Sunday at 3:00, May 17th,
at Woodbridge Middle School2201 York Drive Woodbridge VA 22192
OLD BRIDGE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES
END OF SEASON FRIEND/FUNDRAISER
Old Bridge Chamber Orchestra (“OBCO”) invites the community to participate in OBCO’s End of the Season Friend/Fundraiser beginning on May 1. During this seventeen-
OBCO is working to raise $1,500 by its season finale concert on May 17, 2015, at 3:00 PM at Woodbridge Middle School (2201 York Drive, Woodbridge, 22191; General Admission Tickets $5 each, free for students 17 and under). Donations are being accepted via a special GoFundMe page (www.gofundme.com/OBCOMayFundraiser
· If, by May 17 th, OBCO raises $250, the Music Director will conduct Carmen Suite No. 1 while wearing a bullfighter’s cape.
· If, by May 17 th, OBCO raises $500, five musicians will perform half of the concert in crazy wigs.
· If, by May 17 th, OBCO raises $1,000, OBCO’s string section leaders will perform wearing footie pajamas.
· If, by May 17 th, OBCO raises $1,500, OBCO’s Board of Directors will donate the funds necessary to provide a gourmet tapas reception following the concert.
And of course, the whole thing will be photographed for posterity, the audience’s enjoyment, and the ongoing but good-
The May 17 th concert will feature a raffle for prizes including: wine and chocolate; a for-
In addition to the fun and fundraising, the May 17 th concert promises to be a musically rewarding afternoon of beloved opera favorites and community collaborations. The program will include:
Strauss’s Die Fledermaus Overture
Puccini’s O Mio Babbino Caro (with vocal soloist Debora Madsen)
Farquharson’s La Douleur Exquise (the world premiere of a piece specially commissioned for OBCO)
Selections from Grieg’s Symphonic Dances (featuring students from Dance, Etc.)
Bizet’s Carmen Suite No. 1