Location: South Whidbey High School and Oak Harbor High School
Whidbey’s Saratoga Orchestra concludes its 15th Anniversary season with a set of concerts on May 20, 7:00pm at South Whidbey High School, and May 21, 2:00pm at Oak Harbor High School. Music Director, Anna Edwards, leads the musicians in a program featuring popular selections that have been performed over the past fifteen seasons.
Music selections from stage and screen will be featured, including John Williams’ Suite from Star Wars, Bernstein’s West Side Story, and even an audience singalong of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music featuring soprano Eva Nelson. Returning as special guest is Sarah Pizzichemi, former concertmaster, performing The Lark Ascending by Ralph Vaughan Williams. Fanny Mendelssohn’s Overture in C and the Allegretto from Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 (The King’s Speech) gives nod to works featured at the orchestra’s highly esteemed Pacific Northwest Conducting Institute held each summer.
General Admission concert tickets are $30/Adult and $25/Seniors (65+) and Military. Students 17 and under are admitted free. Tickets available at Click Music in Oak Harbor, bayleaf in Coupeville, and Moonraker Books and Blue Sound Music in Langley. Online tickets and further information at www.sowhidbey.com.