Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic Ronald Zollman, music director Ari Pelto, Guest Conductor Thursday, May 3, 2012 8 pm at Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland Under the direction of guest conductor, Ari Pelto, the Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic rounds out the 2011-2012 concert series at Carnegie Music Hall on Thursday, May 3rd. On the program for May 3rd, will be Samuel Barber’s Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Arthur Honegger’s Pacific 231, Frank Martin’s Concerto for 7 Winds, Strings and Percussion and Bohuslav Martinu’s Frescoes of Piero della Francesca. With performances that have been called poetic, earthy, vigorous and highly individual, conductor Ari Pelto is in demand at elite opera houses, ballets, symphonies and conservatories throughout the United States. He is a regular guest conductor at New York City Opera and Atlanta Ballet. Mr. Pelto also frequently works with a number of prestigious young artist programs including San Francisco Opera, Wolf Trap and the New National Theatre in Tokyo. Tickets for the May 3rd concert are $5 (general admission), $4 for seniors and free for students with ID. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit: http://www.showclix.com/event/74514.