Hickory – Under the baton of Maestro John Gordon Ross, the Western Piedmont Symphony will close their 52nd season with Masterworks V—Russian Roulette.  Performing works by Russian composers, Masterworks V will be held at 7:30 PM on April 22, 2017, at PE Monroe Auditorium, Lenoir-Rhyne University.  Tickets range from $22-$42.

Sponsored by Friends of the Symphony and Dr. Brian Adair, the season closes with another Youth Symphony alumna, pianist Baron Fenwick, a recent graduate of the Mannes School in NYC. He will be performing Beethoven’s Emperor Concert. The orchestra will also be performing composer Meira Warshauer’s As Waters Over the Earth:  A Tribute to Mozart. The final work of the season will be an audience favorite, Tchaikovsky’s Symphony #5.

All tickets are available through Etix.com, or email at info@wpsymphony.org, or call Symphony box office at 828.324.8603 from 10am-2pm, M-F.  Save money and time, buy your tickets in advance.  Additional information can be found at WPSymphony.org.

Western Piedmont Symphony is a grant recipient of the North Carolina Arts Council and a funded affiliate of the United Arts Council of Catawba County.  Business offices are located on the SALT Block at 243 Third Avenue NE, Hickory.  Business hours are 10:00 am until 4:00 pm Monday-Friday.