Evangel University’s Orchestra will be teaming with Sinfonia to present a joint concert Tuesday, February 25.
Sinfonia, formerly called the Concert Orchestra, is an audition selected group that has toured the United States.
“As a highlight of the night, the Sinfonia will give a preview performance of selections from its new CD, which will be released in early April,” Dr. Larry Dissmore, professor of strings and director of orchestral activities at Evangel, said in a statement.
According to a release from Evangel, the following songs from the Sinfonia CD will be performed:
- “African-American Spirituals” medley and
- “Appalachian Carol,” arr. by Dan Goeller;
- “Awesome God” for piano and orchestra, arr. by Jason Thoms; and
- “Terezin” by American composer Richard Kingsmore.
The joint orchestras will perform:
- Dance Rhythms by American composer Wallingford Riegger,
- Rumanian Folk Dances by Béla Bartók, and
- The first movement from Symphony No. 1 in C by Ludwig van Beethoven.
The concert will be held in the Barnett Recital Hall starting at 7:30 p.m. and admission is free.