In the News: Scott Speck on season finale

MSO returns to British Isles for season finale

By: Kevin Lee

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“If there’s déjà vu surrounding the Mobile Symphony Orchestra’s season finale on May 7 and 8, it’s not mere imagination. It just means you’ve been a fan for a while.

“This is the mirror image of a concert we did back in 2002 when I was practically brand new. It was for the tricentennial and part of a series based on the six flags of Mobile,” MSO Artistic Director Scott Speck said. The show featuring Peter Maxwell Davies’ “An Orkney Wedding,” Ralph Vaughan Williams’ “The Lark Ascending” and Gustav Holst’s “The Planets” was a nod to Great Britain.

There’s also a subtle objective at play. Speck has sought to overcome reluctance and reveal new horizons”…….(click here to read full article on