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Appalachian Symphony Orchestra to perform May 1

BOONE—The Appalachian Symphony Orchestra will perform Sunday, May 1, at 2 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall on the Appalachian State University campus. Admission is free.

The symphony orchestra features 76 students from Appalachian’s Hayes School of Music. The orchestra will be conducted by Cornelia Laemmli Orth and Will Selle.

The ensemble will first perform “Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten” by Arvo Pärt. The ensemble concludes the program with “Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, Op. 47” by Dmitri Shostakovich.