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Yampolsky to Celebrate 20 Years of Conducting

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October 19, 2004
Victor Yampolsky

Victor Yampolsky

Two decades of dedication to music is the focus of anniversary concerts celebrating School of Music faculty member Victor Yampolsky’s 20th year as conductor of the Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra (NUSO). 

Yampolsky and the Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra will be on the stage of Pick-Staiger Concert Hall to perform a program of “German Musical Art” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23.

At 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, NUCO will play Northwestern University Composition Contest Winner Nomi Epstein’s “Primary Colors” along with music by Torelli, Purcell, Torke, Dvorák and Griffes.

Robert G. Hasty and Ruth Lin will conduct the University’s Philharmonia during a program of works by Beethoven, Smetana and Verdi, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21.

And at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, the Symphony Orchestra will join the University’s choral ensembles for two performances of the University’s 65th Annual Christmas Concert. The program of Advent and Christmas music will feature Ralph Vaughan Williams’ “Hodie” and Glenn Rudolph’s “The Dream Isaiah Saw.” Robert A. Harris will conduct.

Single tickets for each of the Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra concerts are $8.50 for the general public, $7 for senior citizens and Northwestern faculty and staff, and $4 for full-time students. All other orchestral events are $6.50 for the general public, $4.50 for senior citizens and Northwestern faculty and staff, and $3.50 for full-time students.

To order tickets by phone call the Pick-Staiger Ticket Office at (847) 467-4000.