Carthage Philharmonic "The Tempest"
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The Carthage Philharmonic, under the direction of Prof. Edward Kawakami, performs in their Shakespeare Celebration concert, featuring the world premiere of “Introduction and Fanfare” by award winning composer and Carthage professor Prof. Mark Petering.
The concert features a vast array of works coalescing into an evening of musical excellence. It begins with the world premiere of “Introduction and Fanfare” by Carthage faculty Prof. Mark Petering, which he has dedicated to Prof. Kawakami and the Carthage Philharmonic. Prof. Kawakami has described the piece as “a work that’s infused with rhythmic energy and drive that we’re very excited and honored to be performing.” The concert also welcomes guest conductor Dr. Paul Luongo and Carthage faculty member Kyle Sackett, who will perform as a vocal soloist during the subsequent portion of the performance. It will feature selections composed by Franz Schubert and arranged by Theodore Thomas, founder and first music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. The concert is then rounded out with a semi-staged, condensed production of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest”, directed by Carthage graduate and faculty member, Maggie Spanuello ’07. The production will feature the incidental music of Jean Sibelius. Between the rich repertoire and masterful performers, the night is sure to be one to remember.