Captivating melodies in full, orchestral color await. Rutter’s Suite Antique at the start with its gorgeous and springlike themes, Respighi’s Ancient Airs at the finish in dozens of captivating dances, and Britten’s Simple Symphony tying it all together for a chromatic spectrum of emotion. Join us for a delightful evening featuring a flute solo by our very own Amulet Strange! (Face mask required) *Tickets available April 28!
John Rutter – Suite Antique
Benjamin Britten – Simple Symphony
Ottorino Respighi – Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite III for Strings
Amulet Strange, Principal Flute
Amulet Strange is Principal Flutist of the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra & member of MSO Woodwind Quintet since 2015. Additionally, she is Adjunct Professor of Flute at Jackson State University & Mississippi College. She is also on the Artist Roster with the Mississippi Arts Commission.
Ms. Strange has been a guest flutist with Louisiana, Baton Rouge, Meridian & Gulf Coast orchestras. Throughout the Jackson metro area, she is frequently sought after as a concerto soloist & chamber musician. Other performance highlights include the National Flute Association Convention, American Harp Society Summer Institute, Spoleto Festival USA & Avaloch Farm Music Institute.
As a Texas native & Interlochen Arts Academy graduate, Ms. Strange holds Master of Music degree from Rice University & Bachelor of Music degree from San Francisco Conservatory of Music, where she was recipient of the Presser Scholar Award. Notable teachers include Timothy Day & Leone Buyse, with additional influence from Aralee Dorough, Catherine Payne & Jocelyn Goranson.
♦ Concert is NOT a General Admission event. After ticket purchase you will receive a confirmation email. This is NOT your ticket. You will receive a SECOND EMAIL containing your ticket with ASSIGNED SEAT, along with protocols & arrival instructions. Due to vasty reduced seating capacity, please ONLY purchase a ticket if you’re CERTAIN you can attend. If you find you cannot, email firstname.lastname@example.org so the box office can release the seats to the public. THANK YOU! ♦
Advance registration required per concert, for subscribers & ticket buyers. Socially-distanced SEATING & Hall entry assigned IN ADVANCE by MSO just prior to emailing tickets, along with protocols & arrival instructions. NO AT-DOOR TICKET SALES or WILL CALL. Ticket & MASK required for entry. Masks MUST remain on throughout the concert, even while seated. NO intermission OR concessions. All subject to change.
♦ City Centre Garage is now OPEN to MSO patrons at no cost on concert evenings! There will also be street parking will be available around The Hall ♦