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School of Music offers variety of musical offerings April 2-5

The Brigham Young University School of Music is offering a selection of end-of-the- semester concerts this week. Tickets for these events are available the Fine Arts Ticket Office, (801) 422-4322 or at byuarts.com/tickets.

  • The Symphony Orchestra will present a concert Tuesday, April 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Under the direction of conductor Christian Smith, the orchestra will present “Eine kleine Nachtmusic" (K. 525) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, ballet music from “Faust” by Charles Gounod, the Capriccio Italien, op. 45 by Pyotr Illyich Tchaikovsky and the world premiere of “Shadow Etchings” by Michael Wahlquist
  • Let by conductor Kirt Saville, the Symphonic Band will perform Wednesday, April 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. Highlights from the program include “American Fanfare” by James Sephenson, “Orpheus in the Underworld” by Jacques Offenbach, “Variations on a Tango” by Kyle Kindred” and “Monkey Business” by David Lovrien.
  • Conducted by Jean Applonie, the BYU Women’s Chorus will perform Friday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall. In addition to performing music from William Matthias, Maurice Durufle and Tarik O’Regan, they will sing a selection of hymns, a medley of Beatles music and original music from David Zabriskie commissioned by the BYU Women’s Chorus.

For more information, contact Ken Crossley at (801) 422-9348 or ken_crossley@byu.edu.

Writer: Preston Wittwer

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