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    A Classical Journey Around the World

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    Come and join the WollCon Symphony Orchestra and the Five Islands String Orchestra on “A Classical Journey Around the World”.

    Embark with us as we journey to distant locations and explore the panoramic scenery sonorously. From folk dances to luscious landscapes to New York City, this itinerary of well-loved pieces is sure to delight both seasoned concert-goes and new explorers.

    Conducted by Mikaela Johnson, the WollCon Symphony Orchestra is excited to present this collection of pieces which showcase their continued development. Joining them at this concert will be special guest piano soloist Matthew Ardern.

    Repertoire for this concert includes*:

    Chopin - Piano Concerto No. 1
    Grieg - Norwegian Dances
    Kats-Chernin - Dance of the Paper Umbrellas
    Sibelius - Finlandia
    Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue
    Hardiman - Lord of the Dance
    Strauss - Blue Danube
    *in the interests of time some pieces will be shorter arrangements.

    WollCon’s Five Islands String Orchestra conducted by Adrian Davis, wll also be performing at this special concert.


    The Friends of WollCon Community Music warmly welcomes your voluntary donation, which helps support this and future events involving the WollCon community music ensembles. The Friends will be present on the night to accept donations, but you can also register both your attendance and support here. 

    Feel free to donate what you feel - or use our suggestions as a guide. Thank you in advance.

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