Kick off 2022 with an exhilarating concert by the Auburn Symphony Orchestra
This music will move you! Auburn Symphony Orchestra will perform three magical works by Huang Ruo, Florence Price and Piotr Tchaikovsky on Sunday, January 30, 2022 at 2:30 p.m. at the Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center.
Auburn Symphony is pleased to present a program featuring composers from around the world. by Pyotr Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6, commonly titled Pathethics, is one of the most compelling musical portraits of the human condition. Tchaikovsky made this statement about the symphony: “Without exaggeration, I put my whole soul into this work. From sullen to melancholy and feverish to ecstatic, this symphony is a journey through all the emotions we feel as human beings. Find out what it’s like to let this music wash over you and flow through you.
Auburn Symphony is also pleased to present on this program Folk songs for orchestra by the Chinese composer Huang Ruo as well as the violinist Bella Hristova interpreting the vivacity of Florence Price Violin Concerto No. 1. Gwynne Kuhner Brown, professor of music at the University of Puget Sound, will discuss music before the concert at 1:30 p.m.
Tickets and information can be found at auburnsymphony.org or by calling the FWPAEC box office at 253-835-7010. Ticket prices are $40 general, $32 senior, and $12 student.
About Bella Hristova
Bulgarian-born violinist Bella Hristova combines a storyteller’s approach to programming with an incredibly broad repertoire that ranges from hard core to contemporary, including many of her own commissioned works. Praised for her “expressive nuance and rich tone” (New York Times) and “impressive power and control” (Washington Post), Hristova is the recipient of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Fellowship and numerous awards, including First Prize of the Young Concert Artists. International auditions and first prize at the Michael Hill International Violin Competition.
Health and security
ASO is committed to creating a safe and healthy environment to enjoy live performances again. To that end, proof of vaccination OR a negative COVID-19 test with proof of identity is required for entry, as well as masks at all times, except when actively eating or drinking. For more details, visit the Health and Safety page at auburnsymphony.org/updates.
About the Auburn Symphony Orchestra
Auburn Symphony Orchestra is changing lives and our South Puget Sound community through the shared experience of live orchestral musical performances and by nurturing the relationship between our audience and our artists. Learn more at auburnsymphony.org and Facebook social media pages, TwitterInstagram, YouTube.
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