VALPARAISO | South Shore Orchestra will opens its ninth season with a theme of Fusion of Art and Music with its first concert presentation of “Passionate Colors.”
The concert is scheduled for 7 p.m. May 31 at Ivy Tech Auditorium Theater, 3100 Ivy Tech Drive, Valparaiso.
The evening includes the world premiere of “RED,” composed by Ana Milosavljevic, and an exhibit of artworks created to its sound by artist Kirsten Renehan and her advanced students from Chesterton High School.
Also featured will be Dvorak Symphony No. 9, the New World Symphony, and a guest performance by Hannah Cantu, SSO’s 2012 Scholarship recipient. There also will be a special guest conductor appearance by Dr. Michael LeLand leading the orchestra in Stars and Stripes.
The evening will begin at 6 p.m. in the lobby of Ivy Tech with a “meet and greet” reception with the musicians, composer and artists. Doors open for seating at 6:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at southshoreorchestra.org or at the door. Adults $15. Seniors and students with student ID are $10. Children under 12 are free.