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Thursday, August 26, 2010

WSU Symphony Orchestra Opens Season (Ogden: Sept 26)

Weber State Symphony Orchestra Opens New Season

Who: Weber State University Department of Performing Arts
What: WSU Symphony Orchestra
When: Sunday, 26 September 2010, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Austad Auditorium, Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts

Weber State University Department of Performing Arts presents the Weber State Symphony Orchestra in its first concert of the 2009-10 season Sunday, September 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austad Auditorium of the Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts. Children 8 years and older are welcome to attend.

The string section of the orchestra will be featured in this concert of old and new works. The program will open with Handel’s “Concerto Grosso, Opus 6, No. 2.” Concertmaster Moriah Wilhelm, principal second violin Gabrielle Cox, and principal cellist Amy Elmer will be featured on the concertino parts. Other compositions on this concert include Frank Bridge’s “An Irish Melody,” Arthur Luck’s arrangement of “Deep River,” “Voyage” by John Corigliano, and Arthur Foote’s “Suite in E, Opus 63.”

Tickets for the concert are $5 for adults and $4 for students, seniors and those with military I.D. They can be purchased in advance at Dee Events Center Tickets, 1-800-WSU-TIKS. WSU students who pick up a complementary ticket from the Department of Performing Arts office, room 331 in the Browning Center, will be admitted free. Children 8 and over are welcome to attend. This concert is partially funded by student fees.
more info: mpalumbo@weber.edu or 801 626 6991

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