Concert to highlight USD Symphony Orchestra, combined choral ensembles

The USD Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, and Men�s and Women�s Chorus will combine with the USD Symphony Orchestra for a free concert on Friday, April 29,  at 7:30 p.m. in Knutson Theatre, The Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts on the USD campus.  Dr. David Holdhusen, USD�s Director of Choral Activities, will conduct the powerful Magnificat by British composer John Rutter .  The concert will also feature the winners of the orchestra�s annual concerto competition, Susanne Harmon, soprano; Lee Schneider, clarinet; Andrew Paa, violin; and Kate Mathews, double bass. 

The concert will begin with the first movement of the beautiful Violin Concerto by Samuel Barber.  Next will come Handel�s exciting aria, �Let the Bright Seraphim,� followed by the finale of the sublime Clarinet Concerto by Mozart, and the first half of the concert will conclude with the exciting �Creole� Rondo for Double Bass and String Orchestra by Harry Redman.  For additional information contact Rick Rognstad, 677-5722.

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