Denison Orchestra teams up with local symphony for concert
Date of Event: April 30, 2011
Posted: April 14, 2011
The Denison University Orchestra will give a concert with the Newark-Granville Youth Symphony Orchestra at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, in Swasey Chapel (200 Chapel Drive). The event is free and open to the public.
The Newark-Granville Youth Symphony, directed by Susan Larson, will open the concert with the program of its forthcoming performance for the Capital Orchestra Festival at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. On this occasion, the NGYS will premiere "Snapshots of Summer" by associate professor and chair of the music department, composer Ching-chu Hu. The Denison University Orchestra will take the stage in its turn with performances of "Gust of Embers" by assistant professor HyeKyung Lee, and of a concerto by Vivaldi, featuring soloists associate professor Andrew Carlson (mandolin) and assistant professor Mark Wade (hammered dulcimer). The two orchestras are joining forces for an exciting performance of ballet music selected from Igor Stravinsky's "L'Oiseau de feu" ("Firebird", 1919 suite).
CALENDAR LISTING, Denison University, Granville — Denison University Orchestra with the Newark-Granville Youth Symphony Orchestra at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, in Swasey Chapel (200 Chapel Drive). Free and open to public. For information contact Pam Hughes at 740-587-6220 or visit www.denison.edu.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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