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2010-2011 Season Schedule Announced for The COT

Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle

Andrea Edith Moore, Photo by Alice Moore

Guest Performances Highlight 28th Season

The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle (www.thecot.org) announces today its 2010-2011 season concert schedule. Highlighting the season will be featured performances by clarinetist Alexander Fiterstein, soprano Andrea Moore, pianist Andrew Tyson, violinist Timothy Fain and the Cary Concert Singers.

“We are extremely excited to carry the positive momentum we’ve built in recent years into the new season this fall,” says David Lindquist, chairman of The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle’s board of directors. “Our Artistic Director and Conductor, Lorenzo Muti, has once again compiled a marvelous selection of works for next season.”

The COT is considered one of the finest professional ensembles in North Carolina and the Southeast. Under Muti’s leadership, the orchestra continually presents a well-chosen and unusual repertoire that delights audiences and critics.

2010 – 2011 season performances include:

October 3, 2010A Trove of Miniature Treasures (guest artist: Alexander Fiterstein – clarinet)

Maurice Ravel – “Pavane Pour Une Infante Defunte”
Arthur Honegger – “Pastorale d’ete”
Richard Strauss – “Duet-Concertino” (Alexander Fiterstein – clarinet and Christopher Ulffers – Bassoon)
Gioacchino Rossini – “Variations for Clarinet and Small Orchestra” (Alexander Fiterstein – clarinet)
Claude Debussy – “Petite Suite”

November 14, 2010Simply Dvorak (guest artist: Andrea Moore – soprano)

Antonin Dvorak – “The Water Goblin”
Antonin Dvorak – “Aria from Rusalka” (Andrea Moore – soprano)
Bedrich Smetana – “Aria from The Bartered Bride” (Andrea Moore – soprano)
Antonin Dvorak – “The Golden Spinning Wheel”

January 16, 2011From the Classical to the Contemporary (guest artist: Andrew Tyson – piano)

Franz Joseph Haydn – “Symphony No. 96 in D major – The Miracle”
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – “Piano Concerto No. 12 in A major, K. 414” (Andrew Tyson – piano)
Robert Ward – “Symphony No. 3”

March 13, 2011 Who’s Afraid of Beethoven? (guest artist: Timothy Fain – violin)

Ludwig van Beethoven – “Leonore Overture No. 3”
Ludwig van Beethoven – “Symphony No. 6 – Pastorale”
Ludwig van Beethoven – “Violin Concerto in D major, op. 61” (Timothy Fain – violin)

May 15, 2011 The Genius and his Foe (guest artists: Cary Concert Singers)

Antonio Salieri – “Requiem in C minor”
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – “Requiem in D minor, K. 626”

Season tickets may be purchased at www.thecot.org or by calling 919.360.3382. All concerts are held at 3 p.m. at the Carolina Theatre of Durham, 309 West Morgan Street, Durham, N.C. 27701. To emphasize its commitment to engaging young people with great classical music, the orchestra provides free seating at every concert to students of all ages.

About the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle:
Since 1982, The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle has been received with genuine respect and enthusiasm by music critics and the community. Today, it is considered one of the finest professional ensembles in North Carolina and the Southeast. With its elite corps of musicians, the orchestra continues to present a well-chosen and unusual repertoire that delights audiences and evokes high praise from critics. That standard of excellence has become the hallmark of the orchestra and has distinguished each succeeding season. The 2010-2011 series marks its 28th concert season. For more information, visit www.thecot.org or call 919.360.3382.

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