After months away from the stage because of the pandemic, the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra is back.

“Celebration of Strings” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 10, and at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 11, at Avalon Theatre, 645 Main St. Doors open for social-distanced seating of groups at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets cost $35 general admission.

As the concert’s title implies, “Celebration of Strings” will focus on the symphony’s string instruments and will feature 25 of its string-instrument musicians.

The program will include “Adagio for Strings” by Samuel Barber, “Mother and Child” by William Grant Still and “Serenade for Strings, Op. 12” by Victor Herbert.

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