Delius Festival in Danville Honors Composer

Danville, VA - A renowned musical composer will be honored in Danville this weekend.

The Delius Festival starts Thursday and will feature three days of events in honor of the late Frederick Delius.

It's part of a worldwide celebration for the British-born composer who taught music during the late 1800's at what is now Averett University.

The festival will also feature music by the Richmond Symphony Orchestra.

The events are open to the public and are free.

They will be at these locations:

Oct. 11 - Averett University

Oct. 12 Danville Community College

Oct. 13 Stratford House/Church of the Epiphany

Oct. 14 Richmond Symphony at GWHS