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‘Fragments’ fuses array of classical works

March 25, 2019 Julia Duggan 0

The melodies of the TCNJ Orchestra rang through Mayo Concert Hall on March 13 at 8 p.m. as the audience was surrounded by a beautiful blend of strings, woodwinds and brass instruments. The performance, titled “Fragments,” showcased the orchestra’s talent, collaboration and hard work. […]

College’s orchestra performs timeless classic

November 27, 2018 Nicole Zamlout 0

The orchestra started the concert with “Pelléas et Mélisande, Suite for Orchestra op.80” by Gabriel Faure, a successor of Beethoven. The piece began lively and almost spring-like, a welcome diversion from the bitter cold weather of these last few weeks. Its rhythm and tone was quite similar to Antonio Vivaldi’s “La Stravaganza” or Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Flight of the Bumblebee.” The tone shifted by the end of the piece, though, and the mood became quite melancholic and somber. […]

Orchestra curates classical compositions

November 27, 2017 Signal Contributor 0

The Mayo Box Office swarmed with friends and family members of students as they waited to receive tickets this fall’s TCNJ Orchestra performance. Student performers filed past them, instruments in hand, ready to show the culmination of their hard work on Nov. 14, in Mayo Concert Hall. […]