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Kennett Symphony of Chester County Performance

Kennett Symphony of Chester County
Summer Series

Dates & Price

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Under the direction of Guest Conductor Markand Thakar, the Kennett Symphony presents Symphony Under the Stars. The performance will include Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36  as well as works by Rossini, Holst, Mozart, Puccini, and Herbert.

August 9, 2014

 

More about Kennett Symphony of Chester County

Dr. D. Duer Reynolds, a prominent local physician, and Ray Lyman Ott, head of the Kennett Consolidated School music department, founded the Kennett Community Symphony Orchestra in 1940 as an all-volunteer orchestra. Today the Kennett Symphony of Chester County is Chester County, Pennsylvania's only professional symphony orchestra.

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Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868)
Overture to Italian in Algiers

Gustav Holst (1874-1934)
Saint Paul Suite, Op. 29, No. 2
I. Jig: Vivace
II. Ostinato: Presto
III. Intermezzo: Andante con moto
IV.  Finale (The Dargason): Allegro

Wolfgang Amedeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Exsultate jubilate, K. 165
1. Allegro: Recitative
2. Andante
3. Allegro

Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
O mio babbino caro from Gianni Schicchi
(soprano solo)

Victor Herbert (1859-1924)
 Art is Calling for Me from The Enchantress
(soprano solo)

 Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36
1. Adagio molto/Allegro con brio
2. Larghetto
3. Scherzo: Allegro
4. Allegro molto