Friday, October 29, 2010

Free Symphony in Shepherd Park Sunday

The Symphony of the Potomac will be performing in Shepherd Park at the Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center at 7995 Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring (at Georgia and East-West Highway).  This season's concerts are all on Sunday afternoons.

The first program is this Sunday, October 31 at 2 pm

Marc Ramirez and Olivia Hajioff, soloists
Mozart: Overture to La Clemenza di Tito
Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for violin and viola
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7

The Symphony of the Potomac  is a community-based, primarily volunteer orchestra whose members have been performing for the last 40 years, the last 20 under the leadership and the baton of Joel Lazar, one of the DC Metro area's most respected conductors.  To find out more about the orchestra or to purchase tickets, please visit its website.

Tickets for adults are $10 advance purchase or $15 at the door. Children under 18 can attend for free; there's free parking, too.

The program for the rest of the season is:

Sunday, February 13, 2011, 3 pm

All Orchestra Program
Nielsen: Overture to Maskarade
Grieg: excerpts from Peer Gynt Suites 1 & 2
Sibelius: Symphony No. 2

Sunday, April 17, 2011, 3 pm

Ricardo Cyncynates, Violin
Schumann: Overture to Schiller's Die Braut von Messina
Dvorak: Scherzo Capriccioso
Brahms: Violin Concerto

Sunday, June 5, 2011, 3 pm

Alon Goldstein, piano
Berlioz: Overture: Roman Carnival
Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 2
Wagner: Prelude to Tristan
Liszt: Les Preludes

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