It’s about time


The St Augustine Orchestra
Friday, October 25, 2013 at 8 pm Lightner Museum
Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 3 pm, Christ Episcopal Church 

The St Augustine Orchestra will present it’s fall concert entitled “It’s About Time” Friday, October 25th.  Under the direction of William McNeiland the orchestra will present movements of Haydn’s “Clock Symphony” and the second movement of Beethoven’s 8th Symphony, which is dedicated to Johann Maetzel, inventor of the metronome.  The second movement of Symphony No. 6 by Tchaikovsky is in the unusual signature of 5-4 time.

The program will begin with Schubert’s tuneful Rosamunde Overture, and will also include “The Syncopated Clock” by Leroy Anderson.  A percussion solo within “The Marine Hymn” as well as a surprise guest soloist on violin  who will perform to variations from “A Wayfaring Stranger” will be presented.  The concert will conclude with music by John Williams from the film “Star Wars”.

The opening concert of the season will be held in the beautiful gilded age ambiance of The Lightner Museum at 25 Granada Street in St Augustine.  The program will begin at 8:00 P.M.  An encore performance will be held Sunday afternoon, October 27th at 3:00 P.M. at Christ Episcopal Church, 400 San Juan Drive in PonteVedraBeach.  Tickets for Friday’s concert are $15.00 and available at the door.  Sunday’s concert is $10.00 and also available at the door.  Student’s with ID and children twelve and under are admitted free of charge at both performances.