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Festival City Symphony Offers “Timeless Romance” Symphony Sundays Concert

Festival City Symphony will continue its “Symphony Sundays” series with a concert titled Timeless Romance on Sunday, March 16, 2014, at 3:00 pm at the Pabst Theater, 144 East Wells Street.

By - Feb 14th, 2014 03:26 pm

Milwaukee, Wis.Festival City Symphony will continue its “Symphony Sundays” series with a concert titled Timeless Romance on Sunday, March 16, 2014, at 3:00 pm at the Pabst Theater, 144 East Wells Street.

The concert will showcase three master works by Felix Mendelssohn, beginning with his youthful “Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Milwaukee violin soloist and Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra concertmaster Frank Almond again joins FCS to perform in Mendelssohn’s last orchestral work, “Violin Concerto in E minor.” The concert will close with the timelessly romantic “Symphony No. 3 (Scottish),” reminiscent of the novels of Sir Walter Scott.

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 or by visiting festivalcitysymphony.org. 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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