University Symphony Orchestra (It's free!)


The University Symphony Orchestra (USO) puts on a number of free concerts throughout the school year. This Wednesday, the conductor, Kenneth Kiesler, will give a pre-concert lecture at 7:15 in the Lower Lobby of Hill Auditorium. The lectures give the music a certain context that reading the program just doesn't do! 

After the lecture, we'll head up to either the mezzanine or balcony level for the concert which starts at 8:00pm. The USO will perform "an evening of contrasts and counterpoint juxtaposing one of the most richly melodic and deeply expressive works of Johannes Brahms with the evocative, rhythmic and opulent Spanish works of the French composer, Maurice Ravel." 

For those of you who would like to know ahead of time, the program entails:

• Brahms – Symphony No. 3

• Ravel – Alborada del Gracioso

• Ravel – Bolero

We could even grab a drink afterwards, if anyone is open to it! 


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  • A former member
    A former member

    Wasn't Ravel's Bolero well-done? Sorry to have not found you all. (Looks like you were in the balcony.)

    January 30, 2014

  • Maria Y.

    Sorry, I did not recognize the group! The concert was wonderful! Thank you for organizing the event!

    1 · January 29, 2014

  • Kyle

    Sorry for the late notice but I will not be attending this evening as planned. I wanted to be there but apparently my car didn't.

    January 29, 2014

    • Josie P

      Sorry we missed you!

      January 29, 2014

  • Maria Y.

    Hello. I am here at the auditorium. How do I recognize the group?

    January 29, 2014

    • Josie P

      Sorry we missed you! Did you enjoy the music?
      Next time I will give more details to make it easier to find me.

      January 29, 2014

  • Kyle

    Hi. I'm Kyle

    January 29, 2014

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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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