Cal Poly Symphony to Feature Student Soloists and Music of Mexico at March 11 Concert

SAN LUIS OBISPO — The Cal Poly Symphony’s Winter Concert will showcase the talents of student soloists at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 11, in Miossi Hall in the Performing Arts Center’s Christopher Cohan Center.

In addition, the symphony will perform four works by Mexican composers: Arturo Márquez’ “Danzon No. 9” and “Conga del Fuego Nuevo,” Blas Galindo’s “Poema de Neruda,” and Silvestre Revueltas’ “Sensemayá.”

The concert will highlight performances by two instrumentalists and two vocalists, all winners of the Cal Poly Music Department’s Solo Competition in November.
cellist karlson can holding his cellomusician fiona soetrisno cradles her violin

The instrumentalists are cellist Karlson Can,
a music major who will perform the first movement of Edward Elgar’s Cello Concerto in E Minor, Op. 85, and violinist Fiona Soetrisno, a computer science major who will play the first movement of Samuel Barber’s Violin Concerto, Op. 14.

soloist dylan benandersoloist mady freiThe vocalists, both music majors, are contralto Dylan Benander, who will sing “Mio cor che mi sai dir” from George Frideric Handel’s “Rinaldo,” and alto Mady Frei, who will perform “Erbarme dich, mein Gott” from Johann Sebastian Bach’s “St. Matthew Passion.”

The concert will be conducted by Music Professor David Arrivée.

Tickets are $15 and 20 for the public and $10 for students. Event parking is sponsored by the Performing Arts Center. Tickets are sold at the Cal Poly Ticket Office between noon and 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. To order by phone, call 805-SLO-4TIX (805-756-4849).

The concert is sponsored by Cal Poly’s Music Department, College of Liberal Arts and Instructionally Related Activities program. For more information, visit the Music Department’s calendar website, email or call 805-756-2406.

- Performing Arts Center
- Symphony Winter Concert
- Cal Poly Ticket Office
- Cal Poly Music Department Calendar

February 17, 2022
Contact: Michele Abba

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