A symphonic Christmas

100 musicians from Surrey Symphony Society perform weekend concert.

Surrey Symphony Society presents A Christmas Music Festival this weekend.

The evening concert features more than 100 young musicians aged seven to 18 in three orchestras. Highlighted music will include

W.A. Mozart’s Symphony No. 25, Antonio Vivaldi’s Concerto for 4 violins, two folksong arrangements by Kate Agioritis of the Ukrainian Bell Carol and Shaker melody Simple Gifts, Mikhail Glinka’s Overture to Ruslan and Ludmilla, Bedrich Smetana’s The Moldau. The Finale promises to be an audience favourite combing two orchestras for a performance of the 1952 classic by Leroy Anderson, A Christmas Festival.

The concert is dedicated in memory to devoted volunteer of the Surrey Symphony Society Peter Wong.

A Christmas Music Festival takes place Dec. 9, 7 p.m. at Chandos Pattison Auditorium, 10238 168 St. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for youth and seniors, available at the door.

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