Concert features 'Arlington' premiere

PSA logoThe Philharmonic Society of Arlington will present its Sponsors' Concert with the Arlington-Belmont Chorale and Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at the First Parish Unitarian-Universalist Church.

This concert features the premiere of a newly commissioned orchestral work by Erich Stem titled “Arlington.” The town is the fifth municipality on Stem’s musical tour of the U.S.

In addition, Francis Poulenc’s Stabat Mater, will be performed by the chorale and orchestra, featuring acclaimed soprano soloist Barbara Quintiliani.

The program will include the orchestra’s performance of Vltava ("The Moldau") by Bedrich Smetana and the chorale’s performance of Beethoven’s Elegischer Gesang ("Elegiac Song") op.118.

Music directors are Orlando Cela and Barry Singer.

The public is invited to the reception following the concert to recognize and honor the group's sponsors who support the organization’s musical activities.

Note that there is on-street free parking and a parking lot across from the church.

This venue is wheelchair accessible.

Tickets are purchased at the door only. Admission is $15; $10 for seniors and students; and $5 for children 17 years and under.

This news announcement was published Wednesday, April 10, 2019.

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