Windsor Orchestra takes off with Wright brothers

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Photo of three actors in Windsor City Orchestra production

From Left, Jeremy Burke as Orville Wright, Peter Hrastovec as John T. Daniels, and Tim Maitland as Wilbur Wright for the WSO concert about the Wright Brothers. (JASON KRYK/The Windsor Star)


The Windsor Symphony began its season last October with space travel, but heading into its second half it will retrace history with a nod to the origins of flight.

Saturday’s third instalment in the five-concert Masterworks series is Wright Flight, a paean to those daring men, Orville and Wilbur Wright, and their flying machines. The 2014-15 season, you’ll recall, opened with an appearance by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield.

Read the story in the Windsor Star.