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Britten Centennial Celebration

Date/Time

Nov 22, 2013
7:30 pm

Description

Carlos Miguel Prieto, Music Director

Karen Gomyo, violin

Symphony Chorus of New Orleans

Music:

Ballad of Heroes
Violin Concerto No. 1
Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

by Benjamin Britten

Born in Tokyo, violinist Karen Gomyo grew up in Montreal and New York. Recipient of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant in 2008, she has been hailed by the Chicago Tribune as “a first-rate artist of real musical command, vitality, brilliance and intensity”, and described by the Cleveland Plain Dealer as “captivating, honest and soulful, fueled by abundant talent but not a vain display of technique.”

Cost

$20-$99

Location

View map Mahalia Jackson Theater
1419 Basin St.
New Orleans, LA

Additional Information

Sponsor

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra

Phone

504-523-6530

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