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Page 18 September 3, 2015 Edmond Life & Leisure

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A graceful ballet dancer during a performance of Sleeping Beauty coming in January.

Armstrong announces
Art Series 2015-16
The Armstrong International Cultural Foundation continues its mission of presenting world-class
performances to central Oklahoma
audiences with the announcement of
its 2015-2016 Performing Arts Series.
The series showcases an eclectic mix
of talent from around the world the
entire family will enjoy.
Armstrongs 17th performing arts
season kicks off with the superstar
classical violinist Joshua Bella
Grammy winner who was recently
named music director of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields. Another legendconductor Gerard
Schwartzwill take his New York
Mozart Orchestra though the composers last three symphonies in an
all-Mozart program.
Adding an international musical
flair, the Grammy-winning Mariachi
Los Camperos will explore Mexicos
most beloved folk songs while the
military bands and pipes, drums and
highland dancers of Her Majestys
Scots Guard appear for a return engagement sure to delight the entire
family.
The series also features Grammy
Award-winning cellist Sara SantAmbrogio in a program titled Chopin on
the Cello, and an all-Beethoven program presented by the Polish-Baltic
Philharmonic featuring Beethovens
beloved Fifth Symphony.
The series includes Oklahomabased jazz musician Mark Jenkins
and ends with the Edmond-based
Herbert W. Armstrong College
Choral Union accompanied by professional orchestra performing Song of

Songs, a new composition by Ryan


Malone, which vibrantly brings to life
the text of King Solomons Song of
Songs.
We are looking forward to another year of great performances
from our diverse season line up, said
Shane Granger, marketing director for
Armstrong Auditorium.
From local Oklahoma talent, to
Grammy Award-winners and even
some returning favorites, the 2015-16
series is sure to bring in audiences
with a variety of musical and performance passions.
Three- and five-performance FlexPass packages are available to create
personalized subscriptions, saving 10
percent and 15 percent off of regular
ticket prices, respectively.
A full-season subscription not only
ensures great seats for each performance, but also ensures a host of additional benefits including 20 percent
off ticket prices to all season performances, preferred seating in advance of
the general public, free and easy
ticket exchanges and access to the
exclusive subscriber pre-paid parking
lot. Full season packages start as low
as $218 for balcony seating and
$549 for orchestra seating for all ten
events.
To subscribe to the Armstrong Auditorium 2015-16 Performing Arts Series call 405-285-1010 or visit
ArmstrongAuditorium.org.
Groups of 20 or more may be eligible to receive a $5 discount off
the original ticket price. Please contact the box office for more information.

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The Moscow Festival Ballet, coming in January. On Jan. 25 it will be Cinderella and on Jan. 26 they perform Sleeping Beauty.

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The Polish Baltic Philharmonic entertains in March.