Fort Wayne Philharmonic to perform in Huntington

FOR RELEASE
2000-10-05

Huntington, Ind.— Members of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic will perform at Huntington College’s Merillat Centre for the Arts on Thursday, October 19 at 8:00 p.m. The evening will consist of Mozart’s Quintet in A Major for Clarinet and Strings, K.581, Stamitz’s Quartet in E-Flat Major, Op. 8, No. 2, and Britten’s String Quartet No. 2 in C Major, Op. 36. Members from the Friemann String Quartet – including Hiromi Ito and Hua Jin, violins; Margaret Prechtl, viola; and Gena Taylor, cello – will perform the Britten piece. The repertoire for this concert comes from the Friemann Series which presents a variety of small ensembles.

Partial underwriting for this concert has been provided by Bailey-Love Mortuary.

Tickets are $8 for all seats, with special discounts for students and seniors. For ticket reservations and further information, contact the Merillat Centre Box Office at (260) 359-4261 or www.huntington.edu/mca.

The Fort Wayne Philharmonic is heralded as one of the finest regional orchestras in the country. Boasting a full-time core of 44 musicians, the Philharmonic presents 80 concerts and 450 ensemble performances a year in schools, nursing homes, and nutrition sites. 

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Ashley C. Smith
Associate Director for Media Relations
260.359.4171
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director
260.359.4284