Hope College will present its 44th annual Concerto and Aria concert on Saturday, Feb. 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall at the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.
The public is invited. Admission is free.
The concert features students, who were selected through a competition, performing with the Hope College Symphony Orchestra. This year five students were selected to perform.
Senior Palmer D’Orazio of Clarkston, alto saxophone, will perform “Concerto in E Flat Major, Op. 109,” by Alexander Glazunov. Sophomore Sarah Krisch of Wheaton, Illinois, soprano, will perform “Vedrai, Cgarino,” from “Don Giovanni,” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Sophomore Noelle Harrity of Troy, bassoon, will perform “Ciranda das sete notas,” by Heitor Villa-Lobos. Sophomore Adam Krahn of Mishawaka, Indiana, cello, will perform “Concerto in A Minor, Op. 129,” by Robert Schumann. Senior Rosemary Walsh of Evanston, Illinois, mezzo-soprano, will perform “Parto, ma tu ben mio,” from “La Clemenza di Tito,” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
The orchestra is directed by Christopher H. Fashun, who is an assistant professor of music and director of orchestras at Hope.
The Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts is located at 221 Columbia Ave., between Ninth and 10th streets.