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grand pianoFriday’s concert marks the public debut of the school’s new Yamaha CFX grand piano. The instrument will find a permanent home in the recital hall in the re-imagined Armouries building when it opens to the music program next year.

Choral concert to key on cantata

Selections from Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana arranged for massed choir, soloists, two pianos and percussion will take centre stage in a concert Friday, October 28, in Assumption Hall’s Heritage Auditorium.

The UWindsor Chamber Choir and University Singers under the direction of Bruce Kotowich, along with the University Percussion Ensemble and Windsor-Essex Youth Choir Chanteuses, will perform “Music for Choirs, Pianos and Percussion.”

Along with the Orff compositions, the program will feature works from Song and Cries of London Town by Bob Chilcott. Find more details on the event website.

The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20, with a student rate of $10, available online, by phone at 519-253-3000, ext. 4212, or at the door in limited quantities.

At a 6 p.m. reception preceding the concert, architect Craig Goodman and the University’s academic architectural advisor Veronika Mogyorody will conduct a presentation on the new home of the School of Creative Arts, currently under construction downtown.

Not sure you remember the melody? Listen to “O Fortuna” from Carmina Burana: