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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Salisbury Symphony Orchestra Presents 'Music from an Elegant Era' Saturday, October 11

Salisbury Symphony OrchestraSALISBURY, MD---The Salisbury Symphony Orchestra at Salisbury University (SSO) inaugurates its fall season with “Music from an Elegant Era” featuring guest pianist Nelson Padgett 7:30 p.m. Saturday, October 11, in Holloway Hall Auditorium.

Directed by Dr. Jeffrey Schoyen, the program includes Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 2, Strauss’ Roses from the South and Smetana’s The Moldau.

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A soloist and collaborator, Padgett has appeared with the Houston, National and North Carolina symphonies. His awards include a silver medal at the William Kapell International Competition and a Beethoven Fellowship from the American Pianists Association. A former student of Leon Fleisher, he has toured the world with the Philip Glass Ensemble, and has given recitals with such renowned violinists as Pamela Frank and Elmar Oliveira.

Admission is $20, $15 for seniors age 60 and older, and $5 for non-SU students and SU faculty and staff. SU student ID holders receive one ticket free. Advance tickets are available online at and at the Information Desk of the Guerrieri University Center.

The concert is sponsored by Eastern Shore Coffee, Merrill Lynch and Staples Insurance. For more information visit the SSO website.

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