( Sun., Mar. 6, 2011 )
Performed by William Henry Curry, conductor, with Steven Banks, alto saxophone, Caroline Cox, violin, & Christian Kazmierski, viola, Winners of the Young Artist Concerto Competition
Carolina Theatre, 309 West Morgan Street, Durham, NC 27701-2119
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Danse Negre; Beethoven: Symphony No. 2; Ralph Vaughn Williams: English Folk Song Suite; Paul Creston: Concerto for Alto Saxophone; Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op 47: 1st mvt; Walton Concerto for Viola and Orchestra:, 1st mvt; & Victor Herbert: American Fantasy (partially replacing music by Joplin/ T.J. Anderson & Piston, previously announced).
Note: This DSO concert will feature a short tribute to the memory of long-time conductor and music director Alan Neilson and a performance of the Second Symphony of Beethoven, a composer he especially loved.
$20, students $10, children < 12 free, groups rates available.