Saturday, October 2, 2010

Longview Symphony begins season with Fireworks and Brahms Violin Concerto in D

Orchestra rehearsals have begun with Music Director Tonu Kalam on the podium for the 2010-2011 season and the October 2 concert promises to be a Musical "BLAST" with Handel's Music for the Royal Fireworks, the Samuel Barber Adagio for Strings, Bartok's Romanian Dances and the Brahms Violin Concerto in D with guest artist, violinist Shannon Lee.

Begin your Fall Season in Longview with the LSO and enjoy the evening, the delightfully cool weather and the Fireworks. 7:30 PM Concert Time


http://www.longviewsymphony.org/concerts/musical-fireworks


Maestro Tonu Kalam in rehearsal for the October 2nd concert at LeTourneau College
Belcher Center

Shannon Lee rehearsing the Brahms Violin Concerto in D with the Longview Symphony Orchestra in the new Fine Arts Center at Longview High School

Enjoying the "Fireworks" are L-R   LSO's Wayne Smith 1st Vice President and LSO long time supporter Dick Miller with President Randy Maines

LSO Concertmaster Isidor Saslav

Joe and Gary

Tacet time

Shane

Alex

LV High School Lobo band room - New Fine Arts center

 Henry and Callie


 LV violas

Art - the piccolo solo in Romanian Dances

Pete

Chris A
Chris P


DRESS REHEARSAL

Dress rehearsal Brahms Violin Concerto

Maestro Tonu Kalam, Shannon Lee, Concertmaster Isidor Saslav and L.V. Personnel Manager Gary Bruns

CONCERT NIGHT
Michael Scarlato

Glenn Bessinger
The LSO Royal Fireworks trumpets, Dick Watson, Michael Scarlato and Glenn Bessinger, Oct 3, 2010

Percussionist Anthony Robinson with Principal Chandler Teague rehearsing Royal Fireworks

In concert, Tonu Kalam conducting Samuel Barber's Adagio for Strings,
an absolutely gorgeous piece

violin soloist Shannon Lee with LSO Concertmaster Isidor Saslav and Music Director/Conductor Tonu Kalam Oct 3, 2010
A beautiful Brahms Violin Concerto in D

Next LSO concert "Holiday Fireworks" will be December 17, at the Belcher Center with the Kilgore College Chorale and the East Texas Community Chorus.