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Newark Granville Symphony Orchestra
Russel C. Mikkelson, Music Director
A Night at The Movies!
Music is at the heart of every great film, transporting us into far-off worlds and through time. The NGSO and conductor Russel C. Mikkelson will take you on such a journey with music from iconic Hollywood’s films like The Wizard of Oz, Ben Hur, Rocky, E.T., Beauty and the Beast, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Titanic and MORE! We hope you will join us for this magical memorable evening.
A Very Merry Holiday Pops!
Ring in the holiday season with the Newark-Granville Symphony Orchestra’s A Very Merry Holiday Pops! This community tradition features the choirs from Newark and Granville High Schools under the direction of Russell Nutt and Kristen Snyder. Bring your whole family to hear favorite holiday classics. Even Santa will be there to put you in the holiday spirit!
Sound the Trumpet!
Soloist: Mark Grisez, trumpet
Sound the trumpet, Mark Grisez is in the house! This young, exciting virtuoso will give us all chills performing the great Haydn Trumpet Concerto in E flat. Also on the program is Stravinsky’s Pulcinella Suite and the magnificent Beethoven Symphony No. 1.
Women in Music
Soloist: Susan Powell, percussion
Discover newly found music by an American treasure, Florence B. Price. The music of this great American composer is beautiful, historic and inspiring, as you’ll hear with her Dances in the Canebreaks and Symphony No. 3. We’ll also feature NGSO percussionist, Susan Powell performing Jennifer Higdon’s amazing Percussion Concerto. Critics call this piece “A technical triumph” with the soloist dancing in and out of the orchestra playing multiple instruments. It will be a joy to see and to hear.”