AMHERST, Mass.—The Amherst College Choral Society, directed by Mallorie Chernin, and the Amherst College Orchestra, conducted by Lanfranco Marcelletti, will perform the Symphony No. 9 of Beethoven on Sunday, March 4, at 3 p.m. in Buckley Recital Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. No reservations can be accepted and early arrival is recommended.
The Amherst College Choral Society numbers approximately 130 singers, performing a variety of choral works ranging from medieval madrigals to modern music. Mallorie Chernin has directed the choir since 1986.
The Amherst College Orchestra is made up of about 50 Amherst students, as well as students from neighboring colleges and community members. In addition to his conducting duties at Amherst, Lanfranco Marcelletti is the principal conductor of the Franciscan Chamber Orchestra in Albany, New York.