CVRO Favorites

Mar 7 2020 7:00 pm
Mar 8 2020 5:00 pm
Location: 
Cathedral of our Merciful Saviour and United Methodist Church

Cannon Valley Regional Orchestra presents CVRO Favorites

The Northfield Arts Guild and the Cannon Valley Regional Orchestra under the direction of founding conductor, Dr. Paul Niemisto, are thrilled to announce their upcoming concert, CVRO Favorites, performing Saturday and Sunday, March 7 and 8.

CVRO Favorites concert will feature favorite pieces from the orchestra’s history, selected by CVRO members. Audiences will hear four dances from Copland’s Ballet Rodeo, movements from Handel’s Messiah featuring tenor Bryan Reed, the overture from Mozart’s opera The Magic Flute, selections from Bizet’s opera Carmen featuring contralto Deesa Staats, and excerpts from Saint Saens’ Organ Symphony featuring organist Stephen May.

CVRO will perform Saturday, March 7 at 7pm at The Cathedral of our Merciful Saviour in Faribault. The cathedral is located at 515 2nd Ave NW, Faribault, MN 55021.

The concert on Sunday, March 8, will be at United Methodist Church in Northfield at 3pm. The church is located at 1401 Maple Street, Northfield, MN 55057.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for seniors and students and can be purchased ahead of time at the Northfield Arts Guild, by calling the Guild at 507.645.8877, or online at northfieldartsguild.org. Tickets are available at the box office before each performance by cash or check only. Inclusive ticket pricing is available at the box office, and no one will be turned away for lack of funds.

This is the third concert in CVRO’s 40th anniversary season, led by founding conductor, Dr. Paul Niemisto. CVRO is a program of the Northfield Arts Guild, dedicated to bringing symphony orchestra music to our region. The orchestra is composed of numerous volunteer players, drawn from a wide area, including Northfield, Cannon Falls, New Prague, Red Wing and Faribault. The performers are dedicated amateurs of all ages whose love for orchestral music encourages them to perform to high levels of artistic excellence.

The 2019-20 Cannon Valley Regional Orchestra season is generously sponsored by Community Resource Bank.  Media support is provided by 95.1 KYMN The One.