Richmond Symphony Sets Final List of Musical Pieces for COME & PLAY Today
Tune your strings and oil your keys! The much- loved community event Come & Play returns to Virginia Commonwealth University's Stuart C. Siegel Center as part of the Richmond Symphony's 2013-2014 concert season.
The Richmond Symphony is inviting musicians of all ages and abilities to grab their instruments and play alongside the Richmond Symphony musicians for the 7th annual Come & Play. The day will be full of excitement, led by Associate Conductor Erin R. Freeman. Parts are available for musicians of all levels and will be tailored to fit the experience level of participants.
Want to play? Register online at www.richmondsymphony.com before October 1. Register by October 1 for just $6 Registration after October 1 is $10 T-shirts (optional and sold separately) are just $8. There is no cost to attend Come & Play as an audience member!
Don't miss this unique opportunity to play alongside the city's top classical musicians under the baton of Associate Conductor Erin R. Freeman. This event is presented in support of music education in schools through the Symphony@School program. Event proceeds will be used for student instrument purchase and repair.
Richmond Symphony's Come & Play will take place at the Verizon Wireless Arena, Stuart C. Siegel Center Virginia Commonwealth University tonight, October 27 - concert begins at 6pm.
Erin R. Freeman, conductor
(1843 - 1907)
In the Hall of the Mountain King from Suite No. 1 from Peer Gynt, Opus 46
IV. In the Hall of the Mountain King. 1874 - 1875.
(1835 - 1921)
"Bacchanale" from Samson and Delilah. 1877.
(1863 - 1945)
Intermezzo from Cavalleria rusticana. 1888.
MANUEL DE FALLA / arr. William Ryden
(1876 - 1946)
"Ritual Fire Dance" from El amor brujo. 1914 - 1915.
HECTOR BERLIOZ / arr. McAlister
(1803 - 1869)
"Hungarian March" from La Damnation de Faust, Opus 24 [Rákózy March]. 1845 - 1846.
ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER / arr. Calvin Custer
Selections from Phantom of the Opera The Phantom of the Opera
Think of Me
Angel of Music
The Muisc of the Night Masquerade
All I Ask of You
The Poltergeist Polka
JOHN WILLIAMS / Arr. Sayre
Star Wars, Main Theme
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About the Richmond Symphony: Founded in 1957, the Richmond Symphony is the largest performing arts organization in Central Virginia. The organization includes an orchestra of more than 70 professional musicians, the 150-voice Richmond Symphony Chorus and more than 200 students in the Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra programs. Each season, more than 250,000 members of the community enjoy concerts, radio broadcasts, and educational outreach programs. The Richmond Symphony is partially funded by the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.