The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields – one of the world’s premier chamber orchestras – will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 23, in Taylor Performing Arts Center.

Based in London, the orchestra is renowned for its fresh, brilliant interpretations of the world’s most-loved classical music. Recording highlights include 1969’s “Four Seasons” and the 1985 soundtrack to “Amadeus.”

Their Joplin concert – presented by Pro Musica – will include works by Aaron Copland, Mozart and Dimitri Shostakovich. Financial assistance has been provided in part by the Vivian Leon Fund for the Musical Arts, the Carthage Community Foundation and the Missouri Arts Council.

Admission ranges from $15 to $25, with a $5 discount for students. Tickets can be purchased online at or at the door.