Thursday, February 19, 2009

Project Mozart Fashion Design Contest TONIGHT at Symphony Hall, Boston

Winner to be Announced after the Boston Symphony Orchestra's All-Mozart Concert

Project Mozart designer dresses to be modled prior to the Boston Symphony Ordchestra All-Mozart Concert, 6:30-8 P.M.
Winner announced at Post-Concert Reception, 10:10 P.M.

The final round of Project Mozart, a unique fashion contest featuring designs inspired by the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and scheduled in conjunction with a BSO all-Mozart concert led by BSO Music Director James Levine--in his last program of the season, will take place tonight at Symphony Hall. Symphony Hall doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for a pre-concert reception, allowing patrons to view the dresses worn by professional models and enjoy a festive Symphony Hall atmosphere before taking their seats for the 8 p.m. concert. The winner of Project Mozart will be announced at a special post-concert reception and fashion event in Higginson Hall at approximately 10:10 p.m., following the performance.

The panel of judges for tonight’s final round will include fashion designers Nirva and Denise Hajjar, Improper Bostonian’s Jonathan Soroff, Tonn, executive director of Tonn Model Management, and BSO violinist Wendy Putnam, along with input from the audience. The Project Mozart winner will be featured in Boston Common Magazine and will receive a shopping spree complete with a personal shopper from Bloomingdales Y.E.S. department. The Project Mozart contest features evening wear designs by eleven talented fashion students affiliated with schools throughout the greater Boston area.

MEMBERS OF THE PRESS ARE INVITED TO THE PRE-CONCERT RECEPTION, CONCERT, AND POST-CONCERT EVENTS
Beginning at 6:30 P.M.

WHAT: Project Mozart events at Symphony Hall
WHEN: Today, February 19:
           Pre-concert reception with models dressed in designers’ dresses 6:30-8:00 p.m.
           All-Mozart concert at 8:00 p.m.
           Post-concert reception and fashion show at 10:10 p.m.
WHERE: Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

  • Crews should enter Hall through the Stage Door on St. Stephen’s Street.
  • Photographers must bring a camera blimp.

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