Lycoming College to host Williamsport Symphony Orchestra for Close-Up Concert

Lycoming College will host the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra (WSO) Treasures for Winds Concert as a part of the Close-Up Concert Series on Sunday, March 29 at 3 p.m. in the Mary Lindsay Welch Honors Hall, on the corner of Basin and Fourth streets. This event is open to the public and costs $10 for admission.

Members of the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra will perform several works, including: Ned Rorem’s “Sinfonia” (1956), Gustave Schreck’s “Nonetto” (1905), Ludwig Thuille’s “Sextet for Piano and Winds” (1886), and Dimitri Shostakovich’s arrangement of two sonatas by Domenico Scarlatti.

The mission of the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra (WSO) is to be a cultural asset to the community by providing quality music, education and performance opportunities for regional talent to an ever-expanding audience. Their programs include five regular season concerts, WSO Billtown Brass concerts, Williamsport Symphony Youth Orchestra concerts, Close-Up Concert Series, Pops In The Park outdoor concerts, family concerts, the annual Young Artist Competition and the new Williamsport Symphony Junior Strings. For more information on the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra, please visit their website.

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