Spotlight on the Orchestra Concert

25X125 Concert Season

Anthony Spain, Music Director
Northwest Symphony Orchestra announces the next concert in its 2011 – 2012 season- (entitled 25X125- 25th Anniversary Season X 125 Northwest works performed). Concert features works by Northwest composers Gloria Swisher, Huntley Beyer and Nathan Johnson. Details are as follows:

Spotlight on the Orchestra
Saturday, March 17, 2012 at 8pm
Holy Rosary Catholic Church, West Seattle

Creatures of the Scale – Huntley Beyer
World Premiere
Concerto for Flute and Orchestra – Gloria Wilson Swisher
Merrie Siegel, soloist
A Tall Tale – Nathan Johnson
With students from Madison Middle School and Westside Symphonette
Symphony #4 – Johannes Brahms


Now in its twenty-fifth season, the NWSO will perform 10 works by local northwest composers during the season - 7 are world premieres.

The unprecedented milestone of performing 125 works by local northwest composers in 25 years has garnered not only local, but nation and international attention. As such, the NWSO has received seven national awards for Programming of Contemporary Music from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, including a first place national award in 2007. The orchestra has been featured repeatedly on National Public Radio and has recorded four compact disks. Dr. Anthony Spain is Music Director.
The NWSO has performed with a variety and eclectic mix of internationally known artists including Alice In Chains, Anne and Nancy Wilson of Heart, Joshua Roman and Natalie Cole.
For tickets call Brown Paper Tickets at (800) 838-3006. The Northwest Symphony Orchestra also makes complimentary tickets available to local school music programs. Teachers may call the orchestra office at (206) 242-6321.

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