The Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra (PSA) invited the public to its midwinter "Words Made Music" concert, held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 630 Mass. Ave.

The performance was led by music director Orlando Cela.

The orchestra was to perform Claude Debussy's "Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun," Ernest Chausson’s "Poeme," Op. 29, and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s Symphony No. 2, Op. 9 (“Antar”). The Chausson piece will feature violinist Mitsuru Yonezaki, the Tannenwald prize winner of the 2023 PSA Young Artist Competition.

Tickets were sold at the door, priced at $20 for general admission, $15 for students and seniors, and $5 for children 17 and under. This is a wheelchair- accessible and mask-optional event.

According to its website, the Philharmonic Society of Arlington endeavors to provide performances of the widest range of classical and contemporary works to community audiences in accessible settings. 

The entire concert schedule for the orchestra's 2023-2024 season can be viewed here >>


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This news announcement was published Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024, based on information from Julie Goldberg with the Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra.