Allentown Symphony – Classical Music for Film

Two high school chorales, The Parkland Chorale and the Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts Chorus, will be performing with the Allentown Symphony at Classical Music for Film.  Violinist Eliezer Gutman and cellist Jameson Platte are featured players for this event. The concert will be presented Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 8 p.m. and again on Sunday, February 9, 2014 at 3 p.m. at Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. 6th Street, Allentown. Tickets may be bought online.

Classical music adds to the soundscape of many films, offering drama, emotion, and deep stirrings of our collective memory. Experience classical music that has provided color and texture to films such as 2001: A Space Odyssey, Raging Bull, Pee Wee’s Big Adventure, The Shining, and many more! The concert includes Barber’s Adagio for Strings, the first movement of Mendelssohn’s fourth Symphony, the first movement of Schubert’s eight Symphony, and selections from Prokofiev’s Alexander Nevsky.

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