Monthly Archives: September 2013

Folk Songs to Finlandia Concert

Location: University of Tasmania Newnham Campus Auditorium

Date: Friday, 27th September 2013

Time: 7:30 pm

Admission: $5 concession, $8 adult, $20 family

This concert will feature the University of Tasmania Community Music Programme’s Symphonic Band, and the LYCO’s Launceston Symphony Orchestra.  The Launceston Symphony Orchestra will perform The Gliding Girl tango by John Philip Sousa, Allegretto from Beethoven’s 7th Symphony, and Finlandia by Jean Sibelius.

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Instructions to LYCO Members

Piccolo Strings and Intermezzo Strings do not have a rehearsal on the 27th of September.

Launceston Symphony Orchestra members have a short rehearsal at the Auditorium before the concert.

Please arrive by 5:15pm in order to rehearse from 5:30pm to 6:15pm.

Please stay in or near the Auditorium until the concert starts at 7:30pm.  The LSO is playing first.  Supper will start between 8:30pm and 9:00pm.

  • Concert dress: all black.
  • Please bring a plate for supper.
  • The Symphonic Band is providing music stands.

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The old LYCO Website design, used from 2007-05-10 to 2013-09-06

The LYCO website has just been redesigned for the first time since it launched on 10th May 2007.  Thanks to CSS Media Queries, the new site should fit better on smartphones and tablets, while also expanding to make more use of large desktop screens.

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