The Charlottesville Symphony at the University of Virginia begins its 2013-2014 season, entitled A MUSICAL KALEIDOSCOPE, on Friday, September 27, 8:00 p.m., at Old Cabell Hall on the UVA Grounds, and Sunday, September 29, 3:30 p.m., at Monticello High School in Charlottesville.
The Charlottesville Symphony at the University of Virginia brings you and your family a season of fairy tales and parables, folksongs and ballads, betrayals and reconciliations, beggars and lovers - luminescent gems of symphonic color and sound to spark your imagination and stir your soul.
Conducted by Music Director Kate Tamarkin, this concert includes Richard Wagner's Overture to Rienzi; Camille Saint-Saëns' Concerto for Violin & Orchestra No. 3 in B minor Daniel Sender, Violin; Franz Schubert's Symphony No. 8 in B minor, “Unfinished”; Franz von Suppé's Overture to Die schöne Galathée.
Know the Score pre-concert lectures will be presented 45 minutes before each concert. Free of charge, these informative and entertaining lectures by McIntire Department of Music Chairman and Associate Professor of Music Richard Will offer both novice and experienced patrons a deeper appreciation of the performances. Friday’s lecture will take place in Minor Hall; Sunday’s lecture will be held in the Forum at Monticello High School.
Free parking is available in the UVA Central Grounds Parking Garage, located on Emmet Street, on Friday night and at the high school on Sunday afternoons. Both venues are wheelchair accessible.
Tickets are priced at $10-$40 for adults, and $10 for students. UVA students may request one complimentary ticket in advance. Tickets may be purchased at The University of Virginia Arts Box Office, (434) 924-3376, 12:00-5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday in the lobby of the Drama Building at 109 Culbreth Road, or on-line at www.artsboxoffice.virginia.edu.
Season subscriptions to "A Musical Kaleidoscope" are available by visiting www.cvillesymphony.org or calling 434.924.3139.
These concerts are supported by the Eleanor Shea Music Trust.
A MUSICAL KALEIDOSCOPE - Concert #1 Program
Richard Wagner Overture to Rienzi
Camille Saint-Saëns Concerto for Violin & Orchestra No. 3 in B minor Daniel Sender, Violin
Franz Schubert Symphony No. 8 in B minor, “Unfinished”
Franz von Suppé Overture to Die schöne Galathée