WVSO’s Opening Night Celebration with David Kim and Carter Brey

Title: WVSO’s Opening Night Celebration with David Kim and Carter Brey
Location: Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences of West Virginia One Clay Square Charleston, WV 25301 304-561-3570
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Description: The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra’s 2010-20 11 Symphonic Series season begins with its annual “Opening Night Celebration” on Friday and Saturday, September 10 & 11, 2010. This special concert also commemorates Artistic Director Grant Cooper’s 10th Season with the WVSO. Both performances will take place at 8 p.m. at the Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences of West Virginia.

This program features two of the world’s most renowned classical musicians: David Kim, Concertmaster of the Philadelphia Orchestra and Carter Brey, Principal Cellist with the New York Philharmonic. They will be performing Johannes Brahms’ virtuosic Double Concerto for Violin and Cello for the first time together. Also on the program is Sergei Rachmaninoff’s whimsical Symphonic Dances.

Now in his tenth season, Maestro Grant Cooper, Artistic Director & Conductor of the WVSO will conduct the concerts, which are sponsored in part by BrickStreet Insurance.

Plus – come before the show for Preludes, a conversation with WVSO Artistic Director and Conductor Grant Cooper at 7:00 p.m.

Tickets for the September 10 & 11 Opening Night concerts go on sale Monday, August 16, 2010. They start at $10 for adults and $6 for students and children and are available through the Clay Center Box Office, 304-561-3570. Tickets may also be ordered online at www.wvsymphony.org.

Start Date: 2010-09-10
End Date: 2010-09-11