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Symphony Celebrates 30th Anniversary

The Charlottesville and University Symphony Orchestra, led by music director Carl Roskott, opens its 30th season with a celebration of sound.

The first concert, to be performed Oct. 2 at 8 p.m. and Oct. 3 at 3:30 p.m., features an overture by 2004 U.Va. alumnus and composer,
James Gammon, along with Prokofiev’s “Lieutenant Kiji” Suite, Vaughan Williams’ “Fantasia on a Theme” by Thomas Tallis and Leonard Bernstein’s “Symphonic Dances” from “West Side Story.”

Founded in 1974, the orchestra has been a model of artistic collaboration between the University and the community. Today, the orchestra includes a mix of seasoned professionals, talented students and community members. Richard Will, associate professor in the McIntire Department of Music, will give a pre-concert lecture in Minor Hall 45 minutes before each concert. Single tickets range from $11 to $25. Season tickets are also available. Call the Cabell Hall Box Office at
924-3984, Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For information, call 924-3139 or e-mail orchestra@virginia.edu.

The season schedule is available at: www.virginia.edu/ music/ensembles/cusocalendar.html.


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