Orchestra opens season with concerts, Oct. 11-12

Oct. 10, 2002 12:51 a.m.

Orchestra opens season with concerts, Oct. 11-12

The Princeton University Orchestra under the direction ofMichael Pratt, now celebrating his 25th anniversary as conductor, willopen the 2002-03 season with 8 p.m. concerts on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 11-12, in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall.

The concert will start with two early 20th-century American works:Samuel Barber's Overture to "The School for Scandal," Op.5; followed bya suite from Leonard Bernstein's 1944 ballet "Fancy Free." Afterintermission, violinist James Shin '05, will join the orchestra toperform Mozart's violin Concerto in A, K.219, the "Turkish" concerto. The concert will conclude with Wagner's Prelude to "Die Meistersinger."

Tickets are $15 for general audience, $5 for students, and may be purchased through the Richardson Auditorium box office at (609) 258-5000.

Contact: Marilyn Marks (609) 258-3601