BATON ROUGE, LA. (NBC33) — LSU’s Philharmonia Orchestra will host a concert event on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 7:30 p.m. at the School of Music Recital Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.
The program includes performances of Johannes Brahm’s “Variations on a Theme by Haydn,” conducted by graduate student Raul Gomez and “Capricorn Concerto” by Saumel Barber, featuring LSU School of Music faculty members Katherine Kemler on flute, Brian Shaw on trumpet and new School of Music oboe professor Johanna Cox. Rounding out the program will be a performance of Felix Mendelssohn’s “Symphony No. 4 Italian.”
Conductors for the performances include Gomez, Carlos Riazuelo, Vaughn Cardona, Cheng-Yin Lin, Bethany Ring and Alejandro Larumbe.
The LSU Philharmonia is a chamber orchestra. It performs in the School of Music’s Recital Hall each semester, during the period of LSU Opera production. It is conducted by the graduate students majoring in orchestral conducting with occasional appearances of the director of orchestral studies.
For more information, visit the LSU School of Music website here , or contact Ronette King Boshea with the LSU School of Music at (225)578-3925.