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Adelphi Symphony Orchestra Performs Haydn and Strawinsky on October 26

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GARDEN CITY, N.Y. - Oct. 19, 2018 - EntSun -- Adelphi University's Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Christopher Lyndon Gee, brings to the stage Haydn's trio of linked Symphonies Nos. 6-8, subtitled "Morning," "Noon," and "Evening," on Friday, October 26 at 8 p.m.

These works, written during first days of his employment by the Esterhazy court in 1761, provide for a stunningly virtuosic experience for both the audience and the performers, as Haydn has composed music in the Baroque style that features virtually all of the sections of the orchestra.

The program is rounded out by a remarkable contrasting work, Strawinksy's Dumbarton Oaks. Bach's Brandenburg Concertos inspired the 1938 composition, commissioned in celebration of the 30th anniversary of Robert and Mildred Bill.

The performance will begin at 8 p.m. on the Westermann Stage in the Concert Hall at Adelphi's Performing Arts Center (PAC). Tickets are on sale for $25. Discounts available to seniors, students and alumni. Information is available at the Lucia and Steven N. Fischer Box Office at 516-877-4000. Regular box office hours are Tuesday through Friday from 1-6 p.m. The box office is also open two hours before most scheduled performances. Ticket sales and additional information are also available online (https://pac.adelphi.edu/au_event/adelphi-symphony-orchestra-2/).

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Adelphi's PAC is one of Long Island's premier cultural arts venues for entertainment of all kinds. See more about other upcoming Adelphi PAC offerings at pac.adelphi.edu.

About Adelphi: A modern metropolitan university with a personalized approach to higher learning.

Adelphi University is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university offering exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training with particular strength in its Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Adelphi is dedicated to transforming students' lives through small classes, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support student success.

Founded in Brooklyn in 1896, Adelphi is Long Island's oldest private coeducational university. Today Adelphi serves more than 8,100 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, New York—just 23 miles from New York City's cultural and internship opportunities—and at dynamic learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online.

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