North Shore Philharmonic Orchestra Presents Stravinsky, Bach, Shubert in Winter Concert on February 12

January 31, 2012
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m usic Director Rrobert Lehmann.

Music Director Robert Lehmann conducts the North Shore Philharmonic Orchestra in its annual Winter Concert Sunday, Feb. 12 at 3 p.m. at the Swampscott High School Auditorium, 200 Essex St.

The program features American soprano Elizabeth Keusch, a New England Conservatory graduate who has gained international acclaim and has performed during her career with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Washington DC Choral Arts Society, to name a few.  A lecturer in Music at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Ms. Keusch will sing Bach’s Cantata 51, “Jauchzet Gott,” considered one of Bach’s most popular and enduring solo cantatas.

Composer Franz Shubert’s Symphony No. 9, “The Great”, and Igor Stravinsky’s charming and witty Suite No. 2 for Small Orchestra round out the concert program.

Tickets will be available at the door for $20, $15 for seniors and students, and can be purchased in advance at www.nspo.org.

Currently in its 64th consecutive season, The North Shore Philharmonic Orchestra is a community orchestra founded in 1948 in Lynn, Massachusetts.  Based in Swampscott, the NSPO under its Music Director Robert Lehmann performs three subscription concerts each year, as well as various special performances in communities in the Boston area.  The NSPO is committed to its longstanding mission to perform high-quality music at an affordable price to communities on Boston’s North Shore; to develop, train and provide opportunities for young musicians; and to provide a large range of programs covering the full range of symphonic repertoire for a diverse public, focusing primarily on instrumental works but also including instrumental/vocal and choral works.  For more information, visit www.nspo.org.

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