Carson City Symphony celebrates the seasons

The Carson City Symphony is hosting a concert celebrating the seasons at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 1, at the Carson City Community Center, 801 E. William St.

The program features eight seasons — “The Four Seasons” by Antonio Vivaldi and “The Four Seasons in Buenos Aires” by Astor Piazzolla; both are directed by David Bugli and feature guest violin soloist Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio and narrator Rita Geil. STRAZZ youth strings will join the orchestra in Vivaldi’s Autumn and Winter.

The program also includes Ralph Vaughan Williams’ “English Folk Song Suite” for woodwinds, brass and percussion, conducted by Stephen Anthenien.

Pre-concert entertainment by the Regency Strings — violinist Cecilia Yale and bassist George Worth — begins at 3 p.m. in the lobby.

A meet-the-soloist preview hosted by conductor David Bugli will include discussions with soloist Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio about the concert, composers, and music. The preview begins at 3:15 p.m. in the Sierra Room.

Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio is an internationally acclaimed performing artist who has recorded more than 75 CDs. She’s director of the Orchestral Career Studies Graduate Program and associate professor of violin and viola at the University of Nevada, Reno, a member of the Argenta Trio, and artistic director of Cactus Pear Music Festival.

Tickets are $15 general admission; $12 for seniors, students, and Symphony Association members; and free for youth ages 16 and under. Tickets are on sale at Silver & Brass, 710 N. Curry St., and online at, and at the door.

For more information, go to, or call 775-883-4154.


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