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    Opening Night at the Lexington Symphony

    Presented by at Cary Memorial Hall (Battin Hall)

    September 17, 2011


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    Opening Night at the Lexington Symphony

    Lexington Symphony’s season opens on Saturday, September 17 at 8pm with a program featuring the women of the New World Chorale in two lush, impressionist pieces, Debussy’s Nocturnes and Holst's The Planets. Nocturnes was inspired by a series of impressionist paintings by James McNeill Whistler and have been described as creating a “gorgeous tapestry of sound.” And Holst’s most popular work, orchestral suite The...

    Lexington Symphony’s season opens on Saturday, September 17 at 8pm with a program featuring the women of the New World Chorale in two lush, impressionist pieces, Debussy’s Nocturnes and Holst's The Planets. Nocturnes was inspired by a series of impressionist paintings by James McNeill Whistler and have been described as creating a “gorgeous tapestry of sound.” And Holst’s most popular work, orchestral suite The Planets, he himself described as a “series of mood pictures.” This concert is sponsored by the Lexington Symphony Concert Fund Partners.


    Cary Memorial Hall (Battin Hall)

    1605 Massachusetts Ave
    Lexington, MA 02420

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:

    $50, $40, $30, $20 (student)


    General Day and Time Info:

    8pm (Conductor's talk 7pm)


    phone: 781-523-9009

    Parking:

    From Route I-95/128: Take the Route 4/225 exit (Exit 31A) toward Lexington and proceed several miles. You will pass the town green and the center shops. Cary Hall is just beyond the post office and Town Hall on the left, at the top of the circular drive.

    From Boston: Take Route 2 West to the Waltham Street, Lexington exit and follow Waltham Street approximately 2 miles until it ends in the center of Lexington. Turn right onto Massachusetts Avenue. Cary Hall is just beyond the post office and Town Hall on the left, at the top of the circular drive.



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