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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Chesco Pops Concert to Benefit Phoenixville Public Library

The Chesco Pops, in partnership with the Phoenixville Public Library, will perform in concert at Phoenixville Area High School on Thursday, July 19 at 7:30 p.m.

Titled Lights . . . Camera . . . Music! Melodies and Memories from Movies and TV, the program features medleys from American in Paris, James Bond, Oklahoma and Titanic, theme music from Chariots of Fire, Magnificent Seven, Peter Gunn, Pink Panther and Superman, and renowned Broadway songs and duets sung by Amanda Noce, soprano and Greg Kasander, baritone.

The Pops brings together 65 of Chester County’s finest instrumental players. Since its founding in 2005, it has presented 40 concerts in more than a dozen county venues. It is under the direction of WCU Professor Emeritus, Jacques Voois, who will retire as the Pops’ principal conductor following the series.

For its summer series, the Pops is partnering with local community non-profits. Concertgoers will enjoy the show and also support the ongoing activities of the Phoenixville Public Library. A percentage of ticket revenues will be donated to the Library.

Tickets will be available online at www.chescopops.org and at the door. Prices are $15 for adults; $12 for seniors; $5 for students and free to children 12 and under.

For more information, including locations and driving directions, please visit the orchestra’s website, www.chescopops.org, or call 610-701-5701.

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