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This preview has been provided by the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle.
The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle, a performance-based organization serving the Triangle community, finishes its 31st concert season with a performance on Sunday, May 11, 2014 at the Carolina Theatre in Durham, N.C. ( 3 pm ).
The concert, titled “The Past Meets The Present” with Guest Artist: Louis Schwizgebel-Wang, piano. Pianist Louis Schwizgebel-Wang takes the keys for this celebration of classics and new works. Featured pieces include Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 2, Mozart's Symphony No. 35 (nicknamed “The Haffner”), and Nine Symphonic Pictures by Andreas Gies, which won the Spoleto, Italy Competition. The nickname “The Haffner” comes from Mozart’s father who wrote to Mozart asking him to write a symphony for the ennoblement of Sigmund Haffner, son of the Salzburg burgomaster.
Tickets: $20 Adults, all students admitted free
Tickets are available in person at the Carolina Theatre box office or by calling 919-560-3030
We are so confident in this orchestra, we provide any new-comer a complementary ticket because we know they will return as happily paying patrons. In the past ten years our audiences have grown from an average of 100 to an average of 600--an extraordinary statement about the quality of music created by this outstanding ensemble guided by the effervescent Lorenzo Muti.
To emphasize its commitment to engaging young people with great classical music, the orchestra provides free seating at every concert to students of all ages.
About the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle:
Since 1982, The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle has been received with genuine respect and enthusiasm by music critics and the community. Today, it is considered one of the finest professional ensembles in North Carolina and the Southeast. With its elite corps of musicians, the orchestra continues to present a well-chosen and unusual repertoire that delights audiences and evokes high praise from critics. That standard of excellence has become the hallmark of the orchestra and has distinguished each succeeding season. The 2012-2013 series marks its 30th concert season. For more information, visit www.thecot.org or call 919.360.3382.