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Framingham: Metrowest Symphony Orchestra performs “Artists in Bloom” concert
March 9, 2014| $25
Framingham – For its March “Artists in Bloom” concert, the Hopkinton-based Metrowest Symphony Orchestra, directed by Peter Cokkinias, has chosen 16-year-old Elizabeth Kim as winner of its annual Young Artist's Competition, and she will perform Maurice Ravel's thrilling “Tzigane” with the Orchestra Sunday, March 9, at 3 p.m.
The concert will also include the ballet students of the Franklin School for the Performing Arts in Sergei Prokofiev's “Peter and the Wolf,” and the local premiere of a new work, “Ode – Moments in the Life of Orpheus” by Panos Liaropoulos, plus works by Benjamin Britten and Aaron Copland. The concert takes place in the auditorium of Joseph P. Keefe Technical School.
The concert will also include Benjamin Britten's “A Young People's Guide to the Orchestra,” and will open with Aaron Copland's “Outdoor Overture.” Both of these pieces were written with youth in mind.
Metrowest Symphony concerts are performed in the Joseph P. Keefe Technical School auditorium, 750 Winter St., Framingham. Parking is available, and the auditorium entrance is on Fountain Street.
Tickets are $25 for general admission, $15 seniors and students, and $10 children under 12. Tickets may be purchased online at www.metrowestsymphony.org or at the door. For further information, call 508-686-3100.