LINDSBORG, KAN., October 10, 2011—The Bethany College/Lindsborg Community Orchestra will present its fall concert on Sunday, October 16, at 4 p.m. in Presser Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
Conducted by Richard Koshgarian and featuring student conductor Scott James, the orchestra will open the concert with a performance of an overture to Orpheus in the Underworld by Jacques Offenbach. The concert will continue with Arcangelo Corelli’s famous Christmas Concerto and Franz Joseph Haydn’s The Miracle. The Bethany College Chamber Strings will also perform Soirées Musicales by Benjamin Britten.
The Bethany College/Lindsborg Community Orchestra is a full symphonic orchestra comprised of students and community members. This group performs four full concerts each year. Many of the orchestra members also perform during the annual Messiah Festival of the Arts.
Bethany College, established by Swedish Lutheran immigrants in 1881, is a college of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The mission of Bethany College is to educate, develop and challenge individuals to reach for truth and excellence as they lead lives of faith, learning and service. Bethany College is on the Web at www.bethanylb.edu/.