Symphony orchestra to perform Sibelius, Dvorák on March 12

| 30 Sep 2011 | 09:27

Newburgh — Woomyung Choe and the Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra will have an answer to the winter doldrums on Saturday, March 12, at 3 p.m. in the Newburgh Free Academy High School Auditorium. (Snow date: March 19.) The three warming offerings are a world premiere of “Rapid Fire” by Korean-American composer Paul Yeon Lee; Jean Sibelius’s “Concerto in D minor” performed by guest violinist Steven Zynszajn; and Antonin Dvorák’s “Symphony No. 8 in G Major.” The Shacklett Preview at 2 p.m. is a pre-concert introduction to the evening’s music by Gordon Shacklett. Ticket prices are $25 for reserved seating, $20 for general admission, $15 for seniors, $10 for students, and children under 7 are admitted free of charge. Tickets may be purchased at the door or reserved by calling 913-7157 or visiting