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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2012, 8:00 PM



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Curtis Symphony Orchestra

Curtis Symphony Orchestra Carlos Miguel Prieto, conductor
John de Lancie, narrator

at Richardson Auditorium

Richardson Auditorium

TCHAIKOVSKY Romeo and Juliet: Duet for soprano and tenor
BRITTEN The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34 (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell)
STRAUSS Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40


"The finest Mexican conductor of his generation" ({i}La Jornada{/i}, Mexico City), Carlos Miguel Prieto leads Tchaikovsky's classic {i}Romeo and Juliet{/i}: Duet for soprano and tenor, and Strauss's grand tone poem {i}Ein Heldenleben{/i} ("A Hero's Life"). The Curtis Symphony Orchestra is joined by narrator John de Lancie for the effervescent {i}The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra {/i}by Benjamin Britten. {br} {b}Tickets{/b}: $30 {a href=""}order{/a}{br}

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