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    Lexington Symphony's Music of Masters

    Presented by at Cary Memorial Hall

    April 5, 2014


    Lexington Symphony's Music of Masters

    Led by Music Director Jonathan McPhee, Lexington Symphony presents the fifth concert of its 2013–2014 “Music of Masters” season with a program that subtly celebrates and explores the idea that the sum of the parts of a musical piece can be greater than any distinct characteristic, sound, or voice. Included in the evening’s lineup is Mendelssohn’s Hebrides Overture, a piece that manages to use musical sounds to capture the essence of the Scottish Hebrides, with its cold, bleak, and windswept bogs. Martin’s Concerto for 7 Wind Instruments will also be performed. This composition first gives each of the seven winds an opportunity to be the concerto soloist, and then introduces the percussion instruments, building to a large ensemble performance. The last piece offered on this illuminating program is by Beethoven, who succeeds with his unforgettable Symphony No. 7 in combining the very simplistic elements of melody, rhythm, and harmony to create a towering masterpiece. A pre-concert Conductor’s Talk with Jonathan McPhee will be offered at 7:00 p.m.  

    Cary Memorial Hall

    1605 Massachusetts Avenue
    Lexington, MA 02420

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    Admission Info:

    $50/$40/$30; students $15

    General Day and Time Info:

    Conductor's Talk with Jonathan McPhee at 7:00 p.m.

    Phone: 781-523-9009


    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.

    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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