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Originally published: 2014-01-28 14:55:38
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Musical Potpourri to be presented Feb. 4

If you like opera, classical music, jazz or Irish jigs, your musical preference will be fulfilled during "A Musical Potpourri" Feb. 4, part of the Faculty Performance Series in Appalachian State University's Hayes School of Music. 

The program begins at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center's Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.The musical sampler will feature pianist Hiu-Wah Au, who will perform Chopin's "Nocturne in E Major, Op. 62, No. 2." 

Soprano Linda Larson will sing "Pompe Inutili" from the oratorio "Maddalena al piedi di cristo" by Antonio Caldara.

 She will be joined by Corinne Cassini, obbligato cello, Douglas James, theorbo and Michael Bell, harpsichord.

Bassoonist Jon Beebe will perform Francisco Mignone's "Valsa-Choro." 

The duo of clarinetist Douglas Miller and pianist John Coffey will perform Mihly Hajdu's "Capriccio all'ongarese."

Horn player Karen L. Robertson and trombonist Drew Leslie will perform the traditional folk tune "Black is the Color of My True Love's Hair." 

Puccini's "E lucevan le stelle" from "Tosca" will be sung by tenor John Fowler, who will be accompanied by pianist Susan Slingland.

Pianist Rodney Reynerson will perform Poulenc's "Improvisation No. 15 in C Minor" and "Pastourelle."The program concludes with "Round Midnight" by Thelonious Monk performed by Rob Falvo, vibraphone, and Keith McCutchen, piano, and a set of Irish jigs performed by the Sunday's Well Trio comprised of Nancy Schneeloch-Bingham, flute, Gabe Fankhauser, guitar, and Scott Meister, bodhrn.