The WSO’s 72nd season, Metamorphosis: From Darkness to Light, is just about upon us with the first concert of the season Emergence! The WSO’s first concert will be on Saturday, November 6, at 7:30PM at John F. Welsh Auditorium! Emergence will be a celebration of triumph over darkness, and a return to light for the WSO and the community as a whole. The concert opens with Lucas Richman’s Western Fanfare, conjuring images of the Old West. Then guest bassoonist, Martin Kuuskman, joins the orchestra for a performance of Christopher Theofandis’ Bassoon Concerto. Kuuskman, a multi-grammy award nominee, has performed at the Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, as well as numerous international orchestras. We will close with Beethoben’s iconic Symphony No. 5, perhaps the most famous symphony ever written, which will musically personify our community’s journey together from darkness back to light over the last two years.