Music’s George Work in his first CD as soloist with orchestra

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Music professor George Work is featured in his first recording as a soloist with orchestra on a new Dorian/Sono Luminus CD released last fall. Work performs the Ibert Concerto for Cello and Winds with the Baton Rouge Symphony players, conducted by Timothy Muffitt. Also featured on the recording is pianist Dmitri Shteinberg and violinist John Gilbert. Additionally, Work has been a member of Ames Piano Quartet (now named Amara Piano Quartet) since 1981. The quartet has performed throughout North America, and in Taiwan, South Africa, France, Austria, Russia and Cuba. It has released 14 CD recordings on various labels, but this is Work’s first commercial recording as a soloist with orchestra.