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Experience Festival City Symphony’s “Magnificent Moods” at Symphony Sundays Season Finale

Festival City Symphony will conclude its “Symphony Sundays” series this season with a concert titled Magnificent Moods on Sunday, May 4, 2014, at 3:00 pm.

By - Apr 4th, 2014 10:49 pm

Milwaukee, Wis.—Festival City Symphony will conclude its “Symphony Sundays” series this season with a concert titled Magnificent Moods on Sunday, May 4, 2014, at 3:00 pm at the Pabst Theater, 144 East Wells Street.

The concert will feature the works of one composer, Robert Schumann. FCS will begin with the moody “Manfred Overture,” based on a poem by Lord Byron. Acclaimed Milwaukee pianist Jeannie Yu will perform as soloist in Schumann’s great “Piano Concerto in A minor.” The “Symphony No. 3 (Rhenish)” or “Of the Rhine” then ends the Sunday season with German folk dances and imagery of the magnificent Cologne Cathedral.

All “Symphony Sundays” performances include descriptive program information from the stage by Conductor Monte Perkins. Education Director Jayne Perkins will present Children’s Program Notes at 2:45 p.m. to help children become familiar with the music they are about to hear. Symphony Sundays concerts are best suited for children grade 2 and older.

Admission to each concert is $14 for adults and $8 for children, students, and seniors. Information about purchasing group tickets may be obtained by calling Festival City Symphony at 414-365-8861. Individual tickets may be purchased by calling the Pabst Theater Box Office at 414-286-3663 or online at pabsttheater.org.

Milwaukee’s Festival City Symphony, the oldest performing symphony orchestra in the area, showcases area professional musicians. Its mission is to extend the reach of classical music in the community with reasonable pricing and informative formats that embrace people of all ages. For more information, visit festivalcitysymphony.org or call 414-365-8861.

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