Symphony sets sail

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Symphony sets sail

New music director Heuser at the helm
Thomas Heuser, music director of the San Juan Symphony, stands outside the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis college, where he will conduct his first concert on Oct. 8.
If you go

What: San Juan Symphony, Music Director Thomas Heuser, presents “Fresh Faces and Firebird.”

When and where: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8, Community Concert Hall, Durango; 3 p.m. Oct. 9, Henderson Performance Hall, Farmington, with soloist M. Brent Williams. Works by Mozart, Needham, Dvorák and Stravinsky.

How much: Season tickets from $58 to $198; single tickets from $16 to $55.

For more information: Durango: Call 247-7657 or www.durangoconcerts.com. Farmington: Call (505) 566-3430. Surcharges may apply.

Coming up

Season ticket holders can look forward to three additional concerts. One month from the opening concert, Heuser will conduct a special performance of one of the most important works in the combined choral and orchestral repertoire. Brahms’

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Pre-concert talk

Maestro Thomas Heuser will preview the upcoming San Juan Symphony concert as part of the ongoing series Musically Speaking at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Rochester Hotel in Durango. The pre-concert talk is free, and the public is invited to attend.

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Who is Thomas Heuser?

After a two-year search to replace Arthur Post, who had a successful 13-stint as music director of the San Juan Symphony, musicians, the San Juan Board and patrons chose Thomas Heuser to succeed him.
Heuser holds three music degrees: a

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Symphony sets sail

Thomas Heuser, music director of the San Juan Symphony, stands outside the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis college, where he will conduct his first concert on Oct. 8.
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