Buzz Briefs: Western Piedmont Symphony debuts new maestro with first Masterworks of the season
HICKORY— “A Perfect Fifth,” the 55th season of the Western Piedmont Symphony is off to an exciting start. Maestro Matthew Troy joins the organization as its fifth music director and conductor after last year’s Maestro Challenge search. The program includes Sibelius’ “Finlandia,” Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” and Grieg’s “Piano Concerto in A minor.” Guest pianist and local favorite, Gregory Knight, joins the orchestra for a performance that you don’t want to miss!
Masterworks 1: Maestro Debut, will be held Oct. 5 at 7:30 p.m. at P.E. Monroe Auditorium on the campus of Lenoir-Rhyne University.
Tickets range from $22 to $42. Students of Lenoir-Rhyne University, Catawba Valley Community College and Western Piedmont Community College are admitted for free with valid ID. Tickets for teachers are $10 with valid ID……