Parkway Concert Orchestra presents The Great Haydn on March 15

'The Great Haydn' will be presented on Sunday, March 15 at 4:00 p.m. (note the later start time) at Saint Susanna Parish, 262 Needham Street, Dedham. Music Director and Conductor Geneviève Leclair has chosen a lively program featuring Haydn's Symphony No. 101, Brahms' Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Egmont Overture by Beethoven, and a selection of Dvořák's Slavonic Dances. The concert includes a pre-concert lecture at 3:15 by Brian Bell, and features students of Dedham School of Music in selections by Handel, Bizet and Vivaldi.

This concert is presented by Dedham School of Music and is sponsored by Dedham Savings. The program is supported in part by a grant from the Dedham Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. Donation is $20 for families; $15 for adults; and free for students and children under 12 years old. For ticket reservations, please call 781-441-9372.

Audience members also have an opportunity to see what goes on behind the scenes as Parkway Concert Orchestra prepares for a performance. Come to an open rehearsal on Monday, March 9 at 7:15 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 100 Winter Street, Norwood as Music Director Geneviève Leclair rehearses the orchestra in 'The Great Haydn.' Tickets are $5; free for season subscribers. For ticket reservations please call 781-762-0288.

The Program:

Ludwig van Beethoven
Egmont Overture
Joseph Haydn
Symphony No. 101
Adagio-Presto – Andante – Menuetto – Vivace
Georg Friedrich Händel, arranged by D R Bellwood
Themes from “The Water Music”
Georges Bizet, arranged by Carrie Lane Gruselle
Toreador from Carmen
Antonio Vivaldi, edited by Alonso del Arte
Concerto in G Major
Featuring students of Dedham School of Music
Johannes Brahms
Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op.56a
Antoni╠ün Dvořák
Slavonic Dances, Op.46, Nos. 8, 1

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