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    BBC Concert Orchestra with Keith Lockhart, Conductor

    Presented by at Ferguson Center for the Arts Concert Hall

    November 9, 2010

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    BBC Concert Orchestra with Keith Lockhart, Conductor

    There are orchestras that just play Beethoven, and there are ensembles that mix it up with modern music. For the BBC Concert Orchestra, “versatility” and “flexibility” are its bywords, so the standard 56-strong membership can expand or contract according to what’s on the program. Bring in a saxophone section and it’s an up-front big band, perfect for accompanying top-drawer West End artists. Increase the...

    There are orchestras that just play Beethoven, and there are ensembles that mix it up with modern music. For the BBC Concert Orchestra, “versatility” and “flexibility” are its bywords, so the standard 56-strong membership can expand or contract according to what’s on the program. Bring in a saxophone section and it’s an up-front big band, perfect for accompanying top-drawer West End artists. Increase the strings and they’re ready to play Elgar’s Violin Concerto with Nigel Kennedy. They are an orchestra, it’s been said, that is “made up of musicians all of whom enjoy crossing the musical boundaries … with incredibly wide-ranging tastes … [playing] as broad a repertoire as possible in as stylish a fashion as possible."


    Ferguson Center for the Arts Concert Hall

    1 University Place Christopher Newport University
    Newport News, VA 23606

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    Admission Info:

    $72 VIP
    $62 Zone 1
    $52 Zone 2
    $42 Zone 3

     

    If no tickets are available, please call the Ferguson Center Ticket Office at 757-594-8752 for Waiting List information.


    General Day and Time Info:

    Tuesday at 7:30pm


    phone: 757.594.8752


    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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