RSO finale April 29

Music Director Steven Larsen and the Rockford Symphony Orchestra present “For Love of Country,” featuring members of the Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps, at 8 p.m., April 29 at the Coronado Theatre.

The final concert of the season features composers celebrating their homelands, and includes Mozart’s Overture to “The Abduction from the Seraglio,” Jean Sibelius’ Karelia Overture, and Ferde Grofé’s Grand Canyon Suite. The final piece of the concert, Leoš Janáèek’s Sinfonietta, features the Phantom Regiment in a fanfare for trumpets.

The RSO Allegro League is hosting the Finale Dinner prior to the concert. The dinner will begin at 6 p.m., and will be catered by Toni’s of Winnebago. Cost is $75 per person. Call 965-0049 for reservations.

A pre-concert lecture by Steven Larsen is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tickets for this concert are available by calling the RSO Box Office at 965-0049, or Ticket prices range from $15 to $42.

From the April 26-May 2, 2006, issue

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