SpectiCast Series Presents Mendelssohn Gala Featuring Lang Lang

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Music and Opera Performances Broadcast in HD

(Delaware and Chester Counties, PA)—Delaware County Community College’s SpectiCast series continues with a “live” simulcast of the North American premiere of the Mendelssohn Gala Featuring Lang Lang on Sunday, March 4, at 2 p.m. The performance will be broadcast in HD and shown in the STEM Center Auditorium, Room 1403 at the Marple Campus (901 S. Media Line Road, Media, PA).

Conducted by Riccardo Chailly and directed by Michael Beyer, the show features superstar pianist Lang Lang and the Gewandhaus Orchester Leipzig, which is renowned for being one of the world’s oldest symphony orchestras. Lang, who began playing the piano at age three, is internationally recognized as a musical genius. The repertoire includes Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy’s Overture in C Major Op. 101 ("Trumpet-Overture"), Symphony No. 3 in A minor Op. 56 "Scottish" ("London Version") and Wedding March from A Midsummer Night’s Dream with an encore of Frédéric Chopin’s Etude Op. 10 No. 3 in E Major Tristesse.

Now in its second year, the College’s SpectiCast series brings the classical realm of music, dance and opera closer to home for residents of Delaware and Chester Counties. Each concert is produced in real time using a state-of-the-art audiovisual system and is choreographed to capture the fullness of the orchestral performance and the intimacy of the on-stage experience.

For presale and group ticket purchases, please call 610-359-5341 or visit the Campus Life office, which is located in Founders Hall, Room 2518 on the Marple Campus (901 S. Media Line Road, Media, PA).Tickets are available at the door, but must be purchased with cash.

For more information, please call 610-359-5341 or visit www.dccc.edu/the-arts.
 

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