and University Symphony Performs March 4-5
2, 2000 -- The Charlottesville and University Symphony
Orchestra, under the direction of Carl roskott, will perform works
by Haydn and Sibelius on Sat., March 4, at 8:15 p.m. and on Sun.,
March 5, at 3:30 p.m. in Cabell Hall Auditorium.
concert marks a special occasion for the Symphony: the announcement
of its third named principal chair: the Derwood and Johanna chase/Chase
Investment Counsel Principal Horn Chair. The chair was endowed with
a major gift from the Chase Investment Counsel Corporation. Both
Derwood and Johanna Chase are long-time active supporters of the
Symphony. He is a current member of the Board of the Charlottesville
Symphony Society and she is a past president of the Board.
director Roskott has programmed two contrasting and familiar symphonies
to celebrate the occasion: Haydn's classical Symphony No. 44 and
Sibelius dramatic Symphony No. 44 and Sibelius dramtic Symphony
may be reserved by calling the Cabell Hall Box Office at 924-3984.
Tickets are priced at $20 and $15 for adults. Student tickets are
$10 or 10 ARTS$. The Box Office is open weekdays from 11 a.m. to
5 p.m. and on concert weekends two hours prior to the performance.
lecture is given 45 minutes before each performance by the eminent
professor Milos Velimirovic in the 200 seat auditorium at Minor
Hall, across the colonnade from Cabell. Pre-concert lectures are
free to all ticket holders.
parking is available in the large lot on Jefferson Park Avenue,
across the street from Cabell Hall.
Elizabeth Gatewood, 924-6505 or Marcy Day, 924-6492