The Carson City Symphony, directed by David Bugli, will open its 34th season on Sunday, October 22, 2017, at 4:00 p.m., with a concert at the Carson City Community Center’s Bob Boldrick Theater, 851 E. William Street in Carson City. The concert features guest violin soloist Carla Trynchuk.
Tickets are $15 general admission; $12 for seniors, students, and Symphony Association members; and free for youth age 18 and under. Tickets are on sale at the Nevada Day Office, 716 N. Carson St., online at CCSymphony.com (see “BUY NOW” button below), or at the door. Season tickets at discounted prices are available from the Symphony at 775-883-4154.
The program includes Aethelinda by Jeffrey S. Bishop, Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 by Edvard Grieg, Hungarian Dances Nos. 5 and 6 by Johannes Brahms, and Concerto for Violin and Orchestra by Jean Sibelius. Pre-show entertainment in the lobby by begins at 3:00 p.m., a Meet-the-Soloist concert preview in the Sierra Room begins at 3:15 p.m. and a dinner reception following the concert. The preview, hosted by Conductor David Bugli, will include discussions with Carla Trynchuk about the concert, composers, and music. The post-concert reception will be at Red’s Old 395 Grill. For reception reservations, required in advance, call the Symphony at 775-883-4154 by Wed., October 18.
Originally from Canada, violinist Carla Trynchuk has performed as soloist with orchestras and in recitals throughout North America and in Europe, Asia, and Australia. A graduate of the Juilliard School of Music in New York, she is Professor of Music and Director of the String Program at Andrews University in Michigan.
While in Carson City, Ms. Trynchuk will lead an Artist-in-Residence workshop for STRAZZ, advanced students of Carson City Symphony’s Youth Strings Programs. The workshop, on Thursday, October 19, will be at the Carson High Band Room at 6:15 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
The Sunday concert is part of Daniel Pearl World Music Days, an annual global event affirming the ideals of tolerance, friendship, and shared humanity, inspired by the life and work of journalist and musician Daniel Pearl. It also celebrates National Arts and Humanities Month, a coast-to-coast collective celebration of culture in America.
Carson City Symphony is a community orchestra of about 60 players who perform music from the 15th to the 21st centuries. The 2017-18 concert season is supported with public funding through the Nevada Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.
For information, see CCSymphony.com or call (775) 883-4154.