Sinfonietta will close 30th season April 21

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The Louisiana Sinfonietta will perform the final concert of its 30th anniversary season at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 21, in the LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Dalrymple Drive on campus.

The chamber orchestra is under the direction of Dinos Constantinides.

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 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 $15 and are available at the door.

For more information, call (225) 578-4010 or (225) 766-3487 or visit http:// www.LouisianaSinfonietta.org.

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