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Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Presents THE SINGING TRUMPET Today

Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Presents THE SINGING TRUMPET Today

Ann Arbor - Join your A2SO musicians today, January 17 at 1:30 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Ann Arbor for a delightful hour-long chamber music recital featuring a variety of beautiful musical selections from around the world. Tickets are $10 and are available online at a2so.com or at the door. Arrive early to mingle with this wonderful community of like-minded friends and enjoy a complimentary dessert reception at 1:00 p.m.

Performers:

Repertoire:

  • Philip Sparke, Saturday Serenade
  • Jean Baptiste Arban, Variations on a theme from Norma
  • Amadeus Mozart, Queen of the Night from Magic Flute
  • Olivier Messiaen, Vocalise
  • Leroy Anderson, Trumpet's Lullaby
  • John Stevenson, The Last Rose of Summer
  • Chinese Folk Melody, Delightful Meeting

"The Singing Trumpet is a recital that has been a joy to put together. The music is all music that is inspired by song. This type of music is the perfect platform for expressive music making, and that's what I love to do," said A2SO Principal Trumpeter Bill Campbell.

"So many people think of trumpet as just loud and exclamatory, but Bill's playing has such a singing, beautiful tone. These opera arias and lyrical pieces are the perfect chance for him to showcase this glorious sound. So thrilled to be performing with him," mused special guest pianist Matthew Thompson.

The A2SO Chamber Recital Series features the finest chamber recital music played by A2SO musicians and guests. These hour-long concerts are open to listeners of all ages. Wind, string and brass soloists and ensembles combine programs to include freshly minted pieces along with time-honored classics. All concerts are preceded by dessert and coffee. Hosted by the Jewish Community Center of Ann Arbor (2935 Birch Hollow Dr Ann Arbor, MI 48108). The A2SO thanks the CFI Group for their continued sponsorship of this series.

The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra is a premier regional orchestra offering live, symphonic music for audiences of diverse ages and classical music experiences. The A2SO touches the lives of over 76,000 people every year, from tiny tots to seasoned citizens in venues ranging from the Michigan Theater to Hill Auditorium, as well as schools in the five-county area including Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, and Dexter District Libraries, and senior citizen centers. For concert or educational programming information, contact the A2SO by calling (734) 994-4801 or emailing info@a2so.com.

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