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East Coast Chamber Orchestra & You

When

Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 7:30 PM EST

Where

Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall

Special Event

About the Event

​Imagine hearing two dozen of the very best young string players in the country play music they love with all the passion and fire at their command. Now imagine that, as a bonus, they ask you to play with them! It would be like winning the lottery, minus the taxes. That’s precisely what ECCO is, and what they’ll do in Princeton. The East Coast Chamber Orchestra comprises members of the world-renowned orchestras of Philadelphia, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco, along with leading young chamber musicians and Time For Three’s Nick Kendall. What this democratic ensemble does not have is a conductor. Their concert will include a delightful Divertimento by Mozart and a Tchaikovsky's lush Serenade for Strings. In between those two works, every string player with an instrument in tow will be invited to perform with ECCO! Even if you’re not concertizing yourself, the experience is guaranteed to reverberate for a very long time.

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Program

MOZART Divertimento in F Major, K. 138
TCHAIKOVSKY  Serenade for Strings in C Major
GEMINIANI/WIANKO  Variations on “La Follia” for String Orchestra
plus… a community reading of BENJAMIN BRITTEN'S Simple Symphony with ECCO—all amateur string players invited!

To sign up call us at 609-258-2800 or e-mail John Burkhalter with your name, phone number and instrument.

DEADLINE TO SIGN-UP FOR THE COMMUNITY READING IS FEBRUAY 1, 2013.

Click on program information link below to download a PDF with details about the Community Reading.

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