Charlottesville & University Symphony Orchestra Offers New Mini-Subscriptions

December 21, 2009

December 18, 2009 — The Charlottesville & University Symphony Orchestra is offering a new mini-series ticket package for the rest of the 2009-10 season.

The best remaining seats are available for the lowest prices of the season. Mini-subscribers receive four concerts for the price of three.

Programs include:

Chamber Orchestra of Charlottesville
(Jan. 30)
Works by Benjamin Britten, Edward Elgar and Joseph Haydn

Heartland of Europe
(Feb. 13-14)
Works by Zoltán Kodály, Arno Pärt and Andrezej Panufnik, and Chopin's
Piano Concerto No. 2

English Variations (March 27-28)
Works by Ralph Vaughan Williams and Edward Elgar, and Benjamin Britten's
Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

The New World (April 24-25)
Samuel Barber, Antonin Dvorák's New World Symphony and the premiere of Judith Shatin's "Jefferson, In His Own Words," with former Virginia Gov. Gerald Baliles as the guest narrator

Saturday night concerts begin at 8 p.m. at the University of Virginia's Old Cabell Hall. Sunday concerts are held at Monticello High School at 3:30 p.m.

Performances are conducted by the orchestra's music director, Kate Tamarkin.

Free parking is available in the U.Va. Central Grounds Parking Garage, located on Emmet Street, on Saturday night and at the high school on Sunday afternoons. Both venues are wheelchair accessible.

Mini-subscription packages start at $54. For information, call the 434-924-3139.