Performance Date: Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: de Jong Concert Hall, Harris Fine Arts Center, BYU
Tickets: Available in person at the BYU Ticket Office in the Harris Fine Arts Center or Marriott Center, by phone at 801-422-2981 or online at byuarts.com
The BYU School of Music presents the Symphony Orchestra’s evening of concertos on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall of the Harris Fine Arts Center.
Tickets are $6 and can be purchased in person at the BYU Ticket Office in the Harris Fine Arts Center or Marriott Center, by phone at 801-422-2981 or online at byuarts.com .
This February concert will feature concertos including Franz Liszt’s “Totentanz” (“Dies irae”), Giacomo Puccini’s “Si, mi chiamano” (from La Boheme), Jean Sibelius’ violin concerto in D minor and more.
The Symphony Orchestra will feature seven winners of the BYU Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition. The concert will include student soloists: Catherine Winters on flute, Truman Welling on tuba, Steven Hardy on alto saxophone, Alice Hyoung on piano, Michele Gardiner on violin, soprano Mary Hoskins and Hyrum Arnesen on piano.
The Symphony Orchestra is the preparatory orchestra in the School of Music conducted by Professor Christian Smith and consists of approximately 85 members. With concert repertoire chosen from every period, the orchestra provides a foundation for more advanced symphonic playing.
This performance will be streamed live from the BYU School of Music’s website at liveconcerts.byu.edu.
Writer: Riley Oliphant