The DeKalb Symphony Orchestra will present Atlanta’s own David Coucheron and Christopher Rex at their next concert on April 28, 2015. Mr. Coucheron is the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s concertmaster while Mr. Rex is its principal cellist. Mr. Coucheron has given solo recitals at Carnegie Hall, Wigmore Hall, the Kennedy Center and the Olympic Winter Games in Utah. Mr. Coucheron also serves as the Artistic Director for the Kon Tiki Chamber Music Festival in his hometown of Oslo, Norway.
Mr. Rex is the first cellist ever to win the string prize in the biennial Young Artists Competition of the National Federation of Music Clubs. He is the Artistic Director of the Madison Chamber Music Festival in Georgia and is on the Board of Directors of Chamber Music America. Mr. Rex’s solo performances with the ASO include Strauss’s Don Quixote and concertos by Shostakovich, Herbert, Dvorak, and Elgar.
Mr. Coucheron and Mr. Rex will be performing the Brahms Double Concerto. Also on the program will be Grieg’s Symphonic Dances and the world premiere of Berceuse & Tango by former Georgia Perimeter College Professor and Chair of Fine Arts, Tommy Joe Anderson. This commissioned composition has been written to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Georgia Perimeter College and the DeKalb Symphony Orchestra.
This spectacular evening of music will take place on April 28th at 8:00pm in the Marvin Cole Auditorium in the Fine Arts Building of Georgia Perimeter College, Clarkston Campus. The public is invited to meet Maestro Cherniavsky at a pre-concert conversation held at 7 p.m. prior to the concert. Tickets may be purchased ahead of time online or by calling the DSO Box Office at 678-891-3565. Tickets may also be purchased at the door.