An Evening With Mozart Scheduled For Oct. 28Oct. 26, 2000
by Richard Veit
The Baylor University School of Music will present "An Evening with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart" at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, in Roxy Grove Hall. "An Evening with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart" is dedicated to the memory of Daniel Sternberg, first dean of the School of Music, who died in Waco on Aug. 26 at the age of 87.
The concert will feature soprano and piano soloists, as well as a chamber orchestra.Soprano Anna Baxter will open the program with an excerpt--"Ruhe sanft, mein holdes Leben"--from Mozart's Zaide, a Singspiel which he wrote in 1780. Next, Jimmy Chiang will conduct the 29-member Amadeus Chamber Players in a performance of Mozart's Symphony No. 29 in A major, K. 201.
Following intermission, Baxter will sing Mozart's concert aria "Ch'io mi scordi di te?"..."Non temer, amato bene." Then pianist Krassimira Jordan, Baylor's Artist-in-Residence, will be the soloist in Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-flat major, known as the "Jeunehomme" Concerto. Again, Chiang will conduct the Amadeus Chamber Players.
This concert is free of charge and open to the public. For more information, call the Baylor University School of Music at 710-3991.