Torrington Symphony Orchestra's Fall Concert Comes to the Warner, 11/17

Torrington Symphony Orchestra's Fall Concert Comes to the Warner, 11/17

On Saturday, November 17 at 8pm, the Torrington Symphony Orchestra will perform its Fall Concert in the Warner's Nancy Marine Studio Theatre.

The Torrington Symphony was founded in 1961 and has been an active part of the musical community ever since. The 45-plus Torrington Symphony amateur and professional musicians are drawn from 25 Connecticut towns, New York and Massachusetts.

The Fall 2012 Concert under the direction of conductor Maurice Steinberg will feature soloists, Thirzah Bendokas and Kimberly States.

Miss States, Soprano Soloist, has performed extensively throughout the United States and Canada. In the summer of 2007, Miss States traveled and performed in Italy while she participated in the Canta in Italia summer workshop. She also had the pleasure of performing in Austria and Germany in the summer of 2008. Kimberly graduated from Heidelberg University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Music. Currently, she is pursuing her Master of Music degree at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston.

Thirzah Bendokas, concert cellist, made her professional debut with the New Haven Symphony Orchestra, performing the Lalo Cello Concerto. Soon after came her solo debut with the Boston Symphony Orchestra with the Kobalevsky Concerto. Besides local performances, Ms. Bendokas concertizes throughout the US, Austria, Portugal, Italy Canada, Switzerland and in Spain, where she was guest soloist in five International Music Festivals. She has performed at Tanglewood, appeared on TV and radio, toured the Northeastern US, was guest soloist in the Connecticut "First Great American Octet Concert," and was featured in Milford's "Annual Gala Holiday Chamber Music Concert."

Tickets for this performance are $19.50 and can be purchased by calling the Warner box office at 860-489-7180 or online at

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