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Symphonic orchestra performs some classics
Symphonic Concert at Woombye
The Sunshine Coast Symphony Orchestra, 50 musicians, under the baton of Donna McMahon will perform symphonic works at the Suncoast Convention Centre Auditorium on Saturday, August 31st. The programme includes Nicolai's The Merry Wives of Windsor Overture, Tchaikovsky's Symphony No.2 and Dvorak's Cello Concerto No. 2.
The orchestra will be joined by guest cellist Sam Lucas, a brilliant young local musician who, having won the Australian Concerto Competition (18 years and under), was invited to perform with several of the world's best concert pianists. In 2012, he performed with Bulgarian concert pianist Evgeny Genchev in both the Sofia and Glebe music festivals.
Cellos answer the call
The Symphonic Concert venue is located at Woombye, corner of Kiel Mountain and Schubert Roads, and the concert commences at 2 pm. There is plenty of off street parking and the venue has a coffee shop and cafe.
Tickets are $30 at the door, $25 concession/pre-purchased, $20 each for groups of 10 or more, and children under 16 are free. For bookings, call 5445 5123. For more information, visit www.sunshinecoastsymphonyorchestra.com