posted February 9, 2009

Hope Wind Symphony to Perform Feb. 20

The Hope College Wind Symphony will be presenting its first full concert of the semester, "Viva la France!," on Friday, Feb. 20, at 7:30 p.m. in Dimnent Memorial Chapel.

The public is invited. Admission is free.

All music in the program is inspired by France or written by French composers.  The concert will consist of: "Symphonic Prelude (The Cemetery at Colleville-Sur-Mer)," by Mark Camphouse; "Suite Francaise," by Darius Milhaud; "Marche Militaire Francaise," by Camille Saint-Saens; "Petite Symphonie," by Charles Gounod; and "Paris Sketches," by Martin Ellerby.

There will be a pre-concert talk at 7:00 p.m. in Dimnent Memorial Chapel.

Dimnent Memorial Chapel is located at 277 College Ave., on College Avenue at 12th Street.