The orchestra will perform Dukas’ “La Peri: Fanfare for Brass,” Reinecke’s “Concerto for Flute, opus 283,” Vaughn Williams’ “Symphony No. 5 in D major” and Chaminade’s “Concerto for Flute, opus 107” under the direction of conductor Philip Rice.
Flutist Timothy Macri, will be the featured guest soloist, performing Reinecke’s “Concerto for Flute” and Chaminade’s “Concerto for Flute” with the orchestra.
“Patrons of the Rome Symphony should look forward with anticipation to the unique, sweet sound that this soloist is able to give,” said Mary Ann Kelly, executive director of the RSO. “Under the expert direction of Maestro Rice, the blending of this particular instrument and the orchestra will allow for musical magic.”
Macri’s performances have won him the respect of colleagues and audiences in Europe and the United States, Kelly said.
Praised for his “sensuous” playing by the New Bedford (Rhode Island) Standard Times, he credits the guidance of his first teacher, Adam Bedrossian of Springfield, Mass., for his tonal and interpretive approach to the flute.
Macri’s advanced studies began under the tutelage of Randolph Bowman at The Boston Conservatory. He was later accepted into the studio of world-renowned Boston Symphony Orchestra piccolo player and teacher Louis Schaefer.
Macri is the principal flutist with the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra and the Manhattan Chamber Sinfonietta, and he frequently performs with the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra, the Boston Philharmonic and the Portland (Maine) Symphony.
“Mr. Macri produces electricity, at the same time being sensuous and charismatic,” Kelly said.
Tickets for the concert may be purchased in advance at the Music Room, the Rome Area Council for the Arts, Duffy’s Deli, Kroger, Merry Bee’s Frame Shop, and at the RSO office, located at 21 John Maddox Drive. Tickets also may be purchased on the evening of the performance.
Adult tickets are $20; senior tickets are $15, and student tickets are $6.
More information about this concert or other RSO events is available by calling the orchestra business office at 291-7367