The Furman Symphony Orchestra will present a concert Friday, Feb. 17, at 8 p.m. in McAlister Auditorium on campus. Presented biennially, the Furman Symphony Orchestra Concerto Concert features student soloists selected by competitive audition who will perform concerto movements from the standard repertoire. Furman music professor Thomas Joiner conducts the Sound Quality Concert Series event. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $5 for students.
The FSO will open the program with the Overture to Colas Breugnon by Dmitry Kabalevsky. Soloists for the concert are:
Emma Gierszal, marimba, Concerto for Marimba & String Orchestra by Eric Ewazen
Melvin Robinson, alto saxophone, Rhapsody for Alto Saxophone by André Weignein
Emma Marie Saba, piano, Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22 by Camille Saint-Saens
Hayden Christine Wilson, violin, Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47 by Jean Sibelius
Ju Sun Paul Yoon, cello, Cello Concerto in D Minor by Edouard Lalo