COLUMBUS, Miss. -- Mississippi University for Women professors will be featured soloists in a concert with The Starkville—MSU Symphony Association Saturday, Oct. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Rent Auditorium, Whitfield Hall.
Dr. Julia Mortyakova, department of music chair, and Dr. Bogdan, assistant professor of music, will be featured soloist performing the first movement of Saint-Seans’ “Concerto N0. 2 for Piano and Orchestra.” The program will also feature a 70-piece orchestra made up of SSO musicians and young musicians from around the area. The full orchestra will be conducted by Sr. Michael Brown, professor of music at Mississippi State University.
The event will feature a variety of music, including the world premiere of Valentin Bogdan’s “Transylvania Sights.” The program will conclude with the “Symphony No. 4 (The Italian)” by Felix Mendelssohn.
Sr. Michael Brown, professor of music at MSU, will serve as symphony conductor.
The concert is free and open to the public thanks to the generosity of individuals, corporate and institutional contributors and grants, including the Gildea Foundation, the Columbus Arts Council and The W. For additional information, contact The W’s Department of Music at (662) 241-6399.
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Oct. 16, 2014
Contact: Tyler Wheat