The Louisiana Sinfonietta is celebrating its 30th anniversary during the 2012-13 season. This chamber orchestra, under the direction of Dinos Constantinides, will present its final concert, which will include chamber works, on Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 2 p.m. at the LSU School of Music Recital Hall.
The program will begin with Pantomime from Les Petite Riens by W. A. Mozart, followed by the Minuetto by Giacomo Puccini. Next on the program will be the world premiere of String Quartet No. 2 by LSU graduate student Michael Paul Mitchell, followed by Day Dream by Robert Schumann. The first part of the program will close with the work of the director, Dinos Constantinides, Silence and Thunder for Percussion and Strings, LRC 186. LSU percussion professor Brett William Dietz will be the soloist. The second part of the program will begin with Elegy for String Orchestra by Edward Elgar, followed by the Lullaby for String Quartet by George Gershwin. The concert will close with Il Tramonto for mezzo soprano and string quartet by Ottorino Respighi, with soloist, LSU professor Lori Bade.
Tickets are available at the door: $15 for Adults, $5 for Students