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The Knox-Galesburg Symphony is preparing for the upcoming Masterworks
concert: Fate of the Furious, a
program honoring the 250th birthday of composer Ludwig Van Beethoven.
Unfortunately, due to illness, Vlad Vizireanu will not be conducting this
performance. Chicago-based conductor Kedrick Armstrong will be guest conducting
the performance on Saturday, February 22 at 7:30 PM at The Orpheum Theatre in
Galesburg, IL. Tickets and more information about the performance can be found
online at www.KGSymphony.org, by calling
309-341-7268, or by visiting The Orpheum Theatre box office.
Conductor Kedrick Armstrong uses joy and curiosity for all music to
drive his pursuit to foster understanding and fellowship within diverse
communities. Kedrick is currently serving as the assistant conductor for
Chicago Opera Theater’s production of Freedom Ride. He also serves as Music
Supervisor for a special outreach and education project at the Lyric Opera of
Chicago. Kedrick is an alum of the Chicago Sinfonietta’s Project Inclusion
Freeman Conducting Fellow program, where he served as Assistant Conductor
during the orchestra’s 2018-2019 season. He made his subscription debut
conducting the orchestra on their annual MLK Tribute Concert. Kedrick was then
invited back as a guest conductor for the 2020 MLK Tribute Concert,where he led
the Chicago premiere of Joel Thompson’s Seven
Last Words of the Unarmed.
Tickets to Fate of the Furious start at just $20 for adults and $5 for youth and students (with valid ID). Tickets are available at www.KGSymphony.org, by calling 309-341-7268, or at The Orpheum Theatre box office. Come spend an evening with your orchestra and guest conductor Kedrick Armstrong, listening to affordable live music from the comfort of your own community.
***Report Courtesy of the Knox Galesburg Symphony***