Contact: Lois Robinson, Executive Director 
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


SHREVEPORT SYMPHONY'S NORTHERN LIGHTS CONCERT
ON MARCH 19 FEATURES WORKS BY
LAURIDSEN AND SIBELIUS
Centenary College and Northwestern State University Choirs join the SSO for Morten Lauridsen's Lux aeterna
 
SHREVEPORT, LA, MARCH 1, 2016 - On Saturday, March 19, the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra is joined by the Centenary College and Northwestern State University Choirs for the ethereal and uplifting Lux aeterna by Morten Lauridsen. Paired with the incomparable symphonic style of Finnish master, Jean Sibelius, this promises to be a luminous evening.

WILLIS-KNIGHTON MASTERWORKS SERIES

Northern Lights
SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 2016-7:30 PM
RiverView Theater
Michael Butterman, conductor
Centenary College Choir,
Dr. David Hobson, director
Northwestern State University Chamber Choir,
Dr. Nicholaus B. Cummins, director

SIBELIUS  Karelia Suite
LAURIDSEN  Lux aeterna
    Centenary College and NSU Choirs
SIBELIUS   Symphony No. 5
 

A free Concert Conversation starts at 6:40 PM.
 
FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE - starts at 6:30 PM - Shuttle picks up at Regions Bank parking garage at the corner of Milam & Market Streets. 

Tickets are on sale now online at www.shreveportsymphony.com
or by phone at 318-227-8863. Ticket prices range from $19-59. Student tickets are $12.

The SSO's season sponsor is   Willis-Knighton Health System. The concert sponsor is Hilton Shreveport.

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About the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra
Since its founding in 1948, the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra (SSO) has become Louisiana's oldest continually operating professional orchestra and one of the most respected regional orchestras in the United States. The SSO's mission is: To Embrace - to embrace the community we serve and to be embraced by the same community; to broaden the level of supporters and their involvement with the orchestra; to work across the region with various arts organizations through cooperation and partnerships. To Enlighten - to educate; to enlighten the senses beyond the norm. To Experience - to provide the unique aesthetic experiences of live orchestral music; to give depth and enriching life; to connect people through music; to foster cultural diversity. To Excel - to foster artistic, organizational, and financial excellence.  www.shreveportsymphony.com