STAMFORD, Conn. -- The Stamford Symphony will perform Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Kodály’s Dances of Galanta and Dvořák’s Violin Concerto in A minor with violinist Tim Fain on Saturday, April 5, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 6, at 3 p.m. Both performances will be at Stamford’s Palace Theatre.
Tickets to Sunday’s concert are free for anyone under the age of 18, with an accompanying adult. Young concertgoers (ages 7 to 12) are invited to arrive early on Sunday at 2 p.m. for a fun and free program called MusiKids that will feature Fain and prepare the kids for what they can expect and experience at the concert.
Concertgoers are invited to Behind the Baton, pre-concert at the Palace Theatre to hear conductor Eckart Preu speak about musical highlights of the pieces, stories about the composers and interesting historical facts. Behind the Baton is open to all ticketholders and begins one hour pre-concert (7 p.m. on Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday).
For tickets and more information: 203-325-4466 or http://www.stamfordsymphony.org.
The Stamford Symphony aspires to build a lifelong appreciation of classical music among all populations of Stamford and its neighboring communities. It fulfills this mission through passionate, professional performances of the highest caliber, diverse and innovative programming, and inspiring educational initiatives.