Local Community Band To Perform Marches, Overtures And ‘Star Wars’


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The Brevard Community Band will give its final performance of the season on Sunday, Aug. 14, at 3 p.m. in the Porter Center. (Courtesy photo)

Two lovers from opposite sides of the political spectrum, a populace seething with rage against a hated oppressor, and a determined band of political dissidents ready to foment a revolution are the ingredients in Giuseppe Verdi’s powerful opera, “The Sicilian Vespers.”

Loosely based on the story of a real revolt in thirteenth century Sicily, the overture to this opera has all the drama and excitement that keeps listeners on the edge of their seats.

“The Sicilian Vespers” is just one of several pieces to be presented when the Brevard Community Band performs its “Marches, Class...

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