Culture Connect Featured Event
The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra concert series continues on Saturday, November 17, 2012, at 8 p.m., at the Garde Arts Center in New London, conducted by ECSO Music Director, Toshiyuki Shimada. The concert sponsored by Computer Sciences Corporation includes Mozart’s Symphony No. 38 ( Prague) and Schumann’s Symphony No. 3 (Rhenish). The centerpiece of the concert is Tan Dun’s Water Concerto performed by ECSO percussionist, Chris Smith. Large bowls of water will be played using various instruments. The effect is mesmerizing. Chris Smith will give the pre-concert conversation at 7 p.m. for ticket holders who wish to attend. Members of the audience are invited to a free post-concert reception with champagne and goodies along with a chance to meet the conductor, the soloist, the musicians, and mingle with friends old and new. Enjoy a full evening out.
Single tickets for this concert are available at $27-$60 through the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Office at 860-443-2876 or on line at: www.gardearts.com. Subscriptions are now on sale through the ECSO office. For further information access our website: www.ectsymphony.com or visit us on Facebook.