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ESO, EIU Choral Ensembles to Present 'Musical Journey Through Time'

Mar-28-2011

The Eastern Symphony Orchestra and EIU Choral Ensembles will present "A Musical Journey Through Time" on Sunday, April 10, in EIU's Doudna Fine Arts Center.

The concert -- a historical tour of orchestral and choral masterpieces from early Baroque to contemporary works -- is to begin at 4 p.m. in the Dvorak Concert Hall.

EIU faculty members Sergei Pavlov and Janet McCumber will conduct the ensembles. The concert will feature the winners of the EIU music department's concerto competition: junior Mark Rheaume of O'Fallon on trombone and junior Moria Tunison of Villa Grove on clarinet.

The program includes "Gloria" by Antonio Vivaldi, "Menuet from Symphony No.104 'London'" by Joseph Haydn; "Trombone Concerto" by Ferdinand David, "Polacca from Clarinet Concerto No. 2" by Carl Maria von Weber; two poems for choir by Dmitri Shostakovich, and "The Floating World" by Stephen Andrew Taylor.

Seating is reserved. Tickets -- $12 for the general public; $10 for senior citizens and EIU employees; $5 for students -- may be purchased in person at the Doudna Fine Arts Center Box Office, by telephone at 217-581-3110, or online at www.eiu.edu/doudna.

The Doudna Fine Arts Center, located on the EIU campus, is a division of the EIU College of Arts and Humanities.