection of Symphonic Music by American Composers