UNL Symphony Orchestra performance includes Student Soloist Night
calendar icon27 Feb 2018
LINCOLN, Neb.— The Symphony Orchestra’s performance on Tuesday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall will feature one of the greatest and most popular orchestral showpieces of all time and will also showcase some of the finest student talent of the Glenn Korff School of Music.
The second half of the Tuesday night concert will consist of Modest Mussorgsky’s spectacular Pictures at an Exhibition, as orchestrated by the French master Maurice Ravel. The first half of the performance will feature solo performances with the orchestra by the four winners of the 2017-18 Glenn Korff School of Music Graduate and Undergraduate Solo Competitions. Undergraduate winners will kick off the program, with Anthony Macintosh performing Emmanuel Séjourné’s Concerto for Marimba and String Orchestra, followed by Hannah Willard performing the first movement of Antonin Dvorak’s Violin Concerto in A minor. Graduate students will then follow up, with Jordan Redd performing the second movement of Reinhold Glière’s Horn Concerto and Liping Xia performing the finale of Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1. Director of Orchestras Tyler Goodrich White conducts, along with Graduate Associate Conductors David Galant and Kao Zhou.
Tickets are General Admission $5; Students/Seniors $3.