Archive for September, 2015

Russian Masters

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Saturday, May 7th, 7:30 p.m.
Lawrence Free State High School
4700 Overland Dr.

Overture to Ruslan and Ludmilla, Mikhail Glinka

Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy-Overture, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Pyotr llyich Tchaikovsky
I.  Allegro
II.  Andantino
III.  Allegro
Featuring Steven  Spooner



An Intimate Evening of Chamber Music

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Friday, February 12, 7:30 p.m.
Lawrence Arts Center
940 New Hampshire St.

Franz Schubert Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 114 “Trout”
Richard Wagner Siegfried Idyll
Aaron Copland  Appalachian Spring – Suite for 13 Instruments

This will be a great start to your Valentine’s Day weekend.  Visit with your friends and enjoy a glass of wine at the intermission reception.



From the Old World to the New World

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“From the Old World to the New World”
A shared concert with the Lawrence Youth Symphony

Sunday, November 8th, 3 p.m.
Lawrence High School
1901 Louisiana St.

  • Bedřich Smetana
    “The Moldau” from Má vlast
  • Antonín Dvořák
    Symphony No. 9, “From the New World”
  • Antonín Dvořák
    Slavonic Dance #1

Tickets: $15 regular / $10 students
Available at the door or purchase via PayPal.

Season tickets: $55 regular/$50 senior
Available at the door or purchase via PayPal.


Nov. Concert – STUDENT

Nov. Concert – ADULT


Season Ticket – REGULAR


Season Ticket – SENIOR

Note: If you purchase tickets via PayPal, please print your receipt and bring it with you the night of the concert, that will be your ticket.

LCO’s Mission Statement

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Our Mission

The Lawrence Community Orchestra provides a dynamic experience where people of diverse backgrounds celebrate and appreciate music together, encouraging pride in their community.

Values held important as we pursue our mission:

  • Provide performing opportunities for artistic growth and enjoyment for professionals and amateur musicians.
  • Provide extraordinary experiences by presenting quality music and inclusive programming. 
  • Create a vibrant organization that honors diversity in our audiences, artistic team, staff and board members.
  • Collaborate with community organizations (commercial, non-profit and public).
  • Uphold transparency in our stewardship.
  • Foster a fun environment.  

 Our Vision

           The Lawrence Community Orchestra will be a catalyst in elevating the artistic and cultural scene in Lawrence.