The University Orchestra will present a concert on Tuesday, November 15, at 7:30 pm on the Main Stage at Staller Center for the Arts. Conducted by Susan Deaver, the University Orchestra will perform Respighi’s Ancient Airs and Dances (Suite I), Florence Price’s Adoration and Vaughan Williams Symphony No. 2 “London.” The featured soloist is pianist Yumito Torigoe, second place winner of the 2022 Undergraduate Concerto Competition, who will perform Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4 with the University Orchestra. The performance of Vaughan Williams ties in with the 150th anniversary of the composer’s birth.
Tickets are $10 and $5 (seniors and students) and are available online at stallercenter.com or by calling the Staller Box Office at (631) 632-2787.
For more information about the University Orchestra, contact the Stony Brook Department of Music at (631) 632-7330 or visit stonybrook.edu/music.
The University Orchestra is a 70-member ensemble of undergraduate students from Stony Brook University that presents a series of concerts each year at Staller Center, including the annual Messiah Sing-Along and the annual Family Concert. Susan Deaver has conducted orchestras in the United States, Europe and Asia and is a member of the music faculty at Stony Brook. In 2016 she completed her 25th year as music director and conductor of the North Shore Symphony Orchestra and has conducted Composers Reading Sessions with the Stony Brook Symphony Orchestra and numerous festivals in New York and New Jersey.