Three members of the Fraser Valley Symphony – Ulrike Janze

Three members of the Fraser Valley Symphony – Ulrike Janze

Trio of performers showcased

Fraser Valley Symphony presents three of its own during April 7 concert.

On Sunday, April 7, the Fraser Valley Symphony presents the third concert of their 2012/13 season.  This concert will showcase the talent of three of their own exceptional musicians in solo performance with orchestral accompaniment.

Abbotsford resident, Ulrike Janzen, violinist with the FVS, will lay down her instrument to sing the lovely Mozart aria Porgi Amor from the Marriage of Figaro.

Gordon Macleod, principal bassoonist with the symphony, will perform the delightful Concertino for Bassoon Op 12, composed by Ferdinand David, who was a contemporary of Felix Mendelssohn.

Also highlighted in this concert will be the talents of Susannah Blary, French Horn, presenting the Concert Rondo for Horn by W.A. Mozart.

Included on the program is the effervescent Rossini overture from La Gazza Ladra,  the overture from Abduction from the Seraglio by Mozart and the stirring strains of the national air of Hungary, the Rakoczy March by Berlioz.

To close the afternoon’s concert, will be the great French composer Joseph-Maurice Ravel’s most famous composition, “Bolero”.

The concert is at the Matsqui Centennial Auditorium on April 7 at 3 p.m.

Tickets are $16 for adults, $13 for students and seniors and $6 for children 12 and under.

Tickets are available in advance at King’s Music and Tourism Abbotsford Visitor Centre (Abbotsford) Murdoch’s Bookshoppe (Mission) and Act 1 Music (Langley).

Tickets also sold at the door as available.  For more information please visit fraservalleysymphony.org.