Racine Symphony continues virtual concert calendar and young artists’ competition in 2021

Posted on: January 13, 2021

Racine Symphony Orchestra musicians in a recent rehearsal.

“After pivoting to virtual performances and education programs in 2020, the Racine Symphony Orchestra has a jam-packed calendar for more of the same,” reads an unsigned article in Saturday’s (1/10) Racine Journal Times (WI). “The first performance for the new year will be the next installment of the Four Seasons … ‘Winter,’ recorded with a reduced orchestra and featuring artistic director Maestro Pasquale Laurino on violin … [will be] released the weekend of Jan. 23…. The Hygge-themed ‘event’ will feature special pastry and coffee packages available from O&H Danish Bakery. The final installment, ‘Spring,’ will be released in late March…. The RSO will offer a live-streamed performance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27 [including] selections from Władysław Żeleńky’s Piano Quartet and the Piano Quartet No. 1 in A Major of Johannes Brahms…. As with all the RSO’s digital content, this performance will be available on YouTube at no charge…. The RSO has created a virtual and socially distanced version of its Young Artists’ Competition for high school students [with] the final round at University of Wisconsin-Parkside campus on Sunday, Feb. 28…. The RSO is looking forward to resuming live concerts this summer with their beloved Lakeside Pops Series.”