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MSO to perform

September 11, 1997

MSO to perform



Maryland Symphony Orchestra will perform under the baton of Maestro Barry Tuckwell Saturday, Sept. 13, at Municipal Stadium, 274 E. Memorial Boulevard in Hagerstown. Gates open at 6 p.m. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m.

The program will feature selections of American folk music, including "Gettysburg Suite" from the movie "Gettysburg," "Battle Hymn of the Republic," "When Johnny Comes Marching Home," "Lincoln Portrait" and "America the Beautiful."

Ronald F. Maxwell, director of the movie "Gettysburg," will narrate Copland's "Lincoln Portrait" and Edelman's "Gettysburg Suite."

There will be fireworks at the end of the concert.

Reserved box seats are sold out. General admission tickets for grandstand and bleachers are $10 for adults and $5 for children younger than 12.

Food concessions will be available, and the Maryland Symphony Orchestra Guild's Symphony Store will sell MSO souvenirs. Coolers and picnic baskets are not allowed in Municipal Stadium.

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Tickets are on sale at Home Federal Savings Bank locations throughout Washington County, Saum's Jewelers at 2-4 W. Washington St. and Maryland Symphony Orchestra office at 13 S. Potomac St.

For tickets, call 1-888-248-4597. For information, call 301-797-4000.

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