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Performing Arts Center to present ARCO Chamber Orchestra

The UGA Performing Arts Center will present the ARCO Chamber Orchestra Feb. 23 at 8 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall. Artistic director and violinist Levon Ambartsumian will conduct the concert, which will feature UGA piano professor Evgeny Rivkin. The program will include Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 and Concerto for Three Pianos and Chamber Orchestra and Brahms’s Sonata for Clarinet and Piano.

Tickets, which are $20 and free for UGA students with valid UGACard, can be purchased at the Performing Arts Center, online at or by calling the box office at 706-542-4400.

The ARCO Chamber Orchestra was founded in 1990 by Ambartsumian during his years as professor of violin at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory. The orchestra garnered international acclaim following concert tours to Italy, Spain, Germany, Romania, France and Korea.

ARCO’s recent tour of Italy included a performance in Venice’s famed Le Fenice opera house.