Lubbock Avalanche-Journal from Lubbock, Texas on April 6, 1975 · Page 38
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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal from Lubbock, Texas · Page 38

Lubbock, Texas
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Sunday, April 6, 1975
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2-G-LUBBOCK AVALANCHE-JOURNAl-Sunday Mornincj, April 6, 1975 [ MUSIC BRIEFS ] CHS Concert Slaled A Coronado High School senior will be featured as viola soloist Thursday night at a concert by the Coronado High School Orchestra, conducted by George Robinson. James Brown, son of Mr. and Mrs. David L. Brown, will play the first movement of the Viola Concerto No. 1 by Slamitz. Brown, an all-slate orchestra member for three years, will altcnd North Texas Stall- University next year on .i scholarship. The concert Thursday begins at 8 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Admission will be 51 for adults, 50 cents for students. Proceeds will help pay the orchestra's expenses in attending the Greater Southwest Music Festival in Amarillo April 2526. The concert also will in- rlude a performance of Hubert M u c /. y n s k i' s "Dovetail Overture," a piece uTiltrn while Muczynski was composer in residence 'in Oakland, Calif., under a Ford Foundation grant. Ramon Xupko was composer in residence in the Lubbock Public Schools under a similar Ford Foundation grant in 1961-62. The Coronado Orchestra also will play the Andante Cantabile from Tchaikovsky's String Quartet No. 2 in an arrangement for string orchestra, and the finale of Hi-dliown's Symphony No. 5. Soloists Fealurocl Texas Tech University seniors will be heard as soloists in a coniTi'l April 18 by the Texas Tech Symphony Orchestra. The performers were selected by audition. The concert, open to the public at no charge, will begin at 8:15 p.m. in the University Center Ballroom. Performers will include tenor Edward Quillin, singing "Una Furtivu Lagrima" from "L'elisir d'amorc" by Doni/etti; Jerry Anderson performing the first movement of the Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor* .Nancy Young performing the first movement of Prokofiev's } J iano Concerto No. 2; John Anthony playing Darius Milhaud's Concerto for Percussion and Small Orchestra; Kathy Roper, flutist, playing Charles Griffes' "Poem" for Flute and Orchestra; and Barbara Barber playing the first movement of Sibelius' Violin ('oiicerlo in D minor. The orchestra will play Bratiins' Tragic Overture and UK; Nimrod variation from Sir Kdward Elgar's Knigrrui Variations. Conductors will be Brian Gum, a graduate student completing work on a master's degree in conducting; Richard Meek, the orchestra's assistant conductor; and Paul ICIlsworth. conductor. The soloists are students of .John Gillas, Thomas Redcay, Louis Catuogno, Ron Dyer, Michael Slutine. and James Barber. To Play Miguel and Ruben Komero. guitarists, will perform in a benefit concert April 1<J at Texas Tech University. The brothers, native New Mexicans, have in their repertoire classical, flamenco, popular and original works. Both have studied in Spain. The concert will begin at 8:15 p.m. in the University Center Ballroom. Admission will be SI for adults. 50 cents tor students. Proceeds will benefit the in- structional program in music at Texas Tech. The soloists are being sponsored in the Tech appearance by an anonymous patron. The Romeros will play Vivaldi's Concerto in D Major for Two Guitars, accompanied by an ensemble composed of Jose Cueto, violin; Leslie Blackburn, viola, and Gloria Mendoza, cello. The balance of the program will consist of compositions by Huben Komero and flamenco music arranged by the brothers. The Romeros have two record albums to their credit: "The Romero Brothers Guitar Album" and "Pachuco." A third album is due soon. Baritone Signed Metropolitan Opera baritone Lenus Carlson has been selected as the fourth program for Lubbock Community Concert Association's 1975-70 season. The Swedish-born singer will appear here Nov. )3,1975. Others programs for the season are "1776," The Little Angels of Korea, and pianist Claude Frank. Duo Appears Here Denim & Lace (Stan and Hilke Cornelius) are appearing nightly in the Lion's Den of the Brookshire Inn, 3838 50th St. Their repertoire includes current pop, country and folk tunes, and Hilke also sings songs in German, French, .Spanish, Russian, Japanese and Indonesian. The duo will entertain tiirough April 13. An engagement by banjoist Jim Connors at the Brookshire was canceled when the entertainer was injured in an accident. Season To End FORT WORTH (Special) Saint-Saen's "Samson and Delilah." based on the Biblical story, will close the •»nh season of the Fort Worth Opera. Performances will be at 8 p.m. Friday and 2:30 p.m. April 13 at Tarrant County Convention Center. The title roles will be sung by Joy Davidson and William Cochran. Tickets are priced between S4 and $8.50. Special student teacher discounts are available. Operas Announced HOUSTON (Special) Premieres will be given the spotlight during the 1975-76 season of the Houston Grand Opera, a season designed with Uicentennial in mind. Here is the schedule: — The American stage premiere of Handel's "Rinaldo," with mezzo soprano, Marilyn Home scheduled to make her Houston Opera debut. Production dates will be Oct. 17, 19, 21 and 24,1975. — "Faust" by Gounod, productions scheduled for Nov. 21-25 and Nov. 28,1975. — "Oteilo" by Verdi, with productions Jan 23-27 and Jan. M. l!)7f> - The world premiere of American composer Carlisle Floyd's "Bilby's Dolt," with productions Feb. 27-29, March 1, 2 and 5. The opera, concerning witciicraft in colonial New England, is based on Esther Forbes' historical novel, "A Mirror for Witches." -- Mozart's "Don Giovanni." with productions March 19-23 and March 26,1976. — Puccini's "La Fanciulia del West," with productions April ,')-ll and April 1,'j and 16. 197(i BE SECURE WHILE YOU SLEEP Let Us Install BURGLAR BARS (Instant Fire Escape System) ) v x V c> •> DOOR AND WINDOW GUARDS FREE ESTIMATES! • Enhance The Beauty Of Your Home • Allow You To Sleep Secure and Be Able To Open Your Windows — Again! • Protect Your Loved Ones, Your Home & Possessions While You're At Home or Away Financing Available ORNAMENTAL IRON DESIGNERS 792-2570 LAURA CATUOGNO Pianist To Meet Fiedler At Last Laura Catuogno will finally have the opportunity to play the Khachaturian Piano Concerto under tha baton of Arthur Fiedler. The 20-year-old Lubbock pianist, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Catuogno, will play the technically demanding work April 15 with Fiedler and the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra at the annual Pops Nile. Two years ago. Miss Caluogno played the same concerto in an all-school competition at Boston University, the winner of which would perform with Fiedler and the Boston Pops Orchestra. She reached the semifinals — the youngest student ever to do so at BU — but eventually was eliminated. A cellist was declared winner. The April 15 appearance will not be Miss Catuogno's first with the Lubbock Symphony. When .she was 12. she played the Haydn D Major Concerto with the orchestra, and at I'J soloed again, this time performing the Mozart D minor Concerto. She is now a sophomore at Indiana University, studying under Abby Simon, a noted concert artist. While at Boston University, Miss Catuogno studied with Bela Boszormenyi-Nagy, a Hungarian pianist who has performed the Khachalurian Concerto under tho baton of Die composer. The Lubbock pianist's mother said her daughter, understandably, was ''very, very excited" when she learned that Fiedler had approved her as Pops Nile soloist. "She's not scared or nervous," Mrs. Catuogno said. "She jusl can't wait to perform this concerto." Her mother said Miss Catuogno's first interest lies in performing. "Laura likes nothing better than traveling . . . and getting out on a stage. Shu would do it llie rest of her life She loves to perform." Miss Caluogno undertook her first concert tour at the age of 15, playing a series of recitals in several Texas cities. She was first-place winner in the University of Texas Concerto Competition and a finalist in the National Young Artist CompetiUon, CUSTOM MMXELOOK. ft & KKONWJZ® W0DIMG MID OR M MITM. RIMG. JONES JEWELRY 4th & University LTown & Country Center, 763-4945 both when she was 16. She was awarded a $10,000 performance scholarship to Boston University, but remained there only a year and a half before transferring to Indiana University. Miss Catuogno is a graduate of Christ the King High S c h o o 1 . H e r father is chairman of the piano department at Texas Tech University, and her mother is a private piano teacher. The April 15 Pops Nite concert is sold out. However, Mrs. Virginia Wheat, the Lubbock Symphony manager, urged persons interested in obtaining tickets to maintain a day-by-day check with the symphony office in case tickets are returned, The telephone is 762-4707. Pops Nile begins at 8:15 p.m. in Lubbock Municipal Auditorium. Tech Choir To Perform The Texas Tech University Choir, directed by Gene Kenney, will cap a tour in the Dallas area this week at a concert in Lubbock open to the public at no charge. The choir, numbering about 42, will sing at 8:15 p.m. Thursday in the University Center Ballroom, presenting works by Bach. .John flutter, and Brahms. Piano accompanists will be Darryl Knapp of lil Paso and Molly Hughes of Lamesa. The choir is scheduled to depart today on u tour which will see it sing at several high schools in the Dallas area, On Monday the choir will sing at MacArthur, Nimitz, Irving, and Highland Park high schools. Its Tuesday performances will be at North Mcs- quilc. South Garland, and W.T. White high schools. Wednesday, the (our's final day. will see thy choir perform at Richardson and H.L. Turner high schools. Thr Valcim Sills To Sing Rossini With Met In Dallas "faehion ehope DALLAS (Special) Soprano Beverly Sills will star in a new production of Rossini's "The Siege of Corinth" when the Metropolitan Opera pays its annual visit to Dallas next month. A gala benefit performance of the opera, at 8 p.m. May 15, will kick off the Met's three- day, four-opera stay in Big D. Also scheduled for performance are Verdi's "La Traviata," starring Adriana Maliponte and Jose Carreras, 8 p.m. May 16; a double bill of Mascagni's "Cavalleria Rusticana" and Leoncavallo's "Pagliacci" at 1:30 p.m. May 17; and Puccini's "La Boheme," starring Franco Corelli.atSp.m. May 17. Performances will be in the Fair Park Music Hall. Tickets for the benefit performance of "The Siege of Corinth" are priced at ?4, $9 $15, $20 and $50. Tickets for all other performances are $4, $9, $12. $15 and $23. They may bo ordered from Dallas Grand Opera Association; P.O. Box 895, Dallas,-Texas 75221. A self- addressed stamped envelope should be included. Verdi Work On Tap Verdi's seldom-heard opera, "I Vespri Sicilian!," will be broadcast on the Texaco - Metropolitan Opera Radio Network Saturday (April 12). The broadcast, beginning at 1 p.m. CDT, will be heard over KFYO in Lubbock. Principal singers will be Maralin Niska as the Duchess Elena, William Lewis as Arrigo, Sherrill Milnes as Guido di Monforte, and Paul Plishka as Giovanni da Procida. James Levine will conduct. ASTAIRE TRIBUTE HOLLYWOOD (UPI) — Sammy Davis Jr. will pay tribute to Fred Astaire on the 47th Annual Academy Award presentations April 8 in a medley of songs from Astaire's top movies. DON'T BE DISAPPOINTED SHOP THE Johnllultcr llrnhras save on snap-up front pastel morning coats REG. $9 5 99 BERNINA830 IT'S HERE NOW - FOR YOU! CHECK THESE BERNINA FEATURES. NO OTHER MAKE CAN GENUINELY OFFER YOU All .THESE ADVANTAGES IN THE ONE MACHINE. REAL STRETCH STITCH THAT (a) Will not break. (b) Does not damage fabric. (c) Presses out flat and Slavs thai way. Id) Can be removed if necessary 20 AUTOMATIC STITCHES AS STANDARD EQUIPMENT (a) Built-in, all steel cams (b) Fastest stitch selection. (c) 36 stitches in each bold pattern. 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