Manassas Symphony Orchestra to Present “Musical Morsels” Concert

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Provided by Manassas Symphony Orchestra

Dr Avery Pettigrew

The Manassas Symphony, under the baton of Music Director James Villani, performs Musical Morsels — a smorgasbord of small works to delight your musical palate. The performance will be held in Merchant Hall of the Hylton Performing Arts Center on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 7:30 p. m. This musical feast includes Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture and delicacies from Edvard Grieg, Jacques Offenbach, and Carl Nielsen.

The concert’s featured soloist is MSO horn player Avery Pettigrew. Dr. Pettigrew is featured in James Beckel’s concerto for horn and orchestra titled The Glass Bead Game. The piece is based on the last full-length novel written by German Nobel Prize winning author Herman Hesse. A pre-concert lecture about the novel will be given by local author and former Fairfax County Schools English teacher Dan Verner.

All seats for the Manassas Symphony Orchestra concerts in Merchant Hall of the Hylton Performing Arts Center (HPAC) are reserved and everyone needs a ticket. Individual concert tickets are available at the Hylton Center Ticket Office, open Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 a. m. to 6:00 p. m. and Thursday 10:00 a. m. to 8:00 p. m. and two hours before the performance begins. Tickets may also be purchased through by calling 888-945-2468, or by visiting the Tickets are also available for sale at the Center for the Arts Box Office on George Mason University’s Fairfax Campus. Individual concert tickets are priced as follows:

  • Adults $20
  • Senior Citizens 62+ $16
  • Educators with ID only at Ticket Office $16
  • Children/Students, Free – must obtain ticket at the Ticket Office

College Students must show ID to obtain free concert ticket.

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