FARMINGTON – The University of Maine at Farmington Community Orchestra’s winter concert will feature two master works: the Ninth Symphony, “The New World,” by Antonin Dvorak, and Violin Concerto by Beethoven.

The concert will begin at 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 7, in Nordica Auditorium, UMF Merrill Hall.

The ensemble, a full symphonic orchestra, is directed by Trond Saeverud and includes UMF students, staff and community members.

Saeverud, who has performed as soloist with major orchestras in Europe and the United States, created his own school outreach program in Maine. He is concertmaster of the Bangor Symphony, first violin in the Nor’easter String Quartet, artistic director of the Harald Saeverud Chamber Music Program, and founder and conductor of the new Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra.

Tickets are $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and will be available at the door. For more information, call 778-7072 or e-mail [email protected]


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