Rainier Symphony to present final classical concert of year May 16, 17

Guest Conductor Johan Louwersheimer will lead the orchestra in Rossini's Overture to the Barber of Seville, Sibelius' Karelia Suite and Karelia Overture and Schumann's Symphony No.1 "Spring."

  • Wednesday, May 13, 2015 1:28pm
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Johan Louwersheimer will lead the Rainier Symphony in the final concert of the season Saturday and Sunday at the Foster High School Performing Arts Center.

The Rainier Symphony will present its final concert of the year, Classical Concert IV, Saturday and Sunday (May 16, 17) at the Foster High School Performing Arts Center in Tukwila.

Guest Conductor Johan Louwersheimer will lead the orchestra in Rossini’s Overture to the Barber of Seville, Sibelius’ Karelia Suite and Karelia Overture and Schumann’s Symphony No.1 “Spring.”

The Saturday concert is at 7:30 p.m. and the Sunday concert is 3 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center, 4242 S. 144th St., Tukwila.

Louwersheimer has been the artistic director with the Handel Society since 1995 in White Rock, B.C., Canada. Since September 2009, he has served as the artistic director of the Chilliwack Metropolitan Orchestra.

The 75-member community orchestra was founded in 1981.

Tickets are $17 for adults, $12 for students and seniors (62 and older) and children 12 and under are free. Ticket information is available online.

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