Feb. 16: Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra Performs Famous Classical Works at Weis Center

One of Sweden’s oldest orchestras, the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra (HSO), will take to the Weis Center for the Performing Arts stage on Friday, Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets for the performance are $35 for adults, $28 for seniors 62 and older, $25 for youth 18 and under, $25 for Bucknell employees and retirees (limit 2), $10 for Bucknell students (limit 2), and $25 for non-Bucknell college students (limit 2). Tickets can be purchased online at Bucknell.edu/BoxOffice or by calling 570-577-1000.

Founded in 1912, the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra is one of the key international leaders sought after for both concert tours and recording projects. In addition to regular appearances on major Scandinavian stages, the HSO has had many successes at prominent European venues recently appearing in Munich and Nuremberg. The orchestra has been praised with “…playing with an intensity untempered by discretion. Must be heard.”

For this engagement, they will perform Jean Sibelius’ Valse Triste, Op. 44, No. 1; Sir Edward Elgar’s Violin Concerto in B minor, Op. 61 with Violin Soloist Catherine Manoukian, and Johannes Brahms’ Symphony No. 2 in D major.

The performance is sponsored, in part, by Sam and Nancy Craig.

For more information about this performance contact Lisa Leighton, marketing and outreach director, at 570-577-3727 or by e-mail at lisa.leighton@bucknell.edu.

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