St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra to perform Bernstein, Rachmaninoff and more Sunday in Beaver Creek
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Who: The St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra.
Where: Vilar Performing Arts Center, Beaver Cree.
When: 6:30 p.m. Sunday.
Cost: $68 ($10 for students 18 and under)
More information: 970-845-8497 or http://www.vilarpac.org.
BEAVER CREEK — The St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra will perform at the The Vilar Performing Arts Center in Beaver Creek on Sunday at 6:30 p.m. The orchestra will perform Scheherazade by Rimsky-Korsakov, Bernstein’s Candide Overture and Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 featuring pianist Andrei Gavrilov.
Founded in 1967, The St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra was known as the Orchestra of Ancient and Modern Music until 1985. Celebrated soloists and conductors including Yuri Temirkanov, Mariss Jansons, Sviatoslav Richter and many others, have performed with the renowned orchestra. In 1988, the orchestra began holding concerts in the Mirror Hall of the famous Princes Beloselsky-Belozersky Palace in the very heart of St Petersburg. Since 1990, the orchestra has been successfully touring in China, Japan, Germany, Austria, Mexico, Spain, Finland, Norway, Sweden, France and Belgium. Its repertoire is limitless thanks to a well-considered policy of performing music of every epoch, genre and style, with particular attention afforded to the music of living composers. In 2008, American musician Vladimir Lande became the orchestra’s principal guest conductor.
Tickets to The St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra are $68 ($10 for students) and are sale now at the VPAC Box Office, by calling 970-845-8497 or by visiting http://www.vilarpac.org. The VPAC is located under the ice rink in Beaver Creek Village at 68 Avondale Lane, Beaver Creek.