The Immaculata Symphony Holds Spring Concert
The Immaculata Symphony will perform its Spring concert, "Romantic Quest," on Saturday, April 17, 2010, at 7:30 p.m. in the Alumnae Hall Theater on the campus of Immaculata University. An encore performance will be given on Sunday, April 18, at 3:00 p.m. at West Catholic High School in Philadelphia. The Immaculata Symphony is a university-community organization, with a long and outstanding tradition that stems to the university´s founding in 1920. Ovidiu Marinescu serves as music director and conductor for the Symphony, which includes both students and community members.
"Romantic Quest" will feature F. Schubert´s Symphony no. 8 in B minor, D.759 ("Unfinished") and Richard Strauss´ Don Quixote, op. 35. Stephen Framil will perform a cello solo, Alice Quirk, the Symphony´s principal violist, will play the viola, and Jack Moore will serve as the narrator for the Don Quixote piece, subtitled Fantastic Variations on a Theme of Knightly Character.
Ovidiu Marinescu, one of the outstanding musicians in his native Romania, is known for his powerful interpretations of orchestral works by Russian composers. He was chosen to play at Carnegie Hall for the Romania president. His guest conducting includes appearances in Romania, Spain, and the Czech Republic. Currently he is also the director of the West Chester University Symphony and has been conductor of various regional orchestras.
Cost for the concert on April 17th, is $12 for general admission, $10 for senior citizens, $6 for students, and free for children under the age of 12. More information and
tickets are available by calling 610-647-4400, ext. 3473. Tickets are also available by
mail to Immaculata Symphony, 1145 King Road, Immaculata, PA, 19345, with checks payable to Immaculata Symphony.
Immaculata University, a Catholic, coeducational institution, is located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection of routes 30 and 352, between Paoli and Exton.
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