Roripaugh to join with <br />USD Symphony Orchestra

The USD Symphony Orchestra will give a free concert on Thursday, March 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Knutson Theatre, the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts. The concert will feature Lee Ann Roripaugh, poet and faculty member in the English Department at USD, reading her poetry interspersed with some of the best music ever written.

Roripaugh is the author of three volumes of poetry: "?Beyond Heart Mountain" (Penguin, 1999), "Year of the Snake" (Southern Illinois University Press, 2004), and "On the Cusp of a Dangerous Year" (Southern Illinois University Press, 2009).  

The orchestral part of the program will include the "Infernal Dance" from Stravinsky's Firebird, "The Blue Danube Waltz" of Strauss, a short movement by Anton Webern, the Funeral March from Beethoven's Eroica Symphony, and Rossini's "William Tell Overture."  

For more information contact Rick Rognstad, 677-5722.

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