Fairfield, Iowa – The Southeast Iowa Symphony, under the direction of Robert McConnell, concludes their 62-year with Mayflowers and Romance, a performance of pops and classical music at the Sondheim Center, Sunday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m.
This performance, sponsored by the Fairfield Concert Association, will be a mixture of classical and pops literature and will showcase the John and Coralee Dey Barhydt organ on several Romantic and Baroque compositions. The concert will also feature an anatomy of the orchestra section which dissects music, exposing the inner workings of a piece of art. Director Robert McConnell will lead a Talk-Back session for the audience with the orchestra.
The Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra will perform a repertoire of Sousa’s Freelance March, Brahm’s Symphony No. 4, second movement, Horner’s Music from Apollo 13, Saint-Saëns’ Symphony No. 3 final movement, Handel’s Organ Concerto No. 13, Badelt’s Pirates of the Carrbbean, Williams’ Jurassic Park and de Fall’s Three Cornered Hat final dance.
The Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra is part of the 2012-13 Sondheim Artist Series and is presented by Fairfield Concert Association, Yummy’s and Dr. Bob Tree. This performance was originally scheduled for 6 p.m. and has been moved to 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $27 for Zone 1, $23 for Zone 2, $19 for Zone 3 and youth tickets are $12 and available at the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center Ticket Office, by phone, 641-472-2787 and online, www.FairfieldACC.com.