UCSO Announces the 2015-2016 Season: "Black Art Matters"
Mark your calendar for this Sunday (October 18) free concert by the University City Symphony Orchestra. Maestro Leon Burke will open their season with an orchestra piece composed by our own Fredo. Concert starts 3:00PM at the 560 Music Center in UCity. Please bring friends and family. Concerts features the following works:
Chevalier de Saint-Georges Symphony No. 2 in D, Op 11, No.2
Fred Onovwerosuoke Suite No. 4 for Orchestra
Inversion Dance Theatre
Camille Saint-Saens Piano Concerto No. 5, “Egyptian”
Tim Jansen, piano
"My plan for this season is to present concerts that will feature the creations and recreations of Arts rooted in Africa and Arts rooted in Africa. Most importantly this is great art, worthy of the world stage, which happens to have been created by people of African descent. As a part of our presentation this season, the orchestra will feature music by well-known local composer Fred Onovwerosuoke ("FredO"), whose music evokes Mother Africa. Incidentally, FredO's work calls for optional interpretive dance, which will be performed by the Inversion Dance Theatre choreographed and led by Keith Williams." - Maestro Leon Burke, III, Music Director, University City Symphony Orchestra