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LSO performs Valentine’s Day show

by Jonathan Copsey

January 21, 2013

ROSWELL, Ga. – The Ludwig Symphony Orchestra presents "A Beethoven Romance for Valentine's Day" gala concert on Saturday, Feb. 9, at 7:30 p.m. at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center.

The evening's performance features internationally renowned cellist Caroline Nicolas performing the popular Boccherini Cello Concerto in B flat, San Francisco Opera House baritone Igor Vieira interpreting arias of Mozart, Wagner and Bizet's Toreador Song from Carmen, and 14-year-old violin prodigy Tracy Du in her debut with the Saint-Saens Violin Concerto No. 3.

Maestro Thomas Ludwig, former music director of the New York City Symphony and resident conductor for the American Ballet Theatre with Mikhail Baryshnikov at the Metropolitan Opera House, will lead the 80-piece orchestra in a varied and colorful program that includes the stirring Beethoven Overture to Fidelio and the majestic Brahms Symphony No. 2. In keeping with the spirit of Valentine's Day, every woman will be given a rose.

Tickets may be purchased by calling 770-623-8623 or online at www.ludwigsymphony.org. Prices are $22 for adults, $19 for seniors and $12 for students (under 22). For more information, call 770-623-8623 or visit www.ludwigsymphony.org.