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2019-2020 Eastern Connecticut Concert Season Symphony Orchestra Toshiyuki Shimada music director and conductor Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 7:30 pm Garde Arts Center, New London, CT New Season-New World Solomiya Ivakhiv, violin The ECSO opens its 73rd season with a show-stopper program! Grammy Award-winning composer, and University of Connecticut (UCONN) faculty member Kenneth Fuchs' exciting overture, Discover the Wild, evokes images of America's wild west. Soloist for the evening, international touring violinist and UCONN faculty member Solomiya Ivakhiv, makes her ECSO debut performing Pyotr lyich Tchaikovsky's popular Violin Concerto. For the concert's finale, Toshiyuki Shimada begins his 10th anniversary celebration with the orchestra by performing the symphony he programmed on his audition concert 10 years ago, Antonín Dvoák's well known Symphony No. 9 (From the New World) a work that draws from spiritual and Americana themes to create one of the most satisfying melodic journeys in the orchestral canon. Concert sponsored by: Friends of the Symphony The ECSO offers a range of affordable seating options from $31 to $65, with senior discounts available. For anyone under 40, or active/retired military personnel, $12 tickets are available in most sections. For tickets, call 860-443-2876 or purchase online at gardearts.org ectsymphony.com Like us on: Ad space provided in part by The Day 9Instagam d843250 2019-2020 Eastern Connecticut Concert Season Symphony Orchestra Toshiyuki Shimada music director and conductor Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 7:30 pm Garde Arts Center, New London, CT New Season-New World Solomiya Ivakhiv, violin The ECSO opens its 73rd season with a show-stopper program! Grammy Award-winning composer, and University of Connecticut (UCONN) faculty member Kenneth Fuchs' exciting overture, Discover the Wild, evokes images of America's wild west. Soloist for the evening, international touring violinist and UCONN faculty member Solomiya Ivakhiv, makes her ECSO debut performing Pyotr lyich Tchaikovsky's popular Violin Concerto. For the concert's finale, Toshiyuki Shimada begins his 10th anniversary celebration with the orchestra by performing the symphony he programmed on his audition concert 10 years ago, Antonín Dvoák's well known Symphony No. 9 (From the New World) a work that draws from spiritual and Americana themes to create one of the most satisfying melodic journeys in the orchestral canon. Concert sponsored by: Friends of the Symphony The ECSO offers a range of affordable seating options from $31 to $65, with senior discounts available. For anyone under 40, or active/retired military personnel, $12 tickets are available in most sections. For tickets, call 860-443-2876 or purchase online at gardearts.org ectsymphony.com Like us on: Ad space provided in part by The Day 9Instagam d843250