Dayton, Ohio (May 7, 2009) – On Wednesday evening, May 20 at 6:30 pm and again on Thursday morning, May 21 at 10:00 am, Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra Music Director Neal Gittleman will host the DPO Principal Quartet in Principally Perfect, a concert in which the DPO Principal Quartet adds a cello, and perform Schubert’s String Quintet in C, “one of the pinnacles of the chamber music canon often cited as a significant example of the composer’s legacy.” (James Liu, All Media Guide)
The program, the fourth – and final – concert in the DPO’s 2008-2009 Demirjian Chamber Exploration Series in the Mead Theatre at the Schuster Center, features the DPO Principal Quartet (Jessica Hung, Concertmaster; Andra Lunde Padrichelli, Principal Cellist; Sheridan Kamberger Currie, Principal Violist; Kirstin Greenlaw, Principal Second Violinist) joined by Christina Coletta DPO Assistant Principal Cellist.
Tickets $10 – $24
Free pre-concert refreshments include pizza appetizers provided by sponsor Boston’s Bistro at the Gypsy for the Wednesday, 6:30 pm performance and complimentary coffee and donuts provided by sponsors Boston Stoker and Mercy Siena Retirement Community and tea provided by Basically British for the Thursday, 10 am performance.
Dr. Charles and Patricia Demirjian are the Chamber Series sponsors.
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