No symphonic exploration would be complete without the German and Austrian masters. The swirling themes of Mozart’s beaming overture to The Marriage of Figaro will lead us plunging into Beethoven’s fiery and high-spirited Symphony No. 4. QCSO Concertmaster Naha Greenholtz solos in Mendelssohn’s final orchestral work, the dramatic Violin Concerto. We close out the program in a spectacular display of orchestral brilliance with Hindemith’s rhythmic and thrilling Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes by Carl Maria von Weber.
Augustana's Dr. Robert Elfline, piano, and guest artists will present "Voices of a New World: Songs set to the Poetry of Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman," a recital of modern American art song.
Augustana flute instructor Janet Stodd will perform a faculty recital. She is founder and director of the Augustana Flute Choir and is a member of the National Flute Choir.
Performers will include the Heart Strings Celtic Quartet with Janet Stodd, flute; Amy Klutho, violin; Kristi Ruud, harp and recorder; and Deb O'Malley, guitar.
The Augustana Flute Choir also will perform, directed by Janet Stodd