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Oct. 27: Orchestra Set to Perform ‘Science and Symphony’

The Bucknell University Orchestra will present a free, public concert titled “Science and the Symphony” on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts.

Under the direction of Christopher Para, conductor, the concert will feature the world premier of the composition a dragon rises up from a small stream by composer Paul J. Botelho. The performance will also feature narrator Katelyn Natalie Allers, a Bucknell physics and astronomy professor; and guest scientist Andrea Halpern, a Bucknell psychology professor.

With repertoire ranging from the great orchestral classics to Broadway and film music, the Bucknell Orchestra is recognized throughout the region for its diverse, imaginative programs and quality performances. Concerts often feature soloists of international standing.

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