Immaculata Symphony Fall Concert
Under the direction of Musical Director Joseph Gehring, the Immaculata Symphony opens its 2015-2016 season with its annual fall concert on Saturday, November 7, at 7:30 p.m. in Alumnae Hall on the campus of Immaculata University. The Immaculata Symphony is a university-community organization, with a long and outstanding tradition that goes back to the university’s founding in 1920.
The fall concert features Johannes Brahms’ dramatic work, Tragic Overture. In addition, internationally acclaimed pianist Janet Ahlquist performs Beethoven’s final piano concerto, popularly called the Emperor Concerto and the Immaculata Symphony presents a different side of the Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich while performing his thrilling musical score to the 1955 Russian film The Gadfly.
Gehring, music director and conductor for the Immaculata Symphony, Chester County Pops Orchestra, West Chester Band, and the Immaculata University Concert Band, is an active conductor, pianist, and educator. He is a frequent guest conductor of various honor/festival bands and orchestras throughout Pennsylvania and Delaware. He recently earned a Master of Music Performance degree in orchestral conducting.
Cost for the concert is $15 for general admission, $12 for senior citizens, $8 for students, and free for children under the age of 12. Seating is available on a first come, first served basis.
More information and tickets are available by calling 610-647-4400, ext. 3473. Tickets are also available by mail to Immaculata Symphony, 1145 King Road, Immaculata, PA, 19345-0703, with checks made payable to Immaculata Symphony.
Immaculata University is a Catholic, coeducational institution of higher learning, located on the Main Line between Malvern and Exton, 20 miles west of Philadelphia.