The First-Ever Landmarks Festival At The Shell Comes To The Esplanade This Summer
Who: Boston Landmarks Orchestra, in partnership with Boston’s Classical Radio Station 99.5 WCRB and in collaboration with the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, presents the Longwood Symphony Orchestra, Jonathan McPhee, Conductor.
What: Musical Magic, the seventh of nine concerts, will feature Longwood Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jonathan McPhee, featuring the winner of the Chinese Performing Arts Foundation’s piano competition, in a performance of Mendelssohn’s Piano No. 1, plus John William’s Suite from Harry Potter and Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty.
When: Wednesday, August 22 at 7 p.m.
Where: The Hatch Shell on the Charles River Esplanade
Why: Conductor Charles Ansbacher founded the Boston Landmarks Orchestra in 2001 to perform free concerts celebrating historical, geographical and architectural settings. He invited the Longwood Symphony Orchestra to perform as part of the series in order to recognize this significant community orchestra.
Admission: Free and open to the public.
Rain location: Church of the Covenant, 67 Newbury Street
For more information, please visit www.LandmarksOrchestra.org or call 617-520-2200
About Charles Ansbacher, Conductor and Artistic Director:
The orchestra’s founding director, Charles Ansbacher, has been bringing free classical music to diverse audiences around the world for over 35 years. Whether in the parks of Colorado Springs, where he led the orchestra for almost twenty years, the beloved concert halls of Vienna, or in economically troubled countries across Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Maestro Ansbacher has proven that he has a keen ability to organize the myriad elements necessary to bring music to broad and diverse audiences.
Official Website: http://www.landmarksorchestra.org
Added by harronandassociates on August 9, 2007