CANCELLED: The Florida State University Symphony Orchestra in Concert
Thursday, March 19, 2020, 7:30pm
The Music Center
The Florida State University Symphony Orchestra in Concert
Alexander Jiménez, Music Director and Conductor
Florida State University has cancelled their event. More information will follow in regards to rescheduling at a future date.
The Florida State University Orchestras have enjoyed a long and illustrious history. The flagship orchestra of the Florida State University College of Music, the USO has been under the batons of such luminary conductors as Ernst von Dohnányi, Aaron Copland, Richard Burgin, Michael Stern, Robert Spano, and Matthias Bamert. The orchestra has enjoyed collaborations with a wide variety of major artists and composers, including Joshua Bell, Andre Watts, Dr. Billy Taylor, and the Canadian Brass, as well as composers Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, John Harbison, Louis Andriessen, and David Lang, among others. The USO can be heard on the Naxos label and has been featured nationally on PBS broadcast. The program includes:
Richard Strauss: Don Juan
Clifton Callender: "Dear Matafele Peinam" for Orchestra and Soprano; Phyllis Pancella, mezzo-soprano, World Premiere
Modest Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition (Ravel)
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