Walla Walla Symphony readies for 107th season

Flowing wood carvings on the top of two double bass instruments stand in unison during rehersal of David Glenn's "A Valley of Streams" with the Walla Walla Symphony.

Flowing wood carvings on the top of two double bass instruments stand in unison during rehersal of David Glenn's "A Valley of Streams" with the Walla Walla Symphony. Matthew B. Zimmerman

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WALLA WALLA — The Walla Walla Symphony is back for its 107th season.

The season opens Oct. 5 and concludes May 20, with tickets now being sold in a number of packages.

This season Yaacov Bergman, music cirector and conductor, will include six classic concerts, four guest artist soirees and two special events.

The six shows will include music from Rossini, Tchaikovsky, Kodaly, Bruch, Bach, Corelli, Vivaldi, Rimsky-Korsakov, Dvorak, Ravel, Deliusm, Barber, Corigliano, Copland, Mendelssohn, Brahms and Schumann.

The four guest artist pieces will feature Katherine and Jacqueline Audas on cello and violin, the Clarion Brass Choir, Monica Griffin Hunter (Soprano), and David Hyunsu Kim on piano.

The two special events this year are the free Family “Foodraiser” Concert and the Evening Serenade Annual Fundraising Gala at the Marcus Whitman Hotel.

Season tickets allow subscribers to select a package including either all six classic concerts, or a package with four of the six classics concerts (which patrons select themselves), or a package with all four guest artist soirees in the series.

Pricing for the six concert series and four concert series depend on seating location and patron age.

Seating is labeled gold, white, and blue, with gold as the preferred seating with the best view and highest price.


2013-14 Walla Walla Symphony calendar

Saturday, Oct. 5

Soiree No. 1: Katherine Audas, Cello, Jacqueline Audas, Violin

7:30 p.m., venue to be announced in the fall

Tuesday, Oct. 8

Symphony Series: Dynamic Duo, 7:30 p.m., Cordiner Hall,

Rossini, Tchaikovsky, Kodaly, Bruch

Saturday, Oct. 26

Symphony Fundrasing Gala: Evening Serenade

6 p.m., Marcus Whitman Hotel, $75 per person

Thursday, Nov. 21

Free Family Concert and “Foodraiser,” 7 p.m., Cordiner Hall

Gregory Smith: The Orchestra Games

Tuesday, Dec. 10

Symphony Series: Sounds of the Season, 7:30 p.m., Cordiner Hall

Bach, Corelli, Vivaldi

Sunday, Dec. 15

Soiree No. 2: Clarion Brass Choir, 3 p.m., venue to be announced in the fall

Saturday, Jan. 25

Soiree No. 3: Monica Griffin Hunter, Soprano, 7:30 p.m.

venue to be announced in the fall

Tuesday, Feb. 11

Symphony Series: Night at the Movies, 7:30 p.m., Cordiner Hall

Music of Film

Saturday, Feb. 22

Soiree No, 4: David Hyunsu Kim, Piano, 7:30 p.m.,

venue to be announced in the fall

Saturday, March 29

Symphony Series: Scheherazade and Bolero — Ballet

2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Cordiner Hall

Rimsky-Korsakov, Dvorak, Ravel; Eugene Ballet Company, Dance Center

Tuesday, April 15

Symphony Series: A Little Summer Night Music, 7:30 p.m., Cordiner Hall

Delius, Barber, Corigliano, Copland

Tuesday, May 20

Symphony Series: Soulmates, 7:30 p.m., Cordiner Hall

Mendelssohn, Brahms, Schumann

SEASON TICKET SUBSCRIPTION PACKAGES & PRICING

Six Concert Subscription

Adult $140 (gold), $114 (white), $75 (blue)

Student $84, $63, $44

Youth $30

Four “U-Pick”

Adult $101, $82, $55

Student $62, $47, $32

Youth $20

Guest Artist Soiree Series

Adult $65

Student $35

Youth $20

All tickets for kids 18 and younger are only $5 for every performance all season long.

For more ticket information visit www.wwsymphony.org or call 509-529-8020

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