The Louisiana Sinfonietta will perform its second concert of the 2014-15 season at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16, in the LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Dalrymple Drive, Baton Rouge.
Dinos Constantinides will conduct the chamber orchestra, which will spotlight three guests who are doctoral graduates of the LSU School of Music.
Canadian composer Aris Carastathis is a professor of theory/composition and director of the New Music Ensemble at Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario. He has produced more than 100 works for a wide variety of media, from symphonic to chamber as well as electronic music.
His works have been performed in many countries, including performances at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. The Sinfonietta will premiere his piece, “Light and Shadow,” at the Nov. 16 concert. This composition was written especially for this group.
Two recent LSU alumnae, flutist Esther Waite and harpist Gabriela Werries, harp, will join the orchestra to perform W.A. Mozart’s “Concerto for Flute, Harp and Orchestra.”
Waite is assistant professor of flute at Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina, and Werries is an instructor in LSU’s harp studio and the Runnels School. lso on the program will be Henry Purcell’s “Suite No. 1 for the Fairy Queen” and Constantinides’ “Folk Concerto for Flute and Orchestra.”
Tickets are $15, adults,and $5, students. Tickets are available at the door and online through PayPal at louisianasinfonietta.org.
For more information, call (225) 766-3487 evenings or (225) 578-4010 day.