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Presented By: School of Music, Theatre & Dance

University Symphony Orchestra

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Kenneth Kiesler, conductor
Freda Herseth, mezzo-soprano

Pre-concert lecture at 7:15 PM in the lower lobby.

The final USO concert of the season opens with the rollicking music of John Adams and features the affecting Five Poems of Dorothy Parker by Ann Arbor composer Braxton Blake, sung by Prof. Freda Herseth. The second half of the concert opens with the hauntingly beautiful Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis for two string orchestras and solo string quartet by Ralph Vaughan Williams. The season comes to a close with Respighi’s Pines of Rome, the colorful portrait of Rome including children playing at games, the song of a nightingale, and the approaching march of a triumphant Roman army.

PROGRAM: John Adams- A Short Ride in a Fast Machine; Braxton Blake- Five Poems of Dorothy Parker; Vaughan Williams- Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis; Respighi-Pines of Rome
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