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KSC Faculty Perform an All-Stravinsky Concert

From Connie Lester, Redfern: The Keene State Music Department will collaborate with the Theatre and Dance Department to present a performance of Igor Stravinsky’s L’Histoire du Soldat (The Soldier’s Tale) on Friday, November 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the Alumni Recital Hall.

Vaughn West (Theatre and Dance) will narrate the piece, written about a soldier on leave returning to his native village and encountering the devil. KSC music faculty performing The Soldier’s Tale will be Kathy Andrew (violin), Don Baldini (double bass), James Boccia (trumpet), Joy Flemming (bassoon), and Christopher Swist (percussion), with visiting artists Karen Bressette (clarinet) and Dave Sporny (trombone). James Chesebrough will conduct the piece.

The recital will also feature other works by Stravinsky, including Ave Maria, sung by the KSC Chamber Singers (conducted by Elaine Broad-Ginsberg) and works for flute and guitar, featuring George Loring (piano), Ted Mann (guitar), and Robin Matathias (flute).
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