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Symphony to Perform Last Concert of the Season

HICKORY, NC (April 18, 2017)…Under the baton of Maestro John Gordon Ross, the Western Piedmont Symphony will close their 52nd season with Masterworks V—Russian Roulette. Performing works by Russian composers, Masterworks V will be held at 7:30 PM on April 22, 2017, at PE Monroe Auditorium, Lenoir-Rhyne University. Tickets range from $22-$42.

Sponsored by Friends of the Symphony and Dr. Brian Adair, the season closes with another Youth Symphony alumna, pianist Baron Fenwick, a recent graduate of the Mannes School in NYC. He will be performing Beethoven’s Emperor Concert. The orchestra will also be performing composer Meira Warshauer’s As Waters Over the Earth: A Tribute to Mozart. The final work of the season will be an audience favorite, Tchaikovsky’s Symphony #5.

All tickets are available through, or email at, or call Symphony box office at 828.324.8603 from 10am-2pm, M-F. Save money and time, buy your tickets in advance. Additional information can be found at

Western Piedmont Symphony is a grant recipient of the North Carolina Arts Council and a funded affiliate of the United Arts Council of Catawba County. Business offices are located on the SALT Block at 243 Third Avenue NE, Hickory. Business hours are 10:00 am until 4:00 pm Monday-Friday.

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Western Piedmont Symphony’s mission is to provide musical performances of distinction that enrich and enliven the community’s classical music experience; and to nourish new audiences through school concerts and family outreach programs.