Contact: Kay Lloyd, 303.772.5796
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LONGMONT SYMPHONY AND LONGMONT MUSEUM PRESENT "THE GENIUS OF STRADIVARI & GUARNERI: VIOLINS OF CREMONA" ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1
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"The Longmont Symphony is proud to partner with the Longmont Museum to offer this extraordinary opportunity to learn about and experience two rare and priceless violins --
a Stradivarius and a Guarneri del Gesu
-- owned and cared for by Dr. William Sloan and Professor Judy Sloan," said LSO Board Member Robert Pilkey.
Beginning with a lively presentation by Dr. Sloan on Italian violin makers Antonio Stradivari and Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesu, the program will include an intimate recital by award-winning
violinist Andrew Sords
performing selected works on both instruments and accompanied by
pianist Susan Olenwine
concertmaster Paul Trapkus and pianist Judy Sloan
will also perform.
Afterwards, the violins will be on display in the Museum's Swan Atrium, where Dr. Sloan and musicians will be available to answer questions.
Tickets are $22 for general admission, $20 for students and seniors, and $18 for Longmont Museum members. Tickets can be purchased online at
or by phone at 303-651-8374.
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