UNL Symphony Orchestra to perform March 5

The UNL Symphony Orchestra will feature winners of UNL's 2012-2013 Graduate and Undergraduate Student Solo Competitions during a 7:30 p.m. March 5 concert in Kimball Recital Hall. The performance will include music by Rachmaninoff, Rossini, R. Strauss, Beethoven and Wagner.

Tyler Goodrich White, professor of music, conducts the orchestra.

Featured soloists include: Adam Fieldson, tenor, presenting the aria "Ecco ridente in cielo" from Il barbiere di Siviglia by Rossini; Steven Cohen, horn, presenting a movement from Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major for horn and orchestra, Op. 11 by Richard Strauss; Andreas Xenopoulos, piano, presenting a movement from Concerto No. 1 in C major for piano and orchestra, Op. 15 by Ludwig van Beethoven; and Trevor Magness, piano, presenting a movement from Concerto No. 2 in C minor for piano and orchestra, Op. 18 by Sergei Rachmaninoff.

The concert will begin with the orchestra performing the overture to "Candide" by Leonard Bernstein. It will end with "Dawn and Siegfried's Rhine Journey" from Die Gotterdammerung by Richard Wagner, commemorating the 200th anniversary of the composer's birth.

Tickets, available at the door approximately one hour before the performance, are $5 general admission, and $3 for students (with valid identification) and senior citizens.

For more information, go to http://events.unl.edu/2013/03/05/74391/.