Sunday, November 1, 2020 West Virginia Symphony Orchestra live streaming concert 3 PM November 15 includes "Lyric for Strings" by George Walker

George Walker (1922-2018)

October 28, 2020

By Bill Lynch

Like many performing arts organizations, the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra has been on hiatus most of the year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the symphony will perform again Nov. 15. The show will be streamed online for patrons and then later aired by West Virginia Public Broadcasting.

After an eight-month hiatus due to COVID-19, the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra will perform again in November.

The symphony, under the direction of Lawrence Loh, will present its first live streaming concert 3 p.m. Nov. 15. The performance will feature an all-strings version of the orchestra, with guest pianist Orion Weiss.

The Nov. 15 performance will include “Lyric for Strings” by composer George Walker, the first Black composer to win the Pulitzer Prize for music, Elgar’s “Serenade” and Beethoven’s “Piano Concerto No. 4” with Weiss on piano.

Tickets to view the stream are $15 for single tickets or $25 for family tickets and can be purchased through Current WVSO subscribers will receive complimentary access to the stream.

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