Raleigh, North Carolina (PressExposure) September 30, 2009 -- The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle (www.thecot.org) opens its 27th season with a performance on Sunday, October 4, 2009. The 3 p.m. concert will be held at the Carolina Theatre in Durham and feature a guest performance by award-winning pianist Chu-Fang Huang.
A native of China, Huang is the winner of the 2005 Cleveland International Piano Competition and the 2006 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, as well as a finalist in the 2005 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. Her dynamic orchestral and recital performances have garnered energetic responses from audiences and critics throughout the world.
"Chu-Fang brings astonishing skill and versatility to her performances," says Lorenzo Muti, artistic director and conductor of The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle. "She pours her soul into each piece, and we are eager to have her perform with us."
Huang will be performing Camille Saint-SaÃ«ns' "Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, op. 32." The orchestra will also be performing Felix Mendelssohn's "The Fair Melusine Overture, op. 32" and Ludwig van Beethoven's "Symphony No. 8 in F Major, op. 93."
The 2009-2010 season will continue with the following performances: â¢ November 15, 2009 â All-Strings Concert â works by composers Rossini, Wiren, Barber and Bartok â¢ January 17, 2010 â Guest pianist Benjamin Moser â works by composers Wolf, Chopin, Sibelius and Kodaly â¢ March 14, 2010 â Ballet Meets Orchestra â works by composers Johnson, Copland and Roussel â¢ May 16, 2010 â All-European Program â works by composers Rossini, Schubert and Mozart Ticket Information can be found at http://www.thecot.org or by calling the Carolina Theatre Box Office at 919.560.3030.
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 2009-2010 series marks its 27th concert season. For more information, visit http://www.thecot.org or call 919.360.3382.