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Andrew Crust, conductor |

Awadagin Pratt, Piano Soloist

EXUBERANCE

Join us for an exciting start to an unusual season. Beginning the evening is Béla Bartók's sometimes brusque but always jocular "Romanian Folk Dances", one of his most popular works and one that captures the essence of traditional village dances. From rural Romania to American ruggedness, Copland’s classic “Appalachian Spring Suite” has come to symbolize the strength and resilience of the American spirit against the vast openness of the American landscape. Closing out the program is Beethoven’s exuberant “Piano Concert No. 4.” At the keyboard will be soloist Awadagin Pratt. Winner of the Naumburg International Piano Competition and recipient of an Avery Fisher Career Grant, Pratt is renowned for his musical insight and intensely involving performances. Pratt has toured internationally and performed with nearly every major orchestral orchestra in the US, at the White House under two different administrations, and on Sesame Street.

BÉLA BARTÓK - "Romanian Folk Dances"

AARON COPLAND - "Appalachian Spring Suite"

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN - "Piano Concert No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58"

Piano Soloist: Awadagin Pratt

TICKETS: $20/Person

Van-Del Drive-In: 19986 Lincoln Hwy, Middle Point, OH 45863

UNDERWRITERS

Lima Symphony Orchestra

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Elizabeth Brown-Ellis, Executive Director

MISSION STATEMENT

The Lima Symphony Orchestra is dedicated to preserving musical excellence as a living part of our community, now and for future generations, through performance, education and community partnerships, while always maintaining a vigilant devotion to artistic and fiscal integrity.

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