College of Fine & Performing Arts

WWU Symphony Orchestra presents Concerto Competition Winners and Gershwin's An American in Paris

WWU Symphony performs An American in Paris

Friday, June 7, 2019 - 7:30pm

  

 
 
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The WWU Symphony Orchestra presents its final concert of the 2018-2019 season with the winners of Western’s annual concerto competition.

The program will include Robert Jager’s rarely-heard Concerto for Percussion Duo, the early Songs of a Wayfarer by Gustav Mahler, and Ravel’s Piano Concerto for the Left Hand, composed for concert pianist and wounded WWI veteran Paul Wittegenstein. Concluding the program is George Gershwin’s great American tone-poem, An American in Paris.

Concert Program

  • Robert Jager: Concerto for Two Percussionists
    • David Mills and Asa Morris, percussion
  • Gustav Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen​
    • Elizabeth Feeney, mezzo-soprano
  • Maurice Ravel: Piano Concerto for the Left Hand in D Major
    • Jacinda Davis, piano
  • George Gershwin: An American in Paris

 

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