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Acclaimed brass quintet to visit UO.

Byline: The Register-Guard


A prestigious brass quintet heads the list of three concerts in the coming week at the University of Oregon School of Music and Dance, 961 E. 18th Ave.

University Opera Ensemble

Saturday, Beall Hall

The University Opera ensemble, which includes graduate and undergraduate voice students, will perform scenes from both traditional and contemporary operas at 8 p.m. in Beall Hall.

Charles Turley directs. Scenes on the program include those from from W.A. Mozart's `Magic Flute,' Benjamin Britten's `Albert Herring' and Douglas Moore's `The Battle of Baby Doe.' The scenes will be performed with piano accompaniment and simple costuming.

Tickets are $7 at the door ($5 for students and seniors).

Center City Brass Quintet

Sunday, Beall Hall

The UO Chamber Music Series presents the Center City Brass Quintet at 3 p.m.

The program includes `Fire Dance' by Anthony DiLorenzo, George Gershwin's `Suite from Porgy and Bess,' Victor Ewald's `Quintet No. 1,'' Anthony Plog's `Four Sketches for Brass,' and selections from Leonard Bernstein's `On the Town' and Ingolf Dahl's `Music for Brass Instruments.'

The quintet is composed of two members of the Cleveland Orchestra, and three musicians who have held positions with the San Francisco Symphony, Utah Symphony and Philadelphia Orchestra.

The groups plays classical brass quintet repertoire but also turns out original arrangements of popular favorites by Duke Ellington, George Gershwin and others.

Reserved seat tickets range from $13 to $32. Call the Hult Center box office, 682-5000, or the EMU ticket office, 346-4363.

The concert will be preceded by a free talk at 2 p.m. in Room 198 of the music school.

Campus Orchestra,

Campus Band

Wednesday, Beall Hall

The UO's Campus Orchestra and Campus Band will play a free concert at 8 p.m.

Campus Band, led by Timothy Paul, will perform `Cajun Folk Songs' by Frank Ticheli, `Overture for Winds' by Charles Carter and `Manhattan Beach March' by John Philip Sousa, among others. Campus Orchestra, directed by Dijana Ihas, will play `Chacony in G Minor for Strings' by Henry Purcell, and `Suite for Strings' by John Rutter.
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Title Annotation:Arts & Literature
Publication:The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Date:Nov 9, 2006
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