Monday, 6 March 2017

EMG Symphony Orchestra 50th Anniversary Concert Exeter Cathedral Saturday 1 April 2017 Press Release from Ellen Stratton

Leo Geyer
Musical Director
EMG Symphony Orchestra
(Photography: Nigel Cheffers-Heard)

EMG Symphony Orchestra
7:30pm, Saturday 1 April 2017
Exeter Cathedral

On Saturday 1 April join EMG Symphony Orchestra and new Musical Director Leo Geyer at Exeter Cathedral for an exuberant. sparkling evening of music inspired by jazz and Latin rhythms. This concert is the first step in an exciting year for EMG as the orchestra marks its 50th anniversary, and promises to be an evening not to be missed!

The concert opens with Mexican composer Arturo Marquez’s popular Danzon No. 2, followed by George Gershwin’s evocative symphonic poem An American in Paris, depicting 1920s Paris, complete with taxi horns! The second half starts with the premiere of Leo’s new work, Aruanda, inspired by Latin jazz, and the final work of the evening is Leonard Bernstein’s dramatic Symphonic Dances from Westside Story.

Tickets: £16/£13/£11/£9 (student/U16 £5) on the door
Exeter Tourist Information: 01392 665885 (9.30-4.30 Mon-Sat)
Online Booking: TicketSource
More Information: Orchestra Website
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EMG Symphony Orchestra
Exeter Cathedral
Saturday 1 April 7.30pm
Musical Director: Leo Geyer
Leader: Clare Smith
George Gershwin: "An American in Paris"
Arturo Marquez: "Danzon No 2"
Leonard Bernstein: "West Side Story"
Leo Geyer: "Aruanda" (première)
Tickets: £9-16 (student/U16 £5)
Exeter TIC: 01392 665885
Online BookingTicketSource

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