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Warsaw Philharmonic to perform at Weis Center

LEWISBURG — The 90-piece Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra will perform at 7:30 tonight at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts, 1 Dent Drive.

For more than 100 years, the Warsaw Philharmonic has been one of Poland’s most distinguished musical institutions. While at the Weis Center, they will perform Johannes Brahms’ “Tragic Overture, Op. 81, D minor”; Frederic Chopin’s “Piano Concerto No. 1, Op. 11, E minor”; and Mieczyslaw Weinberg’s “Symphony No. 4, Op. 61, A minor.”

The performance will feature Jacek Kaspszyk as music and artistic director and Seong-Jin Cho as piano soloist.

The Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra gave its first concert on 5th November 1901. It has to its credit more than 140 tours on five continents and has appeared in almost every major concert hall, where it has been warmly received by audiences and praised by music critics for its excellent and dynamic performances. The orchestra also has performed at many prestigious international festivals among others in Vienna, Berlin, Prague, Bergen, Lucerne, Montreux, Moscow, Brussels, Florence, Bordeaux and Athens as well as the “La Folle Journee” festivals in Nantes, Bilbao, Lisbon and Tokyo. Since 2016, the Warsaw Philharmonic has introduced regular online streaming of selected concerts.

For more information, visit www.buck ­nell.edu/weiscenter.

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