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Opening Night: Brahms Symphony No. 1 and Prayers of Rain & Wind

Concert with The Jackson Symphony Orchestra, playing oboe

"Prayers of Rain and Wind is a concerto written for this evening's soloist Joseph Conyers, Assistant Principle Double Bass of the Philadelphia Orchestra. The piece evokes the varied days of his Savannah, GA, hometown - from the oppressive humidity "praying for rain" to the anticipation of a great storm.

Pre-concert lecture starting at 6:45 PM

Repertoire to include:

Weber: Overture to Der Freisch├╝tz

Hedges: Prayers of Rain and Wind

Brahms: Symphony no 1 in C minor, Op. 68"

Earlier Event: August 29
Starlight Symphony
Later Event: October 4
Parlour Musicale