Orchestra concert April 26
Cornell College’s Orchestra will perform selections from a number of works, including many by Russian composers, in a concert titled “Vodka and Caviar.” The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 26, in King Chapel.
The concert will feature selections of Mlada by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Slavonic Dances by Antonín Dvořák, Swan Lake Suite by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, and Prince Igor by Alexander Borodin.
Cornell’s Concert Choir will also perform as part of the concert, singing during the Orchestra’s performance of “Va pensiero” from Nabucco by Giuseppe Verdi and “Polovtsian Dances” from Prince Igor by Alexander Borodin.
Admission is free and the concert is open to the public.
The complete program for the concert is:
“Cortége” from Mlada by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Slavonic Dances, Op. 46, No. 8 by Antonín Dvořák (conducted by R. Joseph Dieker)
“Intermezzo” from Cavalleria Rusticana by Pietro Mascagni
Selections from Carmen –Suite No. 1 & 2 by Georges Bizet
“Nimrod” from Enigma Variations by Edward Elgar
“Bacchanale” from Samson et Dalila by Camille Saint-Saëns
“Va pensiero” from Nabucco by Giuseppe Verdi
“Dance of the Swans” from Swan Lake Suite, op. 20a by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
“Polovtsian Dances” from Prince Igor by Alexander Borodin