Syracuse Symphony Orchestra Sets Two Watertown Performances

Rounding out a full season of performances in Watertown, N.Y., the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra has slated its final two shows for March 21 and April 28, 2011 at the Dulles State Office Building.

"Broadway Giants: The Music of Gershwin, Ellington, and Porter" is scheduled for March 21. Virtuoso pianist Andrew Russo and the inimitable jazz vocalist Ronnie Leigh—both Central New York favorites—will perform with the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra. The concert will include "Rhapsody in Blue" and other great works by Gershwin, Ellington, and Porter. The event will be conducted by Michael Butterman.

"Brilliant Beethoven"is scheduled April 28 and features Daniel Hege as conductor and Andrew Zaplatynsky on violin. To be performed are Beethoven's "Violin Concerto" and "Symphony No. 6".

Tickets are $40. For more information and to purchase seats, click here.

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Nicole Caldwell is a self-taught environmentalist, green-living savant and sustainability educator with more than a decade of professional writing experience. She is also the co-founder of Better Farm and president of betterArts. Nicole’s work has been featured in Mother Earth News, Reader’s Digest, Time Out New York, and many other publications. Her first book, Better: The Everyday Art of Sustainable Living, is due out this July through New Society Publishers.