Chase away the winter blahs at symphony concert

Monday, February 26, 2001

The Fort Dodge Area Symphony will be presenting a concert on Sunday, March 4, at Phillips Middle School auditorium in Fort Dodge.

The 3 p.m. concert will be a special afternoon planned by conductor Dimitar Nikolov. "Chase away your winter blahs" with a musical tour covering three centuries of selected dance music. Admission is by season membership, $8.00 for adults and $4.00 for students.

The concert, entitled, "An Invitation to Dance," will be Nikolov's first as the new conductor of the symphony. The Fort Dodge Area Symphony is also proud to welcome back Fort Dodger Judy Drollinger Lynne as special guest. She will be performing "Habanera" and "Sequidilla" from Bizet's "Carmen" as well as "Wouldn't it Be Lovely," "Show Me" and "I Could Have Danced All Night" from "My Fair Lady."

The concert will also feature the music of Weber's "An Invitation to Dance," "Teleman's Water Music Suite," with several dance movements, three Dvorak Slavonic Dances, a Strauss waltz and polka and "The Saturday Night Waltz and Hoe Down" from Copland's "Rodeo.

Read the rest of this article in the 2/24 Pilot Tribune.