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Musical treats as the semester draws to a close

111616feature_musicaltreatsUNCG Music offers an array of wonderful performances over the next two weeks. Here are some highlights:

 

Sinfonia Orchestra

Monday, Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m., Recital Hall

With Rebecca MacLeod, conductor, and Donald J. Walter, guest conductor, Sinfonia will perform Bizet’s “Carmen Suite No. 1,” Humperdinck’s “Evening Prayer from Hansel and Gretel,” Whitacre’s “October” and Mendelssohn’s “Sinfonia No. 2 in D Major.”

 

Symphonic Band

Tuesday, Nov. 29, 7:30 p.m., UNCG Auditorium

Led by conductors Kevin M. Geraldi and John R. Locke and graduate conductor J. Ben Jones, the Symphonic Band will play “Selections from ‘The Danserye’ by Susato, “Cane River Murals,” by Ellerby, “Amazing Grace,” by Himes and “Sound and Smoke,” by Cuong.

 

University Band

Wednesday, Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m., UNCG Auditorium

Conductor William Lake and assistant conductors Pamela Klena and J. Ben Jones will direct the University Band in Carter’s “Overture for Winds,” Bach’s “Sleepers, Wake!,” Duffy’s “Crystals,” Gjeilo’s “Serenity” and Reed’s “Russian Christmas Music.”

 

Symphony Orchestra

Friday, Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m., UNCG Auditorium

World-renowned cellist Lynn Harrell will join conductor Kevin M. Geraldi and the UNCG Symphony for a performance of Ernest Bloch’s Hebraic Rhapsody, “Schelomo.” The overture to Beethoven’s opera “Fidelio” and Mussorgsky’s magnificent “Pictures at an Exhibition” round out the program.

Tickets for this Symphony Orchestra performance are $10 general admission or $5 for students. Purchase your tickets through the Triad Stage Box Office online by clicking here. You may also order tickets by phone from the Triad Stage Box Office, Monday through Friday, 12 to 6 p.m. or Saturday 2 to 6 p.m. by calling (336) 272-0160, or you may buy tickets in person from the UNCG Music Building Box Office.

 

Wind Ensemble

Sunday, Dec. 4, 1:30 p.m., UNCG Auditorium

Directed by conductors John R. Locke, Kevin M. Geraldi and graduate conductor William L. Lake, the Wind Ensemble will feature the Student Artist Competition winner saxophonist Emily Loboda. The ensemble will perform “Downy Overture,” by Novarro, “Saxophone Concerto,” by Creston, “Symphony in B-flat,” by Hindemith,” “Masks and Machines,” by Dooley, “Danza Finale–Malambo from ‘Estancia’’ by Ginastera and “‘The Earth’ from ‘Planets’” by Nagao.