Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Symphonic Fireworks’ to Explode Oct. 26

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Burien’s Northwest Symphony Orchestra will be holding an ‘explosive’ opening concert for its 2012-13 season at 7:30 p.m. at the Highline Performing Arts Center on Friday, Oct. 26.

The concert, entitled “Symphonic Fireworks,” includes music for the whole family and features Tchaikovsky’s famous 1812 Overture.

The concert also features 12-year old local trumpet player sensation Natalie Dungey as soloist.

Here are the details:

WHAT: Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Symphonic Fireworks’ Family Concert.

WHEN: Friday, October 26, 2012 at 7:30pm

WHERE: Highline Performing Arts Center


  • 1812 Overture – Piotr IlyichTchaikovsky
  • Firebird Suite – Igor Stravinsky
  • Hungarian March – Hector Berlioz
  • Calling the Cavalry – Mateo Messina- Natalie Dungey soloist

Now in its twenty-sixth season, Northwest Symphony Orchestra has performed to local, regional, and national acclaim. The orchestra has performed an unprecedented number of compositions by Northwest composers and has garnered eight national awards for Programming of Contemporary Music from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, including a first place national award in June 2012. The orchestra has been featured repeatedly on National Public Radio and has recorded four compact disks. Dr. Anthony Spain is Music Director.

The NWSO has performed with a variety and eclectic mix of internationally known artists including Alice In Chains, Anne and Nancy Wilson of Heart, Joshua Roman and Natalie Cole.

Northwest Symphony Orchestra makes complimentary tickets available to local school music programs. Teachers may call the orchestra office at (206) 242-6321.

More information about the entire Northwest Symphony Orchestra season, information is available on the Web at or by calling (206) 242-6321.

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