WV Symphony: Preview Video

WV Symphony Maestro Grant Cooper's video preview for the symphony's upcoming Celebrating Lyricism performances... http://youtu.be/-Mmj3TMLkRM WVSO Celebrating Lyricism Schedule: Thurs, October 16 • 7:30pm - Fairmont, WV (304-367-4240) Fri, October 17 • 8:00pm - Charleston, WV Sat, October 18 • 8:00pm - Charleston, WV Sun, October 19 • 3:00pm - Parkersburg, WV WV Symphony Official... Continue Reading →

Live Review: WV Symphony Presents “Mozart’s Requiem”

West Virginia Symphony Orchestra’s “Mozart's Requiem” concerts were held at The Clay Center’s Maier Foundation Performance Hall this past weekend and I had the pleasure of attending Saturday night. The WVSO performed Richard Wagner’s "Prelude to Act III, Tristan und Isolde," Johannes Brahms' "Tragische Ouvertϋre" (Tragic Overture) and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's famous "Requiem," with accompaniment... Continue Reading →

Live Review: WV Symphony Presents “Song of the Earth”

West Virginia Symphony Orchestra’s "Song of the Earth" concerts were held at The Clay Center’s Maier Foundation Performance Hall this past weekend. Mezzo-soprano Nancy Maultsby and tenor John MacMaster joined Maestro Grant Cooper and his orchestra for a performance of Gustav Mahler's "Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth)." Austrian composer-conductor Gustav... Continue Reading →

Live Review: WV Symphony Presents “Valentina Returns”

West Virginia Symphony Orchestra’s "Valentina Returns" concerts were held at The Clay Center’s Maier Foundation Performance Hall this past weekend with the titular guest pianist Valentina Lisitsa. Valentina accompanied Maestro Grant Cooper and his magnificent orchestra through performances of Sergei Prokofiev's "Concerto for Piano No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26" and Ludwig van Beethoven's... Continue Reading →

Live Review: WV Symphony Presents "Classical Majesty"

West Virginia Symphony Orchestra’s "Classical Majesty" concert was held at The Clay Center’s Maier Foundation Performance Hall this past weekend and featured guest violinist Corey Cerovsek. Maestro Grant Cooper led his orchestra through performances of Ralph Vaughan Williams' "Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis," Mozart's "Violin Concerto No. 5, K. 219," and Antonín Dvořák's... Continue Reading →

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