The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle to Feature Clarinetist Alexander Fiterstein
Released on: February 27, 2008, 1:41 pm
Press Release Author: Brian Van Norman/The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle
Press Release Summary: The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle's March 16 concert will feature clarinetist Alexander Fiterstein. The concert will be held at the Carolina Theatre in Durham at 3 p.m.
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Media Contact: Brian Van Norman 919.232.5008 Brian@articulon.com
The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle to Feature Alexander Fiterstein Award-Winning Clarinetist to Perform at March 16 Concert
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (February 27, 2008) - Lorenzo Muti, artistic director and conductor for The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle, announces today that the orchestra's March 16 concert will feature a performance by award-winning clarinetist Alexander Fiterstein. The 3 p.m. concert will be held at the Carolina Theatre in Durham.
The concert will consist of Fiterstein as soloist in performances of Gerald Finzi's "Clarinet Concerto" and Max Bruch's "Concerto for Clarinet and Viola." In addition, the orchestra will perform Ottorino Respighi's "Ancient Aires and Dances, Suite II."
"Alexander Fiterstein combines great technical skill with a warm and easy going presence." says Muti. "It is a pleasure to work with him for a third time. Alexander's talent is sure to capture the admiration of our audience."
Fiterstein is a first-prize winner of the Carl Nielson International Clarinet Competition and the Young Concert Artists International Auditions. He has performed with The Vienna Chamber Orchestra, The Israel Chamber Orchestra and the China National Symphony Orchestra, among others. In addition to his performance schedule, Fiterstein has given educational residencies throughout the United States and Europe.
"I am thrilled to be back to perform with the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle," says Fiterstein. "I appreciate the quality and energy Lorenzo and the orchestra members bring to each performance."
To emphasize its commitment to engaging young people with great classical music, the orchestra provides free seating at every concert to students of all ages. For ticket information, visit the Carolina Theatre box office at 309 West Morgan Street, Durham, N.C. 27701 or call (919) 560-3030. For more information on The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle, visit ChamberOrchestraoftheTriangle.org or call (919) 942-3179.
About the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle: Since 1982, The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle has been received with genuine respect and enthusiasm by music critics and the community. Today, it is considered one of the finest professional ensembles in North Carolina and the Southeast. With its elite corps of musicians, the orchestra continues to present a well-chosen and unusual repertoire that delights audiences and evokes high praise from critics. That standard of excellence has become the hallmark of the orchestra and has distinguished each succeeding season. The 2007-2008 series marks our 25th concert season. For more information, visit www.chamberorchestraofthetriangle.org or call (919) 942-3179.
About Alexander Fiterstein: Alexander Fiterstein is one of the world's exceptional young clarinetists. He is a first prize winner of the Carl Nielson International Clarinet Competition, as well as the Young Concert Artists International Auditions (YCA). He was a member of Chamber Music Society II of Lincoln Center and participated at the Marlboro Music Festival for four summers. Fiterstein has performed as soloist with orchestras such as Orchestra of St. Luke's, Vienna Chamber Orchestra, Danish National Radio Orchestra, Polish Kammerphilharmonie, Jerusalem Symphony, Israel Chamber Orchestra, Toyko Philharmonic and the China National Symphony. He has given recitals at the Louvre in Paris, 92nd St. Y in New York, Suntory Hall in Tokyo, Vanouver Recital Society, Kennedy Center in Washington and the Tel Aviv Museum. He has performed with Daniel Barenboim, Richard Goode, Emanuel Ax, Roberta Peters, Ensemble Wien-Berlin and with the American, Borromeo, Fine Arts, Jerusalem and Mendelssohn String Quartets. He was born in Belarus, raised in Israel, and now lives in New York. For more information, visit fiterstein.com.
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