The Symphony of the Hills will take listeners on a “Journey Across Europe” on Thursday, Oct 2, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. at Cailloux Theater, 910 Main, Kerrville, Texas. The event will be preceded by a wine reception in the lobby at 6:30 p.m.
Both season tickets and tickets for individual concerts can be reserved online at www.symphonyofthehills.org/tickets. Tickets may also be purchased from the box office at the Cailloux Theater.
The program is described as “A Eurail Pass to the Continent’s Great Music.” The 75-piece symphony will perform selections from the following works:
• “Overture to Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg,” Richard Wagner;
• “Finale from Symphony No. 8, opus 88,” Antonin Dvorak;
• “Music for the Royal Fireworks,” George Frideric Handel;
• “Eine Kleine Nacht Musik, K. 525,” Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart;
• “Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana,” Pietro Mascagni;
• “Overture to Nabucco,” Giuseppe Verdi.
Dr. Donald Crandall, professor of music at Schreiner University, will perform Warsaw Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, by Richard Adinsell.
This concert is sponsored by Fitch Estate Sales of Kerrville and Austin.
Upcoming 2014-2015 concerts include:
• Dec. 4, 2014 – “Christmas Favorites: “Joy!”;
• Jan. 10, 2015 – ”Symphony Pops: 20th Century Hits”;
• Feb. 26, 2015 – “True Romance: Love Songs for the Ages”;
• April 30, 2015 – “Bach and His Disciples: The Legacy of A Musical Genius”.
Symphony of the Hills concerts are funded through season ticket sales, corporate and individual donations, grants and other assistance, and program advertising. Orchestra musicians come from the Hill Country area and include professionals, Schreiner University faculty, and advanced music students.
The Symphony is committed to expanding the appreciation of symphonic music throughout the Texas Hill Country and continues its tradition of providing musical enrichment to school children in the area.