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Charlottesville Symphony



Event Type(s): Arts / Theatre / Music
Organization: Charlottesville Symphony Society
Description: The Charlottesville Symphony, under the baton of new Music Director Benjamin Rous, opens its 2017-18 season September 23 and 24 with John Adams’ orchestral fanfare and rhythmic showpiece, Short Ride in a Fast Machine. Shawn Earle is the featured soloist in Wolfgang Amadè Mozart’s last completed work, his soulful Clarinet Concerto. Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 in A Major, described at various times as “optimistic” and “completely captivating,” concludes the program.

Shawn Earle is the orchestra’s Principal Clarinet and a Lecturer in Clarinet at the University of Virginia. A native of Canada, he has performed with orchestras and chamber ensembles in Vancouver, Victoria, Toronto and Nova Scotia, and championed many works by contemporary Canadian composers.

Single tickets are $10-$45 for adults and $10 for students, and may be purchased at the University of Virginia Arts Box Office, (434) 924-3376, 12:00-5:00pm, Monday through Friday in the lobby of the Drama Building at 109 Culbreth Road, or online at

All University of Virginia employees (all faculty and staff of all UVA departments and professional schools) are entitled to a 20% discount on tickets to individual performances. This offer does not apply to subscriptions, the December Family Holiday concerts or previously purchased tickets.

Address: Old Cabell Hall
Grounds of the University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Contact Name: UVA Arts Box Office
Contact Phone: 434-924-3376
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Date: Saturday, 9/23/2017
Start Time: 8:00 PM
End Time: 10:00 PM
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