Skip to main content

Kennett Symphony slates holiday concert

11/20/2013 02:31PM, Published by ACL, Categories: In Print, Arts+Entertainment


Rei Hotoda will conduct the Kennett Symphony on Dec. 7.


The Kennett Symphony of Chester County will ring in the holidays with “Spirit of the Season” on Dec. 7 at the Kennett High School auditorium. The performance features the symphony's children's chorus.

There will be a pre-concert presentation by Rei Hotoda, who is a candidate for permanent conductor of the symphony. She will discuss her perspectives on the concert repertoire. The concert begins at 8 p.m., and the audience is invited to meet Hotoda after the show. Audience members are also asked to bring non-perishable foods to donate to the Kennett Food Cupboard.

The concert includes Herbert's “March of the Toys,” selections from “The Nutcracker Suite,” the children's chorus performing “The Polar Express” and other holiday songs, along with works by Strauss, Bizet and others. 

Hotoda, a protege of conductor Marin Alsop and winner of the Taki Concordia Conducting Fellowship in 2006, is gaining recognition for her “meticulous ear for detail and a gestural language that produces a beautiful contoured performance,” according to a 2012 newspaper review. She has been a guest conductor with orchestras throughout North America. She completed her third season with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra in 2012, and has championed and recorded works by female composers.

Tickets for “Spirit of the Season” are $35 in advance and $40 at the door ($5 for students). Parking is free. For more information, call 610-444-6363 or visit www.kennettsymphony.org.



kennett symphony kennett symphony of chester county “spirit of the season"


You might also like

Walk or run to 'Beat Beethoven'

The Kennett Symphony of Chester County’s second annual “Beat Beethoven” 5K race/1 Mile Walk will be held on July 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the Radley Run Country Club
Thumb_hall

Kennett Symphony appoints director

The board of directors of the Kennett Symphony of Chester County has selected Michael Hall as music director.

  • Terminator, the Second

    10/02/2014
    07:30pm

    The story of a boy and his cyborg protector completed entirely in lines and phrases taken from th...


  • Terminator, the Second

    10/03/2014
    08:00pm

    The story of a boy and his cyborg protector completed entirely in lines and phrases taken from th...


  • Zoo Yoga: OM’ing Otters

    10/04/2014
    09:15am — 10:15am

    (Ages 4-7 years old) Weekly Saturdays or Sundays, September-November (Classes held in the Educati...


  • Fix-up Day and Celebration

    10/04/2014
    10:00am — 03:00pm

    Let's make it a special day for the residents of Luther House! Join the Jennersville YMCA Togeth...


  • Saturday Zoo Tales

    10/04/2014
    10:30am — 11:00am

    Join us for a fun, animal or nature themed story and a visit from one of our fun program animals!...


  • Applepalooza

    10/04/2014
    02:00pm — 07:00pm

    You love apples. You know that we love apples. So join us and celebrate our mutual love at North...


  • Terminator, the Second

    10/04/2014
    08:00pm

    The story of a boy and his cyborg protector completed entirely in lines and phrases taken from th...


It looks like we don't have any events for this date. You can always add an event.

  • Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal present...


  • Wednesdays 9:30-10:15am, September 10-November 5 Spend the morning with your Mini Mountain i...


  • Zen Group Startup

    10/01/2014
    05:00pm — 06:00pm

    Find out for yourself why people have respected Zen for thousands of years. One hour introductio...


  • Terminator, the Second

    10/02/2014
    07:30pm

    The story of a boy and his cyborg protector completed entirely in lines and phrases taken from th...


  • Terminator, the Second

    10/03/2014
    08:00pm

    The story of a boy and his cyborg protector completed entirely in lines and phrases taken from th...


  • Zoo Yoga: OM’ing Otters

    10/04/2014
    09:15am — 10:15am

    (Ages 4-7 years old) Weekly Saturdays or Sundays, September-November (Classes held in the Educati...


  • Fix-up Day and Celebration

    10/04/2014
    10:00am — 03:00pm

    Let's make it a special day for the residents of Luther House! Join the Jennersville YMCA Togeth...


  • Saturday Zoo Tales

    10/04/2014
    10:30am — 11:00am

    Join us for a fun, animal or nature themed story and a visit from one of our fun program animals!...


Chester County High School Sports