Family Fun Abounds at LPO's Performance at TAMIU Sunday
Celebrate an afternoon of family fun, learn how the Laredo Philharmonic
Orchestra works and enjoy music set to conjure images of grisly specters
at "Silvery Shadows," this Sunday at 4 p.m. in Texas A&M
International University's Center for the Fine and Performing Arts Recital
Brendan Townsend, LPO music director and conductor, said "Silvery
Shadows" takes on the seasonal theme of "Spooks, Phantoms, Dreams
"The first part of the concert features a comic piece for the orchestra
and a group of local actors called "Phantom of the Orchestra.
"It's an educational family program, but the play provides the
audience with a fun lesson on the different instruments used in an orchestra
and how an orchestra works. It features a group of local actors whose
comedic personalities are sure to delight all ages " Townsend explained.
Performances of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake," "Mediation
from Thais" and Bach's "Air on a G String" will follow.
The second half of the concert features spooky music including "Dance
of the Blessed Spirits" by Gluck, the ever-popular "Danse Macabre"
by Saint-Saens, and "Night on Bald Mountain" by Mussorgsky.
Tickets are $20 per adult and $12 for senior citizens. All TAMIU and
LCC students receive free admission with student ID. All local high school
and elementary school students will also receive free admission.
Tickets are available at LCC and TAMIU business offices, Elmo Lopez
Music Company, The Jardiniere, Foster's, Piccirillos and Starbucks at
the corner of Del Mar and McPherson.
For additional information, please contact Townsend at 326.3039. University
office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
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