November 20, 2008
Contact: Sara R. Leonard
Concert and Production Manager

AMHERST, Mass.—The Amherst Symphony Orchestra rings in the holiday season with a lighthearted program of popular favorites on Saturday, Dec. 6, at 8 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College.

The orchestra will perform Tchaikovsky’s colorful Nutcracker Suite and Prokofiev’s captivating tale of Peter and the Wolf, narrated by Dean of Students Benson Lieber. Mark Lane Swanson, music director, and Daniel Curtis ’08 will conduct.

Tickets are $8 for the general public and $4 for seniors and children 12 and under. There is no charge for Amherst College students. Reservations may be made by e-mailing Hot cider and cookies will be served immediately following the concert.