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Menotomy concert Oct. 22: Lowell Chamber Orchestra

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The 2021-22 Menotomy Concert Series returned to Town Hall at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Oct. 22, with performances by the Lowell Chamber Orchestra.

This series had been on hiatus since March 2020 because of the Covid pandemic. For the concert, masks are required. 

Concert is free, but a donation is greatly appreciated and goes directly to the performers.

The program:

Vaughan-Williams, "Fantasy on a Theme by Thomas Tallis";

Mozart, Flute Concerto in G major, K. 313 - Wei Zhao, flute soloist; and

Shostakovich, Chamber Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 110a

The Lowell Chamber Orchestra is that city's first and only professional orchestra. It provides the area with an ensemble that presents music at a high level, of all styles and time periods, entirely free to the general public.  

Lowell is a community rich in cultural diversity but economically challenged in many respects, so access to high-quality arts is essential.  In a news release, the orchestra says: "The interactive nature of the performances is especially important for audiences who many not have enjoyed arts programming previously.  

"There is a diverse international and diverse nature of the players as reflective of the Lowell community itself. The ensemble sometimes include, among its professional members, some music students enrolled in local universities, in order to provide them with an opportunity to gain professional experience."

In its two years, the orchestra has performed three world premieres and 11 local premieres -- some from commissions from the orchestra itself -- alongside favorite works that encompass 300 years of music. The orchstra has recorded an album, “The Suite,” which has received critical acclaim from The Arts Fuse, an online magazine; Naxos and others. It is working on a new album, to be released next spring.. 

The Lowell Chamber Orchestra has partnered with Lowell City of Learning to provide educational events around Lowell, with the aim to make Lowell a UNESCO learning city. 

For more information, click here >>


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These news announcements were published Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021..

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