Maestro George Adams’ farewell concert to feature cellist Steven Honigberg

April 7, 2010

Writer: Writer: Don Sparhawk

The Idaho Falls Symphony will perform a night of Dvorak music Friday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Ruth H. Barrus Concert Hall at Brigham Young University-Idaho.


Marking the final performance of Maestro George Adams as conductor of the Idaho Falls Symphony, the orchestra will perform Symphony No. 7 by Antonin Dvorak. Dr. Adams has directed the symphony since 1999.


The concert will feature cellist Steven Honigberg performing with the symphony in Dvorak's Concerto for Cello and Orchestra. A graduate of Juilliard School of Music, Honigberg is a member of the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington, D.C.


Celebrating its 16th season, this volunteer orchestra brings the finest in symphonic music to Idaho Falls and the eastern Idaho area. Comprised of volunteer players from all walks of life, the Idaho Falls Symphony was formed in 1949 and is one of few orchestras in the state not affiliated with a college or university.


Tickets can be purchased from the BYU-Idaho Ticket Office online at www.byui.edu/tickets, by calling 496-2230, or at the door. Tickets are $10 for the general public and $6 for BYU-Idaho students and employees.