Grand Opening Symphony Performance
- May 11, 2013
- 8:00 AM — 10:00 AM
- Heritage Center
Saturday, May 11, 8pm – Grand Opening Symphony performance featuring the combined forces of the Dubuque & Columbus Symphony Orchestras with guest violinist, Gil Shaham, a premiere UD arts scholarship benefit concert
Come be mesmerized by the incomparable musicianship showcased by two of the most acclaimed U.S. regional orchestras joined by one of the foremost violinists of our time, Gil Shaham. Shaham’s flawless technique with inimitable warmth and a generosity of spirit has solidified his legacy as an American master. He is sought after throughout the world for concerto appearances with leading orchestras, having appeared in 2012-13 with the orchestras of Baltimore, Boston, New York, and San Francisco and abroad with the Orchestre de Paris and the NHK Symphony. The program includes Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony conducted by DSO Music Director William Intriligator followed by the Brahms Violin Concerto conducted by CSO resident Associate Conductor Peter Stafford Wilson. A special invitation-only fundraising dinner precedes the benefit concert.