JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — The Ludwig Symphony Orchestra in collaboration with the Beethoven Chamber Orchestra will present “A Spring Fling” on Saturday, May 4 at 7 p.m. at the Johns Creek United Methodist Church. 

The orchestra will be made up of 42 adult musicians with 30 of the best and brightest student musicians in the area. 

The concert will include music by Mozart, Mendelssohn, Wieniawski, Donizetti and Haydn. Award-winning composer Thomas Ludwig will present the world premiere of his “A Feather on the Wind.”  

Bevin Hill, a nationally celebrated soprano originally from Johns Creek, will perform two arias: Donizetti’s “O Luce di quest’ anima” from the opera “Linda Di Chamounix” and the world premiere of “A Feather On The Wind,” written especially for her by Ludwig.

Also featured on the program will be the debut of Maanas Purushothapu, a senior at Chattahoochee High School, who will perform “Haydn Cello Concerto in C.” 

Eight grade violinist Sophia Ho will perform the first movement of the Wieniawski “Violin Concerto No. 2.” 

The program will also include Mozart’s “Magic Flute Overture” and the Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4 “the Italian.”

The Ludwig Symphony Orchestra has been performing in north Atlanta for 20 years, with prize winners from around the world featured on a regular basis. The Beethoven Chamber Orchestra has been in existence for the past 15 years.

The May concert will be led by Maestro Ludwig, former music director of the New York City Symphony and resident conductor for American Ballet Theatre with Mikhail Baryshnikov at the Metropolitan Opera House. 

Admission is free with no ticket required. The performance will be at the Johns Creek United Methodist Church located at 11180 Medlock Bridge Road.

For more information call: 770-623-8623.

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