Akron Symphony Orchestra to open season Sept. 29 with ‘Sheherazade’

September 18, 2018

Akron Symphony Orchestra to open season Sept. 29 with ‘Sheherazade’

AKRON, Ohio – The Akron Symphony Orchestra will kick off its 2018-19 season with “Sheherazade” at 8 p.m. on Sept. 29 at the E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall.

The performance will open with Tchaikovsky’s “Capriccio italien,” which the orchestra describes as a “rich portrait of Italy inspired by the country’s folk music and street songs,” in a news release.

Guest pianist Angela Cheng will perform Mozart’s “Piano Concerto No. 21,” the composer’s well-known concerto.

The performance will conclude with Rimsky-Korsakov’s, tale of adventure, “Sheherazade,” featuring a solo violin performance by Amy Cave, the orchestra’s assistant concertmaster.

A discussion of the program featuring Maestro Wilkins will begin at 7 p.m.

Individual tickets for the performance start at $25. To purchase tickets, visit akronsymphony.org or call 330-535-8131.

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