-- Faculty artists in the School of Music
at The University of Southern Mississippi will present their last
concert of the 2003-04 Camerata Concerts: Faculty Artist Chamber
Music Series March 11 in the Mannoni Performing Arts Center auditorium.
opens with Serge Prokofiev's Quintet, op. 39. The performance will
feature violinist Stephen Redfield, violist Michael Kimber, oboist
Patricia Malone, clarinetist Wilbur Moreland, and double bassist
Juan Carlos Peña.
the music for this concert might seem an odd fit for the concert's
theme 'Spring Serenade,' it is some of the most fascinating chamber
music of the past century," explained Kimber, performer and
coordinator of the series. "Serge Prokofiev's Quintet for woodwinds
and strings, written for a trapeze act, is high-spirited, witty,
Next on the
program will be Anton Webern's eight-minute Concerto for piano solo
accompanied by pairs of woodwinds, brass, and strings. Under the
baton of conductor Gary Adam, pianist Joseph Brumbeloe will join
Malone, Moreland, Kimber, and Redfield, in addition to Kenneth Ortlepp
on French horn, Joel Treybig on trumpet, and Wes Parker on trombone.
concerto is one in miniature and a superb example of this Viennese
master's craft," Kimber said.
After a brief
intermission, the concert finale will be George Crumb's "Vox
balaenae (Voice of the Whale)." Kimber described this work
for flute, cello, and piano as a "stunningly evocative soundscape
full of unusual and remarkable effects."
Treybig and cellist Alexander Russakovsky will join pianist Brumbeloe
in the performance of this work.
The 7:30 p.m.
concert will be presented in the Mannoni Performing Arts Center
auditorium. Tickets are $8 for general admission and $5 for Southern
Miss faculty, staff, and students, senior citizens and children
under 12. Tickets may be purchased at the door or through the Southern
Miss Ticket Office at (601) 266-5418 or 800-844-8425 or online at
www.usm.edu/tickets. All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit
the School of Music's scholarship fund.