The Immaculata Symphony Hosts Annual Children’s Concert
The Immaculata Symphony presents its annual Concert for Children titled "The History of the Orchestra" on Sunday, February 13, at 3 p.m. in Alumnae Hall Theater on the campus of Immaculata University.
Ovidiu Marinescu, symphony music director, will conduct the 75-minute performance. The musical journey takes us through history and visits each instrument family with the "Best of the Classics," featuring Giovanni Gabrielli, Sonata Pian e Forte for double brass choir; Luigi Boccherini, Minuet; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Symphony No. 40, Molto Allegro; and Peter Illich Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 4, Scherzo.
In addition, the symphony will present a new work by composer Melissa Dunphy. Formerly from Australia, Dunphy received her bachelor´s degree in Music from West Chester University. She is a nationally acclaimed, award-winning composer who has appeared on stage, television, film and radio. Dunphy is currently undertaking doctoral studies on a Benjamin Franklin Fellowship in composition at the University of Pennsylvania.
Adult admission is $10; all children (ages 5 and up) enjoy free admission. Tickets are available at the door. For further information, visit our website: www.immaculatasymphony.org.
Immaculata University, a Catholic coeducational institution, is located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection of routes 30 and 352, between Paoli and Exton.
y:word: release: Youth Concert #79 1/24/11