Sunday, April 10, 2011

RVSB Concert

The Raritan Valley Symphonic Band Concert Overture, Curtain, Lights! This Is It! The Night of Nights! starts at 3 p.m. today at Bridgewater-Raritan High School, 600 Garretson Road, Bridgewater.

The featured guest soloist is trombonist Joseph Alessi of the New York Philharmonic.

According to the RVSB press release:

The band will feature “Morning, Noon and Night In Vienna,” by Austrian composer Franz Von Suppe; “The Vanished Army (They Never Die)” by British composer Kenneth Alford, a tribute to soldiers killed in World War I; a moving rendition of “Elsa’s Procession To The Cathedral” by Richard Wagner; selections from the show “Les Miserables”; and “The Trombone King,” a lively march by American composer Karl L. King.

For more information about the Raritan Valley Symphonic Band go here.

Photographs of the April 26, 2010 concert courtesy of Susan Gulliford and George Mariasz.

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