|Curtis Chamber Orchestra
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Bella Hristova, violin
Edward Poll, conductor
Friday, December 5 at 8 p.m.
COPLAND Appalachian Spring Suite
The dynamic Giancarlo Guerrero leads a stirring program ranging from late Romantic to 20th-century composers influenced by classical forms. Curtis alumna Bella Hristova is the soloist in Bernstein’s effervescent Serenade inspired by Plato’s Symposium and Curtis conducting fellow Edward Poll* leads the orchestra in the Appalachian Spring Suite.
TICKETS: $15 (regularly $24) when you purchase through www.pcmsconcerts.org or call (215) 569-8080. Enter or mention the discount code “CurtisDeal” to receive this offer. Discount is not available through TicketPhiladelphia or the Kimmel Center Box Office.
This performance features a free pre-concert lecture at 6:45 p.m. with Curtis faculty member Peter Schoenbach.
* Edward Poll is a Rita E. Hauser Conducting Fellow. Learn more about the Curtis Institute of Music conducting fellows program.
For over two decades, the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society and Curtis have shared a close relationship. Each season PCMS concerts feature countless Curtis alumni, faculty, and students. PCMS also sponsors master classes at Curtis by internationally renowned artists and, thanks to a generous gift from the Lenfest Foundation, all Curtis students are able to attend PCMS concerts free of charge.