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Sat feb 9
2013
8:00 pm

Carnegie Mellon Chamber Orchestra - An Evening of European Dances

where:
Palace Theatre
21 West Otterman Street Greensburg, Pennsylvania 15601

Who:

Ronald Zollman, Music Director
Conductor(s) to be announced.

Cost:

Free tickets available by calling the Palace Theatre Box Office at 724-836-8000.

Details:

The Carnegie Mellon Chamber Orchestra will perform a collection of contemporary pieces by Britten, Honegger, Kilar and Respighi - all influenced by elements of dance. 

Program: 

  • Simple Symphony, Op. 4 by Benjamin Britten
  • Symphony No. 2 for Strings and Trumpet by Arthur Honegger
  • Orawa by Wojciech Kilar
  • Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 3 by Ottorino Respighi

Designed with a flexible instrumentation, the Chamber Orchestra performs smaller-scaled works, usually composed for 50 players or fewer.