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Half Century Season for Symphony Orchestra

(La Porte, IN) - The La Porte County Symphony Orchestra will soon open its 50th Anniversary Season next month. 


"AMERICANA," a salute to American Composers, is scheduled for Saturday, November 5th, at 7:00 p.m., at La Porte's Civic Auditorium.


The concert will open with Aaron Copland's iconic Fanfare for the Common Man, followed by Joan Tower's Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman. The concert's first half will round out with selections from Copland's Rodeo.

For the concert's second half, Music Director Dr. Carolyn Watson and the LCSO will be joined by three incredibly professional and talented vocalists who will delight the audience with their renditions from Gershwin's Porgy & Bess and Bernstein's West Side Story


The soloists are Amanda Sheriff, Soprano; Alexander Scheuermann, Tenor; and Nicholas Davis, Bass-Baritone. 


More information about the concert can be found at: https://lcso.net/event/opening-subscription-americana/


An Instrument Petting Zoo will also be conducted from 6:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. on the main floor of the Civic Auditorium, with LCSO musicians demonstrating the various instruments for potential young musicians. 


Single balcony tickets are $22.00 for Adults and $20.00 for Seniors (60 and older). Students are admitted for free.


Tickets can be purchased at: https://lcso.net/event/opening-subscription-americana/ or Roxy Music in La Porte. 


Tickets will also be available at the door on the evening of the concert. 


Doors to the Civic Auditorium will open at 6:00 p.m., with the concert beginning at 7:00 p.m. (CDT).

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