Massbay Comunity College

Wellesley Symphony Orchestra Performance Sunday, February 9th

(February 7, 2014 – Wellesley Hills, MA) – The Wellesley Symphony Orchestra (WSO) continues its Emerging Artist Series in a performance on Sunday February 9th in the McKenzie Auditorium at MassBay Community College, 50 Oakland Street in Wellesley Hills.

A world-class orchestra, the WSO will feature storytelling and music, highlighted by excerpts from Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream with Shakespearian storyteller Nora Hussey. The symphony will also play Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, which will feature Harry Rylance on piano.

A pre-concert talk will be led by Leslie Holmes at 2:15 pm.

The WSO is conducted by Musical Director Max Hobart.

Tickets are free to ages 12 and under, $20 for seniors and students, and $25. Groups of six or more can be purchased for $15.  Tickets are available at Walgreens Wellesley; Wellesley Books, Roger's Piano, Natick; online and at the door. The event is free for MassBay students, faculty and staff.

MassBay awards associate degrees and certificates in over 70 academic programs in a wide range of career-driven subjects ranging from accounting and automotive technology to forensic DNA science and early childhood education.  Registration is now underway for three-credit, eight week courses beginning end of February and in March.  For more information, please visit www.massbay.edu/8week2.