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Furman University Symphony Orchestra: “In a Galaxy Far, Far, Away…”

The Furman University Music Department presents: “In a Galaxy Far, Far, Away …,” October 16 at 8pm in McAlister Auditorium. Celebrating the return of Star Wars 7: The Force Awakens, the Furman Symphony Orchestra kicks off the 2015–2016 Sound Quality concert series with John Williams’ Signature Edition Star Wars Suite. Meet the original Princess Leia, Darth Vader, and Yoda and hear the majestic, iconic “Main Title” and “Throne Room” premiered in 1977. The orchestra opens with Beethoven’s vigorous, groundbreaking Symphony No. 2 in D Major. Music faculty member, clarinetist Cecilia Kang, solos with the orchestra on Claude Debussy’s Première rhapsodie. Tickets available in advance or at the door. Thomas Joiner conducts.