Today in the ArtZany! Radio studio Paula Granquist welcomes conductor Ron Rodman and hardanger fiddler Becky Weis from the upcoming Cannon Valley Regional Orchestra concert celebrating Sommar Kommer.
Cannon Valley Regional Orchestra (CVRO)
Saturday, May 20, 7 pm- St. Ansgar’s Church, Cannon Falls
Sunday, May 21, 3 pm- St. John’s Lutheran Hall, Northfield
Advanced sale tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students and seniors.
“Pay-what-you-want” tickets will also be available at the door. Patrons are encouraged to support CVRO through a suggested admission of $15 for adults, $10 for students and seniors.
Join guest conductor Ron Rodman, Professor of Music at Carleton College, as we celebrate Norwegian Independence Day, the Finnish Centennial, and other things Nordic. Guest soloists include Tracey Engleman, Soprano, and Becky Weis, Hardanger Fiddle.
The program includes Svendsen’s Norwegian Artists’ Carnival, Grieg’s Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, and Sibelius’ Finlandia. Featuring Soprano Tracey Engleman will be Sibelius’ Demante pa marssnon, Grieg’s Solveig’s Song and Varen. Becky Weis joins the concert with Concerto #2 for Hardanger Fiddle and Orchestra “3 Fjords” by Geirr Tveitt.