Windsor Symphony returns to Chatham

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St. Andrew’s United Church is welcoming the Windsor Symphony Orchestra (WSO) back to Chatham after a two-year COVID hiatus.

The orchestra will present its Musical Pictures concert in St. Andrew’s historic sanctuary on Nov. 25 at 7 p.m. The program will be conducted by WSO’s Music Director Robert Franz who is popular with Chatham audiences.

The orchestra will perform Telemann’s Alster Echo Overture that refers to a lake outside Hamburg where Telemann lived and worked. In this overture, Telemann, who was a contemporary and friend of Johann Sebastian Bach, paints a lakeside picture for all to enjoy.

Also on the program is Bach’s Ricercare a 6, more commonly known as Bach’s Musical Offering.

Tickets for the Chatham performance are available at St. Andrew’s United Church, 85 William St. S. inChatham, Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Students are free.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

WSO will return on April 14 to perform its Serenading Strings concert featuring the works of Tchaikovsky.

For further information, contact 519-352-0010 or www.standrewschatham.org.

 

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