Orchestra Safely Rehearses, Readies for Oct. 17 Outdoor Concert
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The Orchestra of the Eastern Shore is among arts organizations that have had to adjust to life in the time of coronavirus.
The orchestra will perform four pieces in an outdoor, socially distanced concert Saturday, Oct. 17, at 4 p.m The program, entitled Music Through the Centuries, will include pieces representing four centuries:
18th – Concerto Grosso in G Major, Op 6, No. 1 by G.F. Handel 19th – Andante Cantabile, of P.I. Tchaikovsky 20th – Psalm and Fugue by Alan Hovhaness 21st – Song without Words by Paul Sanho Kim.
Virginia Symphony Orchestra Assistant Principal Cellist Rebecca Gilmore, who was scheduled to solo at the cancelled May concert, will be the cello soloist for the Tchaikovsky Andante Cantabile.
"The Tchaikovsky is solemn and deep — but also full of hope and beauty. We are so grateful to have Rebecca Gilmore joining us with her immense talent and musical passion." ~Paul Kim