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MSU Symphony Orchestra performs Nov. 18 and 19

November 8, 2010

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The Montana State University Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Shuichi Komiyama, will present its season premiere concert, "1001 Arabian Nights!," at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 18 and Friday, Nov. 19, in Reynolds Recital Hall.

Komiyama, an MSU music professor, will conduct the MSU Symphony Orchestra as it performs Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's "Scheherazade," which is one of the most romantic pieces in the orchestral repertoire. The MSU Symphony will also perform Bedřich Smetana's "The Moldau" (from M vlast), under the direction of assistant conductor, Breanne Cutler, as well as W. A. Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 3 in G, to be performed by local violinist, Stephen Cepeda (concertmaster of the Helena Symphony), under the direction of assistant conductor, Stephanie Jones.

This MSU Symphony concert is one of two fundraising concerts given by the orchestra each year. All seats are $10 and may be purchased in advance by visiting the Department of Music office. If any tickets are left, they will be sold at the door. Doors open at 7 p.m.

Reynolds Recital Hall is inside Howard Hall, which is located across 11th Ave. from the MSU Duck Pond.

Shuichi Komiyama (406) 994-5770,