November’s First Tuesday Concert to Celebrate Composer Birthdays

Posted: Thursday, October 31, 2013

The University of Evansville’s Department of Music will celebrate the birthdays of several prominent composers in next month’s installment of the First Tuesday Concert Series.

The concert, titled “Composer Birthdays,” will take place at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 5, in Wheeler Concert Hall. Like all events in the First Tuesday Concert Series, it is free and open to the public.

November’s First Tuesday concert celebrates the fall birthdays of composers such as Benjamin Britten, Giuseppe Verdi, and Richard Wagner with performances of arias, chamber music, and more by 13 UE faculty members.

The first half of the program features performances by the Harlaxton Woodwind Quintet and Shepard Brass Quintet. The second half includes selections from the operas Falstaff and La Traviata.

The First Tuesday Concert Series, in its sixth season, showcases the talent of the University of Evansville’s music faculty as they perform works from seldom-heard masterpieces to beloved standards. All concerts are free and open to the public and take place on UE’s campus.

For more information on this concert or events in the First Tuesday Concert Series, please contact the Department of Music at 812-488-2754. For a full list of upcoming events, please visit the department’s online concert calendar.

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