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Tag: David Fischer


First family concert by the Tacoma Symphony Orchestra includes “Peter and the Wolf” at the Rialto this Sunday

Families rejoice: The Tacoma Symphony Orchestra is offering its first annual Family Concert this Sunday, with classical music beloved to many. The program at the Rialto Theater features Prokofiev’s classic musical tale “Peter and the Wolf,” narrated by David Fischer, as well as Mendelssohn’s Sinfonia no. 2 in D major.

It’s an ideal concert for kids in many ways. Not only is it child-friendly in length (about 50 minutes) and at a pleasant time of day, it’s incredibly cheap and highlights two pieces that’ll hook young audience members from the start.

“Peter and the Wolf” was written, in fact,

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Annual City of Tacoma AMOCAT awards honor four local arts advocates

The Tacoma Arts Commission has announced the recipients of its 2011 AMOCAT Arts Awards, given in three separate categories plus one more created for the 10th year of the commission’s Art at Work Month. The new Arts Leadership award goes to David Fischer, executive director of arts presenter/manager the Broadway Center for the Performing Arts; the Greater Tacoma Community Foundation receive the Arts Patron award; the D.A.S.H. Center for the Arts receives the award for Community Outreach by an organization while the Community Outreach award by an artist goes to poet and filmmaker Stella

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