DePauw Chamber Symphony to Perform Spain/France Pre-Tour Concert
December 5, 2000
December 5, 2000, Greencastle, Ind. - The DePauw Chamber Symphony will travel to Spain and France in January to perform the 2001 Concert Tour. The Orchestra will perform a tour kick-off concert on Saturday evening, Jan. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium. The concert will be performed "in-the-semi-round with the audience on-stage" according to Orcenith Smith, Music Director of DePauw University Orchestras. The music performed will be by Aaron Copland, Charles Ives, Gabriel Fauré, Gian Carlo Menotti, Franz Josef Haydn, Belá Bartók, Manuel de Falla and George Gershwin. It is free and open to the public.
"The DePauw Chamber Symphony will take part in several different style and high-profile programs while on-tour in the two countries," according to Smith. "In Barcelona, the ensemble will perform on a long-standing Epiphany Concert Series at a major performance venue. In Toulouse, France the group will perform with noted French soprano, Sabine Steffan and in Paris, the orchestra will perform for an invited audience at the France/États-Unis Association, an organization promoting cultural goodwill between the United States and France."
The DePauw Chamber Symphony has performed its most recent concert tours to Japan, Austria, The Czech Republic, Great Britain, to New York's Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall and to Washington, D.C. for a concert in the Terrace Theatre at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
For more information about the January 6 concert, contact (765) 658-4388.Back