Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic
Step into a world of musical mastery with an unforgettable orchestra concert featuring the esteemed guest conductor, James Blachly as he leads the Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic. Experience the grandeur of Ethel Smyth's powerful Overture to "The Wreckers" as the orchestra transports you to the high seas with its dramatic crescendos and stirring melodies. Delve into the haunting beauty of Ralph Vaughan Williams' timeless masterpiece, On Wenlock Edge, featuring tenor Michael Vallikappil, where lush harmonies and evocative lyrics intertwine to paint a vivid portrait of the English countryside. Be moved by the rich tapestry of sound in William Levi Dawson's groundbreaking Negro Folk Symphony, a celebration of African-American musical heritage that pulses with rhythm, melody, and spirit.
James Blachly, conductor
Michael Vallikappil, tenor
Ethel Smyth Overture to "The Wreckers"
Ralph Vaughan Williams On Wenlock Edge
William Levi Dawson Negro Folk Symphony
$10 Regular Admission
$5 Senior Citizen (65+) Admission
All students, along with CMU/Pitt faculty and staff, are free w/ valid ID