FAIRFAX SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Experience Tolkien's Masterpiece in Glorious Symphonic Sound at George Mason University Center for the Arts Concert Hall with the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra!
What: The Lord of the Rings Symphony -- six movements for large orchestra, chorus, and soloists (excerpted by the composer from the scores of all three films)
-- The concert includes projected illustrations from the Tolkien books and production art from the filmmakers, to help tell the story visually as well.
When: Memorial Day weekend of 2005 -- Friday, May 27, 8:00 pm; Saturday, May 28, 8:00 pm; and matinee on Sunday, May 29, 1:30 pm.
Where: Concert Hall of George Mason University Center for the Arts. Fairfax, Virginia
Tickets available as of September 20, 2004 through GMU Center for the Arts Box Office or online at Tickets.com (or phone 703-218-6500) or go to www.tickets.com.
Grand Tier I: $65
Grand Tier II: $50
Grand Tier III: $40
There is a 20% discount on all tickets if you give the code word "Baggins" when ordering the tickets.
Relive the epic!
Tolkienís immortal fantasy adventure is summarized in a grand symphonic journey.
The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra has secured exclusive rights to give the Washington area premiere of this stunning attraction. Three performances are planned. Should demand warrant it, additional performances may be scheduled during the same time frame.
The adult and childrenís choruses of the Fairfax Choral Society will also be featured, along with an augmented Fairfax Symphony utilizing such extra instruments as guitars, accordion, cimbalon, Tibetan hanging gongs, Ney flute, Pan flute, Irish whistle, Hardanger fiddle, and mandolin.