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EAC’s Symphony Orchestra offering “Vive la France”

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EAC’s Symphony Orchestra offering “Vive la France”

By Mylee Mayberry

Thatcher, AZ— Eastern Arizona College’s Symphony Orchestra will offer its final event of the school year with, “Vive la France,” on Saturday, May 2, 2015, at 7:30 p.m., in the EAC Activities Center – Lee Little Theater. Admission is free.

The orchestra, under the direction of music instructor and orchestra director, Franklin Alvarez, will perform the music of French composers including, Symphony in D, composed by Cesar Franck; Petite Symphonie, composed by Charles Gounod; Pavane pour une Infante défunte (Pavane for a Dead Princess), composed by Maurice Ravel and arrangement by Carl Simmons; Meditation from the Opera Thais, composed by Jules Massenet; Fête polonaise from Le roi malgré lui (The King in Spite of Himself), composed by Emmanuel Chabrier; and Le roi d’Ys (The King of Ys), composed by Edouard Lalo.

Admission to this concert is free and the program is appropriate for music lovers of all ages. For more information about this event, contact Franklin Alvarez at (928) 428-8266.