Smart Bets: Shai Wosner and Orion Weiss

While the Asheville Symphony continues to draw audiences to its regular performances at the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, its leadership looks to provide additional access to quality classical music by presenting concerts at other venues. The next offering takes place Friday, March 8, at Central United Methodist Church and features longtime piano-duo partners Shai Wosner and Orion Weiss. Part of a monthlong, coast-to-coast tour covering a mere five cities, the recital program begins at 8 p.m. and is composed of Schubert’s “Grand Duo” Sonata in C major, D. 812; Brahms’ Sonata in F minor, Op. 34b; and David Lang’s companion pieces “gravity” (2005) and “after gravity” (2007). $15 youth/$33 adult/$50 onstage. Photo of Wosner, left, by Marco Borggreve. Photo of Weiss by Jacob Blickenstaf


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About Edwin Arnaudin
Edwin Arnaudin is a staff writer for Mountain Xpress. He also reviews films for and is a member of the Southeastern Film Critics Association (SEFCA) and North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA). Follow me @EdwinArnaudin

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