BU Chamber Orchestra presents fall concert

For immediate release: Oct. 20, 2011

BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Chamber Orchestra will present its fall concert on Sunday, Oct. 30, at 2:30 p.m. at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 123 N. Market St., Bloomsburg. The concert is free and open to the public.

The program will include Nabucco Overture from Giuseppe Verdi’s third opera, which is based on a Biblical story and includes romantic and political plots. The orchestra also will perform Edward Elgar’s Serenade for Strings in E Minor, a piece dedicated to the philosopher W.H. Whinfield, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Concerto in C for Flute, Harp and Orchestra, which spotlights the talent of the harpists.

Soloists are flutist Kristen Jelinek, from Bloomsburg and harpist Andrea Wittchen, from Bethlehem, Pa.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 10,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.