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The Old York Road Symphony celebrates 82 years of performance in Montgomery County with 4 fabulous concerts!
Here are some highlights of our upcoming 2014- 2015 season :
October 18, 2014 “Opening Concert”
Mozart: Overture to The Magic Flute
Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1 – Xiao-Fu Zhou, Soloist
Dvorak: Symphony No. 6
January 31, 2015 “Young Artists Concert”
Shostakovich: Festive Overture
Elgar: Cello Concerto, Op. 85 4th mvt., Alex Wu, Violoncello
Haydn: Piano Concerto in D major 3rd mvt., Athena Wang, Piano
Borne: Carmen Fantasy for Flute and Orchestra, Audrey Emata, Flute
Khachaturian: Gayane Ballet Suite (Selections)
March 28, 2015 “Classical Carnival and Winter Daydreams”
Berlioz: “Roman Carnival” Overture
Griffes: Poem for Flute and Orchestra, Mimi Stillman, Flute Soloist
Monti: Czardas, Mimi Stillman, Flute Soloist
Chopin/Rossini (arr. Lee): Non piu mesta – Variations for Flute & Orchestra, Mimi Stillman, soloist
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1
May 9, 2015 “Springtime Favorites”
Mendelssohn: Overture in C major for Winds
Grieg: Two Norwegian Melodies for String Orchestra
Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 3, David Wetherill, Soloist
Schumann: Symphony No. 1, “Spring”(All programs are subject to change)
The Old York Road Symphony is looking for quality musicians to join our orchestra!
String players are always welcome. Wind, brass, and percussionists as openings occur.
We invite you to come and join us as we celebrate our 82nd season!
We rehearse Tuesday evenings from 8-10pm at the Abington Jr. High School , 2056 Susquehanna Rd. Abington PA 19001 .
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Call Tom @ 215-840-7093 or email him.
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