Posted by Sean Flynt on 2011-03-07

Samford's School of the Arts will present its annual Concerto-Aria concert Tuesday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Wright Center Concert Hall.

The concert will bring together five student musicians selected during a university-wide competition in December.

Selections and performers will include:

  • Kabalevsky's Overture to Colas Breugnon, played by full orchestra
  • Ponchielli's "Voce di donna" from La Gioconda, sung by Amberlyn Richardson
  • Mozart's aria from The Abduction from the Seraglio, sung by Alan Taylor
  • Rosauro's Concerto for Marimba and String Orchestra (three movements), played by Evelyn Stagnaro
  • Muczhinsky's Concerto for Piano and Orchestra (lst movement), played by Becca Frees
  • Bruch's Violin Concerto (3rd movement), played by Hannah Frees
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