Submitted by Emanuel Costache

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


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 Admission is free to Five College students with ID.