(WESTWOOD, NJ) -- The Adelphi Orchestra, under the baton of Richard Owen, concludes its 67th Season of "Music for All" with a live outdoor concert sponsored by Celebrate Westwood as part of the Creative Bergen Arts amble celebration. It takes place on Saturday, June 12th at 1:00pm in Westwood Veterans Memorial Park.
The orchestra will perform Saint-Saëns's beloved Carnival of the Animals with pianist Allison Brewster Franzetti. Also on the program is Saint Saens Suite for Orchestra, and Schumann's Cello Concerto with Charles Zandieh, the 2021 Competition Winner. Bring a Lawn Chair or blanket and enjoy the music! The concert is free of charge, but people are encouraged to make a donation online.
The concert has been made possible in part by a grant administered by the Bergen County Department of Parks, Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs from funds granted by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, and the Frank and Lydia Bergen Foundation.
The Adelphi Orchestra, despite the pandemic, celebrates its 67th Season of "Music for All" and remains Northern New Jersey's longest, continuously performing orchestra. The Adelphi Orchestra presents concerts featuring beloved classical works of symphonic, chamber, operatic, and dance music performed by accomplished national and international guest soloists and distinguished conductors. The Orchestra is currently under the direction of Maestro Richard Owen.
For the past 17 years, the Adelphi Orchestra has sponsored a Young Artist Competition and presented Young Artist Concerts throughout New Jersey and the New York metropolitan area. The Adelphi Orchestra has been honored by the New Jersey State Legislature for the orchestra's ongoing commitment to Northern New Jersey audiences and by our peers, earning their nomination for 6 consecutive years for Jersey Arts People's Choice Award in Favorite Orchestra/Symphony Division.