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WASO receives grants for spring concert

MARSHALL — The Southwest Minnesota Arts Council has awarded the Worthington Area Symphony Orchestra a $7,000 Art Project grant.

The grant is for the group’s ninth anniversary concert, which is planned for May 21 at Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center. Plamed for the concert are Antonin Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95 “From the New World,” along with Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy in C minor, Op. 80 for orchestra, piano, six vocal soloists and chorus.

Additionally, Carmen Dragon’s popular arrangement of “America the Beautiful” will also be presented with full orchestra and choir.

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