Delaware County Symphony: Myths and Legends Symphony Concert
The Delaware County Symphony offers music by 19th and 20th-century composers inspired by the myths and legends of the past.
This “Myths and Legends” concert, featuring mezzo-soprano Kathryn Leemhuis, will take place March 5, 3 PM, in Neumann University’s Meagher Theatre.
The concert opens with two works by the great French composers Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel.
The orchestra will first perform Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun and will then be joined by mezzo-soprano Kathryn Leemhuis in Ravel’s Scheherazade.
Following the intermission, the DCS will perform the second suite from Aram Khachaturian’s ballet Spartacus and the ever-popular symphonic poem The Sorcerer’s Apprentice by Paul Dukas.
Tickets for the concert may be purchased at dcsmusic.org/tickets.
The DCS free informative introductions to the music being performed prior to each Symphony Series concert.
Guest speakers from Neumann University and the Delaware County Symphony will present a short talk before the concert so you can more fully appreciate the performance by DCS musicians and guest soloists.
Meet the Music takes place in the McNichol Art Gallery of the Life Center at Neumann University from 2 to 2:30 PM before each Sunday symphony series concert. Dr. Richard Sayers, music professor from Neumann University, is hosting this season’s Meet the Music presentations.
The Delaware County Symphony is a community orchestra established in 1971 that is dedicated to providing outstanding musical experiences for residents of Delaware County.
The Delaware County Symphony is a charter member of the Arts Guild at Neumann University, formed in 1991 to enhance the cultural programming available to the Delaware Valley community.
Find out more about the Delaware County Symphony.
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