Former Governor Deval Patrick will join the Wellesley Symphony Orchestra (WSO) on Sunday, February 11, for an all-American program celebrating President’s Day and Black History Month. He will narrate Aaron Copland’s stirring "Lincoln Portrait," commissioned by Andre Kastelanetz during the difficult early days of Wold War II. Also on the program are Gershwin’s "An American...Read more
Rimsky-Korsakov’s immortal “Scheherazade” and Tchaikovsky’s glorious “Rococo Variations for Cello and Orchestra,” with Boston Symphony Orchestra cellist Owen Young, headline the Wellesley Symphony Orchestra’s program on Sunday, November 19. Celebrating the Wonderful World of Wellesley and led by Maestro Max Hobart, the 3 p.m. concert is preceded at 2:15 by a talk by Leslie Holmes. The...Read more
By Katrina Margolis
Hometown Weekly Reporter
Unfortunately, in today’s world, classical music has become somewhat of a forgotten genre. Audiences at the Boston Symphony Orchestra have high average ages, and many children grow up not knowing much about classical music other than what they hear in television commercials or through pre-loaded ringtones. The Wellesley Symphony...
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By Abigail Davidson Hometown Weekly Correspondent Most area residents have no doubt heard at least a sampling of Beethoven pieces in their lives. However, the opportunity is rare to locally savor an entire concert of his music as performed by a complete orchestra. The Wellesley Symphony Orchestra (WSO) will kick off its 2016-2017 season on Sunday, October 16th...Read more