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Western’s Chamber Orchestra and String Ensemble to perform Thursday

Western’s Chamber Orchestra and String Ensemble to perform Thursday

The Western State Colorado University Chamber Orchestra and String Ensemble, under the direction of Kenneth Todd, is to perform an evening of chamber string music from a variety of musical styles and periods for string orchestra this Thursday.

The concert will feature the works of J.S. Bach, Antonio Vivaldi and Edvard Grieg as well as transcriptions and adaptations of compositions by Gruselle, Joseph Brackett and Sergei Rachmaninoff. Soloists Natasha Pratt (violin), Jannett McBride (violin) and Jo Raetzel (cello) will be featured on Vivaldi’s L’Estro Armonico, Op. 3, No. 11.

The free event, open to the community, will take place Thursday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the John & Georgie Kincaid Concert Hall within Quigley Hall.

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