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Celebrate the LSO in Daytona Beach

The 2005 Florida International Festival is the final stop in a year of 100th anniversary celebrations by the London Symphony Orchestra!

Beginning in 1904, the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) has become an internationally acclaimed and indelible fixture in the world of music. This season, the notable Orchestra received Gramophone's Lifetime Achievement Award, becoming the first ensemble ever to receive this prestigious prize. The LSO, the most recorded Symphony Orchestra in the world, has been since 1966, a vital part of the cultural arts in Daytona Beach, its ‘Official American Summer Home’. The LSO's 16th summer residency is the cornerstone and highlight of the biennial Florida International Festival.

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The 2005 Florida International Festival - July 15 through 30 - offers a marvelous opportunity to hear the LSO perform world-class symphonic music with conductors and soloists of the highest caliber. With the return of luminary Marin Alsop and the first appearance of notable conductors and soloists including James DePreist, Antonio Pappano, Sarah Chang and Emanuel Ax, the 2005 lineup for the Classical Series promises outstanding musical evenings! Do not miss the LSO Pops with "Music of Hollywood," a spectacular program of beloved soundtracks including some recorded by the LSO!

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LSO Classical Series

The legendary London Symphony Orchestra has performed at the Florida International Festival in Daytona Beach, Florida since 1966. The LSO - founded in 1904 - marks the end of a year-long 100th birthday celebration at the 2005 Florida International Festival, July 15 - 30, with the best in symphonic music!

Friday, July 22 - 8:00 p.m.
Marin Alsop, conductor
Sara Chang, violin

Force of Destiny Overture, Verdi
Violin Concerto No. 1, Shostakovich
Symphony No. 5, Beethoven

Saturday, July 23 - 8:00 p.m.
Marin Alsop, conductor
Soloist to be determined
Tribute to Leonard Bernstein

'Prologue,' Symphonic Dances,' 'I Feel Pretty,' and 'Somewhere' from West Side Story
'Overture,' 'I Am Easily Assimilated,' and 'Lament' from Candide
'Overture,' 'A Little Bit in Love,' and 'One Hundred Easy Ways' from Wonderful Town
'Island Magic' from Trouble in Tahiti

Sunday, July 24 - 4:00 p.m.
James DePreist, conductor
Moray Welsh, LSO Principal cello

Cello Concert in C Major, Haydn
Symphony No. 5, Mahler

Thursday, July 28 - 8:00 p.m.
Antonio Pappano, conductor
Han-Na Chang, cello

Ruslan and Ludmilla Overture, Glinka
Cello Concerto No. 1, Shostakovich
Symphony No. 2, Rachmaninov

Friday, July 29 - 8:00 p.m.
Antonio Pappano, conductor
Emanuel Ax, piano
An evening with Brahms

Piano Concerto No. 2
Symphony No. 4

LSO Pops Concert
featuring "Music of Hollywood"

Saturday, July 30 - 7:30 p.m.
Dirk Brossé, conductor
The London Symphony Orchestra

Music from: Harry Potter, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Star Wars, The Pink Panther, Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Around the World in 80 Days, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Jurassic Park, E.T., and Schindler's List


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