The Pomona College Orchestra This Year’s Dates and Repertoire

PCO Performance Dates – 2021-22 season

Except where noted, performances of the Pomona College Orchestra are held in Bridges Hall of Music, otherwise known as “Little Bridges,” on the Pomona College campus at 150 East Fourth Street. Admission is always free of charge, and more information about directions or parking can be obtained by calling (909) 621-8155.

The Pomona College Orchestra performs on four weekends during the academic year, usually on a Friday evening and Sunday afternoon. The coming season’s performance dates are listed below, and information will be filled in as it becomes available.


First Program

Friday, October 8, 2021 at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 10, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.
Bridges Auditorium (Big Bridges)

Fanny Hensel: Overture in C
Tchaikovsky: March from Symphony No. 2 in C minor, “Ukrainian”
Chen Yi: Tone Poem
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 in D, “Classical”


Second Program

Friday, November 19, 2021 at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 21, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.
Bridges Hall of Music

Rossini: Overture to The Barber of Seville
Sibelius: Incidental music to Swanwhite (selections)
Brahms: Symphony No. 3 (mmt. III, Poco allegretto)
Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C, Op. 21


Third Program

Friday, March 4, 2022 at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 6, 2022 at 3:00 p.m.
Bridges Hall of Music

Tom Flaherty: Social Harmony (world premiere)
Florence Price / arr. E. Lindholm: Selected Songs
Jean Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D Minor

Joined by Melissa Givens, soprano and Megan Chang (PO ’23) violin, 2021 PCO Concerto Winner 


Fourth program

Friday, April 15, 2022 at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 17, 2022 at 3:00 p.m.
Bridges Hall of Music

with the Pomona College Choir, Prof. Donna M. Di Grazia, conductor; and Haesung Park, organ

Poulenc: Exultate Deo (a cappella choir)
Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine
Fauré: Requiem