Wilkes University


Wilkes University Chamber Orchestra Presents Three Centuries of Classical Music In Nov. 23 Concert

Wilkes University’s Chamber Orchestra presents a concert at the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts on Nov. 23, at 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Bringing to life classical music from as far back as the 1600s and as early as the early 1900s, pieces to be performed by the orchestra include George Gershwin’s “Lullaby for Strings,” Henry Purcell’s incidental music from “Abdelazer; or The Moor’s Revenge,” and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Symphony No. 29” in A major, first movement (“Allegro moderato”). 

The concert will be conducted by John M. Vaida, Wilkes University music instructor and director of the chamber orchestra.