Kent State University Orchestra Presents the Music of German Fairy Tales, Greek Mythology and the Argentinian Countryside
The Kent State University Orchestra continues its 2016-2017 season with a concert on Friday, Oct. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in University Auditorium in Cartwright Hall. Cartwright Hall is located at 650 Hilltop Drive on the university’s Kent Campus. Free parking is available.
The second subscription series concert of the season offers a program sure to transport audience members to colorful and vibrant landscapes. From magical German fairy tales to heroic Greek mythology, the Kent State University Orchestra conducted by Katherine Kilburn will begin with the overture from Mozart’s “The Magic Flute.” Kent State voice faculty members Timothy Culver and Melissa Davis will then perform with the orchestra “Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön” and “Ach, ich fühl’s,” respectively.
Written earlier this year and premiered by the Curtis Symphony Orchestra in April, Emily Cooley’s “Argo,” will be enjoyed next on the program. Argo refers to the name of the ship which transported Jason and the Argonauts on their journey to find the Golden Fleece. The program concludes with Alberto Ginastera’s Dances from “Estancia,” featuring the rhythmic undulations of dances depicting Argentinian country life.
Tickets for the performance are $15 for adults; $13 for seniors and Kent State faculty and staff; $10 for groups of 10 or more patrons; $8 for non-Kent State students who are not eligible for the Fee-for-Free; and free for full-time, Kent Campus undergraduate students. Also, thanks to a generous donation from a longtime supporter and patron of Kent State’s Hugh A. Glauser School of Music, anyone 18 and under can attend the concerts for free, although a ticket must be reserved.
Tickets are available weekdays 12-5 p.m. at the Performing Arts Box Office, located in the lobby of the Roe Green Center in the Center for the Performing Arts at 1325 Theatre Drive on the Kent Campus. The Performing Arts Box Office accepts Visa, MasterCard and Discover, in addition to cash and checks.
The Cartwright Hall Box Office will open one hour prior to the performance for walk-up sales, however, patrons are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance to avoid long lines. Tickets and more information are available by calling 330-672-ARTS (2787).