Brockport Symphony Orchestra will present its soloist showcase concert at 4 p.m. on April 29 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 14 State St., Brockport.
Directed by Jonathan Allentoff, this concert will feature concertmaster Jaesun Han, principal flute Melissa Szurgyi, vocalist Mary Wojciechowski and guest composer and pianist Emmanuel Sikora.
Han, who appeared as a soloist, ensemble performer and recording artist in South Korea, Russia, Israel, Thailand, Japan, Taiwan and the U.S., will perform the allegro movement from Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 4.
Szurgyi, a senior at The College at Brockport who received the 2018 SUNY Chancellor’s Award, will perform “A Dutch Idyll” for Flute and Orchestra by Louis M. Gottschalk.
Wojciechowski recently performed as soloist at Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival and Corning Museum of Glass. She will sing Gustav Mahler’s “Liebst du um Schonheit,” “Around the World in 80 Days” by Victor Young and Harold Adamson and “How Are Things in Glocca Morra?” from “Finian’s Rainbow” by Burton Lane and E.Y. Harburg.
The showcase will feature the premiere of Sikora’s “Three Prom Dances,” which he composed for Brockport Symphony Orchestra. The Binghamton University and Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College graduate recently had his works performed and recorded by the Lviv Philharmonic in Lviv, Ukraine, and broadcast on radio and TV.
The program also includes Tomaso Albinoni’s “Sinfonia in C Major” and the theme from “Beauty and the Beast” by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman.
A complimentary dessert reception in Parish Hall follows the performance.
Admission and parking are free. Canned items for Brockport Ecumenical Food Shelf and donations for the orchestra, St. Luke’s and the food shelf will be accepted at the door.
Visit brockportsymphony.org for information.