The 2018 Music By the Lake Series Kicks off on Friday, July 13th at 7 p.m. with The Lake Placid Sinfonietta. The Lake Placid Sinfonietta, fondly called the Orchestra of the Adirondacks makes its first appearance at the Long Lake Town Hall, 1204 Main St., Long Lake, NY. The concert is sponsored by the Town of Long Lake Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department. General admission tickets are $20 for adults and $5 for youth 18 and under and available in advance at the Long Lake Town Offices, 1130 Deerland Rd., Long Lake. Tickets can also be reserved by calling 518-624-3077 or purchased at the door.
The program features selections by Purcell, Excerpts from “Fairy Queen,” De Falla, Exceprts from “Three Cornered Hat,” Ravel, “Mother Goose Suite,” Grainger, “Molly on the Shore,” Rodgers & Hammerstein, “South Pacific,” Granados, “A la Cubana,” Rodgers, “Victory at Sea,” Hurwitz, “Music from La La Land,” and Zimmer “Dead Man’s Chest” from Pirates of the Caribbean.
The Lake Placid Sinfonietta is a professional chamber orchestra of twenty musicians from across the country. From its inception in 1917 to the present day, it has provided excellence in live classical performance to the heart of the Adirondacks. Current musicians also perform with many major Symphony orchestras and serve on university faculties. Current Sinfonietta musicians also perform with the Alabama Symphony, Delaware Symphony, Vermont Symphony, Rochester Philharmonic, Quad City Symphony, and the Tucson Symphony.