Enjoy a performance by The Peoria Symphony Orchestra. Winner will receive Two(2) Main Floor Center Front tickets to The Peoria Symphony Orchestra's performance Great Cities:New York on Saturday April 27, 2019 (7:30 PM).
The PSO?s 121st season closes on Saturday, April 27, 2019, 7:30 pm, at the Peoria Civic Center Theater with GREAT CITIES: NEW YORK. From the romantic sounds of Barber and MacDowell to Bernstein?s rhythmic Symphonic Dances from West Side Story to the ?lullaby? of Broadway, this concert will be a whirlwind celebration of the ?city that never sleeps.? GEOFFREY DUCE finishes his year with the PSO with MacDowell?s Piano Concerto #2.
Barber: Intermezzo from Vanessa
MacDowell: Piano Concerto #2
Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
Selections from Broadway Classics, including: The Sound of Music, Phantom of the Opera, Oklahoma, Gypsy, Annie, South Pacific, Camelot, Show Boat, A Chorus Line, Oliver!, andFrozen!
Now in its 121th season, the Peoria Symphony Orchestra was first known as the Bradley Symphony Orchestra under the direction and vision of musician and conductor Harold Plowe. On November 24, 1897, the Peoria Star newspaper wrote: ?An orchestra is to be organized under the auspices of the Bradley Institute for the study of orchestral compositions of the best masters, classic and modern. It will be open to all persons who possess the requisite musical skill and are otherwise suitable for membership. The orchestra will be under the general supervision of Dr. C.T. Wyckoff of the Institute. It will be directed by Harold Plowe, whose experience as a teacher and conductor especially fit him for this service. It is hoped to make this a permanent feature of the educational work of the institute and Peoria.? Nineteen years later, on December 5, 1916, the Bradley Symphony Orchestra incorporated and was renamed the ?Peoria Symphony Orchestra.?
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Performance is held at the Peoria Civic Center Theater, Peoria, IL.
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