UA School of Music to Present 41st Annual President's Concert

University Communications
Feb. 7, 2014

An audience favorite, the 41st annual President's Concert – the second for UA President Ann Weaver Hart – will be held Sunday.

The UA School of Music is presenting special performance, the concert will feature the Arizona Symphony Orchestra and student soloists who won the highly competitive UA Concerto Competition.  

Performers are:

  • Violist Natalia Duarte, performing Britten's "Lachrymae, Reflections on a Song of Dowland"
  • Tenor Humberto Borboa Beltrán, performing "Lenski's Aria" from Tchaikovsky's "Eugene Onegin" and Lara's popular "Granada"
  • Percussionist Trevor Barroero, an Honors College student, performing Séjourné’s "Concerto for Marimba and Strings" 
  • Pianist Jinny Huh, also an Honors College student, performing the second and third movements of Ravel's "Piano Concerto in G Major."

Each was selected from each area of the School of Music – strings, voice, wind and percussion and keyboard, representing the depth of talent at the school. Their performances will be conducted by doctoral students Ace Edewards and Keun Oh.

To open the concert, Moisés Paiewonsky, an associate professor of music, will conduct Debussy's Fanfare from "Le Martyre de Saint-Sébastien." The program will also include Stravinsky's "Symphonies of Wind Instruments" and Mozart's Overture to "The Magic Flute," under the baton of Thomas Cockrell, the UA Nelson Riddle Endowed Chair and the Rogers Institute of Orchestra and Opera Conducting director.

The Feb. 9 event will be held at 3 p.m. at Centennial Hall, 1020 E. University Blvd. Tickets are: $10 for general admission, $7 UA employees and seniors 55+, $5 students. Tickets are available at the Fine Arts Box Office until 4 p.m. on Feb. 7. The Centennial Hall Box Office will open at noon on Feb. 9. Tickets are also available online.

Learn more about the soloists on the UA School of Music site.

Contacts: Ingvi Kallen of the UA School of Music at 520-626-6320 or ingvi@email.arizona.edu; the Fine Arts Box Office at 520-621-1162; MusiCall at 520-621-2998.     

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