Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2008-10-03
The Samford University Orchestra will present its fall concert Tuesday, Oct. 14, at 7:30 p.m. in Brock Recital hall.
Dr. Milburn Price will conduct the orchestra of Samford student and faculty musicians.
The program will include two pieces by Handel: "Concerto Grosso in G" for string orchestra, and "Piangero" from Julius Caesar. The latter will feature soprano soloist Sharon L. Lawhon.
Lawhon will also sing with the orchestra on Puccini's "Quando me'n vo" (Musetta's Waltz) from La Boheme.
The program will conclude with Beethoven's "Symphony No. 1 in C Major."
The public is invited free of charge.
About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.