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Bay Chamber Odeon Orchestra and Chamber Ensemble Performs Russian Works (@ Portland Public Library)
January 20, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST
The Bay Chamber Concerts Odeon Orchestra and Chamber Ensemble will present a concert of Russian and Russian-influenced works on Tuesday, January 20th at 6:00 pm, in conjunction with the Camden Conference at the Portland Public Library located at 5 Monument Square in Portland.
The Odeon Adult Ensemble (strings, winds and piano) is designed for adult players at the intermediate level or above. It offers musicians in the local area a warm and welcoming place to play exciting music, learn ensemble skills, and build camaraderie. Works from the great orchestral repertoire will be explored in a friendly and supportive environment.
Works for chamber orchestra and chamber ensembles will be heard in this delightful concert showcasing the Russian composers Tchaikovsky, Glazunov, Kalinnikov, and others, conducted by Dr. Deirdre McClure. Soloist Heidi Karod will join the orchestra to perform the Canzonetta from the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto.
The mission of the Odeon Ensemble Program is to offer musicians the opportunity to:
- Play in a variety of ensemble settings, including full orchestra, chamber ensembles and as soloists.
- Develop the musical skills necessary for ensemble play.
- Foster connections between students in the program, both in and outside of rehearsals.
- Perform orchestral and other string works in concert settings that are open to the public.
For more information about this community event, please contact the Portland Public Library by email or call 207-871-1700 Ext. 723.
This presentation is hosted by the Portland Public Library and offered as a free Camden Conference Community Event in collaboration with the World Affairs Council of Maine in anticipation of the 28th Annual Camden Conference: Russia Resurgent, February 20-22, 2015. The mission of the Camden Conference is to foster informed discourse on world issues.