The Manchester Symphony Orchestra will present the final concert of its 76th season at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 26 at the Honeywell Center. In collaboration with PBS the MSO concert will be recorded for broadcast on PBS39 in Fort Wayne. This is the first time the MSO will be broadcast, and they’re looking forward to the event. Corporate sponsorship for this event is provided by Midwest Poultry Services.
The concert, entitled “The Nature of Classics,” features an all nature themed program. Included is the fantastic Symphony No. 6 in F Major, op. 68 by Beethoven, otherwise known as the “Pastoral Symphony.”
The Manchester Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1939 through a partnership with the citizens of Wabash County, and then Manchester College. It strives to be viewed as a core component of the rich culture of performing arts in North Manchester, Wabash County, and regional communities.
Conducted by Scott Humphries, the 70-member orchestra is comprised of professional and community musicians, along with selected faculty, staff, and student musicians of Manchester University.
Tickets may be purchased at the Honeywell Center Box Office or online at www.honeywellcenter.org. Ticket prices are $10 for adults. Free admittance applies to youth 18 and under, Manchester University staff and students and Manchester Symphony Orchestra members.
The Honeywell Foundation seeks to provide artistic, social, cultural and recreational opportunities for all. The Foundation operates the Honeywell Center, Honeywell House, Eagles Theatre and the 13-24 Drive In. All programs and activities are supported by gifts from individuals, businesses, the Indiana Arts Commission (a state agency) and the National Endowment for the Arts (a federal agency).