Middlesex Community College A World Of Music Concert Series will continue with live concerts this fall. The series will open with the Lowell Chamber Orchestra, conducted by MCC faculty member Orlando Cela, on Saturday, September 24 at 7:30 pm in the Donahue Family Academic Arts Center, Theatre in Lowell.
The Lowell Chamber Orchestra will perform a varied program of works from the Classical Era and today. The winner of the LCO concerto competition, Roi Karni, bassett clarinet, will perform the Clarinet Concerto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and Paikuna Saqinku by Colombian composer Estefanía Pardo Pérez will be featured as the winner of the LCO call for new scores. Also on the program will be Symphony No. 45 by Franz Joseph Haydn and Cyprian’s Dance by Eve de Castro-Robinson.
Future concerts include the noted touring Scottish folk trio North Sea Gas on Wednesday, October 5 at 7:30 pm at the Donahue Family Academic Arts Center, Recital Hall; the silent film Nosferatu with live music provided by the Dylan Jack Quartet in the Donahue Family Academic Arts Center, Theatre on Thursday, October 20 at 7:30 pm; a lecture recital about Peruvian music for piano solo and flute and piano given by MCC faculty members Carmen Rodríguez-Peralta and Orlando Cela on Tuesday, November 8 at 11:00 am in the Bedford Concert Hall; a solo guitar recital featuring MCC faculty member Raley Beggs on Sunday, November 20 at 3:00 pm also in Bedford Concert Hall; and a performance of the multimedia oratorio Island of Peoples by the Lowell Chamber Orchestra on Saturday, December 17 at 7:30 pm in the Donahue Family Academic Arts Center, Recital Hall in Lowell.