The Toledo Symphony and Conductor Karina Canellakis Bring Britten, Plau, and Sibelius to the Peristyle This Weekend

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The Toledo Symphony’s own David Saltzman steps to the front of the stage for a performance of Arild Plau’s Tuba Concerto

Tuba Soloist David Saltzman

This Friday and Saturday only, the Peristyle will be filled with the sounds of Britten’s moody Four Sea Interludes, Arild Plau’s Tuba Concerto, and the harsh beauty of Finland’s landscape in Sibelius’s Symphony No. 2. Conductor, Karina Canellakis, brings this vibrant program to life with featured tuba soloist David Saltzman.

Karina Canellakis, currently serving her first season as Assistant Conductor of the Dallas Symphony, is rapidly gaining recognition as one of the most promising and exciting young American conductors. She made her Carnegie Hall conducting debut in Zankel Hall, and frequently appears as guest conductor of New York’s groundbreaking International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE). This coming season, she makes her debut with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Colorado Symphony, and the Orchestra of St. Lukes.

David Saltzman has been the Principal Tuba player of the Toledo Symphony and the Tuba/Euphonium instructor at Bowling Green State University since 2007. He is the director of the Bowling Green State University Tuba/Euphonium ensemble. Most recently, David has joined the Glimmerglass Opera Festival in Cooperstown, NY as the Principal Tuba player for their summer Series. Prior to these appointments, David was the Principal Tuba player for the Honolulu Symphony and the Honolulu Brass Quintet.

This weekend’s concerts will take place at the Toledo Museum of Art’s Peristyle at 8PM. The concert will include a lecture by Daniel John Carroll about the program beginning at 7PM.

For Tickets
Visit the Toledo Symphony Box Office at 1838 Parkwood Ave, Toledo (M-F 9-5), call (419) 246-8000, or click http://www.toledosymphony.com for online purchases. Tickets are also available at the door the evening of the concert. Tickets start at $24.

Student Rush tickets are available for $5 at the door

The Toledo Symphony
With roots as early as 1838, the Symphony sees itself as the musical heart of Northwest Ohio, supporting Neighborhood and Regional Concerts, a School of Music and three youth orchestras in addition to traditional concert offerings (Classics, Pops, Family, Mozart & More and Chamber).

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