Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on September 10, 1972 · Page 45
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Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 45

Charleston, West Virginia
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Sunday, September 10, 1972
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They 11 Help Symphony Till the Air With Music fL » '?" '''·'."·'n' ',;·''A Lnarleston,J West Virginia IE--Sept. 10, 1972 -"Fill the Air With Music" is the theme selected for the 1972-73 season of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra. Beginning Monday, Sept. 18, members of the Women's Committee of the orchestra will launch 'the annual Symphony Week, during which they endeavor to make the community more aware of the local orchestra, and ask for support from citizens. During the week, to publicize the symphony, mini-concerts, composed of musical ensembles, will be held during noon hours in downtown Charleston. Three evenings will be devoted to a call-a-thon. . A highlight of the fall season is the annual Symphony in Fashion show, cosponsored by the Women's Committee and the fashion staff cf Stone and Thomas. The fund-raising event will be held Wednesday, Sept. 27, in the Civic Center Theater. For the third year, the symphony will sponsor a Pops Concert in the Civic Center arena for all age groups. The free concert, set for Sunday, Oct. 1, is being funded by Diversified Mountaineer Corp,, the Arts and Humanities Council of West Virginia, and the Performers Trust Fund of the Musicians' Union. Theme of the concert is "Pops Americana," with Don Riggio as guest conductor. The gala opening concert will be presented Tuesday, Oct. 24, in Municipal Auditorium with Sidney Harth. violinist, as guest soloist. A concert preview will precede the affair on Sunday at the Charleston Art Gallery at Sunrise. A leading tenor at the Metropolitan Opera, Sandor Konya, will present an evening of vocal operatic highlights at a Nov. 28 concert. His appearance is being sponsored' by the National Bank of Commerce. Symphony activities will then take a holiday rest until January, when a busy season will again get under way. 'POPS AMERICANA' WILL BE FEATURE Don Riggio, Guest Conductor, and Mrs. James T. Hugh, Chairman BALLOONS WILL PUBLICIZE THEME Mrs. Page Henley Jr. (left) and Mrs. Ralph J. Bean Jr., Subscription Campaign Cochairmen Photos by Frank Wilkin and Leo Chabot OPERA TENOR SANDOR KONYA To Be in November Concert SIDNEY HARTH WELL KNOWN VIOLINIST He'll Be Here in October -J FASHION SHOW HEAD-TO-TOE Roger Hicks (left), of Stone and Thomas, and Mrs. J. Marshall Holcomb, Show Chairman J ' I

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