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Welcome to the Arlington Philharmonic

Admission is free and no tickets are required; however, donations are gratefully accepted.


Concert: Sunday, June 28, 2015

6:00 p.m. at Lubber Run Amphitheatre

POPS FOR PETS with the Animal Welfare League of Arlington

Join us for this fun and informal pops concert! Bring your family...including your pets!

Previous concerts:

2014-2015 Season

Concert: Sunday, April 12, 2015

3:30 p.m. at Washington-Lee Auditorium

Mozart - Overture to the Magic Flute, K. 620
Ewazen - Concerto for Bass Trombone and Orchestra, with Matthew Guilford, trombone soloist
Dvořák - Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Op. 88

Concert: 3 pm, Sunday, October 26, 2014

3 p.m. at Washington-Lee Auditorium

Fauré - Pavane, Op. 50
Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35, with Emil Chudnovsky, violin soloist
Kodály - Dances of Galanta 
Handel, arr. Harty - Suite from The Water Music
Saint-Saëns - Bacchanale from Samson et Dalila

Concert: 3 pm, Sunday, January 11, 2015

3 p.m. at Washington-Lee Auditorium

Frescobaldi - Toccata
Schubert - Symphony No. 8 in B minor, "Unfinished"
Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, with Sara Daneshpour, piano soloist

2013-2014 Season

Concert: Sunday, June 29, 2014, at 6 p.m.

Lubber Run Amphitheater, Arlington (click here for map)
N. Columbus St. & 2nd St. N.
Arlington, VA 22203
Admission is free and no tickets are required; however, a $20 donation is encouraged

Join us for an evening outdoors enjoying a variety of pops music favorites! Presented in partnership with the Animal Welfare League of Arlington, "Pops for Pets" will celebrate the League's 70th Anniversary. The program will include patriotic, classical, and animal-related pieces by Aaron Copland, John Philip Sousa, Leroy Anderson, Johann Strauss, J.S. Bach, F.J. Haydn, and Camille Saint-Saëns.

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There will be bench seating for 500-600; seating will be on a general admission basis. There is additional  seating on the grassy hill behind the benches. Attendees may bring a picnic or purchase a box dinner onsite from La Cote d'Or Cafe, our food sponsor. The Animal Welfare League is encouraging their members to bring their dogs.  If you decide to bring yours, we ask only that they be well-behaved, and that you not use a retractable leash, please.


While we are planning on great weather on Sunday the 29th, in case of postponement for rain, we will present the concert on Tuesday, July 1, at 6 p.m.


Concert: 3 pm Sunday, May 18, 2014

Washington-Lee Auditorium, Arlington [click for map]
Admission is free and no tickets are required; contributions are gratefully accepted

Elisabeth Adkins



Musicale: 3 pm Sunday, April 13, 2014

Woman's Club of Arlington [click for map]
Admission: $60 for an individual, $100 for a couple

Bach and the Music of the Baroque performed by six Arlington Philharmonic musicians

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Concert: 3 pm Sunday, March 16, 2014

Washington-Lee Auditorium, Arlington [click for map]
Admission is free and no tickets are required; contributions are gratefully accepted

Made in America

  • Barber—First Essay for Orchestra, op.12
  • Gershwin—Rhapsody in Blue; Edward Newman, piano soloist
  • Dvorak—Symphony No. 9 in E minor, op.95 "From the New World"

Edward Newman, piano soloist

Concert: 3 pm Sunday, November 10, 2013

Washington-Lee Auditorium, Arlington

Our season opener featured soloist Jeffrey Work, principal trumpet of the Oregon Symphony!

  • Ernest Bloch—Proclamation
  • Johannes Brahms—Variations on a Theme by Haydn, op.56
  • Joseph Haydn—Concerto for Trumpet, Hob.VIIe:1
  • W.A. Mozart—Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K.550

Visit Encore Learning to learn about Music Director A. Scott Wood's courses: "The Conductor's Perspective" (Spring 2013) and "The Elements of Music (Fall 2013). And read an Encore Spotlight article about Maestro Wood's background and philosophy.

An article about the Arlington Philharmonic's Music as Medicine Project!

The Arlington Philharmonic participates in, your Link to the Arts In Metro DC.

This program is supported in part by Arlington County through Arlington Cultural Affairs, a division of Arlington Economic Development, and the Arlington Commission for the Arts.

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