Santa Fe Community Orchestra Opens Season With Brahms 2nd Symphony, Trumpet Soloist Jan McDonald

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SFCO News:

The Santa Fe Community Orchestra (SFCO) presents works by Brahms and Arutiunian at its Fall concert at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2 in the James A. Little Theater on the campus of the New Mexico School for the Deaf. Admission is free, donations are appreciated.

This concert features Brahm’s Symphony No. 2, and Arutiunian’s Trumpet Concerto with trumpet soloist Jan McDonald and Side-by-Side with the Aspen Magnet School Band.

Educate Your Ear

  • Brahms: Emotional Shape-Shifting and Romantic Reserve

Join us as we explore the intricate, intimate world of Brahms’ Symphony No. 2. Oliver’s engaging, informative commentary and musical illustrations by the SFCO will take you inside the music to reveal the transforming melodies, rhythmic subtleties, and retreating harmonies of this beloved work, followed by a complete performance of the first movement. Educate Your Ear – it will change the way you hear!

  • Friday, Sept. 30 at 7 p.m., in the James A. Little Theater on the campus of the New Mexico School for the Deaf.
  • Free admission, donations welcome.
  • For more information, visit http://www.sfco.org or call 505.466.4879.

Fall Concert

  • Sunday, Oct. 2 at 2:30 p.m., in the James A. Little Theater on the campus of the New Mexico School for the Deaf
  • Free admission, donations welcome.
  • For more information visit http://www.sfco.org or call 505.466.4879

The Educate Your Ear and Fall Concerts are sponsored in part by Thornburg Investment Management.

The SFCO is funded in part by the City of Santa Fe Arts Commission and the 1 percent Lodgers Tax and this project is made possible in part by New Mexico Arts, a division of the Office of Cultural Affairs, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

The SFCO, established in 1982, is made up of volunteer musicians from Santa Fe and surrounding areas. The SFCO presents five free concerts a year in addition to education programs and special events. The Santa Fe Community orchestra is the recipient of a Mayor’s Recognition Award for Excellence in the Arts in November 2007.

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