The Columbus Symphony To Hold Benefit Concert
In a splendid, one-night-only event, The Columbus Symphony Cares About Kids Concert will feature Music Director Rossen Milanov and Assistant Conductor Andr s Lopera leading the Columbus Symphony in a special performance to benefit the organization's education programs. In addition to a spectacular program that includes works by Copland, Mozart, Joan Tower, Tchaikovsky, and more, Concertmaster Joanna Frankel will be featured in Massenet's M ditation intermezzo from his opera Tha s, members of the Columbus Symphony Youth Orchestra will perform side-by-side with the orchestra in Chabrier's Espa a, and the evening will conclude with Maestro Milanov conducting Ravel's magnificent Bol ro. Milanov, Lopera, and the CSO musicians have volunteered to perform unpaid, lowering the hard cost of the concert and thereby increasing the donation to the youth education initiatives.
The Columbus Symphony presents The Columbus Symphony Cares About Kids Concert at the Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.) on Saturday, March 9, at 7:30pm. Tickets start at $25 and can be purchased in-person at the CAPA Ticket Center (39 E. State St.), online at www.columbussymphony.com, or by phone at (614) 469-0939 or (800) 745-3000.
The full program for the evening will include:
Copland Fanfare for the Common Man
Chabrier Espa a
Vivaldi Concerto for 4 Violins (first movement)
Mozart Sinfonia Concertante (finale)
Tower Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman (Part VI)
Tchaikovsky selections from Swan Lake
Massenet M ditation from Tha s
Ravel Bol ro
Proceeds from this concert will directly support the Columbus Symphony's education programs which include the Young People's Concerts, Mindful Music Moments, Backstage with the Symphony, in-school concerts/small ensemble, Columbus Symphony Youth Orchestras, Young Musicians Competition, Side by Side with the CSO, master classes, Young Musicians' Showcase, Concerts for Kids, Popcorn Pops, Music Educator Awards, and bus transportation to and from many of these programs. In the 2017-18 season, the CSO reached more than 23,000 students, teachers, and families through these education programs.