Philharmonic to Present Works by Bach, Bartok & Handel Saturday

Posted on December 5th, 2012 by

(Story by Megan Maricle-Roberts ’14)

The Gustavus Department of Music presents the Gustavus Philharmonic Orchestra and Chamber Music Concert, directed by Justin Knoepfel. The concert will take place on Saturday, December 8 at 1:30 p.m. in Jussi Bjorling Recital Hall.  Admission is free and the concert is open to the public.

The program begins with “The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba” from G.F.Handel’s opera Solomon. J.S. Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major will be performed next, followed by Theme and Variations by Alexander Glazunov. For the fourth performance, a string quartet will play an arrangement of Swedish folk tunes titled Dalasvit, by Bror Axel Soderlundh.  The concert will conclude with a work by Bela Bartok, Rumanian Folk Dances.

The Gustavus Philharmonic Orchestra, with Director Knoepfel, plays in concert on Saturday, December 8 at 1:30 p.m. in Jussic Bjorling Recital Hall.  The concert is free and open to the public.


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