S&T orchestras to perform concert on March 2

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On February 28, 2014

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s University and Community Symphony and Chamber orchestras will perform a wide range of pieces in a concert on the S&T campus in March.

The concert will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 2, in Leach Theatre of Castleman Hall, 10th and Main streets in Rolla. Dr. Robert Cesario, assistant professor of arts, languages, and philosophy, will conduct the orchestras.

The Chamber Orchestra will open the performance with “Concerto Grosso” by Arcangelo Corelli.

The Symphony Orchestra will take the stage with “Overture to the Impresario” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and “Symphony No. 6 (Pathetique)” by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

“This concert presents three works in chronological order, from the Baroque “Christmas Concerto” to the classic “Overture to The Impresario” and ending with the Symphony orchestra performing Tchaikovsky’s large, virtuosic Symphony No. 6, “The Pathetique.”

Tickets are $5 for the general public and free for S&T students, faculty and staff who present a valid I.D. and youth age 18 or younger. Tickets can be purchased 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Leach Theatre Box Office located in the vestibule of the main entrance of Castleman Hall, facing 10th street or by calling 573-341-4219.

For more information on the concert of Missouri S&T orchestras, contact Cesario at cesarior@mst.edu, or call the Missouri S&T performing arts office at 573-341-4185.

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