Monday, March 2nd at 7:30 PM
Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra
Kevin Hekmatpanah, conductor
TCHAIKOVSKY: ROMEO & JULIET OVERTURE
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: CAPRICCIO ESPAGNOL, OP. 34
WALTON: VIOLA CONCERTO
His luxuriant tone caresses each nuance found in the stylistic compass of these works. All the numerous technical demands of the music are likewise met with supreme confidence. I don't believe there is a better violist currently on the musical scene today, can few that can match the standards set by this artist. - Fanfare Magazine
Ticket prices for general admission is $13 and $10 for seniors and non-GU students. This performance is free to GU faculty, students and staff. Tickets are either available by calling (509) 624-1200, by visiting the ticket office at Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, or ordering them through Tickets West
The Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra is excited to present its 2014 - 2015 Season. The orchestra is beginning its twenty-first season with Music Director, Kevin Hekmatpanah. It has a long tradition as one of the finest orchestras in the region and its repertoire contains some of the most demanding pieces in orchestral music. The orchestra performs regularly at the acoustically outstanding and historic Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox.
Highlights for the current season include international soloists:
Kurt Nikkanen, violin
Sung-Won Yang, cello
Paul Coletti, viola
Gary Karr, double bass
The orchestra has featured soloists of national and international distinction, including soprano Arianna Zukerman; pianists Simone Dinnerstein, Awadagin Pratt, Navah Perlman and Natasha Paremski; violinists Kurt Nikkanen, Tim Fain, Giora Schmidt, Kyung Sun Lee, Elmira Darvarova and Jinjoo Cho; and cellists Amit Peled and Daniel Gaisford. The Gonzaga Symphony also hosts the prestigious Young Artists' Concerto and Aria Competition, giving Gonzaga students the opportunity to solo with the orchestra.