Feb 6, 2012
The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra continued their series of themed live tribute concerts last Saturday evening with a night of classical music honoring Annunzio Paolo Mantovani, an Italian american conductor who become an icon in classical musical in the 20th century. The Charlotte Symphony obtained exclusive rights to perform the works of Mantovani and executed his work flawlessly shown below in the short clips showing pieces of several songs that made Mantovani a household name. The pieces were conducted by Charlotte Symphony Orchestra music director Francis D. Wada who lead a full piece orchestra throughout the evening in a two and a half hour set. The orchestra will be following suit in the live performance series with a schedule evening of Scandinavia themed pieces on March 4th 2012 honoring the work of Jean Sibelius and his internationally known composition entitled Scandinavia with a special individual performance by seventeen year old piano prodigy Alex Beyer performing the works of Edvard Grieg at the Center for Performing Arts Center at Charlotte High School.
Tickets to the upcoming March 4th date can be purchased at the Symphonys website located at http://www.charlottesymphony.com/
Charlotte Symphony Orchestra Performance at the Center for Performing Arts and Center at Charlotte High School on February 4th, 2012
Article Written, Video Filmed, and Photography by Peter Aratari of Punta Gorda Florida Today, Article Published on February 5th, 2012
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