The Lehigh University Philharmonic Orchestra presents the Annual CONCERTO MARATHON Concerts February 6 & 7
The Lehigh University Philharmonic Orchestra presents a special two-night Concerto Marathon on Friday and Saturday, February 6 and 7 at 8 pm featuring the orchestra accompanying student soloists performing concertos and then a full orchestra performance each night featuring Borodin’s “Polovtsian Dances” from the opera Prince Igor. Tickets are $10; LU Students free with valid ID.
The concerts feature student soloists performing the following selections:
Student Soloists (Friday Only):
* DeVaughn Roberts, trumpet – Variations on Carnival of Venice for Trumpet by Jean-Baptiste Arban
* Daniel Enny, trumpet – Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra by Oskar Boehme
* Geoffrey Andrews, horn – Concerto for Horn No. 4 (Rondo) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
* Matthew Levy, trumpet – Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra by Alexandra Pakhmutova
Student Soloists (Saturday Only):
*Kellen Lowrie, harp – Danses Sacrée et Profane for Harp & Orchestra by Claude Debussy
*Casey Hofstaedter, viola – Romanze for Viola and Orchestra by Max Bruch
*Bolin Chang, piano
Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor original works by student composers Michelle Sanabria, James Copti, and Haley Robinson.
Lehigh University Philharmonic Music Director Eugene Albulescu is an award-winning performer and conductor who has led the Lehigh University Philharmonic for the past five years. Among his conducting accomplishments are a stint as director of the French Chamber Orchestra while on tour during 2008-2010, as well as several performances and recordings with top orchestras including the Romanian National Philharmonic, New York Chamber Orchestra, as well as the New Zealand Symphony, which released his recent recording of Jenny McLeod’s “Rock Concerto” on the Naxos label.
Tickets for the February 6 and 7 performances are $10; LU students free with valid ID. For more information, call 610-758-2787, ext. 0; visit Zoellner Ticket Services, Tuesday 12-6 pm, Wednesday – Friday 12-5 pm, 120 minutes before curtain, or order online at www.zoellnerartscenter.org. Senior, student, group and LVAIC discounts are available.