CHEBUCTO ORCHESTRA PRESENTS IN MEMORIAM, JAN WICHA
The Chebucto Symphony Orchestra begins its 34th season with a concert,
In Memoriam, Jan Wicha, on Friday, November 14th at St. Matthew’s United
Church, Barrington Street, Halifax at 8:00 p.m. Chebucto’s Musical Director,
Chris Palmer, will conduct. Tickets are $15 regular, $10 for seniors and students
and are available in advance from The Madrigal CD Shop (Spring Garden Place,
Kinko’s entrance) and at the door.
The program features Vivaldi’s Concerto for 4 Violins, Dvorak’s Adagio from
Cello Concerto, Smetana’s The Moldau, and Bruch’s Violin Concerto #1. Guest
soloists include Nancy Dahn, Jennifer Jones, Lauren Klein and Anthony Rissesco
on violin, and the orchestra’s own, Adam Mueller, on cello.
The Chebucto Orchestral Society of Nova Scotia is a charitable organization
dedicated to providing an opportunity for amateur musicians to perform the
great symphonic works and to bring classical music to local audiences. It is a
true community orchestra whose members come from all walks of life. A
volunteer Board of Directors drawn from the membership administers the Society.
Repertoire ranges from the classics to world premieres of modern Canadian pieces.
The current musical director is Christopher Palmer. For more information,
please call 434-5634.
On Sunday, November 14th, the Nova Scotia Young Orchestra will be performing
at St. Andrew’s United Church, at the corner of Coburg and Robie, at 7pm. Tickets
are available at the door.