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Baroque Virtuosos

January 15, 2022 at 8:00 pm

The Akron Symphony presents an evening of the world’s best from the Baroque Era, including a world premiere of a Tuba Concerto.

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Baroque Virtuosos


January 15, 2022
8:00 pm
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E.J. Thomas Hall
198 Hill Street
Akron, OH 44325 United States
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Handel’s Water Music, composed after England’s King George I requested a concert on the River Thames, is filled with life-affirming music. Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto is one of the best-known instrumental works from the first half of the 18th century, and his use of horns in Concerto No. 1 give the piece an outdoor, autumnal feeling. Ken Heinlein, principal tuba, will take center stage in the premiere of a Tuba Concerto by composer Clint Needham.

The best way not to miss a note is to become a season subscriber. Patrons who subscribe enjoy steep discounts on a full season of concerts, guaranteed seats, a 10 percent discount on additional single ticket purchases, and a flexible ticket exchange program. 

Subscription packages for the full season start as low as $112, with Flex Subscriptions starting at $64. Single tickets, at $60, $40 and $20, will go on sale October 1.

All concerts take place at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall, located on the campus of The University of Akron.

Christopher Wilkins, conductor
Ken Heinlein, tuba

Romero Fuga con Pajarillo
Stravinsky Concerto in Eb “Dumbarton Oaks”
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
Needham Tuba Concerto
Handel Water Music (excerpts)

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