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UVic Chorus & Orchestra: Gala Concert
Saturday, December 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Timothy Vernon, guest conductor
Arthur Rowe, piano
Merrie Klazek, trumpet
We are thrilled to welcome Timothy Vernon as guest conductor on this special occasion. Founding artistic director of Pacific Opera Victoria, Maestro Vernon has earned the admiration of audiences and fashioned POV into one of the city’s true cultural treasures. Maestro Vernon will conduct the UVic Chorus, Chamber Singers & Orchestra in G. F. Handel’s Utrecht Te Deum, Hindemith’s Symphonic Metamorphosis, and Beethoven’s Coriolanus Overture.
School of Music faculty pianist Arthur Rowe and trumpeter Merrie Klazek will join the Orchestra in Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No. 1 for Strings and Trumpet.
Cake reception to follow!
Handel: Utrecht Te Deum for Chorus and Orchestra
Beethoven: Coriolanus Overture
Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 1 for Strings and Trumpet with Arthur Rowe, piano and Merrie Klazek, trumpet
Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis
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