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MEDIA CONTACT: Department of Music (585) 275-2828 or Helene Snihur (585) 275-7800
November 8, 2002
EVENT: University of Rochester Symphony Orchestra performance
TIME, DATE, AND PLACE: 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, in Strong Auditorium
on the University of Rochester's River Campus
ADMISSION: Free and open to the public
Note: Parking is available on University lots after 7 p.m. weeknights and all
The University of Rochester Symphony Orchestra continues its 48th season of presenting
masterworks of the symphonic repertoire with a performance at 8 p.m. Saturday,
Dec. 7, in Strong Auditorium on the University of Rochester's River Campus.
This group, directed by David Harman, professor of music and director of orchestral
activities, is composed of undergraduate and graduate students as well as talented
musicians from the greater Rochester area. The 100-member ensemble will perform
Nielsen's Helios Overture, op. 17, Grieg's Peer Gynt: Suite No. 1, and Rimsky-Korsakov's
Scheherazade, op. 35.
The symphony orchestra presents four free concerts throughout the school year.
The 2002-2003 season will showcase a strong blend of orchestral works as well
as contemporary compositions.
Admission to this performance is free and open to the public. For more information,
please contact the music department at (585) 275-2828.
About the University of Rochester
The University of Rochester (www.rochester.edu) is one of the nation's leading private universities. Located in Rochester, N.Y., the University gives students exceptional opportunities for interdisciplinary study and close collaboration with faculty through its unique cluster-based curriculum. Its College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering is complemented by the Eastman School of Music, Simon School of Business, Warner School of Education, Laboratory for Laser Energetics, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, and the Memorial Art Gallery.