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.)
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.
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