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Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band plan joint concert Feb. 26

Brigham Young University’s Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony will join together to perform Friday, Feb. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.

Tickets are $11, $10 or $8 with student ID, and can be purchased at the Fine Arts Ticket Office, by calling (801) 422-7664 or by visiting byuarts.com.

Conducted by Kirt Saville, the Symphonic Band will begin the concert with the Overture to "Candide’” by Leonard Bernstein. The group will also perform "Nimrod" from the "Enigma Variations’”by Edward Elgar, “Strange Humors” by John Mackey and “Armenian Dances” by Alfred Reed.

The Wind Symphony, conducted by Donald Peterson, will present “Festival Variations” by Claude T. Smith, “Sasha Takes a Train” by Kim Portnoy and “Pansoric Rhapsody” by Chang su KOH.

The ensemble will also perform “Guisanderie” by Faustin and Maurice Jeanjean featuring guest soloist Jaren Hinckley and “O Magnum Mysterium” by Morten Lauridsen with guest conductor Ronald Staheli.

For more information, contact Donald Peterson at (801) 422-7275.

Writer: Ricardo Castro

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