Garland Symphony Orchestra invites the public to season finale

by | May 7, 2015 | Uncategorized

The Garland Symphony Orchestra presents its final performance of the 2015 Season, “la bella Italia!” at the Garland Arts Center, Brownlee Auditorium. The season concludes on May 8 at 8 p.m.

This past season the Garland Symphony Orchestra will brought the public masterworks all in celebration of Italy’s glorious and enduring musical heritage.

“The ninety-three virtuoso musicians of the GSO and I invite you to join us for an exhilarating musical tour of ‘la bella Italia!’” said Robert Carter Austin, Music Director. “In adding the Garland Symphony Orchestra will feature Lindsay Garritson, pianist, performing Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.”

Pianist Lindsay Garritson has performed throughout the United States and abroad since the age of four.  She has appeared as a soloist with the Orchestre Metropolitain (Montreal), Orquestra Sinfonica Barra Mansa (Brazil, the Yale Philharmonic Orchestra, the European Philharmonic Orchestra (France) and the Alton Symphony.

An award-winning performer, Lindsay received top prizes at the 2011 Montreal International Piano Competition, the 2011 Yale Woolsey Concerto Competition, the St. Louis Artist Presentation Society, the Connecticut Music Teachers Young Artist Competition and the Van Cliburn Competition.

In addition to Garritson’s solo performances, the GSO will also feature Wagner’s Overture to Rienzi and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4 in F Minor.

Garland Symphony Orchestra credits its Music Director, Robert Carter Austin for its continued outstanding and diverse orchestral programming.  Maestro Austin’s background encompasses over 30 years of professional music experience and includes degrees from MIT, Cambridge University, and Stanford University. Maestro Austin’s musical experience includes conducting performances in countries including: Korea, Ukraine, Canada, Italy, Spain, China, France, Germany, Mexico, Bulgaria, Ecuador, Colombia, Philippines, Guatemala, Dominican Republic and the United States.

Season tickets start as low as $61.  Single tickets are priced at $17.50, $27.50 and $37.50. All are available by telephone 972-926-0611, fax 972-926-0811), or email ([email protected] ).  Group discounts are available.

The Granville Arts Center, Brownlee Auditorium is located at 300 N. Fifth St. in Garland.

 

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