Indianapolis Symphony Benefit to Star Andr_ Watts and Sylvia McNair

Classic Arts News   Indianapolis Symphony Benefit to Star Andr_ Watts and Sylvia McNair
 
The Indianapolis Symphony will perform a concert on January 11, 2006, to benefit the orchestra and the Damien Center, a local AIDS treatment center.

Pianist Andr_ Watts and soprano Sylvia McNair will perform with the orchestra; former ISO music director Raymond Leppard will conduct.

The program will include Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf, Saint-SaêŠns' Piano Concert0 No. 2 with Watts as soloist, and Dvoršk's Legends Nos. 3 and 4 and Slavonic Dances Nos. 1 and 2. McNair, who has largely given up her operatic career to sing cabaret standards, will narrate Peter and the Wolf and perform other works that have not yet been announced.

Tickets for the concert are $75; admission to a post-concert reception is $50. VIP packages that include priority seating and admission to both events are available for $250. For tickets, call 800-366-8457 or visit www.indianapolissymphony.org.

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