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Concord Orchestra Concert “Celebrating the Horn” with Richard Sebring

January 25, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating until January 26, 2019

The Concord Orchestra presents its winter concert Friday, January 25, and Saturday, January 26.

Richard Sebring performs Joseph Haydn’s Horn Concerto No. 1 and Paul Dukas’ Villanelle. Mr. Sebring is assistant principal horn of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and principal horn of the Boston Pops Orchestra. The orchestra performs a version of Paul Dukas’ Villanelle orchestrated by Russian horn player and teacher Vitali Bujanowski. Haydn’s Concerto No. 1 was composed during the early years of Haydn’s employment by Prince Esterhazy.

The concert opens with Harold Shapero’s lively, neo-classical Nine Minute Overture, a piece that first debuted at Tanglewood in 1940, played by a student orchestra conducted by Aaron Copland. Mr. Shapero grew up in Newton, MA and taught at Brandeis from 1951 to 1988.

The performance concludes with Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4, a work with many dramatic contrasts and beautiful melodies.

Tickets for adults are $25/$30 at the door, $23/$27 online. Tickets for students under 21 are $10. For tickets and information, call 978-369-4967 or visit www.concordorchestra.com.


January 25, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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