Concerto winner to perform Gershwin with Fredonia symphony
Jesse Bonaventura, pianist and winner of the annual Concerto Competition, will perform the first movement of George Gershwin’s Piano Concerto in F with the Fredonia College Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, Nov. 11, 8 p.m., in King Concert Hall at the State University of New York at Fredonia.
Bonaventura, of Williamsville, is a senior Music Performance major with a minor in Computer Science and a student in Fr. Sean Duggan’s studio.
The orchestra, under the direction of Dr. David Rudge, will also perform Vasily Kalinnikov’s Symphony No. 2 and the 1919 version of Igor Stravinsky’s suite from “The Firebird” (L’Oiseau de feu).
The concert is free and open to the public.