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February 2023

Soundbites: Britton-Rene Collins, vibraphone

February 10, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
$25
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Tickets on sale August 15, 2022. Join us for our lunch and music series featuring Masterworks guest artist Britton-Rene Collins, percussionist.

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Masterworks: Poetry in Motion

February 11, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$25 – $45
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Award-winning vibraphonist Britton-René Collins joins the Western Piedmont Symphony for Masterworks: Poetry in Motion. Collins will perform the Concerto for Vibraphone (2010) by North Carolina-based composer Nathan Daughtry. Program also includes works by Marquez, de Falla, and Debussy.

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Chamber Classics: John Salmon Jazz Trio

February 18, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$25
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Tickets on sale August 15, 2022. The Chamber Classics Series present the John Salmon Trio (piano, bass, drums) for an evening of exhilarating interpretations of both jazz standards and new charts.

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March 2023

Masterworks: Mighty Mahler

March 11, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
P.E. Monroe Auditorium, 775 6th St NE
Hickory, NC United States
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$25 – $45
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Tickets on sale August 15, 2022. Western Piedmont Symphony principal flute Laura Dangerfield Stevens performs Bach's Orchestral Suite No. 2. Then, the orchestra dives into the masterful Fifth Symphony by Mahler, featuring the adored Adagietto, Mahler's declaration of love to his wife, Alma.

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April 2023

Chamber Classics: the Balourdet Quartet

April 1, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$25
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Tickets on sale August 15, 2022. The Chamber Classics Series closed with the award-winning acclaimed Balordet String Quartet. Program repertoire to be announced.

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Soundbites: Kinga Augustyn, violin

April 21, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
$25
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Tickets on sale August 15, 2022. Join us for our lunch and music series featuring Masterworks guest artist Kinga Augustyn, violin.

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Masterworks: The New Colossus

April 22, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
P.E. Monroe Auditorium, 775 6th St NE
Hickory, NC United States
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$25 – $45
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Tickets on sale August 15, 2022. The 22-23 Masterworks season closes with a multi-media storytelling concert experience. Nkeiru Okoye's personal response to 9/11, Voices Shouting Out, opens the concert. Acclaimed violinist Kinga Augustyn will perform the Korngold Concerto for Violin. The evening culminates with Peter Boyer's visual telling of the immigrant experience, Ellis Island: the Dream of America.

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May 2023

Foothills Pops: Shaken, Not Stirred

May 13, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$25 – $45
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Tickets on sale August 15, 2022. The music of Bond, James Bond. Featuring the exciting themes of the James Bond movie series and other spy thrillers, including Live and Let Die, You Only Live Twice, Skyfall, Peter Gunn, and more. Guest artist Thomas Pandolfi brings an exhilarating mix of prowess, cool confidence, and astonishing virtuosity to the evenings program highlight, the Bond Piano Concerto.

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