Gateway Chamber Orchestra Single Tickets Available Now
Franklin, TN. (August 31, 2015) The Gateway Chamber Orchestra announces tickets to individual concerts are on sale now. The GCO delivers an exciting mix of new music and adventurous programming paired with classical masterpieces and rarely heard musical treasures. The 2015-16 season will focus on talented Middle Tennessee composers, showcasing their exceptional musicality and bold themes. The GCO debuts its performances in the historic Franklin Theatre this season! In addition, a portion of each student ticket will be donated to Williamson County Schools to fund musical programming and education.
Gateway Chamber Orchestra Concert tickets and subscriptions are available now via the Franklin Theatre. Order tickets and subscriptions online at http://www.franklintheatre.com or by phone at (615) 538-2076.
Box Office hours: Sunday/Monday, Noon-5:00 pm, Tuesday – Saturday, 11:00 am-6:00 pm
Adult Tickets: $25 • $30 • $40
Student/Active Military Admission: $15 • $20 • $30
GCO Music Director Gregory Wolynec says, “I am so excited to share the tremendous musical gifts these composers bring, the incredible abilities of the GCO musicians and the vibrant energy that is created between the musicians and the audience during our concerts. Get to know the GCO! You’ll be glad you did.”
Opening Night with Schubert and Haydn presented by the Williamson Herald, kicks off the 2015-16 Franklin Season, Monday, September 21, at 7:30 pm.
The Gateway Chamber Orchestra hosts an evening of music inspired by dance. Nashville-based Cristina Spinei premieres her new chamber orchestra arrangement of Strut. Schubert’s graceful Symphony No. 3 still sounds fresh – even as the piece turns 200 years old this year. Honoring the 150th birthday of Jean Sibelius, the GCO performs one of his signature works. Rounding out the evening, Haydn’s cheerful Symphony No. 88 will send everyone home whistling the famous finale. Adult tickets are priced beginning at $25 and up, with special pricing for students and active military.
Cristina Spinei – Strut (world première)
Franz Schubert – Symphony No. 3 in D Major
Jean Sibelius – Valse Triste
Franz Joseph Haydn – Symphony No. 88 in G Major
The Gateway Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Gregory Wolynec, was formed in 2008 and is recognized as one of the leading new American ensembles. Comprised of professional musicians from Middle Tennessee and beyond, the GCO specializes in presenting traditional masterworks, overlooked treasures, and contemporary American compositions. The GCO’s recordings have received critical acclaim in publications such as the American Record Guide and Fanfare Magazine. Engaging 5,000 Middle Tennessee students annually with classical music through free performances, innovative educational outreach, and interactive Children’s Concerts, the GCO is committed to building new audiences for tomorrow. Visit gatewaychamberorchestra.com to learn more.