The Symphony Deserves a Fanfare

The dictionary defines the word “fanfare” as a short ceremonial tune or flourish to introduce something important. The Jacksonville Symphony thinks that apropos of the start of its 2017-2018 season so Fanfare on September 16 at 8pm will introduce the season.

The special concert, termed Fanfare: An Opening Night Celebration, will include guest artist Charlie Siem on violin. The program, under the baton of Music Director Courtney Lewis will include Adams’ “The Chairman Dances” from Nixon in China, Sibelius’ Violin Concerto and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5 in E minor.

Charlie Siem is one of today’s foremost young violinists. He has appeared with many of the world’s finest orchestras, including the London Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra and the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. He has worked with conductors such as Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Yuri Simonov, Sir Roger Norrington and Edward Gardner.

So September 16, 2017 at 8pm will definitely be the place to be seen in your best dress to impress to celebrate the start of something special with the Jacksonville Symphony. For information on tickets, contact the Ticket Office at [email protected] or 904-354-5547.