Adelphi Symphony Orchestra Conducted by Grammy-Nominated Christopher Lyndon-Gee on November 3

 
 
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GARDEN CITY, N.Y. - Oct. 21, 2016 - PRLog -- Adelphi University's Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) is proud to present the Adelphi Symphony Orchestra which brings together talented University students who play alongside their professors and some of the area's finest orchestral instrumentalists. The program will take place on Thursday, November 3, at 8:00 p.m. on the Westermann Stage of the Concert Hall at 1 South Avenue, Garden City, NY. Pulitzer Prize winner and Adelphi Professor Paul Moravec, who recently celebrated success of his opera The Shining, based on the Stephen King novel at Minnesota Opera, is represented by his lyrical and thoughtful cello concerto Montserrat (inspired by the mountaintop retreat of legendary cellist Pablo Casals), with famed New York cellist Daniel Barrett as soloist.

Specially featured on this program is the U.S. premiere of a beautiful work for string orchestra by Lithuania's leading composer Onūtė Narbutaitė. Entitled Opus lugubre ("The Task of Mourning"), this was written in 1991 as the composer watched murderous rearguard actions of soon to be withdrawn Soviet troops in her capital city, Vilnius. Graduating senior Ece Ozaman will be featured as a soloist in Richard Strauss' First Horn Concerto; and Claude Debussy's history-changing orchestral masterpiece La Mer (The Sea) concludes this spectacular orchestral showcase.

For additional information on Adelphi's Department of Music, visit http://music.adelphi.edu/.

Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) is one of Long Island's premier cultural arts venues for entertainment of all kinds. Tickets are currently on sale and are priced at $25, with discounts available to seniors, students and alumni. Information is available at The Lucia and Steven N. Fischer Box Office at (516) 877-4000 or boxoffice@adelphi.edu. Regular box office hours are Tuesday through Friday from 1:00-6:00 p.m. The box office is also open two hours before most scheduled performances.

About Adelphi University:

Adelphi University is a nationally ranked, doctoral research university offering exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training with particular strength in its Core Four—AU Arts and Humanities, AU STEM and Social Sciences, AU Professions, and AU Health and Wellness.

Founded in Brooklyn in 1896, Adelphi was one of the first coeducational institutions of higher education in New York State and is Long Island's oldest private coeducational university. Today Adelphi serves nearly 7,500 students from 38 states and 46 countries at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, New York—just 23 miles from New York City's cultural and internship opportunities—and at dynamic learning hubs around the state (New York City, the Hudson Valley and across Long Island) and online.

More than 100,000 Adelphi graduates have gained the skills, knowledge and exposure to thrive as professionals and active citizens in an interconnected and fast-paced global society, making their mark on the University and the world beyond.

Our history (http://about.adelphi.edu/), location and commitment to student success and academic excellence (http://academics.adelphi.edu/) define the Adelphi Advantage.

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