WMU Symphony Orchestra presents 'The Dance'

Contact: Cara Barnes
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University Symphony Orchestra

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—The Western Michigan University Symphony Orchestra will present a light classical concert, titled "The Dance," at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 3, in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

The concert will feature music that celebrates the element of dance in music. Darren Chan, a WMU graduate assistant, will conduct "Hoe Down" from Aaron Copland’s ballet "Rodeo." "Peer Gynt Suite No. 1," by Edvard Grieg, features the composer’s most famous music: "Antira’s Dance" and "In the Hall of the Mountain King." The program also includes "Two Slavonic Dances" by Antonin Dvorak and "Capriccio Espagnol" by the Russian master Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov.

For more information about the concert, visit wmich.edu/music or call (269) 387-4667.

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