2011 Fall Concert

Wind, Strings, Percussion, and Canoes

The Red Cedar Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Josh Aerie of Duluth, MN, will be performing their home concert on Friday, November 4th, 2011, at 7:30 p.m. at the University of Wisconsin – Barron County Fine Arts Theatre. The Concert of Thanksgiving features Aaron Copland’s “Variations on a Shaker Melody,” Virgil Thompson’s “Pilgrims and Pioneers” from the John Houseman film “Journey to America,” and Felix Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 5 – Reformation.” Tickets for the Rice Lake Concert will be available at the door and are $12 for adults, $5 for students and children under 10 are free. You can show your program at Lehman’s or Adventures in Rice Lake for 15% off your food bill after the concert.

In an unusual collaboration between non-profits, the RCSO will be performing the second of their two fall concerts at the Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Museum in Spooner. Museum doors will open at 6 p.m. on Saturday, November 5th, 2011, for wine and hor dourves, and a preview of one of next year’s feature exhibits, “The Canoes of John Henry Rushton.”

The Concert begins at 7:00 p.m. The Red Cedar Symphony Orchestra is based in Rice Lake and features 45 musicians from all over Northwest Wisconsin. Tickets for the concert in Spooner, which include refreshments and a chance at a door prize, are $20 advance and $25 at the door. Teens and children are $10. Space is limited so reservations are recommended for the Saturday evening concert and can be made by calling 888-604-2112, or emailing j malisch@centurytel.net. For additional information regarding either concert of the Red Cedar Symphony, please conact desairlake@gmail.com or by calling Mary Updike at 715-434-5281.