With our diverse membership ages teen through 80+, WSO launches its 56th Season with JOYEUX NOEL - classical and holiday works from the French tradition. Featuring the 60+ member orchestra and a quartet of emerging voice artists, musical selections include:
Saint-Saens’ Symphony No. 1 – Finale
Chaminade’s Callirhoe Suite – Selected Movements
Bizet’s L’Arlesienne Suites 1 & 2 – Selected Movements
Joyeux Noel, O Holy Night, A Basque Carol, and Sing We Now of Christmas
With Christina Nero – Soprano, Lee Sheridan – Alto, Brendon Lewis – Tenor, and Daniel Caramante - Baritone
CONCERT #1: Sunday – December 4, 2022 @ 3:00pm
St. Bernard Church: 275 Tower Hill Road, North Kingstown, RI 02852
CONCERT #2: Saturday – December 10, 2022 @ 7:30pm
Scottish Rite Auditorium: 2115 Broad Street, Pawtuxet Village-Cranston, RI 02910
Tickets for WSO performances are always available at-the-door, but also can be purchased online. For pre-purchase visit https://www.wsori.org/performances; tickets are: $15 General Admission, $12 Seniors and Students with valid ID, free (but ticketed) for Children 12 and under.
WSO values our role in the fabric of the musical community of Rhode Island as a touring symphony. We seek to share our creative work with communities that may not otherwise have easy access to quality live music events and are enthusiastic about performing in both traditional and unconventional spaces. Our expanding membership of amateur adults, high school and college students, retired professionals, music educators, and life-long learners are dedicated to the social, spiritual, and cognitive benefits of presenting and attending live performances.
The WSO aims to provide an outlet for continued musical development for all our participants, serve as an artistic asset within our community, develop and diversify our audiences through a variety of programs and collaborative partnerships with both musical and non-musical organizations including charities, non-profits, and service agencies. Our membership believes that music brings people together, and a concert can be more than just a concert.
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