RPO Performs at RIT’s Performing Artists Series

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Follow RITNEWS on Twitter Rochester Institute of Technology’s 2001-2002 Performing Artists Series brings the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra to campus for a very special performance, featuring conductor Christopher Seaman and principal clarinetist Ken Grant.

The performance is set for 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, in Ingle Auditorium, Student Alumni Union. Seaman will offer a pre-program presentation at 7:15 p.m. in Fireside Lounge.

The "All Mozart" program includes the following selections: Overture to Don Giovanni, Clarinet Concerto in A Major, K622 and Symphony No. 40 in G Minor. K550.

Seaman maintains notable concert engagements both at home and abroad and this marks his fourth year as RPO music conductor. He is also music director of the Naples Philharmonic in Florida. Grant, the Robert J. Strasenburgh Chair, joined the RPO in 1987 as principal clarinet, and serves as associate professor of clarinet at the Eastman School of Music.

Tickets for the performance are $5 for students, $10 for faculty/staff/alumni and $15 for the general public. They are available at the SAU game room and candy counter, and at the door on performance night. Visa and MasterCard accepted—call 475-2239.

For more information about RIT’s Performing Artists Series, please call 476-4951.