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Timothy Myers

Timothy Myers
Conducts Tchaikovsky

Sunday, November 4, 2018 // 3:00 pm

From $20

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Tchaikovsky

Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 (Pathétique)
One of the composer’s crowning achievements, Tchaikovsky’s Pathétique symphony is also his most dramatic. Learn more.

This is a Toy Drive concert. Please bring a new, non-giftwrapped toy for a local child in need. Toys will be distributed through The Salvation Army’s Christmas Program.

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Sun, Nov 4, 2018 // 3:00 pm

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Tue, Nov 6, 2018 // 7:30 pm

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Date:
Sunday, November 4, 2018
Time:
3:00 pm
Cost:
$20
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Venue

Stevens Center of the UNCSA
405 W. Fourth St.
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Parking

Street Parking, Cherry/Marshall, Fourth St., Liberty Plaza, BB&T Cherry Deck.
Downtown WS Parking Map

Accessibility

Accessible drop-off available on Fourth St. between Marshall and Spruce streets.

WSTA Bus

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Biographies

Timothy Myers, conductor

American conductor Timothy Myers enjoys a career that encompasses a wide breadth of opera and symphonic repertoire, as well as a continued commitment to quality long-term relationships with institutions and artists. Noteworthy recent engagements have included concerts with the North Carolina Symphony and Baltimore Symphony, Adams’ Doctor Atomic and R. Strauss’ Capriccio with Curtis Opera Theatre, a Lyric Opera of Chicago debut conducting “Rising Stars in Concert,” …

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Dmitri Vorobiev, piano

Dmitri Vorobiev first came to international attention after winning the Casagrande International Piano Competition in Italy in 1994, followed by performances at the Festival of Two Worlds in Spoleto and numerous recitals throughout Italy. Mr. Vorobiev has been a major prize-winner in the Busoni, Cincinnati World, Ibla Grand Prize, A.M.A. Calabria, Iowa and Alabama international piano competitions.

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Program Notes

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky remains one of the most popular composers of all time, beloved especially for his symphonies, ballets, and concertos. His Symphony no. 6 was composed between February and August 1893, the final year of his life, and received its first performance in St. Petersburg on 28 October of that year.…

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Music Lovers' Luncheon

Fri, Nov 2, 2018 // 12:00 pm
Forsyth Country Club // 3101 Country Club Rd.

Enjoy a wonderful gourmet lunch served with a side of useful concert information! Join us as luncheon guests Timothy Myers and Symphony concertmaster Corine Brouwer discuss the week's program.

$25 per person, reservation required. Please call (336) 464-0145 or reserve via the link below:

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