JHU Symphony begins its 10th year Saturday

November 01, 1990|By Ernest F. Imhoff

The Hopkins Symphony Orchestra under Eric Townell, acting music director, begins its 10th season at 8 p.m. Saturday at Shriver Hall with pianist Eric Conway playing Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major.

Also on the program are Barber's "Adagio for Strings" and selection from Bizet's "Carmen." Three other concerts, all in Shriver Hall, Johns Hopkins University, 34th and Charles streets, are as follows:

Sunday, Dec. 2, 3 p.m.: Steven Haaser and Karen Dilly playing Telemann's Concerto in A Minor for Two Flutes. Also, Gabriell's Sonata pian'e forte and "Saint Paul's Suite" by Holst.

Sunday March 3, 3 p.m.: Peter Landgren, playing Strauss' Horn Concerto No. 1 in E Flat Major. Also, Hungarian March from "The Damnation of Faust" by Berlioz and Dvorak's Symphony No. 9 -- "From the New World."

Sunday April 28, 3 p.m.: Randal Woodfield, baritone, singing excerpts from "Songs of Travel" by Vaughan Williams. Also Ravel's "Don Quichotte" and Schuman's "New England Triptych." Tickets are $5 and for seniors and certain students $3. For more information, call (301) 338-6332. Shriver Hall is also the site at 7:30 p.m. Sunday of a Shriver Hall Series concert by the Cantilena Piano Quartet performing works by D'Indy, Copland and Faure. Well-known in the United States, Europe and Australia, the group consists of Frank Glazer, piano; Edna Mitchell, violin; Philipp Naegele, viola; and Steven Thomas, cello. Tickets are $16 and $6 for full-time students. Call 338-7164 for information.

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