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Opening Night! Sarah Hicks Conducts Beethoven’s Violin Concerto


Thursday, September 20, 2012 7:30PM
Symphony Hall


On Sale 8/1/2012








Sarah Hicks, conductor
Elena Urioste, violin

Bernstein: Overture to Candide
Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D Major
Brahms: Hungarian Dances Nos. 5 & 6
Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

Celebrate the triumphant opening of the 2012/13 Season with guest conductor Sarah Hicks, heralded by the New York Times as part of “a new wave of female conductors in their late 20s through early 40s" securing her place in “the next generation of up-and-coming American conductors.” She kicks off a season filled with the brightest and most exciting guest conductors to come to Phoenix in years. Join Maestra Hicks as she brings her versatile and vibrant musicianship to The Phoenix Symphony leading Symphony Magazine’s “Emerging Artist to Watch” Elena Urioste performing Beethoven’s Violin Concerto in D Major, the most difficult yet most magnificent concerto in the composer’s repertoire. Kick off the new season with two powerhouse women representing the next generation of the Symphonic world.