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Angelo State Symphony Orchestra, Chorale to host joint concert in downtown San Angelo

The concert will be free, open to the public and will feature several special guests.
Credit: Angelo State University

SAN ANGELO, Texas — Angelo State University’s Symphony Orchestra and Chorale will host a public live performance of Vivaldi’s “Gloria” at 7 p.m. Friday, April 30 at the Murphey Performance Hall, 72 W. College Ave.

According to an ASU release, the concert will be free and open to the public and will include a performance by the Central High School Chorale and Orchestra.

The San Angelo Performing Arts Center’s (SAPAC) COVID-19 will be observed.

The concert will begin with the ASU Symphony Orchestra performing a selection of works by Jean Phillippe Rameau, Aram Khachaturian and Dimitri Shostakovich.

The concert’s second half will feature the performance of Vivaldi’s “Gloria.” It presents the traditional “Gloria” from the Latin Mass in 12 varied sections performed by the ASU Chorale, Symphony Orchestra and Central High School Chorale and Orchestra, the release said.

Cynthia Marcus, a soprano from San Angelo, and September van der Stoel, a mezzo-soprano from Fredericksburg, are among the special guests.

The ASU Symphony Orchestra is directed by Dr. Fagner Magrinelli Rocha and the ASU Chorale is directed by Dr. Marla Ringel.

Landon Gilmore is the director of the Central High School Chorale and Emilee Hall-Rocha directs the Central High School Orchestra.

For additional information, contact the ASU Department of Visual and Performance Arts at 325-942-2085.