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McLean Orchestra Begins ‘A Season of Festivity’

The McLean Orchestra has announced its 42nd season, A Season of Festivity. Embarking on Maestra Miriam Burns' second season as music director and conductor, the McLean Orchestra will offer five classical concerts with an illustrious array of soloists, including pianists, jazz vocalists, bagpipers, organists, dancers and more.

As an added treat, Nicole Lacroix of Classical WETA Radio will present Nicole Notes, a series of pre-concert talks as part of a cocktail reception for all donors at the Forte Leadership Circle level. To learn more about this special group, visit www.mclean-orchestra.org.

Purchase your season subscription now to receive 20 percent off the single ticket price. Following each concert there is a free cake and champagne reception for all concert attendees, musicians, conductors, trustees and friends of the McLean Orchestra.

"The McLean Orchestra: 2013-14 Season"

*Oktoberfest

Saturday, Oct. 12, 8 p.m.

Mozart: Overture to the Magic Flute

Schumann: Piano Concerto in A Minor

Jeanette Aufiero, piano soloist

Brahms: Symphony No. 4

*A Festival of Lights

Saturday, Dec. 7, 8 p.m.

and Sunday, Dec. 8, 3 p.m.

Holiday favorites with a touch of jazz, featuring

Jason Paul Curtis, singer, and SwingLab.

The McLean Youth Orchestra will join the McLean Orchestra in this special side-by-side performance.

*Celebration

Sunday, Feb. 9, 4 p.m.

St. Luke Catholic Church (McLean)

Mozart: Serenata Notturna in D Major

Poulenc: Organ Concerto in G Minor

Paul Skevington, organ soloist

Handel: Water Music Suite in F Major

Haydn: Symphony No. 44 in E Minor

*Hail, Britannia

Saturday, March 22, 8 p.m.

arr. Hughes: Scotland the Brave

Kevin Watkins, bagpipe soloist

Harty: An Irish Symphony - II. The Fair Day

Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture

Davies: Orkney Wedding with Sunrise

Kevin Watkins, bagpipe soloist

Elgar: Enigma Variations

*Fiesta!

Saturday, May 3, 8 p.m.

de Falla: The Three-Cornered Hat, Suite No. 2

Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez

Moncayo: Huapango

Ginastera: Ollantay - II. Los Guerreros

Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol

Season Tickets—save 20 percent:

Adults, $160

Seniors, $120

Youth (18), $60

Individual Tickets

Adults, $40

Seniors, $30

Youth (18), $15