May 2 is our first annual Family Concert, “Classically Pops.” 7:30 at Ogden’s Union Station in the Browning Theater. We will be partnering with the Girl Scouts of Utah, and HopeKids. The Girl Scouts will open the program with a flag ceremony, followed by the National Anthem, played by the orchestra The orchestra will play a variety of light classical and film music, which we hope will please everyone.
There will be a Children’s March at the beginning of the concert, and all children are welcome to participate. Costumes are suggested, but not required.
LoveUTGiveUT is just around the corner. Thanks to a generous donor we have a $2,000 matching grant, but to get it we need $2,000 in donations. Every bit helps, and you can help by going to our LUGU site and donating what you can. You can donate any time up until the March 26th at 11:59 p.m. If you donate now your card won’t be charged until the March 26th. Here’s the link:
Thanks to all of you who were able to make it out for our Red Dress concert tonight! There was a great crowd. Hope to see you all back for our next concert on May 2nd!
Our Red Dress concert is presented by Ogden Regional Medical Center. We will play Grieg’s beautiful Heart Wounds and the Last Spring, Shostakovich’s sassy and virtuosic Cello Concerto no. 1 (Douglas Ball is the soloist), and Beethoven’s iconic Fifth Symphony.
The concert is at 7:30 in the Browning Theater at Union Station. A reception before the concert (hosted by Ogden Regional) begins at 6:45. Tickets are still only $5.00, and may be had at the door.
Please consider further supporting the orchestra by purchasing one of our COO T-shirts at the concert for $13 and/or making a donation using our brand-new “Donate” button on the right of this page. Also remember Love Utah, Give Utah is coming up soon!
Our next concert is February 28, 2015. This is the annual Red Dress Concert, which is sponsored by Ogden Regional Medical Center. Everyone is encouraged to wear red to help celebrate American Heart Month. There will be lots of information on heart health, and ORMC is hosting a reception from 6:45 to 7:15, prior to the concert.
Repertoire for this concert includes Grieg’s Heart Wounds and the Last Spring, the first movement of the Shostakovich Cello Concerto No. 1, with orchestra cellist Douglas Ball as soloist, and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5.
Chamber Orchestra Ogden t-shirts will be on sale at this concert for the special price of $13.00
Here’s the poster:
Download it here and share ! : ORMC400-15_RedDress_3x7-SE_1.15_PRESSb
We’re performing Wednesday July 9 as part of the Talent in the Park series at Ogden Amphitheater. This is a free, all-ages show, starting at 8pm and lasting about an hour.
More details at http://ocae.org
We now have a YouTube channel ! Our first offering is a movement from Schubert’s “Trout Quintet”.