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Reynolds Auditorium Presents "The Chevalier"

image of Violinist, Brenden Elliott

R. J. Reynolds Auditorium


"The Chevalier"

with the Winston-Salem Symphony

Sunday, October 2, 2022 at 3:00 PM

Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, was the archetypal Renaissance man: a gentleman of the nobility, champion fencer, general of Europe’s first black military regiment, a crusader against slavery, virtuoso violinist, and a composer whose works were celebrated by the greatest musicians of his age. Bill Barclay’s play with music portrays Bologne in a deservedly heroic light: as a friend to the young Mozart, as an enlightening mentor to Marie Antoinette, and above all, as a true patriot of equality – an ideal that shines through the fabric of his music.

For more information and tickets, visit the Winston-Salem Symphony website