Evangel Orchestra & Sinfonia Announce Joint Concert February 25

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.

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