The 2018-2019 season opens on October 13 in Little Falls at 7:30pm at Little Falls Community High School Charles D. Martin Auditorium and October 14 in Brainerd at 2:30pm at Tornstrom Auditorium with "Opera from Around the World". The orchestra will perform Gioachino Rossini's Overture from The Barber of Seville, Zoltán Kodály's Háry János - Intermezzo, and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's Dance of the Tumblers from The Snow Maiden Suite.
The concert in Little Falls will also include students from the St. Francis Concert Orchestra performing Giuseppe Verdi's Anvil Chorus from Il Trovatore and La Donna e Mobile from Rigoletto.
Following intermission, the program will include some of the best-loved arias in opera music sung by soprano Jennifer Olson. Joining Heartland Symphony Orchestra players will be members of the University of Minnesota Morris Orchestra for the performance of George Frideric Handel's Piangerò la sorte mia, sì crudele from Giulio Cesare, and Johann Strauss II's Mein Herr Marquis from Die Fledermaus (“Laughing Song”). The program will end with a performance by the combined orchestra of Bedrich Smetana's The Bartered Bride: Three Dances.
Tickets may be purchased at the door or online at www.HeartlandSymphony.com. Adults $12, Seniors $10, K-12 Free. Season Tickets are also available! For more information call 1-800-826-1997.