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March 11th Mozart in the Jungle

Mozart’s infamous personal life was quite different than his brilliant symphonic masterpieces. As an admirer of Mozart, Shubert crafted his music in a similar fashion as with his Fifth Symphony, widely considered one of the most beautiful early Romantic pieces.


Three Divertimenti

Horn Concerto No. 4

Symphony No. 5


Kolio Plachkov has been with the Colorado Symphony since 2011, as an Associate Principal/Third French Horn. The summers, Mr. Plachkov is a guest horn faculty at the Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival in Alaska, and Rocky Ridge Music Center in Estes Park, Colorado. After receiving his Bachelor Degree of Music from the Juilliard School, Mr. Plachkov obtained the principal horn position with the Austin Symphony Orchestra, meanwhile pursuing a full time Masters of Music degree at Rice University.

His solo and chamber music performances have been broadcasted on NPR and CPR, he has been featured with, Idyllwild Arts Orchestra, The Broadway Bach Ensemble, Colorado Chambers Players, Englewood Arts Concert Series, and Estes Park Music Festival.

Mr. Plachkov has been featured on “From the Top” and, has performed as part of the Bulgarian Concert Evenings in New York where he has performed at the Bulgarian Embassy for the Bulgarian General Council. His scholarships and fellowships include, Tanglewood Music Center, the New World Symphony, New York String Seminar Orchestra, with performances in Carnegie Hall, Ozawa Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, Disney Hall, The New World Center, among others.

Don’t forget to attend our FREE pre-concert lecture at 6:30pm!

All pre concert lectures are given by Lily E. Hirsch. Lily studied music history as an undergraduate at the University of the Pacific and earned her Ph.D. in musicology from Duke University. She is currently a writer, Visiting Scholar at California State University, Bakersfield, and one of the editors for the Bakersfield Levan Humanities Review. In addition to numerous articles, including pieces in The Guardian, Washington Post, and The Establishment, she is author of the books A Jewish Orchestra in Nazi Germany: Musical Politics and the Berlin Jewish Culture League (University of Michigan Press in 2010) and Music in American Crime Prevention and Punishment (University of Michigan Press in 2012), and is co-editor of Dislocated Memories: Jews, Music, and Postwar German Culture (Oxford University Press in 2014), winner of the American Musicological Society’s Ruth A. Solie Award. 



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March 11th Mozart in the Jungle
March 11 @ 7:30 pm
March 11 @ 9:30 pm
Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra
(661) 323-7928
July 27, 2016
Rabobank Theater
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Bakersfield, CA 93301 United States
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