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Charlottesville and University Symphony Performs March 4-5

March 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.

The 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.

Music 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 No. 1.

Tickets 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.

A pre-concert 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.

Free parking is available in the large lot on Jefferson Park Avenue, across the street from Cabell Hall.

Contact: Elizabeth Gatewood, 924-6505 or Marcy Day, 924-6492

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact the Office of University Relations at (804) 924-7116. Television reporters should contact the TV News Office at (804) 924-7550.
SOURCE: U.Va. News Services

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