Artistic Viewpoints to be held prior to The BBC Concert Orchestra at the Keith Albee April 21st

Updated 3 years ago by Angela Jones, Marshall Artists Series

HUNTINGTON, WV- The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, West Virginia Department of Education, and Cabell County Commission present the BBC Concert Orchestra at the Keith Albee Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, April 21 @ 7:30 pm.

A pre-show discussion: Artistic Viewpoints will take place at the Keith Albee Performing Arts Center prior to the performance, beginning at 6:30 pm. The discussion is free, but patrons must have tickets to be admitted into the discussion.  Artistic Viewpoints will feature BBC Concert Orchestra’s Concertmaster, Charles Mutter and Orchestra Manager, Alex Walden who will talk and answer questions about the concert, as well as life of an orchestra in public service broadcasting in the UK.

The orchestra’s performance at the Keith Albee will feature many well-known classical pieces, including: Ravel’s Le Tombeau de Couperin, Piano Concerto in G; Walton’s March Crown Imperial; Vaughn Williams’ Norfolk Rhapsody No. 1, E minor; and Britten’s Vars and Fuge on a Theme of Purcell (Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra, no narrator).

Tickets for the BBC Concert Orchestra are $72.55/51.15. To see one of Britain’s most popular orchestras contact the Marshall Artists Series Box Office at (304) 696-6656. Or order tickets online at Ticketmaster.com. You may also visit our box office located in the Joan C. Edwards Playhouse on the Marshall University campus.  Box office hours are Monday through Friday 12 p.m.-5 p.m.

The BBC Concert Orchestra is sponsored by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, West Virginia Department of Education, Cabell County Commission, The Earleen Heiner Agee and Robert W. Agee Fund of the Foundation for the Tri-State Community, Inc., Edward Tucker Architects, Huntington Federal, West Virginia Department of Education & Arts (Kay Goodwin, Cabinet Secretary), Rahall Transportation Institute, Marsha Slater Insurance, Dr. Stephen Nicholas, WVHU, Oldies 97.1, The Herald Dispatch, WSAZ, Marshall University, and the Marshall Artists Series.

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