During its first concert of the 1013-1014 season, the West Valley Symphony will celebrate the bicentennial of a third. The orchestra;s ” Birthday Bash of ’13” concert this weekend showcases works from Richard Wagner and Giuseppe Verdi, operatic composers born in 1813.
The symphony also will play a piece from English composer Benjamin Britten, born in England in 1913. The concert kicks off the 45th season for the symphony, which started in 1968 as the Sun City Symphony Orchestra and became the West Valley Symphony in 2004.
When: 3 p.m. Sunday, November 3rd. Will-call opens at 2; doors open at 2:15.
Where: Valley Vista Performing Arts Center, 15550 N. Parkview Place, Surprise,
Admission: $25; $15 for age 18 or younger
Details: Call 623-236-6781 or visit: www.westvalleysymphony.org for more information.