NEO: NEW, EXCITING, OUTSTANDING…
Under the direction of acclaimed conductor, Kay George Roberts, Lowell's only professional chamber orchestra brings together New England's best professional musicians to make high quality classical music available to all.
Lowell is filled with history and tradition and the New England Orchestra celebrates Lowell’s cultural past and its exciting diverse presence.
Founded by Kay George Roberts in 2004, NEO’s mission is to create a vital artistic partnership with the greater Lowell community by linking cultures through music and fostering an appreciation for diversity.
Free Spring Concert
Dancing in Concert - Where East Meets West
Saturday April 30, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.
Eliot Church, 273 Summer Street, Lowell
The New England Orchestra & the Lowell Youth Orchestra and UML faculty and music students perform a cultural fusion dance concert with the Angkor Dance Troupe. The event centers around the fascinating music of Cambodian-American composer Chinary Ung, while the Angkor Dancers explore a mix of court and folk dance in which monkeys court mermaids and giants battle divine princes. Kay G. Roberts conducts.
Supported by the UMass President’s Creative Economy Initiatives Fund and the Mosley Greeley Parker Lectures.