SSO concertgoers will be treated to a soaring, eclectic galaxy of all-time classics as the orchestra presents Out of This World on Saturday, April 11.
The concert, led by guest conductor Paul Pulford, will open with three movements from Gustav Holst's The Planets:
Mars, The Bringer of War; Venus, the Bringer of Peace; and Jupiter, The Bringer of Jollity.
|Adam Despinic |
Then guest soloist Adam Despinic will take the stage, playing Felix Mendelssohn's much-loved Violin Concerto in E minor. Mr. Despinic was winner of the 2014 SSO Emerging Artist Competition.
The second half of the program will feature Star Wars Suite by John Williams. It will include Main Title; Princess Leia's Theme; The Imperial March (Darth Vader's Theme); Yoda's Theme; Throne Room and End Title.
The concert will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church Saturday, April 11, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Individual tickets (adults, $35; students, $20; children 12 and under, $10) are available online and at Fanfare Books, Blowes Stationery downtown, Festival Marketplace kiosk and Lyric Flowers in St. Marys. Tickets will also be sold at the concert.