Violinist Stephen Waarts performs with the Auburn Symphony Orchestra on Feb. 18. COURTESY PHOTO, Matt Dine

Violinist Stephen Waarts performs with the Auburn Symphony Orchestra on Feb. 18. COURTESY PHOTO, Matt Dine

Auburn Symphony presents Romantic Metamorphosis Concert

Daniel Patrick Stewart to guest conduct; violinist Stephen Waarts to perform

  • Wednesday, January 31, 2018 11:39am
  • Life

For the Reporter

Auburn Symphony’s February concert welcomes in the early signs of spring.

The Romantic Metamorphosis Concert begins at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18 at the Auburn Performing Arts Center, 702 Fourth St. NE.

Back for an encore performance after his stunning Auburn Symphony debut last season, violinist Stephen Waarts will join the orchestra in Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1.

Guest Conductor for this program is Daniel Patrick Stewart, music director of the Santa Cruz Symphony and former assistant conductor with the Metropolitan Opera.

Tickets are $37 general, $30 seniors and $10 students. Reserved seats are available in advance online at auburnsymphony.org or by phone at 253-887-7777 and will also be available at the door. The box office opens 60 minutes prior to the concert and the house opens 30 minutes prior.

A free pre-concert lecture begins at 1:45 p.m., hosted by Daniel Stewart and Dave Beck.

The concert is sponsored in part by the City of Auburn and KUOW-FM.

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