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The Old York Road Symphony celebrates 83 years of performance in Montgomery County with a 3 concert series, plus some special events!
Here are some highlights of our upcoming 2015- 2016 season :
November 21, 2015 “Opening Concert”
Verdi: Prelude to Rigoletto
Theofanidis: Dreamtime Ancestors – Penna. Premiere
Tchaikovsky: Rococo Variations for Cello and Orchestra, Noelle Grand, soloist
Dvorak: Symphony No. 8
March 5, 2016 “2 B’s and the Blue”
Beethoven: Consecration of the House Overture
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue, Yoon Jae Lee, piano soloist
Brahms: Symphony No. 3
April 16, 2016 “Young Artists Concert”
Mendelssohn: “Athalia” Overture
Concerto performances by the winners of our Young Artists Competition
Sein An, Violin Emma Lo, Piano Jason Vassilou, Violin
Grieg: Sigurd Jorsalfar Suite “3 Orchestral Pieces”
Two Special Events are also on tap this season
December 10, 2015 – Holiday Concert and Sing-a-long at Hiway Theater, Jenkintown
May 14, 2016 – Pops Concert – Music from the Movies, at Ardsley Community Center
Check back for details on these(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 83rd 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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