The Dean's Honor Concert To Be Held At Baylor Feb. 16

Feb. 12, 2002

by Richard Veit

The 2002 Dean's Honor Concert will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, in Jones Concert Hall on the Baylor University campus.

The concert will open with Biliana Dimitrova, a graduate student from Sofia, Bulgaria, playing the Fantasie for Piano by Karol Szymanowski. Baritone Matthew Moore, a senior from Newport News, Va., will sing the aria "Hai gia vinta la causa" from Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro.

Violinist Liviu Dobrota, a graduate student from Bucharest, Rumania, will play the famous Caprice No. 24 of Niccolo Paganini, and senior low brass major Jeremy McBride, a San Antonio native, will perform the Rondo for euphonium by contemporary composer Claude Smith.

Soprano Marjorie Owens, a senior voice major from Chesapeake, Va., will sing another Mozart aria, "Come scoglio," from Così fan tutte. Senior cello performance major Nicholas Hardie will play the first movement from Zoltán Kodály's Sonata for Solo Cello.

Alcides Rodríguez, a senior clarinet performance major from Guanare, Venezuela, will perform Italian composer Luigi Bassi's "Rigoletto" Concert Fantasy, based on themes from Verdi's famous opera. Organist Marcio Arruda, a graduate student from São Paulo, Brazil, will close the program with the Deux Esquisses by French composer Marcel Dupré.

The Dean's Honor Concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Baylor School of Music at 710-3991.

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