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November 11, 2008 — orchestra

The Drexel Performance Season's next concert with The Philadelphia Orchestra's talented musicians features the Wister Quartet; Nancy Bean and Davyd Booth, violins; Pamela Fay, viola; and Lloyd Smith, violoncello. The free concert is Tuesday, November 11th at 8 PM in the AJ Drexel Picture Gallery, Main Building.

The acclaimed Wister Quartet has shared the stage with Yo-Yo Ma, Wolfgang Sawallisch and Alicia de Larrocha. Nancy Bean is Assistant Concertmaster, Lloyd Smith is the Assistant Principal Cellist and Davyd Booth is a Second Violin member of The Philadelphia Orchestra. Pamela Fay performs with the Concerto Soloists chamber orchestra and frequently plays with The Philadelphia Orchestra. Among other pieces, the Wister Quartet will be performing work by local New Jersey composer Frank Staneck. Mr. Staneck will be attending the performance, introduce his work and lead a discussion following the performance.

The College Performance Series, sponsored by the Westphal College and the Pennoni Honor's College, offers the Drexel community an opportunity to hear remarkable music in informal setting with ample refreshments served prior to all concerts.

DETAILS

  • College Performance Series: The Wister Quartet
  • Tuesday, November 11, 8:00 PM
  • AJ Drexel Picture Gallery, Main Building
  • FREE and Open to the Public
  • For More Information call: 215-895-1267

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