The Alpine Orchestra opens its 24th season this fall with concerts in Leadville, Salida and Buena Vista. The 45 piece symphony has members from throughout the Upper Arkansas Valley and elsewhere. Its new conductor, Beth Steele of Breckenridge, has selected works by Beethoven, Brahms. Berlioz, Bizet and Rimsky-Korsakov for her debut performances.
Concerts will be held Friday, November 21st, 7:30 p m, at Leadville’s Annuciation Catholic Church; Saturday the 22nd, 7:30 p m, at the Salida SteamPlant Theatre; then a matinee on Sunday the 23rd, 3 p m, at Clearview Community Church, west of Buena Vista on Rodeo Road. Everyone is welcome to attend. There is no admission charge although contributions are appreciated to help defray expenses.