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Notes for May 6th concert

Snowstorm Suite  Georgy Vasilyevich Sviridov Born – December 16, 1915 in Fatezh, Russia Died – January 6, 1998 in Moscow, Russia Svidridov compiled this suite in 1974 from a film score he composed in 1964.   Relatively unknown outside his homeland, … Continue reading

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Program Notes for March Concert

Dances from Oprichnik Peter Illich Tchaikovsky Born – May 7, 1840 in Votkinsk, Russia Died – November 6, 1893 in Saint Petersburg, Russia Tchaikovsky’s opera Oprichnik was debuted at the Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg conducted by Eduard Nápravník on … Continue reading

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Tokuji Miyasaka, Children’s Concert Soloist

Tokuji Miyasaka, age 11, made his solo orchestral debut with the Spokane Symphony in 2018 and has performed as soloist with the Fairbanks Symphony in Alaska. He won First Prize in the Great Composers Competition: Music of Eastern Europe, the … Continue reading

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Program notes for January concert

January 14, 2019 – notes compiled by Caroline Faflak Overture to The School for Scandal Samuel Barber Born – March 9, 1910 in West Chester, Pennsylvania Died – January 23, 1981 in New York City This piece was composed in … Continue reading

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Holiday Pops Concert

December 9 & 10, 2018 – Holiday Pops Sleigh Ride, Blue Tango, Sandpaper Ballet, Trumpeter’s Lullaby Leroy Anderson Born – June 29, 1908 in Cambridge, Massachusetts Died – May 18, 1975 in Woodbury, Connecticut Sandpaper Ballet and Trumpeter’s Lullaby were … Continue reading

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Symphony Apparel

For Sale – Cascade Symphony Apparel! Re-Revised Apparel Order Form Public-050618

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Chamber Music at the Chamber of Commerce (Edmonds)

David Tan, cello, and Helen Lee, flute, performed at the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce on September 12th as part of the Cascade Symphony Orchestra presentation at the weekly Chamber breakfast.

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Cascade Percussion Ensemble

On a beautiful and warm afternoon on Tuesday, July 17th, the Cascade Percussion Ensemble, directed by Ian Alvarez, performed a one hour concert at the Hazel Miller Plaza in downtown Edmonds  Ian Alvarez, Curt Cheever, Ryan Templin, Roni Flynn and … Continue reading

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David Dolacky, Narrator, Holiday Pops! and Children’s Concerts

David Dolacky will again be the narrator for this season’s  Holiday Pops! and Children’s Concerts. The role of announcer is familiar territory for Dave. In Seattle he was an on-air personality for KISW-FM, KVI, and from 1980 to 2000 a … Continue reading

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George Steward, Trumpet Soloist, Holiday Pops!

George Steward, in his 12th year as Principal Trumpet of the Cascade Symphony Orchestra, will perform Rafael Mendez’s La Virgen de la Macarena at this year’s Holiday Pops! concert. George Steward is a trumpet performer and private instructor. He earned a … Continue reading

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