Newton Symphony Orchestra

2005-2006 40th Anniversary Special Events

Saturday, March 11, 2006,  8:00 PM
40th Birthday Benefit Concert
with Garrison Keillor

at Rashi Auditorium

Enjoy an evening of music, stories, and comedy while supporting the great Newton Symphony Orchestra.

Garrison Keillor is host of A Prairie Home Companion, now in its 30th year of production, and author of Lake Wobegon Days.

Ticket prices and ordering information                             More about the concert

Saturday, March 11, 2006,  4:00-6:00 PM
Meet Garrison Keillor

Meet the man from Lake Wobegon at a special cocktail reception.

Strong Patron - $250 per couple
Good Looking Sponsor - $175 per couple
Above Average Companion - $100 per person

Call NSO at 617-965-2555 for tickets

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Sunday, March 12, 2006,  11:00AM
Take a chance on brunch with Garrison Keillor

Buy tickets in our raffle and you may be one of the six lucky people will have brunch with Mr. Keillor.

Tickets are $5 each,
or $20 for 5.
Ticket ordering information                                        More about the brunch


Past Events

Wednesday, October 19, 2005  3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Lasker Young Soloist Competition
Grace Church, 76 Eldredge Street, Newton Corner

The Lasker Young Soloist Competition was created by Henry and Gertrude Lasker to encourage and recognize talented young Newton musicians. The competition is open to students in grades K-12 and awards are given in elementary, middle school and high school categories. The winners are invited to perform with the orchestra at the Free Family Holiday Concert on December 10, 2005.

About the competition        2005 competition winners        Competition application

Saturday, December 10, 2005,  2:00 PM
Free Family Holiday concert

Rashi Auditorium

Enjoy some of the season's best music with winners of the Lasker Young Soloist Competition, the Newton All-City Chorus, Newton All-City Orchestra, and the NSO.

Saturday, January 21 4:30 - 7:00 PM
Petite Soirée d'Opéra

Enjoy the soaring voices of David Cushing and Timothy Fallon, two of the leads in the Newton Symphony Orchestra’s concert opera performance of Donizetti’s Don Pasquale. Delight in art and music, have a glass of wine and delicious hors d’oeuvres, all in support of the Newton Symphony Orchestra.

A donation of $45 per person is suggested in support of the NSO’s concert opera program. This event is being held at a private home so space is limited.

RSVP: 617-965-2555

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