Burlington Civic Music Presents Boston Brass, Tuesday, Nov. 30

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

Burlington Civic Music Presents Boston Brass, Tuesday, Nov. 30

 Burlington Civic Music Association is proud to present Boston Brass as the fourth performance in its 2010-2011 season. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, at Burlington Memorial Auditorium, 200 Front Street, Burlington, Iowa. Doors to the concert area open at approximately 6:45 p.m.

For nearly 25 years, Boston Brass has set out to establish a unique musical experience. From exciting classical arrangements and burning jazz standards to the best of the original brass quintet repertoire, Boston Brass treats audiences to a distinctive brand of entertainment, which captivates all ages. The ensemble’s lively repartee, touched with humor and personality, attempts to bridge the ocean of classic formality to delight audiences with great music and boisterous fun.

Admission to the performance is only by season ticket. Season ticket prices are:

Reserved seating - $90

General seating    - $80

Student seating    - $20

Season ticket information is available at www.burlcivicmusic.com, or call (319) 752-0336, or e-mail burlcivicmusic@mchsi.com.

Beginning in 1929 with Chicago Civic Opera soprano Claudia Muzio, Burlington Civic Music Association has provided the area with many memorable performances. This season’s remaining Civic Music performances are:

Intersection, Tuesday, Jan. 11 – This trio (cellist, violinist and pianist) plays a fusion of traditional chamber pieces and new music.

Southeast Iowa Symphony Orchestra, Saturday, Feb. 12 – Conductor Robert McConnell leads the orchestra, four vocal soloists, and a large regional chorus in a performance of Beethoven’s Ninth (Choral) Symphony.

Paragon Ragtime Orchestra, Saturday, Feb. 19 – This performance will feature a showing of the 1928 Buster Keaton movie “Steamboat Bill Jr.” with the original studio-based score played live by Rick Benjamin's Paragon Ragtime Orchestra.

Allan Harris, Saturday, April 9 – A highly regarded New York jazz singer, Harris helped celebrate the opening of the Bart Howard Room at the Des Moines County Heritage Center in 2008.

Jeri Sager, Saturday, May 7 – Known for her Broadway starring roles, Sager will be joined by a complement of musicians as she brings Broadway to Burlington.

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