Furman Symphony Orchestra & Oratorio Chorus in Concert
The Furman University Symphony Orchestra and Oratorio Chorus will present a concert Friday, April 24, at 8 p.m. in McAlister Auditorium on the Furman campus, Greenville, S.C. “Old Testament Heroes,” is a Sound Quality Concert Series event and is part of Furman’s Cultural Life Program. For the performance, Dr. Thomas Joiner conducts the combined forces of the Furman Symphony Orchestra, Furman Singers, Chorales, and student soloists who present Saint-Saëns’ “Danse Bacchanale” from Samson and Delilah, and Arthur Honegger’s 1921 oratorio King David, the seminal work that established his reputation as a composer. Dr. Hugh Ferguson Floyd narrates the Old Testament story of David. Theatre Arts Professor Maegan McNerney Azar appears as Witch of Endor.