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OFA Presents All-Russian Concert November 26

By: David Real | Real Acapulco News - 24 November, 2010

(Acapulco, AN 24 November) The Acapulco Philharmonic (known as OFA), will present its 8th concert of the second half of the 2010 Season on Friday, November 26, with a “Russian Gala” in the Juan Ruiz de Alarcón Theater in the International Center of Acapulco. Prokofiev’s march from The Love for Three Oranges will lead off the program. The Shostakovich Violin concerto will follow, featuring as soloist the OFA’s own Yurii Kablotsky. After intermission, the OFA will present Lieutenant Kije, a five-moment suite by Prokofiev, and then Marche Slav, one of Tchaikovsky’s most well-known and beloved works. Earlier versions of the program show a Khachaturian composition instead.

Tickets are free and available on-line at the website of the Orquestra Filarmónica de Acapulco or at their offices in Costa Azul or at the Casa de Cultura. See the OFA Directory Listing for contact info and location. Maestro Eduardo Álvarez begins his pre-concert chat with the audience at 8:30. The concert starts promptly at 9:00. Anyone over 8 years of age is welcome. Attendees are fervently requested to silence their cell phones for the event.