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Auburn Symphony Orchestra announces 15th season lineup; tickets available now

Internationally-renowned Stewart Kershaw conducts the Auburn Symphony Orchestra, now in its 15th season. - Courtesy photo
Internationally-renowned Stewart Kershaw conducts the Auburn Symphony Orchestra, now in its 15th season.
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The Auburn Symphony Orchestra, under internationally-renowned conductor Stewart Kershaw, presents a three-program lineup for its 15th season.

ASO's lineup begins in October with Rossini's The Thieving Magpie Overture, Hummel's Trumpet Concerto with 12-year old trumpet soloist Natalie Dungey, and Rachmaninov's Symphony No. 1.

The orchestra's February program brings the passion and expressiveness of Berlioz' Benvenuto Cellini Overture; Liszt's Piano Concerto No. 2 with Craig Sheppard, soloist; and Chausson's Symphony in B.

April's program features Prokoviev's March in B Flat; Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No. 1 with Brittany Boulding, soloist; Vaughan Williams' Toward the Unknown Region with The Federal Way Chorale; and Elgar's Enigma Variations to round out this fabulous 15th season.

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ASO's 15th season

Auburn Performing Arts Center, 700 E Main in Auburn

Programs

• Ah, Youth! – Saturday, Oct. 8, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 9, 2:30 p.m.

• Great Romantics – Saturday, Feb 18, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 19, 2:30 p.m.

• Poetry in Music – Saturday, April 28, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, April 29, 2:30 p.m.

Tickets

Reserved season ticket seats – $95/adults; $75/seniors; reserved single ticket seats – $34/adults; $27/seniors; $10/students. Call 253-887-7777 or purchase online at auburnsymphony.org.

Founded in 1996, the fully-professional Auburn Symphony Orchestra has more than 60 musicians led by Kershaw, a former music director for 25 years of the Pacific Northwest Ballet Orchestra.

For more information, visit auburnsymphony.org.

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