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Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Southern Tier Symphony Presents 'Russian Fall'

The Southern Tier Symphony will perform “Russian Fall,” featuring Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4 in F minor, at 3 p.m. Sept. 22 in the Bromeley Family Theater of Blaisdell Hall at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford.

Tickets for the event are $20 for the public and free for all students.

Other selections are “Little Suite” by Witold Lutoslawski, “Polka from the Golden Age” by Dimitri Shostakovitch, “Russian Christmas” by Alfred Reed and selections from “Les Miserables” by Claude Michel Schoenber.

The symphony is directed by John Whitney, who has led orchestras on three continents, including those in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia and Venezuela. He has performed with or conducted a host of platinum artists, including Luciano Pavarotti, Tony Bennett, Ray Charles, Henry Mancini, Cab Calloway, Liberace and Doc Severinsen.

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