The Immaculata Symphony Holds Spring Concert
The Immaculata Symphony will perform its spring Concert, "Processions and Dances" on Saturday, April 18, 2009, at 7:30 p.m. in the Alumnae Hall Theater on the campus of Immaculata University. The Immaculata Symphony is a university-community organization, with a long and outstanding tradition that stems to the university´s founding in 1920. Ovidiu Marinescu serves as music director and conductor for the symphony which includes both students and community members.
This year´s spring concert begins with Joaquin Turina´s La Procesion del Rocio, Bela Bartok´s Dance Suite, and Mikhail Mikhailovich Ippolitov-Ivanov´s Caucasian Sketches, Op. 10.
Ovidiu Marinescu, one of the outstanding musicians in his native Romania, is known for his powerful interpretations of orchestral works by Russian composers. He was chosen to play at Carnegie Hall for the Romanian president. His guest conducting includes appearances in Romania, Spain, and the Czech Republic. Currently he is also the director of the West Chester University Symphony and has been conductor of various regional orchestras.
Cost for the April 18 concert is $12 for general admission, $10 for senior citizens, $6 for students, and free for children under the age of 12. 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, with checks payable to Immaculata Symphony.
Immaculata University, a Catholic, comprehensive coeducational institution, is located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection of routes 30 and 352, between Paoli and Exton.
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