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Carleton Orchestra Presents Winter Concert

March 4, 2013
By Jacob Cohn '13

The Carleton College Orchestra will present their winter concert on Friday, March 8 at 8 p.m. in the Concert Hall. Directed by visiting professor of music Timothy Semanik, this performance is free and open to the public.


Highlights of the program will include Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Coriolan Overture,” Samuel Barber’s first “Essay for Orchestra”, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s “Romeo and Juliet” and Edward Elgar’s “Enigma Variations.” The Carleton Orchestra performs a varied repertoire from the 18th to the 20th centuries. Semanik, currently the conductor of the Salt Creek Chamber Orchestra in Illinois, has appeared with a variety of orchestras and operas nationwide and formerly served as the music director for the University of Chicago Chamber Orchestra and the Northern Illinois University Philharmonic.


For more information about this event, including disability accommodations, contact the Carleton College Department of Music at (507) 222-4347. The Concert Hall is located on First and Winona Streets in Northfield.