The Adelphi Orchestra concludes its season with an outdoor concert in Westwood on June 12
(WESTWOOD, NJ) – The Adelphi Orchestra, under the direction of Richard Owen, concludes its 67th season of “Music for All” with an outdoor concert sponsored by Celebrate Westwood as part of the Creative Bergen Arts amble celebration. It will take place on Saturday, June 12 at 1 p.m. at the Westwood Veterans Memorial Park.
The orchestra will perform the famous Carnival of the Animals of Saint-Saëns with pianist Allison Brewster Franzetti. Also on the program, the Saint Saens Orchestral Suite and the Cello Concerto by Schumann with Charles Zandieh, winner of the 2021 competition. Bring a garden chair or a blanket and enjoy the music! The concert is free, but people are encouraged to make a online donation.
The concert was made possible in part by a grant administered by the Bergen County Parks Department, Division of Historic and Cultural Affairs from funds provided by the New Jersey Arts Council and the Frank and Lydia Bergen Foundation.
The Adelphi Orchestra, despite the pandemic, is celebrating its 67th season of “Music for All” and remains northern New Jersey’s longest-running orchestra, playing continuously. The Adelphi Orchestra presents concerts with beloved classical works of symphonic, chamber, opera and dance music performed by national and international guest soloists and distinguished conductors. The Orchestra is currently under the direction of Maestro Richard Owen.
For the past 17 years, the Adelphi Orchestra has sponsored a young artist competition and presented concerts by young artists throughout New Jersey and the New York metro area. The Adelphi Orchestra has been honored by the New Jersey State Legislature for the orchestra’s continued commitment to the Northern New Jersey public and by our peers, earning their nomination for 6 consecutive years for the Jersey Arts People’s Choice Award in the Favorite Orchestra / Symphony Division.