MACOMB, IL – The Western Illinois University School of Music will present the WIU Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Assistant Professor of Cello and Director of Orchestral Activities Kenny Lee, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1.

Due to the restrictions currently in place, there are no general admission performances in the COFAC Recital Hall.This performance will be broadcast on the School of Music’s YouTube Channel and Facebook page.

PROGRAM:

Kenny Lee

Serenade for Strings in E Minor, Op. 20 – Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
I. Allegro piacevole
II. Larghetto
III. Allegretto

Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a (arr. Rudolf Barshai) – Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)
I. Largo
II. Allegro molto
III. Allegretto
IV. Largo
V. Largo

Intermission

Symphony No. 44 “Trauer” – Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
I. Allegro con brio
II. Menuetto e Trio: Allegretto
III. Adagio
IV. Finale: Presto

For more information, call the COFAC Recital Hall office at (309) 298-1843 or visit wiu.edu/recitalhall.

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