Eastern Connecticut Symphony February Concert

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 Garde Arts Center, 325 State Street, New London, CT 06320  See map
Alvin Wong, Cello
Alvin Wong, Cello

The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra concert series continues on Saturday, February 8, at 8 PM, at the Garde Arts Center in New London.  ECSO Music Director, Toshiyuki Shimada, conducts a program that includes Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 2,” Samuel Barber’s “Symphony No. 1 in One Movement,” and Brahms’ “Double Concerto for Violin and Cello.”  The concerto features Stephan Tieszen, ECSO Concertmaster and Alvin Wong, former ECSO Principal Cello.  (Mr. Wong just took a position with the University of Melbourne Australia in the Conservatorium of Music.)

Mr. Tieszen and Mr. Wong will host the pre-concert conversation at 7 PM optional for ticket holders.  The soloists are sponsored by Dominion Millstone Power Station. 

Tickets priced from $28.80 to $62 are available through the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Office at 860-443-2876 or on line at: www.gardearts.org  Special discounts for seniors, students, and active military personnel are available in selected seating areas.  Student rush tickets, the evening of the performance, cost $12.

All audience members are invited to a free post-concert reception to mingle with the musicians, guest soloists, and of course, the conductor.

Friend us on Facebook and visit our website at: www.ectsymphony.com for musical samples and interesting information about the program.


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