(Norman, Okla) February 10, 2011 — “The concert will open with two of Vivaldi’s most popular double concertos, featuring four of Oklahoma’s finest artists as well as a distinguished guest,” says Eugene Enrico, Reaugh Professor of Musicology and artistic director for Accademia Filarmonica..

The Sutton Concert Series presents Accademia Filarmonica at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 20, in the Sharp Concert Hall. Guest artist Jay Coble and OU Trumpet Professor Karl Sievers will solo in Vivaldi’s ‘Concerto in C Major for Two Trumpets and Strings.’  Concertmasters and OU Violin Professors Gregory Lee and Hal Grossman, along with OU Cello Professor Jonathan Ruck will be featured in Vivaldi’s ‘Concerto in d minor, Op. III, No. 11.’

The finale of the concert will feature the OU Chorale, singing Vivaldi’s ‘Dixit Dominus RV 595.’  Soloists include Donna MitchellCox, soprano, Rebekeh Ambrosini, contralto, Bradley Williams, tenor and Kim Josephson, baritone.  Richard Zielinski, OU Director of Choral Activities, will conduct.  

All Sutton Series performances are in OU’s Catlett Music Center, 500 W. Boyd, in the OU Arts District! For tickets, please call the box office at (405) 325-4101. Tickets for Sutton performances are $8 for adults and $5 for faculty, staff, students and seniors.

For more information on the concerts or for accommodations on the basis of disability, please call the OU School of Music at (405) 325-2081. Please visit www.music.ou.edu for a full calendar of events and performances at the School of Music.

This concert is funded in part by the Norman Arts Council and the Norman Hotel Fund.

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Holly Jones
Public Relations Coordinator
Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts
University of Oklahoma
(405) 325-6673
hollyjones@ou.edu