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Thursday, December 03, 2009

SSO Presents a Romantic Holiday Concert Saturday, December 12

Anton MillerSALISBURY, MD---The Salisbury Symphony Orchestra at Salisbury University presents a Romantic Holiday Concert Saturday, December 12, with a new start time of 7:30 p.m.

Conducted by Dr. Jeffrey Schoyen, the concert, in Holloway Hall Auditorium, marks the culmination of SU’s “Dance, Romance, Mistletoe and Music” winter music festival. Guest violinist Anton Miller joins the SSO for this special performance.

Since giving his Carnegie Hall concerto debut with the New Chamber Orchestra of New York, American violinist Anton Miller has appeared throughout the United States and abroad as a soloist, chamber musician, recitalist and teacher.

Miller gave the world premiere performance in Beijing of Xiogang Ye’s “Last Paradise,” which was recorded for broadcast in Asia and later released on CD. He has made several appearances in Brazil to tour Tchaikovsky, Sibelius and Brahms concertos with the Orchestra Sinfonica de Campinas.

Miller performs Johannes Brahms’ Violin Concerto in D Major with the SSO. Other pieces include the overture from Mikhail Glinka’s opera Rusian and Ludmila, and Emile Waldteufel’s “The Skater’s Waltz,” as well as dances by Johann Strauss Jr. and pieces for solo violin and orchestra by Fritz Kreisler.

Dr. Linda Cockey, chair of SU’s Department of Music, presents the pre-concert talk, “An Evening of Romantic Dance,” at 6:30 p.m. in the Great Hall of Holloway Hall. All SSO ticketholders are invited.

Sponsored by Livingston, Hammond & Hill Wealth Management, LLC, admission to the concert is $20, $15 for seniors, $5 for children 12 and under. For tickets visit www.salisburysymphonyorchestra.org. For more information call 410-548-5587.



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