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NNO to perform overture by pioneering Swedish composer


The Northern Neck Orchestra on Saturday, March 2, will feature the music of Swedish composer Elfrida Andrée, the first woman from her country to compose a symphony, write an opera and conduct a major orchestra.

The Romantic Era concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Lancaster Elementary School Theater, 191 School Street, Kilmarnock. Music director Michael Repper will give a pre-concert talk at 6:45 p.m. Admission is by season subscription or $40. Tickets can be purchased at www.northernneckorchestra.org or at the door. Students are admitted free.

The performance will include Andrée’s Concert Overture in D Major, Antonín Dvořák’s American Suite in A Major, Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s Capriccio Espagnol.

“We’re pleased to bring the wonderful music of groundbreaking composer….

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