Burien’s Northwest Symphony Orchestra will be holding its 25th Anniversary Concert on Saturday, April 28th, at 8 p.m., at the Highline Performing Arts Center.
The season, entitled ’25×125,’ marks the 125th work performed by a local northwest composer. Of the 10 works this season, by local northwest composers, 7 are world premieres. This unprecedented milestone of performing 125 works by local northwest composers in 25 years has garnered not only local, but national attention. The April 28th concert includes two world premieres by northwest composers and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony #4.
Northwest Symphony Orchestra makes free complimentary tickets available to local school music programs. Teachers may call the orchestra office at (206) 242-6321.
More information about Northwest Symphony Orchestra is available on the Web at www.northwestsymphonyorchestra.org or by calling (206) 242-6321.
The concert is funded, in part, by the National Endowment of the Arts, the Cities of Burien and SeaTac, and 4 Culture.
ABOUT NORTHWEST SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Now in its twenty-fifth season, the orchestra has performed an unprecedented number of compositions of Northwest composers and has garnered seven national awards for Programming of Contemporary Music from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, including a first place national award in 2007. 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.