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June 13, 2013

Music on a summer's eve

Anderson Symphony Orchestra presents 'A Little Night Music'

PENDLETON — There’s just something a little magical about strains of music wafting through the warm summer air. It’s a quintessential summertime experience, and it’s coming Thursday, June 27, with the fourth annual summer concert of the Anderson Symphony Orchestra.

As in years past, Jay and Nancy Ricker, a former ASO board member, are opening up the gardens at their home to make the picture-perfect venue for the musicians.

“This event has all the elements of a wonderful summer evening,” said Rick Sowers, music director and conductor of the ASO. “There’s going to be some really entertaining performances.”

Dana Stone, executive director of the ASO, said that concert-goers can expect to hear light, fun music with familiar tunes while enjoying a little picnicking in the outdoor venue. Last year, about 100 people set up chairs on the lawn to enjoy the music before rain moved them inside.

“We see a lot of audience members with incredible spreads of cheeses, fruits, sandwiches, and wine, while other groups just bring their chairs and some water,” said Stone.

The evening will feature solos by Becky Chappell on the clarinet, Kent Leslie, horn, Larry Powell on trumpet, and more. Sowers said that duets and trios are also planned.

“We try to keep it light and entertaining,” said Sowers. “Sometimes there are novelty pieces as well.”

Monika Spangler and Kent Leslie will perform some flute/horn duets. Principle violist, Li Li, will play with piano. “She’s one of the most amazing violists,” said Sowers.

Also be on the lookout for a trio doing some traditional Jewish Klezmer music, including clarinet, violin and accordion.

Sowers said the intimate venue allows for a more personal interaction between the audience and the musicians, noting that the musicians usually talk to the audience during this concert.

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