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November 4, 2010

The New Everett Philharmonic led by Dr. Paul-Elliott Cobbs plays for the entire family

Who: The Everett Philharmonic Orchestra

When: Sunday, November 28, 2010 at 3:00 pm

Where: Everett Civic Auditorium • 2415 Colby Ave • Everett

Finish off your Thanksgiving weekend with a delightful concert for the whole family!

Join the Everett Philharmonic Orchestra and Conductor Dr. Paul-Elliott Cobbs as they take you to lands near and far when they present their second concert of the season, Music for the Imagination, at 3 pm on Sunday, November 28th in Everett’s Civic Auditorium. The performance spotlights an irresistible program featuring Peter and the Wolf. Designed for kids from 3 to 93, the concert is certain to captivate and electrify the audience. “It is geared for the enjoyment of the entire family,” said Maestro Cobbs of the upcoming performance. “In Music for the Imagination,” he continues, “the orchestra bows, blows and beats out some of classical music’s most unique compositions, suggesting story lines limited only by the listener’s imagination.”

“The concert is not only for the young,” said Cobbs, “although observing the kids’ pleasure is a hoot in itself, adults will get a kick out of identifying the sounds and dreaming up their own tales as well.”

The Light Cavalry Overture of Franz von Suppé will open the afternoon with its stirring mix of intense imagery, fast horses and certain victory. Next, Paul Dukas’ Sorcerer’s Apprentice will charm the audience while stretching one’s imagination to extremes, painting a clear picture of what might happen when an apprentice “leaps before he looks.” Then the EPO will host bassist, Dr. Anna Jensen, as she performs Jon Deak’s B.B. Wolf. This work gets to the heart of B.B. (as in Big Bad) Wolf, allowing the audience an in-depth look into this thoroughly misunderstood creature.

The afternoon will conclude with a narrated version of Sergei Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf. This delightful tale introduces the sounds of the instruments as characters in the story. Join Peter as he ventures out to the meadow, meets new friends and learns a few lessons along the way.

Family tickets are affordably priced $40 FOR A FAMILY OF FOUR (add more for $10 each!). Individual tickets are $20. Best work up a family-for-the-day (friends included).

Festival Seating--so come early. Doors open at 2:15 p.m. Tickets are available online at Or call 206.270.9729.


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