Amherst College Symphony Orchestra to Perform Russian Favorites on Family Weekend

Submitted by Emanuel Costache

October 31, 2007
Contact: Sara Leonard
Concert and Production Manager

413/542-2195

AMHERST, Mass.—The Amherst College Symphony Orchestra, with Mark Lane Swanson, Music Director, will perform a full-length classical concert of Russian favorites at its Family Weekend concert on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 8:30 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall in the Arms Music Center at Amherst College.

The program will open with Mussorgsky’s colorful “Night on Bald Mountain” made popular through its use in Walt Disney’s Fantasia, conducted by Daniel Curtis ’08. The concert continues with Rachmaninoff’s “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini” with Timothy Cheng ’07 as piano soloist. After intermission, the concert will conclude with Tchaikovsky’s “Symphony No. 4 in F minor.”

Tickets may be purchased at the door for $6 and can be reserved in advance by contacting mlswanson@amherst.edu. Admission is free to Five College students with ID.

###

 

Contact

Office of Communications
79 South Pleasant Street
Amherst MA 01002
(413) 542-2321
comm@amherst.edu

Follow Amherst

Amherst Postage Stamp IconSubscribe to the biweekly eNews by emailing alumni@amherst.edu. See past issues.

facebook Amherst on Facebook

twitter Amherst on Twitter

RSS Feed News Releases RSS